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Eli's

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456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
401-466-5230
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 103
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Eli’s. The food is fresh, creative, and beautifully presented. The staff is warm and friendly. There was a mixup in the kitchen with one of our entrees and we had to wait. We received a dessert for our inconvenience, which really wasn’t necessary, but much... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Barrington, Rhode Island
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Barrington, Rhode Island
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118 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Eli’s. The food is fresh, creative, and beautifully presented. The staff is warm and friendly. There was a mixup in the kitchen with one of our entrees and we had to wait. We received a dessert for our inconvenience, which really wasn’t necessary, but much appreciated. I look forward to eating at Eli’s the... More 

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mamaroneck
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I am a New Yorker and a foodie and often eat out. I've always enjoyed Eli's and this visit was just as delicious as past visits. What a nice surprise to return and see the same quality maintained ! well done! My family and I dined here this evening and almost everything was great . The service was excellent,friendly and... More 

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Greenwich, CT
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The menu had so many options that sounded so delicious that I could have gone back all 3 nights I was in Block. We started with the warm goats cheese & arugula salad which had lots of interesting ingredients to make it so yummy. We had the burger which was a delicious blend of short rib & brisket meats. It... More 

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Have eaten here before and it was nice but this was truly bad this time. Ordered a good bottle of red wine that was as warm (maybe hot) as I have ever had a bottle served to us. Waitress took it back with attitude and said that all the wine is that warm because it is summer. Then the scallops... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had a birthday dinner and was dissapointed in the tableware..they didn't have cloth napkins. Really? a supposed high end resturant with paper napkins. Food was average tasting as were the portions. Server was good, wine was good. For the price (even with the coupon we had from the 1661 House) we left dissapointed and felt this resturant was way... More 

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west hartford,CT
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner with friends. Eli's is a favorite dining place on Block. Arrived early since they do not take reservations. All meals were delicious and good portions.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The best restaurant on the island. No reservations so don't try to walk in in a Saturday night. Smoked duck and beef very good. Calamari has been on the menu a while-sesame flavor and a bit sweet

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Just had dinner at Eli's July 30th, 2015. I ordered the warm goat cheese arugula salad - what a treat. I can highly recommend Eli's. The food is delectable, the service outstanding and the ambience cozy yet classy. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed and Bon Appetite

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Whately, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We tried a great little, intimate restaurant on BI named Eli's. It was our first time to this restaurant and absolutely Wonderful!! We love small, intimate dining experiences and this little gem is at the top of the list. We had the Filet and it was cooked to perfection and presented beautifully. This is a charming little place and one... More 

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New York
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We have eaten here for years and always found the found interesting and appetizing. That was not the case this year. The food was average at best. Our party of ten, who are all previous patrons of Eli's, were all thoroughly disappointed with our meals. The meals were over seasoned, shrimp bland, steak cooked improperly, and crusted fish with no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: 401-466-5230

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?