Joe Marzilli's Old Canteen was founded in 1956 by Joseph Marzilli. We are located in the heart of Providence’s “Little Italy,” where you can find the best Italian Cuisine in Rhode Island. Being in close vicinity, our restaurant is just a short walk from the Rhode Island Convention Center and just minutes for I-95 and Rt. 6. Our address is 120 Atwells Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 02903. When you reach the beginning of Historic Federal Hill, we are the first restaurant on the left after the gateway arch over Atwells Avenue with the Pinecone. Look for the blinking sign and you won’t miss us!
We pride ourselves as being the oldest family owned Italian restaurant in Rhode Island, serving the absolute freshest and finest quality Cuisine for over 60 years. Our Chefs and Cooks, with their interpretations of the great tastes of Joe Marzilli's Old Canteen Italian Restaurant, make dining in our dining room a gourmet experience. We offer everything from appetizers to complete dinners. Italian food nourishes body and soul by celebrating fresh ingredients prepared with love - best enjoyed surrounded by loved ones!