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Food and restaurants in Rhode Island

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Worth the 20-minute ride. Best Oyster place the area. Great overall menu as well. Lively fun environment ”
  • 57 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Julian's is a delicious staple of Providence and is known for their Sunday Funday brunches, great food/drinks, and an overall chill atmosphere. Julian's is also a great place to meet locals. The food is super yummy, but waiting to be seated on Sundays can be a while, so a drink or two might be in order in the meantime. ;)”
  • 74 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“I'm not a vegetarian but their dishes are so good it's one of my favorites! Fantastic cocktails too.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Café
“A lot of people will tell you this is the best restaurant in Providence, that's a tough title... but it's indisputably excellent.”
  • 67 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Warm beautiful deco atmosphere, really good food, great eats at bar. Outside bar round back in nice weather.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“A delicious, semi-famous little diner that's been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bar
“Intentionally kitchsy decor and their specialties are gourmet tator tots and other comfort food”
  • 38 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Slightly fancy vegetarian and vegan fare. Great cocktails, you can eat inside or outside. Next to an amazing GF/Vegan cafe, Wildflour, owned by the same folx. ”
  • 35 locals recommend

Cafes

Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“I'm not a vegetarian but their dishes are so good it's one of my favorites! Fantastic cocktails too.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is one of the best bakeries in Providence. It's located walking distance and you can work inside, it has plenty of spread out seating. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
“A delicious, semi-famous little diner that's been featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives!”
  • 41 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Slightly fancy vegetarian and vegan fare. Great cocktails, you can eat inside or outside. Next to an amazing GF/Vegan cafe, Wildflour, owned by the same folx. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Café
“Busy cafe roasting & serving fair trade, organic coffee on-site, plus herbal teas & outdoor seating.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Some of the best desserts in the city with fancy coffees or teas. Located on Federal Hill (Providence's little Italy) $$”
  • 28 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Great home made ice cream within walking distance. Also good breakfast and lunch”
  • 28 locals recommend
Café
“With an on-site brewery in addition to the vineyard, Newport Vineyard has something to offer everyone. Great restaurants on site to make an afternoon or evening of it!”
  • 21 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“This is one of the best bakeries in Providence. It's located walking distance and you can work inside, it has plenty of spread out seating. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Bakery
“A local favorite in the morning for coffee, smoothies, and all sorts of baked goods and fresh bread made fresh on site.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Bakery
“Gluten free, vegan, and kosher! Every single thing tastes like heaven here! We love the seasonal lavender lemon curd cake, the chocolate peanut butter cake, and their bread loafs. Their lattes are great and they have wheatgrass shots too! A little pricey, but won't disappoint! ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“Some of the best desserts in the city with fancy coffees or teas. Located on Federal Hill (Providence's little Italy) $$”
  • 28 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Go for the cupcakes, stay for the atmosphere. We recommend the Monte Cristo - a turkey, ham and swiss cheese sandwich on Portuguese sweet bread french toast. They are known for their brunch and afternoon tea, but we enjoy dinner there as well. Opens at 10am, but expect a line at the door in the mornings. Open late except Thursdays and closed on Mondays.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bakery
“The best barrista there is Steven but anyone will do. Great coffee and great baked goods”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“Delightful European-style cafe with freshly-prepared foods, imported beverages and fine Illy coffee. Offering ample seating inside as well as beautiful outside patio area. Great place to soak up the sun or read a book and relax”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
“Excellent stop for bakery items--rugalach, Italian pastries, Russian tea cake, cookies, fudge brownies, calzones, and reallllly good breakfast sandwiches if you like/eat eggs. No wifi. Outdoor seating in nice weather and is dog friendly. ”
  • 9 locals recommend