127 Waterman Ave, East Providence, RI 02914
1022 S Broadway, East Providence, RI 02914
2792 Pawtucket Ave, East Providence, RI 02914
611 Waterman Ave, East Providence, RI 02914
For the pizzerias of this Rhode Island town there's only one type of pizza, it prevails on all of the menus and thick crust is the pizza that East Providence is known for. Call it what you will, and that can vary between old world, traditional Italian, just thick crust or simply pizza, it is, without doubt, one of the best pizzas in existence. Nothing much has changed about a thick crust pizza since it was first baked all those hundreds of years ago. Maybe the topping ingredients have gotten a little more refined, it's prepared with gluten-free dough or it’s made square or heart-shaped instead of round. Thick crust is thick crust and will always be one of the best pizzas you can possibly eat.
To get the best delivery pizza in East Providence you need to order from a pizzeria that makes their dough fresh every day, prepares their pies in a traditional manner, and bakes them authentically too. The pizzeria in East Providence that does all of those things, and a little more besides, is Jeff's Pizza. Jeff's Pizza has its premises on Waterman Avenue. It's a very smart, classy pizza joint with décor that's bang up to date. Jeff's Pizza may have a modern premises, but they bake pizzas the way they should be baked and that's thick crust in a wood-fired oven. Believe it. The pizzas from Jeff's are what a great pizza is all about and you won't get a better delivery pizza in East Providence, no matter how hard you try.
If you've worked up an appetite cycling the East Bay Bike Path or hiking in the Squantum Woods Park, getting a take-out pizza is a simple solution to being hungry. Luckily for you, you're just a couple of minutes from where you can pick up the best take-out pizza in East Providence. To get your hands on that pie all you have to do is head down Pawtucket Avenue until you reach Pizza Amore. Pizza Amore occupies an independent building on Pawtucket Avenue with enough signage to make you realize that this is an East Providence pizzeria without having to strain your brain with any guesswork. Inside there's no flash décor, not including the flickering strip lighting, but it's basic and comfortably furnished. The pies they bake at Pizza Amore are real crowd-pleasers so expect to see toppings like mac and cheese, ham and pineapple, pepperoni, and meatballs on the menu.
It doesn't take long to get from East Providence to Providence or to find something to do when you get there. Start with a visit to the RISD Museum to browse the collections of artwork there or the John Brown House Museum if you're more into history than art. Kids will be thrilled to go to the Roger Williams Park Zoo or the Providence Children's Museum. Your time in Providence doesn't have to be spent all indoors as there's the Roger Williams Park and Prospect Terrace where you can go for a stroll and a breath of freshish air. Don't go back to East Providence without trying a pizza at the Nice Slice Pizzeria on Westminster Street. You'll be glad you did.
Head east out of East Providence along the US-44 and in less than twenty miles you'll be in Taunton in Massachusetts. If you have time in your day to stop on the way both the Carpenter Museum and the Anawan Rock are worth a half-hour visit. In Taunton itself, the Old Colony History Museum has some fascinating artifacts, as does the museum in the Dighton Rock State Park. If you prefer outdoor to indoor activities, you'll find the hiking and biking trails running through the forest of the Massasoit State Park are perfect. There's also a lake where you can go canoeing or kayaking there too. Finish your outing with a great pie at Devito's Pizzeria on Taunton Green.
Take a thirty-mile trip south from East Providence to Conanicut Island and rather than spend the day in Jamestown, make a tour of the island. There's a lot to see and photograph on the island so don't leave your phone or camera at home. If you can get past Sunset Beach you'll be doing well and heading in the right direction for snapping shots of the 19th-century lighthouse on the island's northernmost point. The Park Dock Waterfront is a great spot for a leg stretch before driving south to the Windmill Hill Historic District. The southernmost point of the island is occupied by the Fort Wetherill State Park which is great for a ramble and has some pretty stunning cliffs. When you've done the full circuit, you'll be back in Jamestown and ready for a pizza at Ace's Pizza on Clarke Street.
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