Trattoria Zooma is also available for private parties and corporate events, with custom menus, wine lists, and seating arrangements. We offer free WiFi and free valet parking and our weekday 3-course pre-fixe lunch is the best deal in Providence. We are open everyday at 11:30 and close at 11pm on Friday and Saturday and 10pm Sunday through Thursday.
Waitress was wonderful!
Service was exceptional from the valet to the wait staff
Everything about the dinner was incredible
Ceasar salad, home made gnocchi & cheesecake for dessert
I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who is looking for an exceptional restaurant which specializes in great Italian dishes especially home made pastas
Requested a nice table for an anniversary dinner - We were given a lovelyyy table and our service was really exceptional. Very kind, very helpful...made our dinner really special!
Food is always great!! Thanks all.
This was on a cold January night and the first table we were seated at was very cold. We asked to move and were accommodated. The second table, while warmer, was still quite cold. The service was excellent but my meal was very dissapointing...My chicken piccata was not a pounded piece of chicken, instead it was a boneless chicken breast of which the skin was left on and it was cooked but not crispy. The piccata source was a strange mix of ingredients that did not appeal to me.
Service was awesome with food out quick! I liked that there was plenty of room in between tables. Amazing wine list too, a bit pricey but good for a special occasion
They have an amazing $35 mid week dinner deal! It is definitely worth checking out for this deal, but I would also pay full price for any of the dishes. When we went, they had run out of the house wine so we got a nicer bottle as part of the deal!! Wonderful Italian food and great reasonably priced wine as well.
Met with friends for dinner and loved it! The good was very good, with lots of fun choices. The service was excellent as well, attentive without being smothering. Zooma's is a keeper.
the most outstanding pasta ever. Halibut was very good. Desert was good
we had a male server.
Great ambient and service. We had a very good time. Great!
Had not been to Providence in years. Went to Zooma on an Italian food knowledgeable friend's strong recommendation. It did not disappoint. Atmosphere was perfect. Our server Adrianna was exceptionally professional. She knew every detail of every dish. You would have thought she owned the restaurant, cooked the food and then delivered it as though you were dining in her home. Superb dining experience. Highly recommended!
Great place and service, but the best is the food!! Really tasty.
Dinner st Zooms was a great experience starting with the free valet parking. The menu and wine lists were extensive and varied. We shared the spinach salad (very nice and ample for 2) and we both had chicken..piccata and Marsala . Both portions were so large we each got to take home enough for another meal. The Marsala was tasty. My only complaint was that the sauce swamped the potatoes and made them soggy. We sat by the window and although full, we were seated earlier than out reservation and allowed to linger without being hassled to leave. The waitress was available and accommodating without overdoing it. Would definitely go back for a return visit.
Disappointed. We’ve been coming her for special occasions for years.. no more United States wines at all offered, our favorite pizza no longer on the. menu and no winter butternut squash ravioli. It was “cold” ambience too.. they should have lit the fireplace or something.. there was plentry it open tables. I am so disappointed I used to love it here. In my opinion it’s just not like it used to be. They did make the pizza and the server was nice and offered other comparable items and wines, but still a poor dining experience
Great fixed price luncheon menu. The eggplant appetizer is delicious and the bolognese tasty.
Always a great meal and always great service! We have been numerous times and will continue to eat here!
The marinara is spectacular! I could eat it with a spoon like soup.
Honestly, was not that pleased with Zooma this go around. I ordered the Caprese salad and Mussels from the lunch special menu. The caprese salad was bland and the mussels pasta dish was terrible. My red sauce came out like water, the pasta was bare because the sauce was so watery that it just sat in the bottom of the dish. The mussels came out cold as well. Service was mediocre, unfortunately. We waited quite some time for our drinks to be brought over and had to ask to place our order because our server couldn't be found. This was a weekday lunch for reference. My associates weren't thrilled with their meals either. Overall, disappointed and was still hungry after!
We had great service and the food was spectacular
Enjoyed our great waiter, Dino, and our entrees. Our pasta fagioli and the special soup of the day with vegetable and pork were very good. unfortunately, the risotto was not as well cooked as we preferred and did not have a lot of flavor, but the accompanying chicken requested was excellent.
Loved the atmosphere. The food was wonderful. Very good service.
Everyone enjoyed dinner. Food is always great! Service is attentive. One concern is access for disabled persons especially entrance to restaurant.
Went for the bistro menu deal and it was so worth it! Would highly recommend for a cheap but delicious date night.
We’ve come to dine at Zooma when meeting friends for lunch, Everything about Zooma is authentic southern Italian— food, ambiance and friendly. Everything is fresh and almost every thing is made on site.
The most amazing service. From complimentary valet to the dining staff. Daniella was our server and she was spectacular! She was able to navigate thru all my mother in laws allergies in an expert and professional fashion. Super cheerful, she really made a terrific meal even better. The food here is always superior, and great value with their pre-fixe Lynch deals!
My father and I had dinner reservations for our Thanksgiving dinner. My father ordered the Thanksgiving meal and I had the Gnocchi alla Nonna. We both also had wine and deserts. EVERYTHING tasted absolutely spectacular. All of the staff was very attentive throughout our entire time here and our waitress was also extremely kind and knowledgeable. This was our first time here but we will definitely be coming back!
excellent attitude ... no one had a problem with table for one ... turkey dinner was very good ... i liked their large bottles of sparkling water ... no pressure to order more ... will return to try italian dishes
We had Thanksgivings dinner here instead of cooking. We had a variety of food. Some people ordered traditional Turkey dinner while others ordered off the dinner menu. The service and food was awesome.
Dessert was also excellent.
I will definitely be back to enjoy another dinner.
My friend (former work colleague) and I have lunch periodically to catch up. The ability to talk (without shouting) while enjoying good food is the goal, met or exceeded by Zooma. Happy to discover its presence. Appreciated the prix fixee lunch menu--lots of appealing choices at a modest cost. Would definitely recommend to others.
I had a great time at Zooma. Delicious food and excellent service.
The waiter (Joe) was superb. The food was a bit disappointing for Federal Hill which has so many really outstanding Italian Restaurants. Prices are a bit on the high side for what you get but the portion size is adequate. I just feel that for the overall experience, Zooma's food and pricing is not as good as many of the other restaurants on "the hill".
Very nice. Busy but it was a Saturday night and the night of the last water fire, worth the wait. Best piece of tiramisu i have ever had in my life.
We had reservations for 8:00 on Saturday night (10th-November) for 3 people to celebrate my sister-in-law's birthday. We were not seated until almost 8:40. When we checked at 8:20 and 8:30 we were told they were just setting the table.
When we were finally seated, it was a makeshift table against the kitchen in a small alcove. It seemed as though the area is generally used as a kitchen prep station rather than guest seating.
We sat for a few minutes but the noise and bright overhead lights intended for the kitchen were unacceptable for an establishment meant to be 4+ star. And extremely varied from all other areas.
We let one of the women at the host station know of our disastisfaction and that we intended to leave. There was barely an acknowledgment and absolutely no attempt to rectify the situation.
Extremely disappointing visit to a resturatunt that is so highly rated, especially on an special occasion evening.
A majority of the dining experience is service. This starts with the front of the house. We are not the type of patrons looking for special treatment, only expected for establishments that are considered fine dining.
Couldn't have asked for a better experience! As I've already indicated, everything was great - the atmosphere, the service, the quality of the food.
My waiter, Matt, was great. He explained all our food options and let me customize an Italian dish that was fantastic. Highly recommend.
We had a wonderful dinner at Zooma! Our server was excellent. Dinner was prepared thoughtfully especially because one member of our party had allergies. Thank you!
Zooma offers a bistro menu (M-Thurs)of 2 meals and a bottle of wine for $35. The waitress showed the list of 2 whites and 2 reds and we chose. It was undis closed that the list showed wasn't the wine that came with the deal so it was extra.Also, the bistro menu visually became much smaller. The offerings looked the same (we had been there 2 times before this )but in shrinking the size of the print one could not observe that virtually all entrees had additional cost microscopically noted when they didn't just several weeks ago. The portions of swordfish were 1/3rd the size of the past offerings and not fresh.I felt it was a bait and switch tactic and,won't return.
As usual, great food, excellent serve by Darryl.
Good spot to meet and catch up with friends, extra bonus valet parking. Eddy always takes care of us, and has a warm smile for our crew.
We had a lovely lunch to celebrate my daughters birthday. The food, wine and service were exceptional, as always!
Exceptional wine, great house made pasta. Terrific meal in a cozy environment. Fantastic!
Our wait person was wonderful. No one was rushing us. We could hear ourselves speak to each other. Nice ambiance. I especially liked that no one removed any plates until all of us were finished.