The Nitro Bar

The city’s cool-kid coffee spot.

By Jenna Pelletier

A few years ago, 20-something entrepreneurs Sam Lancaster and Audrey Finocchiaro got their start selling nitro cold brew coffee out of a hand-built cart made with scrap wood. Since then, they’ve installed their taps in some 50 Rhode Island and Massachusetts restaurants and have opened one of the hippest coffee shops in town, The Nitro Bar. Located within Dash Bicycle Shop, their whitewashed cafe serves hot and iced espresso drinks, as well as the pair’s signature, ultra-smooth nitro coffee. Try it incorporated into creative concoctions, like The Wilbur (with coconut and cinnamon) or a dirty chai.

The Nitro Bar

228 Broadway, Providence, RI


  • Insider Tip

Ask for your nitro to-go in an environmentally friendly reusable glass container (for an extra fee) instead of in a plastic cup.

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