Welcome to Federal Hill!

Al Fresco On The Hill

Begins Friday, June 19, 2020

Providence, RI – June 11, 2020 – The Federal Hill Commerce Association is pleased to announce that first time ever we will be closing the Federal Hill section of Atwells Avenue for Al Fresco Dining on Fridays and Saturdays beginning June 19thfor the summer season. The Avenue will be closed in two sections; from Bradford Street to Dean Street and then from Dean Street to Lily Street. Restaurants on Federal Hill will have the ability to extend their table seating out from the sidewalk onto the Avenue based on the most current guidelines provided by the State of Rhode Island.  Over 20 restaurants will begin on June 19th with either full seating’s or take out dining tables. More participants will be added in the coming weeks.

The Federal Commerce Association is grateful to Mayor Elorza and his team for their partnership in making this Al Fresco Experience come to life” said Bob D’Uva President of the Federal Hill Commerce Association. Guests will be required to contact the individual restaurants and make a reservation for Al Fresco seating. Reservations may be made for between 5 – 11pm. All guests and restaurants will also be required to follow the state’s guidelines for masks and distancing.

The Federal Hill Commerce Association is dedicated to serving the business members and residents of Federal Hill. Considered the ‘Heartbeat of Providence” the Hill offers visitors charm, warmth and hospitality dating back to the traditions of Italian immigrants who were the fabric and character of the Hill for so long.

Participating Restaurants

Andino’s Italian Restaurant
Angelo’s Civita Farnese Restaurant
Bacco Vino & Contorni
Beve Martini Bar & Lounge Blend Latin Fusion
Constantino’s Venda Bar & Ristorante
Davinci’s Restaurant & Hookah Lounge
Don Jose Tequilas Restaurant
Enoteca Umberto
Federal Taphouse & Kitchen
Harry’s on the Hill
Lekker BBQ
Lucia’s Mexican Restaurant
Massimo Ristorante
Nara Lounge & Restaurant
Opa The Phoenician Restaurant
Pan e Vino Ristorante & Enoteca
Plaza Kitchen & Bar
Providence Oyster Bar
Pure lounge
Rock & Rye
Roma Ristorante
South Beach Restaurant & Lounge
Tavolo Wine Bar & Tuscan Grille
Trattoria Zooma
Venda Ravioli

Explore Federal Hill!


Federal Hill is home to some of the best Italian food in the world, as well as a wide range of dining options from Cuban to Lebanese cuisine and more! See our list our restaurants and enjoy a night of dining on the Hill!


Find hotels, food catering, hair salons, tourist info, catering, and more on Federal Hill! See our list of business services offered.


Whether you are shopping the local grocery markets, bakery, or just stopping by for a cappuccino, Federal Hill, Providence is an experience like no other! Find out where you can shop or simply grab a coffee on the Hill.


Become a Member

Are you a local business owner and want to be a member of the Federal Hill Commerce Association? It’s easy! Just fill out this application.