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Solo dining Providence

dct Apr 26, 2011 09:00 AM


I've enjoyed getting some ideas for places to go in Providence from this board, but I haven't seen a thread that addresses where a solo diner would be comfortable. I'll be at the Hilton for work, so I know I can walk to Federal Hill--but there are almost too many choices! I like bar dining if possible, but cafes are good too. Some of the names that have come up on this board are: Siena, Pane e vino, Andinos, Zooma, Mediterrano--any that would fit the bill for me?

And it doesn't have to be Italian! I am open to all foods, except maybe Middle Eastern, cause I can get plenty of that in the Detroit area. I really like a nice cocktail too :)

I won't have a car, so that limits things I know.

245 Atwells Ave., Providence, RI 02903

171 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903

  1. d
    dct May 18, 2011 11:01 AM

    Just wanted to give a belated thanks for the reccs. I had a great time at Tini, Pastiche and Gracies. Just what I needed after a long couple of day of conference-going.

    1. invinotheresverde Apr 27, 2011 10:31 AM

      The food at Local 121 can be hit or miss, but I love their bar and they make the best cocktails in the city, IMO.

      Local 121
      121 Washington St, Providence, RI 02903

      1. Bob W Apr 27, 2011 10:16 AM

        If you don't mind a short cab (or RIPTA bus) ride, I think the bar at La Laiterie in Wayland Sq. would be great.

        La Laiterie
        184-188 Wayland Avenue, Providence, RI 02906

        1. w
          winedude Apr 26, 2011 10:22 AM

          Have you thought about Tini? It's only a bar, and it's, well, tiny. But it can be a neat concept. I haven't been, so I can't recommend specifically.


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          1. re: winedude
            dct Apr 27, 2011 09:32 AM

            That looks fun and the location is certainly convenient! Thanks!

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