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Most Photographed Businesses in Providence, RI



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Yelp’s Most Photographed Businesses is a list unlike any other “best of” out there. Sure, you’ll see your obvious local favorites on the list, but it’s also chock full of hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path joints too. From world renowned restaurants to locally loved diners — find them all in Yelp’s Most Photographed Businesses in Providence, RI.

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Topping this year’s Most Photographed Businesses list in Providence is Los AndesLocated on a quiet corner, this high energy Peruvian & Bolivian eatery was named for the mountain range that runs through South America. They took the best cuisine from the region and created a menu lined with a fusion of Latin flavors. 

Pro tip: You’re going to want to make a note of these spots, so we made it easy for you. For great businesses at your fingertips, get the Most Photographed Businesses to-go. Follow this collection on Yelp.

1. Los Andes Restaurant 

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What they’re known for: Dishes including Ceviche, Churrasco Anticuchero, Pescado A Lo Macho and Paella.

Yelpers say: “Food portions for entrées are definitely huge. I would recommend to pace yourself, share with friends and family or be aware that you will have leftovers!! The ceviche was delicious, fresh and got me wanting more!.” – Tracy A. 

2. PVDonuts

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What they’re known for: They are most popular for introducing brioche style donuts to the New England area, and their monthly rotating menu with seasonal offerings and crazy toppings like fried chicken and mac & cheese. 

Yelpers say: “PVDonuts are undoubtedly delicious. The dough has a nice brioche-like crumb, a nice bouncy chew and the dough itself is not too sweet, which is great b/c it doesn’t compete with the toppings.” – Alma C. 

3. Julians

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What they’re known for: Brunch – which is now available All Day Long! 

Yelpers say: “Julian’s is the perfect place for brunch. They have lots of tasty drink options and TONS of food options always with new tasty specials. Their menu is full of vegan and vegetarian choices which was a plus for us.” – Liz A.

4. Pastiche

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What they’re known for: The fruit tart. Not only is it beautiful, but it’s also absolutely delicious. 

Yelpers say: “Yes. Go. That’s all you truly need to know. It doesn’t matter what you choose as everything is of the highest caliber. Who cares about calories? Don’t even think of it. Indulge in the experience of a business who actually cares about their customers returning.” – Parrish W.

5. Nicks On Broadway

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What they’re known for: While dinner is higher-end and definitely worth your time, it’s the Wednesday through Sunday brunch that they are best known for.

Yelpers say: “This place is a home run.  Absolutely delicious.  I got the cassoulet (brunch) and my fella got the Benny.  We both looked at each other at the end and said I would totally come back here and I would totally eat the exact same thing.” – Dawne T. 

6. Roger Williams Park Zoo

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What they’re known for: Located amid 40 acres of beautiful woodlands, the Roger Williams Park Zoo provides visitors the opportunity to see animals from all over the globe – some species more than a million years old. 

Yelpers say: “They have a good variety of animals including cheetahs, elephants, giraffe, tortoise, red panda, flamingos, llamas, alpacas, donkeys and a petting zoo of goats.  They also have a zip line ride, children’s play yard and water area.” – Linda C.

7. Hemenway’s

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What they’re known for: Hemenway’s, an icon in the Rhode Island food scene and the go-to destination for fresh, top-of-catch seafood has been serving both locals and visitors to the capital city for decades. 

Yelpers say: “Hemenways has the best calamari I’ve ever had and as a native of Rhode Island, this is a big statement! Lobster mac & cheese is also delicious and the service is always great!.” – Karina E.  

8. Den Den Cafe Asiana

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What they’re known for: Enjoy hearty Korean dishes such as hot stone bibimbap, Seafood pancakes, and short rib BBQ. 

Yelpers say: “Den Den is my absolute go to place for authentic Korean food! Each time I come here, I try something new and it never disappoints me. The food is delicious and service is always very friendly.” – Meagan L. 

9. Massimo

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What they’re known for: Massimo brings the quintessential Italian trattoria to Providence’s Federal Hill Neighborhood. Offering a seasonal Italian menu inspired by the regional cuisines of Italy. 

Yelpers say: “Such a family friendly, warm vibe at this very good Italian restaurant.  The server was so accommodating and extremely pleasant. Everything we ordered was tasty. ”  – Robin K.

10. Plant City

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What they’re known for: Plant City is the world’s first plant-based vegan food hall and marketplace. Dine with us at one of our four restaurants and three bars, all created by internationally-acclaimed chef Matthew Kenney. 

Yelpers say: “This is the kind of vegan place that is made for vegans and non-vegans alike and I couldn’t recommend it enough!.” – Emily O. 

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Most Photographed Businesses in the Providence, RI area according to Yelp. To come up with this list, we identified businesses on Yelp, then ranked them based on how frequently users submit photos. This list looked at businesses in and around the Portland, ME area. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of June 23, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of June 23, 2022.

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