Providence is a vibrant culinary melting pot where a world of flavors awaits. From aromatic spices and savory sides to traditional family recipes passed down through the generations, the city offers an eclectic variety of cuisine ready to be explored.
The Village PVD has been serving authentic Nigerian cuisine for more than a decade and recently opened a new location in Downtown Providence. While serving the delicious food their original location has been known for, the Providence location offers a wider selection of vegan and vegetarian options. The dining room offers a cozy modern ambience as you look out onto the bustling city street. While you're there, try some popular classic dishes like jollof rice, pepper soup, or efo riro, and be sure to save room for some delicious fried plantains or puff puff, a popular deep-fried dough ball similar to a doughnut hole.
Nestled on the border of Providence and Pawtucket, 10 Rocks Tapas Bar and Restaurant opened nearly a decade ago with a vision to share Cape Verde's rich culture through infused tapas, cocktails, music and atmosphere. Their tapas are a harmonious blend of traditional recipes and modern creativity, resulting in an unforgettable infusion of Cape Verdean flavors.
The second you walk through the doors and into the bright, vibrant dining room of Providence's Casa Azul Taqueria you instantly feel welcomed like an old friend. The selected family recipes adorning the menu are made with the freshest ingredients and the sincere love and admiration from the chefs. They care about the food they're making and the guests they're serving. Casa Azul believes everyone deserves to be able to enjoy real Mexican cooking, and offers a large variety of options for both meat and vegan eaters.
One of the city's newest and most exciting dining experiences can be found in a riverside corner of the Providence Place Mall. Fogo de Chão is more than just someplace to grab a bite – it's a destination for a full demonstration of Brazilian culinary culture. The churrascaria dining experience features delicious meats and seafood grilled over an open flame and served tableside to your stomach's content.