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The calamari here is an award-winner. Bluefin is known for its seafood menu, although it serves beef and lamb as well. You may order Chef Phillipe's Tasting Menu, which includes samples of the chef's favorite dishes. The varied Sunday brunch and the pumpkin soup are also recommended. This is an elegant bar and dining room where you may have a martini or dinner among business guests of the Providence Marriott or upscale urban professionals. Parking is available in the hotel lot. Smoking is allowed at the bar.
The local zine 'The Phoenix Providence' consistently rates this bar as one of the best dives in the city. In addition to the generously poured and reasonably priced drinks, there is always some type of event going on, from the house band on Mondays to Bluegrass Throwdowns on Thursday. And if nobody is on stage, then the jukebox provides a ready standby. There is never a cover charge and the bar only accepts cash in true dive bar fashion.
This club started out as a small, funky beer and wine bar frequented by artists, musicians and academics. The owners soon added rooms, decks and a small grill, and it became one of Providence's most popular places. On hot summer nights, the decks are especially popular and inside there is always some type of event. Mondays are for karaoke, Tuesdays are for trivia and the rest of the week varies. The Hot Club is a cash-only establishment and there is never a cover charge.
If you find yourself in the Fox Point neighborhood and are looking for a casual, fun, unpretentious place, The Point Tavern is just the spot. It is the quintessential neighborhood bar on Wickenden Street and it's actually located inside a residential house. The beer and wine list is small, but carefully curated and always filled with ever-changing selections. The kitchen also has a limited menu, but the pizza, sliders and quesadillas hit the spot with the right beer or wine.
Peppercorn Ribeye Steak, Chargrilled Atlantic Salmon, Classic Philly Cheesesteak, Cajun Shrimp Alfredo - the food is good enough to drag you to this place. But hold on, that's not all. Dave & Buster's is a game addict's dream come true: billiards, shuffleboard and over 200 video and arcade games! To complete the picture, the menu has a drink for everyone and two separate bars. So you can drink wherever you are, eat whatever you want and game on.
Tucked in the middle of a small strip of stores, Long Live Beerworks is a quaint beer bar that consists of a well designed taproom and an outdoor patio. Known to serve some delicious, juicy and unfiltered beers which are definitely worth trying. You can choose to come for a tasting, have a conversation with the patrons or the owner himself who talks about his creations or simply play a table game – Connect Four. The beers served at this bar is brewed several times on their barrel to bring out the best flavors which are definitely worth experimenting.