Dedicated to family, Julian Forgue opened Julian’s, an eatery tucked away in the Federal Hill neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island. While starting his business in the midst of a life-changing experience, Julian enhanced the city with a 20-tap eatery that ensures the locals a place with something for everyone. Discover what makes Julian’s an essential spot in the ocean state.
Julian Forgue is a Providence, Rhode Island native who embarked on a career change when his father was diagnosed with cancer. To be able to stay close to home and help out with the family during this difficult time, Julian opened up a modest eatery by the name of Julian’s in the Federal Hill neighborhood of Providence, R.I..
Julian’s only hosts 20 taps, but it’s the authentic food that brings in tons of local customers and visitors from around the world. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed evening with friends, a romantic date night setting, or just a simple delicious meal, this local eatery promises to offer a cozy atmosphere and delightful cuisine.
At Julian’s there’s an extensive food selection perfect for almost any palate. With delicious Italian dishes, classic American comfort foods, oysters and clams, grilled burgers, and more, you’ll never have to worry about leaving the restaurant hungry.
Customers have the unique opportunity to try various New England Seafood such as the New England Clam Bake with hearty chorizo sausage, littleneck clams, mussels, shrimp, potatoes and corn on the cob. Those seeking more traditional dishes can find them in Julian’s homemade Bolognese with slow-cooked short ribs, a decadent Carbonara pasta, or authentic Pesto Shrimp Linguine.
Along with the variety of meals there are also a range of liquor and beer selections to choose from. Traditional domestics to local craft brews, Guinness and Heineken, fruit mellow wines and specialty cocktails, you name it.
The front dining area of Julian’s exudes a rustic charm thanks to the wooden beams, red wall accents and welcoming décor. Relax at one of the black bar stools and marvel at the skylight overhead as you sip on a beer and discuss the day’s events with friends. If the weather permits, have a meal out on the patio and enjoy the urban musicians who take the street by storm and play some tunes while you dine.
Looking to reserve a private event? Step into the rear dining room and take in the vintage portrait wall as you look over the room which can comfortably seat up to 75 invited guests.
Julian’s also offers catering for any occasion – whether it's for office meetings, the biggest holiday of the year, or anything else in between.
Choose from a tasty selection of sandwiches, salads, apps and desserts. Appetizers and small plates include the homemade Hummus Platter, the Clams Casino, and mouthwatering Mozzarella Sticks.
For a classic Italian start to the meal, why not try the savory Eggplant Parmigiana, or the lasagna that’s loved by locals? For lighter fare venture towards one of the gourmet salads – like the artisan Insalata Italiana or the Beet Salad, and for something a bit more filling explore the entrée section, with entrees such as the Lobster and Shrimp Ravioli or the Penne Vodka.
For dessert, opt for the classic ambrosia-style Tiramisu, the Banana Cream Pie Cake or a classic Double Chocolate Cake.
What’s a night without a classic bar? Check out the bar at Julian’s, featuring a tantalizing beer selection as well as an alluring list of specialty cocktails. Try the simple yet sophisticated Moscow Mule, the rich Espresso Martini, or the perfectly blended Peach Basil Mojito.
When it comes to beer, Julian’s offers its guests everything from the local favorites to familiar domestics. Amstel Light, Dogfish, Sam Adams, and many more. Look out for Julian’s hot rotating beers, specially selected each week and a must-have for any beer lover.
Don’t just take our word for it. Eating at Julian’s is a cozy, comforting and authentic experience that customers enjoy time and