RI Monthly’s 2015 Best of Rhode Island
Blackie’s Bull Dog Tavern Wins 5 Awards!


Blackie’s Bull Dog Tavern owners General Manager Jeanine Iannucci and Executive Chef Angie Armenise. Thanks to Blueflash Photography for the photo! www.blueflashphotography.comAngie and I would like to thank our Blackie’s peeps for voting…job well done! We won five awards thanks to all of your support! We were completely blown away and are still on cloud 9. We truly appreciate the excitement you feel about our food, atmosphere and staff. We vow to continue to make you proud and hungry for more Blackie’s! To our staff, we could not operate this beast of a restaurant without every single one of you. Together, as a team, we make Blackie’s. You all continue to impress Angie and I everyday, and we are so proud of your winning these five awards as well.

Let’s continue to support each other, learn from each other, grow together and continue on the road to greatness! We love you all!

To our families and friends who have been by our sides from the beginning four years ago, thank you for your support, encouragement, honesty and love. To Rocco and Susan, we thank you for providing us with an opportunity and foundation most are not lucky to have. Your continued guidance, friendship and love are much appreciated. We will continue to make you all proud, and we are enjoying our journey together with all of you.

With all of our love,
Jeanine & Angie


bestofrilogoBest Bar Food – STATEWIDE
Best Neighborhood Bar – Blackstone Valley
Best Burger – Blackstone Valley
Best Lunch – Blackstone Valley
Best Burger and a Beer – EDITOR’S PICK


Executive Chef Angie Armenise , and General Manager Jeanine Iannucci

Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern is the void Smithfield needed to fill. Owned by Executive Chef Angie Armenise , and General Manager Jeanine Iannucci, Blackie’s is not what you would expect from the name. Comfort food is taken to a whole new level of creativity & quality by Angie. Passion, attention to detail & always striving to set themselves apart, Angie & Jeanine continue to create their own inviting, funky comfortable pub with the juiciest burgers, most beautiful Asian tuna appetizer, freshly grilled pizzas, unexpected twists on sandwiches and innovative specials every weekend.











Angie & Jeanine welcome you to experience the best comfort food the area has to offer and look forward to providing you with the deliciousness, attention and service you deserve.