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210 Atwells Ave. (Dean St.) Send to Phone
Blue Grotto is one of the many Italian restaurants inhabiting Providence's Federal Hill neighborhood.
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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Blue Grotto Restaurant Review

: Italian restaurants cover Federal Hill like grated Parmesan on red sauce, but standout Blue Grotto has its act down pat without being dull. Around since 1980, the restaurant delivers the old standbys like fried calamari with hot peppers and olive oil, veal scaloppine in a pink sherried cream sauce with lobster, and homemade gnocchi baked with crushed tomatoes, fresh basil and pecorino romano with finesse. Seasonal specials, though, keep the menu fresh. House-made desserts are concocted daily and the tiramisu is always a favorite. There's an extensive wine list and for those who can't decide, eight different wine flights allow for sampling. A $15 lunch deal --- a starter, entrée and dessert --- hits the sweet spot for budget-conscious diners. Sunday brunch is served buffet-style.

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Gem of Federal Hill
by markprince on Thu Sep 04, 2008 8:55 am
Truly a gem in Providence. I travel a lot for business and each time I come home to enjoy Federal Hill I know exactly where I am going. The Blue Grotto IS Federal Hill to me. The food never disappoints, the menus are changed each season and always make my mouth water. They must have an angel working as a pastry chef because I've never had better cheesecake (Sorry Mom) And the biggest winner for me is the wine list. There are pages and pages of different wines, I always try something new and the servers are incredibly knowledgable, always there with a good suggestion. If you are looking for true Italian flavors in a relaxed atmosphere look no further.
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