Gianfranco Marrocco began his empire with the opening of Caffe Dolce Vita in 1992. Since then he has created some of Rhode Island's most successful venues for dining, nightlife and lodging. With more than 20 years of hospitality and entertainment experience under its belt, The Marrocco Group has perfected the look and feel of every establishment. To date, the Marrocco Group consists of Mediterraneo Caffe, Caffe Dolce Vita, Amici Bar and Grille, Wise Guys Deli, Smoke Lounge, Skarr Hookah Bar and Hotel Dolce Villa.
Mr. Marrocco and his team has worked for two decades building a stellar reputation and achieving prestigious awards such as "AAA four diamond award" and "King of the Hill." The Marrocco Group blends the most talented, hard working chefs, managers, servers, bartenders and valets in the industry who always strive to offer guests the best experience possible from A to Z. They are thankful to their loyal customers who have dined with them since the beginning. Whether you are looking for a classic pasta dish, fresh sushi, delicious pizza, a good grinder or even a place to spend the night they try to offer something for everyone who enjoys coming to the Historic Federal Hill. So what are you waiting for, come experience the Marrocco Group. Mangia, Bevi e Bivi bene (eat drink and live well)