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Embodying the essence of everyday Italian dining, Avvio is a place where friends and family will gather to share laughs and great conversation. An inspired Italian eatery, Avvio’s focus is on simple ingredients prepared with distinct yet traditional cooking techniques.

Avvio’s menu features classic Italian dishes, Neapolitan pizzas, and wood-fire grilled entrees that use ingredients sourced locally and directly from Italy. Located in the heart of Garden City Center, this restaurant is the talk of the town!

Avvio Ristorante is a member of the Newport Restaurant Group under the esteemed Newport Harbor Corporation (NHC), which also owns and operates a number of distinct, award-winning restaurants across Rhode Island, including: The Mooring, Smoke House, Trio, The Waterman Grille, Hemenway’s, The Boat House Restaurant, and 22 Bowen's. NHC also owns and operates Castle Hill Inn - a Relais & Chateaux luxury boutique hotel overlooking the stunning Newport harbor - and three Papa Razzi locations across Massachusetts. NHC is proud to lead the industry as an employee-owned (ESOP) company, making our employees our most important asset. Learn more about us at www.newportharbor.com.


  • Generous time off for all Full Time staff!
  • Above-average hourly wages while working in a truly fun, team-oriented, creative and energetic environment!
  • EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP! The result is a place where people really care about each other and about their jobs – a place where we love to work!
  • Healthcare benefits for eligible hourly employees and all salaried employees.
  • Opportunities for advancement in a highly successful and growing company.

Avvio Ristorante



Garden City Center
86 Hillside Road
Cranston, RI, 02920