Elevated street casual food with drinks and beer. Right down the block from us!
60 Valley St. Providence RI 02909

Plant City Providence
“I loved being surrounded by plant loving people, with nice vibe, decor and a cruelty free menu. Secondly, the food was delicious!”
334 S. Water St., Providence RI 02903

Tasty and delicious Caribbean/West Indian food for takeaway right up the block.
7 Parade St, Providence, RI 02909

*The Courtland Club
A place to enjoy good company, food, and drink, music and design. No sign out front, look for #54. Right up the street off Broadway at Courtland.
54 Courtland St, Providence RI 02909

*Bayberry Beer Hall
Excellent atmosphere, beer and food menus! We did the lighting for them.
381 W Fountain St, Providence, RI 02903

*Nick’s on Broadway
Exquisite dining, small and very popular! Great brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
500 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909

*The Slow Rhode
Nice art, cocktails and comfort food.
425 W Fountain St, Providence, RI 02903

Elegant and Chef Champe Speidel is honored to be a three-time semifinalist for a James Beard Foundation Award, Best Chef: Northeast!
99 Hope St., Providence, RI 02906

Best Mexican Food in town. Margaritas, guacamole, and more!
447 Manton, Providence, RI 02909

The Grange
Vegan, great cocktails and excellent vibe.
166 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903

Unique Asian fusion with great drinks, small and very popular!
122 Fountain St., Providence, RI 02903

Loie Fuller’s
It’s classic french, a little slow but you will get a chance to enjoy the decor.
1455 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02909

Great food and informal, one of the best in town - New American spot with an open kitchen & cozy seating serves small plates including pasta & seafood
186 Union St, Providence, RI, 02903

birch restaurant
Intimate and delicious, one of the best in town - the city’s “most inventive” cuisine, a “constantly changing” menu
200 Washington St, Providence, RI, 02903

Cafe Nuovo
Global dishes artfully presented in an elegant waterfront space with big wine list & outdoor dining
1 Citizens Plaza, Providence, RI, 02903

La Lupita Tacos Mexicanos
Right around the corner and great!
1950 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02909

West Side Diner
French toast, hash and eggs, pancakes, omelets and more all in the comfort of a restored dining car!
1380 Wesminster St., Providence, RI 02909

Providence Oyster Bar
Happy hour $1 oysters and clams, sea scallops a must try!
283 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903

The Capital Grille
Highly regarded steakhouse with nice bar on the riverwalk.
1 Union Station, Providence, RI 02903

Pizza J
Best pizza in town.
967 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903

Popular Brunch spot.
94 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903 .

Authentic Tuscan.
283 Atwells Ave.

Olneyville New York System
Famous Wieners - don’t call it a hot dog.
18 Plainfield St, Providence, RI 02909

*Great Northern BBQ
Award winning BBQ smoked low and slow.
9 Parade St, Providence, RI 02909 

*Durks BBQ
The city’s 2nd best bbq!
275 Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906

The Salted Slate
Local meats, produce & seafood headline this warm, stylish bistro with a well-stocked bar. 
186 Wayland Ave, Providence, RI 02906

*Mercers Deli
Traditional deli with the best pastrami, corned beef, chopped liver and pickles you will get.
485 Angell St, Proivdence RI 02906

*Dune Brothers
Chowder, fish ’n’ chips & other local catch are served out of a walk-up window at this basic stop. The best in New England!
239 Dyer St, Providence, RI 02903

Den Den Café Asiana
A casual counter serving Korean and Japanese favorites in roomy digs with some outdoor seating.
161 Benefit St, Providence, RI 02903

*Our go to Spots in town.

Happening Now

*Law & Order Party
Visit this website for up to the minute happenings throughout the year. Produced by our friends Matthew and Jason who also produce Headmaster Magazine.

Go Providence
The official website from our visitors bureau can be found here:

Cafes & Coffee

*Nitro Cart
Nitro Coffee, espresso, empanadas, bagels and more. Very cute and inspired local hangout.
228 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903

*White Electric Coffee
Great coffee and bagels.
711 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903

*Seven Stars Bakery
Buzzing bakery featuring from-scratch breads & pastries plus sandwiches & carefully sourced coffee.
342 BroadwayProvidence

Bolt Coffee
The perfect cup and also nice lunch spot at the RISD Museum.
224 Benefit Street
Providence, RI 02903

Dave’s Coffee Co.
The locals coffee house.
341 S Main St, Providence, RI, 02903

Knead Donuts
It’s all about the donut!
32 Custom House St, Providence, RI, 02903  

House-made fruit tarts, cakes, chocolates & pastries.
92 Spruce St, Providence, RI 02903


Water Place Park
Best waterfront park in the country. This is where you will also see Water Fire (fire on the river) May - Nov
Downtown Providence

India Point Park
Rolling hills, & water views in this small green space accessible by pedestrian walk and the beginning of the East Bay Bike Path.
201 India St, Providence, RI 02903

Roger Williams Park Zoo
Swan boats
1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI, 02907


*VP Fitness
From treadmills and ellipticals to suspension bands and free weights to sauna, the gym has a full range of exercise and athletic equipment.
10 Dorrance St #200, Providence, RI 02903


Dash Bike Shop
Bike Rentals
228 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903


Addie’s Laundromat
Best Wash n Fold in the area
431 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI, 02909


*Club Ego
Energetic gay bar featuring a dance floor, DJs & a stage & a lineup of regular events.
73 Richmond St, Providence RI 02903

*The Dark Lady
Unassuming yet festive gay bar featuring a dance floor, go-go dancers, karaoke & popular drag shows.
124 Snow St., Providence RI 02903

Providence Eagle
Gay bar with dancing & lively leather events.
124 Snow St, Providence, RI 02903

*The Avery
Speakeasy-style bar offering handcrafted cocktails & a long list of beers in a dark & cozy setting.
18 Luongo Square, Providence, RI 02903

*The East End
Relaxed bistro & patio with a seasonal American menu influenced by what’s being poured at the bar. Kaylee and Will are the best mixologists in town.
244 Wickenden St, Providence, RI 02903

*The Eddy
Stylish, dimly lit cocktail bar serving classic & creative concoctions along with unique snacks.
95 Eddy St., Providence, RI 02903

*The Scurvy Dog
Edgy, punk-inspired watering hole featuring pool, pinball & a vast selection of beers.
1718 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02909

Shelter Arcade Bar
Amazing game selection, cozy bar with great selections.
103 Dike St, Providence, RI 02909

Fête Music Hall
Spacious, hip ballroom & artsy lounge featuring indie bands, hip-hop & DJs plus an on-site bistro. Very popular.
Address: 103 Dike St, Providence, RI 02909

Unassuming lounge mixing unique cocktails in a stylish space with moody lighting & a speakeasy vibe.
Address: 11 Olneyville Square, Providence, RI 02909

Rooftop at the ProvidenceG
Great views of Providence, chill and relaxed vibe
100 Dorrance St, Providence, RI, 02903

The Dorrance
Signature cocktails in a gorgeous historic location
60 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI, 02903

The Magdalenae Room
The Dean Hotel’s lounge crafts custom cocktails in an artsy space with comfy sofas & moody lighting.
122 Fountain St, Providence, RI 02903

The Boombox
Karaoke bar in the back of the Dean Hotel with sake, wine and beer
122 Fountain St, Providence, RI 02903

E&O Tap
Neighborhood bar pouring mixed drinks & drafts.
289 Knight St, Providence, RI 02909

Ogie’s Trailer Park
Young neighborhood bar hangout - very popular.
1155 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02909

The Stable
Small, gay-friendly cocktail bar with backyard seating
125 Washington St, Providence, RI 02903

Alley Cat
Gay bar with a mixed-orientations crowd, drag shows & trivia nights.
17 Snow St, Providence, RI 02903

Casual, lively gay bar & dance club featuring DJs, karaoke, and drag shows.
15 Elbow St, Providence, RI 02903


*J Schatz Studio
Conveniently located in the same building as your room. J Schatz creates ceramic objects that are at home in an inspired life.
46 Dike St, Providence, RI, 02909

*Riffraff Bookstore & Bar
Independent, smart, sexy and all around good place to be. Tom and Emma are the co-owners who moved to Providence in 2016 to make this dream happen. Coffee as well as cocktails. Lights are dimmed around 5pm. Right down the block behind Troop in the courtyard.
60 Valley St. Unit 107A (in the courtyard) Providence, RI 02909

Our friends Susan and Emmet run this rainwear company designed for those on a bike or who like a good cape.
186 Carpenter St., Providence, RI 02903

Lotuff Leather
Beautiful leather goods handmade down the street. Stop by and see if they have time to show you around or maybe you will just fall in love with one of their creations and leave the store with a new handbag or tote. Tell Lindsay we said hi.
1 Sims Ave., Providence, RI 02909

*Good Dog Antiques
The best antiques and collectables in town.
357 S Main St, Providence, RI, 02903

*The Floral Reserve
The best flowers, candleholders, and linens in town. Semia the owner is a good friend and also does amazing creations and events in her award winning studio Flowers by Semia.
1 Sims Ave. Suite 102, Providence, RI 02909 

Frog & Toad West
Great cards and kitschy Providence memorabilia.
713 Westminster St., Providence, RI 02903

*Stock Culinary Goods
If your into cooking you better stop here, and they stock J Schatz products!
756 Hope St, Providence, RI, 02906

Providence Place Mall
If you need your mall fix this is it.
1 Providence Pl, Providence, RI 02903

Art & Museums

*RISD Museum
2 College Street, Providence, RI, 02903

Providence Performing Arts Center
A beautiful building that hosts everything Broadway, Diana Ross, Carol Burnett, and more
220 Weybosset St # 2, Providence, RI, 02906

John Brown House
The first mansion built in Providence, Rhode Island.
52 Power Street, Providence, RI 02906

Providence Childrens Museum
Hands-on creative learning environment with active programs & a focus on play for young children.
100 South St, Providence, RI 02903

Governor Stephen Hopkins House
The house was the home of Stephen Hopkins, a governor of Rhode Island and signatory of the Declaration of Independence.
15 Hopkins St, Providence, RI 02903

*Newport Mansions
The best of the area's architectural, decorative arts, landscape and social history. Our favorites are Marble House, Rough Point, The Elms, The Breakers, Chateau Sur Mer, Kingscoat, Rose Cliff, and the Isaac Bell House.
424 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840


*Whole Foods Market
This is where we do our grocery shopping.
601 N Main St, Providence, RI 02904

*Urban Greens Co-op Market
The city’s first coop and it’s on the west side! Not as big a selection as Whole Foods, but freaks and geeks should unite behind this treasure of a market.
93 Cranston St. Providence, RI 02907

Hope Street Farmers Market
Saturday Mornings Open May - October
Hope St & Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906

Wintertime Farmers Market
Saturday Mornings November - April
1005 Main St, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Price Rite
The closest grocery store.
325 Valley St, Providence, RI 02908

Liquor Store

*Broadway Liquors
Our go to spot for beer.
361 Broadway, Providence RI 02909

*Ray’s Liquor
Another good spot for beer in town.
1187 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02909

*High Spirits Liquors
All around great selection of beer, wine and liquor.
559 N Main St, Providence, RI 02904

Eno Fine Wines
A classy liquor store with friendly service and periodic tasting events.
225 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903