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Edgewood Cafe: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Edgewood CafeSee Edgewood Cafe Video ($$)
(87 ratings)

1864 Broad St Map It!
Cranston, RI 02905
(401) 383-5550
www.edgewoodcafe.com
  • Littleneck Special
    not a regular item; littleneck clams sauteed in wine sauce, chorizo, grape tomatoes & corn; served on spaghetti; looks good
4.5 out of 5
87 ratings
opened in 2008; a quaint family-owned & operated BYOB restaurant in the Historic Edgewood section of Cranston; "comfort food w/ a gourmet touch"
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  • Brasato Sandwich
    brasato is Italian version of roast beef (beef braised w/ white wine); served w/ salsa rosa (giardiniera-like), lettuce & tomato on 12-inch roll made in-house; ask "with the works"; looks good
  • Meat Tortellini
    homemade meat tortellini made in tortellini machine; served w/ ragu bolognese; available on Sat nights only; looks good
4.5 out of 5
213 ratings
since 2005; owners/chefs are brother-in-laws; Italian market & restaurant; everything is homemade including the pasta (made in the "pasta room"); Other Recipes: Orecchiette, Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
3
  • Kung Pao Calamari
    squid rings w/ hot peppers, plum chili sauce, peanuts & scallions; looks good
  • Stuffed Quahog ("Stuffies")
    breading mixed w/ clams, chourico, peppers, onions & spice; served in quahog shell & baked; Guy adds hot sauce
4.0 out of 5
870 ratings
est. 1956; fish market & restaurant
4
  • Luna-Sea Burger
    freshly ground salmon mixed w/ pistachio pesto, baked in phyllo dough & grilled before served; w/ a side of orange-chipotle mayo
  • Whassupy Burger
    ground beef spiced up intensely w/ a combo of horseradish, garlic & Worcestershire sauce; topped w/ gooey Brie cheese & home-made red onion rings & served on a whole wheat bun; comes w/ side of wasabi-chipotle mayo; looks good
4.0 out of 5
651 ratings
"serving soup to nuts since 1995"; offer 31 different burger including vegetarian burgers; funky environment w/ funky cloth napkins
5
  • Braciola
    thin slices of beef rolled as a roulade stuffed w/ salt pork stuffing; served on fresh-made pasta & tomato sauce
3.5 out of 5
206 ratings
since 1924; using recipes from 1924; Other Recipes: Emilio's Special (Pasta w/ Broccoli) | Pasta Grande w/ Shrimp
6
  • Clam Chowder
    made from scratch; looks good
  • Coffee Milk
    Rhode Island state drink; coffee syrup & milk
  • Johnny Cakes
    traditional Rhode Island staple; combo of pancake & grits; made of Kenyon's Grist Mill (Usquepaugh RI) white cornmeal; served w/ butter & New England maple syrup
  • Turkey Sandwich
    sliced roasted herbed turkey, sliced tomatoes, fresh pea greens (the leaves) on toasted bread w/ mayo; looks good
3.5 out of 5
110 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1947; local coffee hangout in diner car listed on the National Historic Register; serve only breakfast & lunch; 1% of profits are used to purchase Dutch-Elm Liberty Elms to re-tree Elmwood Avenue and the South Providence neighborhood...nice!
7
  • Barbecued Chicken Cheese Ravioli
    stuffed w/ chopped BBQ chicken, cheese & spinach & topped w/ marinara sauce; "that right there is as good as any ravioli you will find...off the hook!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Granola Pancakes
    w/ homemade granola
3.5 out of 5
181 ratings
since 1947; family-owned & operated restaurant by 2 brothers; catering to a large college population; Other Recipes: Pumpkin Pancakes
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Mediterraneo: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Mediterraneo [CLOSED]See Mediterraneo Video ($$)
(196 ratings)

134 Atwells Ave Map It!
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 331-7760
  • Spaghetti Alle Vongole
    spaghetti served w/ manila clams sauteed in garlic, olive oil, white wine & a dash of crushed red peppers; choice of red or white sauce (Guy got white sauce)
3.5 out of 5
196 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 1997; celebrities who have eaten here include Alec Baldwin, Danny DeVito and his wife Rhea Perlman, Rudolph Giuliani, Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon & Steven Tyler
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  • Clam Cake
    signature dish; a Rhode Island specialty; deep-fried dough w/ chunks of clam...like a clam hush puppy; fried in beef shortening; recommend dipping in chowder
  • Strawberry Shortcake
    w/ homemade biscuits
3.0 out of 5
304 ratings
since 1920; fourth-generation family-owned summertime shack minutes away from beach; many awards & recognition including James Beard Foundation Award ("America's Classics" - 2007)
10
  • Lobster Chow Mein
    5-oz lobster atop a hot chow mein gravy & local crispy noodles
  • Rhode Island Clam Chowder
    more like a brothy-creamy chowder
  • Whole Fried Clams
    dry batter (which makes a lighter batter so that you can taste the clam)
  • Clam Cake
    deep fried clam-balled batter; recommend dipping in chowder
3.0 out of 5
214 ratings
since 1969; clean, comfortable & relaxed family atmosphere w/ covered picnic table area overlooking Nanaquacket pond; dock available for boaters
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Rhode Island

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