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Best things to do in Providence

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Park
“Great place to unwind in the afternoons or night time. There are concerts and festivals at times. Amazing view to walk around Children really enjoy the park there”
21 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun decor. Great mixed drinks. Theme fitting beer menu. Try the chicken sandwich. ”
36 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Grab Insta-worthy photos from the most stunning view with a visit to Prospect Terrace Park. Located on Congdon Street, this park overlooks the city and is adorned with a statue of theologian and state founder Roger Williams. ”
29 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Warm beautiful deco atmosphere, really good food, great eats at bar. Outside bar round back in nice weather.”
37 locals recommend
South American Restaurant
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“Don't let the neighborhood fool you. This is my favorite restaurant to go to in Providence . All you have to do is search the name in Google and you will see the high reviews and beautiful pictures of food. My favorite dishes here is the Lobster Paella , Chevichi and Steak with Fried Egg and Rice, Yummy”
30 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Our favorite ice-cream spot provides unique flavor combinations. Cross the street and walk the Blackstone Boulevard while you enjoy your tasty treat.”
26 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“I don't necessary like shopping at this mall too much however this mall does have lots of popular and high end stores that most people love. Best of all, for the kid at heart, Providence Place has Lego Stores, Build A Bear and Dave and Busters ”
26 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“lovely food, nice but not pretentious atmosphere. fish is always a good choice here!”
25 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Some of the best desserts in the city with fancy coffees or teas. Located on Federal Hill (Providence's little Italy) $$”
28 locals recommend
Bar
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“A classic cocktail bar in downtown Providence, with an incredible drink menu. Proper cocktails and a great place for a date! ”
31 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“This American brasserie is the first restaurant I fell in love with in Providence and is still my favorite! This is also in Wayland Square area, where you can do a little shopping.”
17 locals recommend
Library
“One of our favorite spots! This Greek Revival private library is a must-see for academics -- and has some Edgar Allen Poe ties.”
25 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“This is by far the best Indian restaurant in the state. Saturday and Sunday they have lunch buffets that are to die for! I love anything they make with paneer. All Vegan buffet on Saturdays during lunch and regular buffet on Sundays. Very cost effective for what you get!”
13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Simply: North is my favorite restaurant in Providence. Their space is intimate and hip, the food is thoughtful, unexpected, and exquisite. They could easily be charging 2-3 times more for their dishes, yet they don't. ”
28 locals recommend
Park
“This is a long bike and walk path. From India point park to Bristol. Leads to colt state park beach.”
16 locals recommend
Route
“Area near Brown University in Providence, RI. Lots of shops and restaurants.”
31 locals recommend