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Al Forno

577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
+1 401-273-9760
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (141 reviews)
“baked pasta” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
Neighbourhood: Fox Point
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Reviews (459)
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1 - 10 of 459 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there for a big family dinner. 10 of us all together. Everyone raved about their entrees. We were very impressed with the pizza, bolognese, zucchini fries and beers and frites. Like I said everything was wonderful. Please go. Enjoy!

Thank CAMBelden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a wonderful meal 24 years after my last visit (I live almost 3 hrs away). Great Margarita pizza, baked pasta with asparagus & pancetta, beets & frites, incredible brownie ice cream sandwich & rhubarb babycake (there were 2 of us!). Hope it's not nearly...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have long wanted to go to Al Forno and finally planned to go. Although we were concerned about the lack of reservations, we called ahead and really had no wait on Friday night. It was a meal to remember and we...More

Thank Courtney W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're planning to go, call ahead the wait is usually a couple hours. We called and were seated within a half hour of getting there. It has fancy restaurant prices without the fancy restaurant quality. I had the infamous pizza, which was good not...More

Thank michaela t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant has great service, great food and knowledgable staff who know what to recommend for a first timer....the hand made desserts are amazing and very well made....all in all its a great restaurant to enjoy great time with family or friends or business associates

Thank ManojRana
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Very expensive Italian dinner.. pizza was fabulous, salads and service was superb! Nice atmosphere seeing the river in the background.

Thank JEC110
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The staff was very nice and served us before they were technically open. However, we could only order pizza and dessert. Pizza was really tasty but crazy expensive! Dessert is made to order, and also very good.

Thank Amber B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We took a chance on a quick bite to eat at Al Forno, and we were really happy with our choice. The Italian food here is amazing. Everything from the bruschetta to the eggplant to the wine was really great. This is a nice place...More

Thank GraceMarieGMC
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Despite the fact I'm not a huge fan of fried anything, their calamari is the best - always impeccably fresh, light crispy batter, served with fire-grilled tomato sauce. YUM! Their Cosmos are pretty perfect as well. When pumpkin pizza is on the menu, it's a...More

Thank Foodi33
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Love the food at Al Forno!! We've never been disappointed in anything!! Always great tasting and filling!! Wish the had craft cocktails to go with the inventive food, the drink list could be better!

Thank Johnson_in_Training
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does this restaurant serve gluten free pasta?
3 January 2017|
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Response from BobM1969 | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain. I saw no designation on the menu. I'm sorry!
Nick A
Do you serve gluten-free pasta or gluten-free pizza?
27 August 2016|
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Response from Colleen F | Reviewed this property |
no gluten free pizza
Lynn E
How much in advance can you call the restaurant to be put on a phone reservation list?
19 June 2016|
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Response from Racwoh | Reviewed this property |
Our party of three was about half an hour away when we called, and were seated as soon as we arrived.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 577 S Main St, Providence, RI 02903-4319
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence>  > Fox Point
  • Neighbourhood: Fox Point
  • Phone Number: +1 401-273-9760
  • E-mail
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