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Dinner after the show in Providence

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Nanay Nov 28, 2006 07:50 PM

Sorry I am new, should have been more specific in my topic. My husband and I are seeing Movin Out at the PPAC and wanted to get a late lunch, early dinner somewhere in the vicinity. Any ideas? Some place with great food, not overly expensive, great atmosphere. Does not have to be casual. Looking to eat about 5:00 p.m. Thanks.

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    PaulaK Dec 1, 2006 05:08 PM

    Very close to the theater (you can walk it) is Bravo, it's directly across from Trinity Rep Theater. For plain fun and casualness I loved Cuban Revolution. 10 Prime Steak and Sushi is great. A bit of a drive away is Federal Hill and you can pretty much take your pick, just about everywhere is good. But, is it a Sunday matinee? Much of the hill is closed on Sunday - and everywhere else opens late. Al Forno is wonderful and opens at 4 but again, closed on Sunday (my niece waitresses there, every week she has a celeb or big spender story)

    1. frankie Imbergamo Dec 1, 2006 09:39 AM

      A great place to eat is in downtown providence on pine st.
      CAPRICCIO. this is an outstanding restaurant with great italian food and very romantic atmosphere--you guys will love it!! check it out!!

      Frankie Imbergamo

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        PaulaK Dec 1, 2006 05:09 PM

        Capriccio's is consistently written up as the best place in the state to take a first date - just delicious. Also I forgot, a short walk from the theater is Pot Au Feu, which Julia Child considered to be her favorite French restaurant.

      2. a l i c e Nov 28, 2006 08:26 PM

        At such an early hour, I'm not sure what will be opened for dinner, so be sure to check beforehand; I don't think most people eat dinner THAT early (or lunch that late), even in RI. I might steer you to Bravo Brasserie. It's a little gimmicky, given its faux-French brasserie feel, but the food is very approachable and not expensive (most, if not all entree, are probably less than $20 and they also offer sandwiches). And the room, particularly at night, is attractive. Within walking distance of PPAC.

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          Jenkins Nov 28, 2006 08:19 PM

          At 5 o'clock the atmosphere no matter where you go may consist more or less of, well, you. So, I suppose that leaves us with the place itself. Gonna recommend you hit Siena on Federal Hill.

          http://sienaprovidence.com/about.htm

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