Al Forno is one of Providence’s most buzzed-about restaurants, with features in publications like USA Today. Though it’s been getting a lot of press lately, it’s not difficult to see why. This Italian restaurant is located right on South Main Street overlooking the water, which adds ambiance before you even walk through the door. While the place is packed almost every night of the week, there are an abundance of tables and the process moves quickly.
Once you sit down, regulars recommend ordering dessert right off the bat. The restaurant’s pastry chefs make each item fresh, and it takes the whole meal to prepare each rich dessert. The Dirty Steak and the grilled pizzas are some of Al Forno’s most popular entree items, and the expansive wine list contains a number of pairings for anything on the menu. With such elegant decor and flavorful, indulgent food options, Al Forno a popular Providence eatery.