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After Show Dinner in Providence

krschueler Feb 28, 2010 06:15 AM

We're going to see a show at the Providence Performing Arts Center on Weybosset street. Any suggestions on a late dinner? Preferrably good casual italian or pub food nearby or near our hotel on Mathewson (Hotel Providence). Thanks Chowhounds!

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    ajh05004 Feb 28, 2010 08:37 AM

    Any price restrictions?

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      dagwood Feb 28, 2010 03:07 PM

      For decent pub food, you can try Blakes, which is a block away from your hotel. The restaurant in your hotel has a very nice little bar, but the food is hit-or-miss. Across the street from Blake's is Local 121, which has a beautiful bar but again, the food is hit or miss. It's more contemporary Amercian though, not pub-food or Italian.

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        dagwood Feb 28, 2010 05:26 PM

        oh, and if you do go to Blake's, you must try "The Hill". Their chili is fabulous. Steaks and salads are eh. Great beer on tap. Good jukebox.

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        joe777cool Feb 28, 2010 03:53 PM

        Im not too sure how late they are open but for casual Italian Angelos on Federal Hill is a RI Institution. maybe about 4-5 blocks from where you will be.

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          ajh05004 Mar 1, 2010 06:38 AM

          Julian's on Broadway is a great place with better than average pub fare. They also have an outstanding selection of foreign and domestic beers.

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            krschueler Mar 1, 2010 04:16 PM

            Thanks gang. These all appear to be good suggestions. With regard to price restrictions, there are none, but we will be comfortably dressed (i.e., jeans) after the show.

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