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Providence, RI

  (11 restaurants)    
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  • Hot Wieners
    "best hot dogs I've ever ate"-Guy Fieri; topped w/ mustard, onion, meat-cream sauce
  • Hot Wiener Challenge
    challenge: 15 fully loaded wiener dogs in 45 minutes; at airing, only 1 person has won; each wiener is topped with mustard, homemade meat sauce, onion, celery salt and all served on a steamed bun; looks good; Connor McQuade (local rugby player) lost
4.5 out of 5
430 ratings
est. in 1946; beef, pork & veal blend wieners are cut to traditional bun-size from 3-foot links called "ropes"; line up buns up the arm; no sauerkraut
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Providence"
  • Spinach and Mushroom Pizza
    grilled pizza; thin crust; freshly sauteed mushrooms, spinach, garlic, olive oil with parmesan, Romano and feta cheese; looks good
4.5 out of 5
78 ratings
[CLOSED]; specialize in grilled pizzas...olive oil-soaked crust is first grilled on one side, then flipped to the other side, then sauce, cheese & toppings are added as the second side cooks
Al Forno Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Al Forno RestaurantSee Al Forno Restaurant Video ($$$)
(584 ratings)

577 S Water St Map It!
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 273-9760
www.alforno.com
  • Corn Grilled Pizza
    pomodoro, fresh herbs, 2 cheeses & spicy olive oil
  • Golden Delicious Apple Tart
  • Baked Pasta w/ Five Cheeses
    Pecorino Romano, Fontina, Gorgonzola, mozzarella, ricotta in tomato-cream sauce in pasta & baked; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
584 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Italian); opened in 1980; dishes are re-crafted to reflect the products of New England's farms & waters cooked in wood-burning ovens & on grills over hardwood charcoal fires; opened for dinner only & closed on Sundays & Mondays
Original New York Systems Restaurant: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Original New York Systems Restaurant ($)
(42 ratings)

424 Smith St Map It!
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 331-5349
  • Hot Dog
4.0 out of 5
42 ratings
#74 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown)
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Providence, RI"
  • Blanchard Style Eggs Benedict Donut
    brioche w/ ham & egg in the center, topped w/ Swiss & bechamel sauce
  • Brunch Plate Donut
    brioche filled w/ pastry cream, dipped in maple glaze, topped w/ pancakes, a waffle, bacon & a maple syrup pipette; looks good
  • Cereal Milk Donut
    filled w/ cereal pastry cream filling, dipped in cereal milk glaze, topped w/ Fruity Pebbles
  • Fried Chicken n’ Waffles Donut
    honey glazed brioche topped w/ Burgundian waffles & Bucktown fried chicken
4.0 out of 5
872 ratings
opened in 2016; "Rhode Island's 1st ever specialty donut shop" (from its website); offering unique flavor combinations, a monthly rotating menu & an array of local drinks & drafts
  • Braciola
    thin slices of beef rolled as a roulade stuffed w/ salt pork stuffing; served on fresh-made pasta & tomato sauce
3.5 out of 5
208 ratings
since 1924; using recipes from 1924; Other Recipes: Emilio's Special (Pasta w/ Broccoli) | Pasta Grande w/ Shrimp
  • Clam Chowder
    made from scratch; looks good
  • Coffee Milk
    Rhode Island state drink; coffee syrup & milk
  • Johnny Cakes
    traditional Rhode Island staple; combo of pancake & grits; made of Kenyon's Grist Mill (Usquepaugh RI) white cornmeal; served w/ butter & New England maple syrup
  • Turkey Sandwich
    sliced roasted herbed turkey, sliced tomatoes, fresh pea greens (the leaves) on toasted bread w/ mayo; looks good
3.5 out of 5
110 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1947; local coffee hangout in diner car listed on the National Historic Register; serve only breakfast & lunch; 1% of profits are used to purchase Dutch-Elm Liberty Elms to re-tree Elmwood Avenue and the South Providence neighborhood...nice!
  • Barbecued Chicken Cheese Ravioli
    stuffed w/ chopped BBQ chicken, cheese & spinach & topped w/ marinara sauce; "that right there is as good as any ravioli you will find...off the hook!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Granola Pancakes
    w/ homemade granola
3.5 out of 5
182 ratings
since 1947; family-owned & operated restaurant by 2 brothers; catering to a large college population; Other Recipes: Pumpkin Pancakes
Mediterraneo: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mediterraneo [CLOSED]See Mediterraneo Video ($$)
(195 ratings)

134 Atwells Ave Map It!
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 331-7760
  • Spaghetti Alle Vongole
    spaghetti served w/ manila clams sauteed in garlic, olive oil, white wine & a dash of crushed red peppers; choice of red or white sauce (Guy got white sauce)
3.5 out of 5
195 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 1997; celebrities who have eaten here include Alec Baldwin, Danny DeVito and his wife Rhea Perlman, Rudolph Giuliani, Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon & Steven Tyler
Haven Brothers: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Haven Brothers ($)
(89 ratings)

12 Fulton And Dorrance St Map It!
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 861-7777
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Providence"
  • Triple Murder Burger
    3 beef patties, bacon, egg, sauteed onions & mushroom topped w/ mayo, mustard, relish, ketchup, lettuce & tomatoes; Adam special requested a runny egg (w/ yolk intact); looks good
3.0 out of 5
89 ratings
started in 1888 as a horse-drawn diner in front of city hall; it's now a truck-drawn diner w/ some outdoor seating
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Providence, RI"
  • The Awful Awful
    24-oz milkshake; claim to fame from a '40s review: "awful big & awful good"
  • The Awful Awful Milkshake Challenge
    finish 3 24-oz milkshakes in one sitting, get a 4th free; Casey won
2.5 out of 5
61 ratings
started in 1928 with a family milkman operation; opened "Milk Bar" in 1940 serving ice cream; this location was 3rd to open in 1953 & 1st to feature a "Good Mood Food" menu; currently 12 locations
Providence, RI   (11 restaurants)    

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