Classic Laundromat 1116 Cranston St, Cranston, RI02920 Washers and dryers are tucked into every nook and cranny of this sprawling laundromat. There's plenty to keep you busy…More while you're sudsing your duds, with vintage video games, pinball machines, several TVs (and rooms without TVs), a jukebox, vending machines and people coming and going at all hours of the day and night. The staff is cheerful and helpful, providing in-house laundry service and pick-up/drop-off for dry cleaning. There are plenty of change machines and an ATM on the premises.
Coffee Bean Express 1111 Cranston St, Cranston, RI02920 Whether you're craving coffee, ice cream, pizza, cookies, or sandwiches, Coffee Bean Express can help you. With a…More 24-hour drive- thru window, you can visit them at any time of the day for that milkshake or sundae you're looking for. The young staff members are friendly, and although there is little-to-no seating in Coffee Bean Express, the interior is cheerful: it feels like a mix between a cafe and a candy shop.
Harriet's Kitchen 350 Atwood Ave, Cranston, RI02920 Pumpkin pancakes or marinated steak "bennies" are just a two of the seasonal specials you might order from Harriet's…More Kitchen. This popular diner has a copmrehensive breakfast and lunch menu with rotating daily and seasonal specials. There might be a short wait on a busy weekend morning, but the 14 tables and 5 bar seats turn over quickly with the help of waitstaff that are both cheerful and efficient; in the summer there are seven more tables on the patio outside. The atmosphere is informal and casual with a teal and pink decor; high ceilings and large windows let in lots of light even on gloomy winter mornings. In business at the same location for over 25 years, Harriet's is a local institution.
Lisa's Cucina is a bright and cheerful spot for both classic American breakfasts and home-style Italian cuisine. The…More menu is simple, focusing on homey Italian food, and features fresh produce and no frozen ingredients. Breakfast highlights include Texas French toast and an omelette called "The Dumpster", with eggs, ham, bacon, sausage, cheese, mushrooms, onions and corned beef hash. Hot and cold sandwiches and a daily soup make up the lunch menu. The restaurants specialties, however, are tripe and soffritto (sufrite) –an Italian dish made with beef heart–, which has found a loyal following among customers.
Dinner specials like liver and onions, or little necks in white sauce are served on Friday evenings until 8pm. Fish and chips are on the menu on Wednesdays and Fridays. Outdoor seating is available during the summer, and the restaurant can be booked for private parties after normal business hours.