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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Vegetarian versions of traditional dishes as well as vegan & raw eats served in a casual setting.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Gluten free, vegan, and kosher! Every single thing tastes like heaven here! We love the seasonal lavender lemon curd cake, the chocolate peanut butter cake, and their bread loafs. Their lattes are great and they have wheatgrass shots too! A little pricey, but won't disappoint! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Park
“Great place to unwind in the afternoons or night time. There are concerts and festivals at times. Amazing view to walk around Children really enjoy the park there”
  • 21 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“This American brasserie is the first restaurant I fell in love with in Providence and is still my favorite! This is also in Wayland Square area, where you can do a little shopping.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“almost two miles of tree-coddled-walk. Run, stroll or bike. Great food at north end”
  • 20 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Our favorite ice-cream spot provides unique flavor combinations. Cross the street and walk the Blackstone Boulevard while you enjoy your tasty treat.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Park
“This is a long bike and walk path. From India point park to Bristol. Leads to colt state park beach.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Don't let the line scare you...it moves fast and its soooo worth it. Or order ahead online for pick up. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Delightful European-style cafe with freshly-prepared foods, imported beverages and fine Illy coffee. Offering ample seating inside as well as beautiful outside patio area. Great place to soak up the sun or read a book and relax”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Sweet French restaurant that's just up Hope Street. They recently added handmade sausage options to the menu. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If sushi is what you're into and you don't want to spend a fortune head over to Haruki East. We've tried almost every sushi joint and this one is our fave. Get the Wayland maki roll (or two).”
  • 12 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“This is by far the best Indian restaurant in the state. Saturday and Sunday they have lunch buffets that are to die for! I love anything they make with paneer. All Vegan buffet on Saturdays during lunch and regular buffet on Sundays. Very cost effective for what you get!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Exceptional farmers market on Saturday (May - Oct) and Wed (summer only), dogs on leash are welcome. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bus Station
“A larger grocery store that carries both conventional foods and organic foods. Great prepared food section and good selection of unusual chocolate bars. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Walking distance, pretty patio and very cool back patio, great food and drinks with henna tattoo paintings on weekends!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cemetery
“A wonderful place to walk! Established in 1846 on 60 acres of rolling hills, beautiful plantings, unexpected vistas and exceptional funeral monuments, Swan Point is one of the nation's first "garden cemeteries," places of pastoral beauty that the public was invited to enjoy. Free and open to the public daily.”
  • 15 locals recommend