General Manager John Martone explains Massimo literally means big. And thatís the way they do things at the brand new Atwells Avenue eatery. Just a few months old and already the proud winner of the prestigious King of the Hill Award presented during The Federal Hill Stroll, Massimo does new Italian. Everything here is contemporary, big, fresh and exciting. The restaurantís unique design and the fabulous selection of wines from boutique Italian winemakers as well as specially imported olive oil exudes a special flair. The menu features a selection of small plate items. Best sellers include the Charred Octopus and a very special Candied Pork Belly with a sweet Basil Avocado Sauce. Chef Chris Cardoza Panache makes itself evident when he tops homemade Gnocchi with a Short Rib braised for a full day. Other menu luminaries include Colorado Lamb Chops and Faroe Islands Salmon over a Spring Pea Risotto. The Fettucine alla Carbonara topped with a poached egg is like partying with a rock star. Be sure to remember to leave room for the homemade desserts.Massimo has seating for sixty people inside and another thirty outside under a unique awning. The bar area can seat another thirty. Upstairs is another bar and a space accommodating private parties and functions with a capacity of up to one hundred and fifty people. Massimo full bar offers a delectable list of specialty cocktails. Open for both lunch and dinner Massimo feature an extensive selection of Gluten free entrees.Stop by soon and experience New Italian Style yourself.
134 Atwells Ave
Providence, RI 02903