1. Gracie’s Has Taste And Class

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Gracie’s
194 Washington St
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 272-7811
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 372 reviews For an upscale meal worth every penny, Gracie’s is the meal that you’re looking for. Foie gras, Crescent Farms Duck, Bromster Sea Scallops, and a lip-puckering lemon tart could be yours tonight or go all the way for the seven course tasting menu.

2. Middle Eastern Delights At East Side Pockets

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East Side Pockets
278 Thayer St
(401) 453-1100
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 616 reviews East Side Pockets grills meat so good, you might not be able to think of anything else all week. But their other Middle Eastern dishes are outstanding, too, like their stuffed grape leaves, falafel pita wraps, and outstanding hummus.

3. Dessert For Lunch, Anyone?

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Pastiche
92 Spruce St
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 861-5190
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 415 reviews You’ve waited your whole life to finally be allowed to have dessert whenever you want. So head to Pastiche to indulge. It’s more than just a bakery, it’s a dessert restaurant where your sweet tooth will go crazy for their southern pecan tart that looks like a pizza but tastes like a confectionary dream.

4. Birch Is For The Italian Foodies

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Birch
200 Washington St
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 272-3105
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 98 reviews You’ll get four courses that will make you feel like you’ve died and gone to foodie heaven here at Birch. With immaculate Italian dishes, delicious desserts, and an extensive wine and spirits menu, you’ll find yourself hoping the awesome staff takes their time so you have longer to enjoy it. And with a tasting menu for only $49, you won’t find a better deal in the city.

5. Peruvian Lovers Rejoice At Los Andes

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Los Andes
903 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 649-4911
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 496 stars Flavors explode at Los Andes, which will take everything you thought you knew about Peruvian food and throw it out the window with amazing dishes like lobster paella, ceviche mixto, and pique lo macho. Wash it all down with a delicious ceviche martini that will make Peruvian food your new favorite.

6. North Will Leave You Surprised And Wanting More

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North
3 Luongo Memorial Sq
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 421-1100
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 198 reviews North might look like any other lovely neighborhood restaurant, but their dishes taste more like it should have five stars attached to the name. Don’t miss out on the hidden oysters, which are always a house favorite. The kimchi pancakes, pickled peppers, dan dan noodles mutton, roasted chicken ramen, and monkfish will have you raving, too.

7. Den Den Isn’t Your Mama’s Asian Takeout

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Den Den Café Asiana
161 Benefit St
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 270-5269
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 139 reviews Forget Starbucks, and throw out that Chinese take-out menu you’ve had for five years. Tucked away in College Hill, you’ll find Den Den Café where you can get everything from spicy pork bulgolgi and mind-blowing hot stone bibambap to a perfect cup of cappuccino.

8. Noble Knots Makes Eating Off A Truck Feel Fancy

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Noble Knots
Providence, RI 02907
Yelp: 5 stars, 25 reviews A food truck might not be considered a traditional restaurant, but the food that you’ll get off of Noble Knots will definitely have you fooled. Track Noble Knots down to try out everything from fried green tomato B.L.T.s to fresh donuts.

9. Order The Mopsy At Flatbread Company Providence

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Flatbread Pizza Company
161 Cushing St
Providence, RI 02906
(401) 273-2737
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 140 reviews Proving again that college towns are filled with smart people and good food, Flatbread Company Providence in College Hill boasts some of the best pies in town. With locally sourced, organic ingredients and crust that would make New York jealous, you’ll rethink any loyalties you have to any other pizza joints in the area.

10. Brunch It Up At Nick’s On Broadway

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Nick’s On Broadway
500 Broadway
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 421-0286
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 557 reviews When you’re looking for the best brunch in town, head to Federal Hill and grab a table at Nick’s On Broadway. Order the eggs benedict atop a homemade butter biscuit complete with a fresh hollandaise sauce with a cod filet and home fries and you’ll see what all the hype is about.

11. Get RI's Best Hot Wieners At Olneyville New York System

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Olneyville New York System
18 Plainfield St
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 621-9500
Yelp: 4 stars, 217 reviews If you’re feeling particularly Rhode Island-y, get yourself to Olneyville New York System to take it over the top. Order as many weiners as you can handle and wash them down with a coffee milk at the best spot in town to find them.

12. Finish Off Your Tuesday With A Taco From

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El Taconazo
802 Atwells Ave
Providence, RI 02909
(401) 437-8808
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 8 reviews But El Tacnonazo is changing the Mexican cuisine scene in Providence. Soft tacos, flautas, bistec, barbacoa--whatever you’re craving, you’ll find it here. And with their affordable prices, you’ll have a hard time talking yourself out of going every time the craving strikes.

13. Get Your Sushi Fix At Nami

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Nami
198 Atwells Ave
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 383-6559
Yelp: 4 stars, 112 reviews This sushi steakhouse and lounge in Federal Hill gives sushi lovers everything they want in a sushi place: cool ambiance with a traditional setting with a modern flair and, of course, the freshest sushi and sashimi on the “island.”

14. Mill’s Makes Steaks Good Enough To Impress Ron Swanson

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Mill’s Tavern
101 N Main St
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 272-3331
Yelp; 4 stars, 177 reviews You’ll fall head over heels in love with your entire meal at Mill’s Tavern no matter what you order, but the steak is the real star here. Start off with some local oysters from the super-fresh raw bar before diving into one of their impeccable cuts of beef that literally melt in your mouth. Round it off with some of their bread pudding.

15. The Grange Makes A Meal So Good, You’ll Forget You’re Vegetarian

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The Grange
166 Broadway
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 831-0600
Yelp: 4 stars, 280 reviews Who says eating a vegetarian diet has to be restrictive? No one who has ever eaten at The Grange. Try anything from their chili-lime dusted kimchi dumplings to their oil cured olive and ricotta crostini to see for yourself. Like This Post? You’ll Definitely Love These: