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Green Gables Italian Cafe

156 SW Coast Street, Newport, OR 97365
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Ranked #60 of 95 Restaurants in Newport
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Palo Alto, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Tiny, ridiculously overpriced portions of flavorless, rubbery slop dished out by a grumpy hag in a filthy, lightless, dank, broken-down, gloomy dungeon. What a disgrace to Italian cuisine! What a dump! And speaking of dumps, a full day later, I still had the Hershey squirts. True story.

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Redding, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Ate at this restaurant about three years ago, and it was great. Was in Newport the week of September 8th this year, and could not wait to go back. Big mistake. Shrimp scampi was horrible. Shrimp was like rubber, and the entire dish had no flavor. My friend's lasagna was cold in the center. Clearly pre-prepared and microwaved. Complained to... More

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South Beach, Oregon
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

New staff due to a death in the family. Breaking in a new chef and wait crew. Suspect improvement will return to excellent given time. Right now, just not up to snuff.

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Newport, Oregon
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Good herbs and spices in the spaghetti made it an exceptional dish. Meatballs and sausage were hand made and hand seasoned, the sausage with a bit of fennel seed. Intriguing flavors kept it from being ordinary or predictable. Poached pears for dessert, wonderful finish. May have to go again very soon. The chef came out to check on us and... More

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Veneta, Oregon
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went early (5:30) were seated and given water and gave our order. There were 2 other customers in the place. It took 30 minutes for our salads, which were acceptable but not special. The bread was the worst I've ever had...cold, a hard cheese layer on stale bread of undetermined vintage. Not even butter helped this mess.The server did... More

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Seattle, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My family was staying in Newport and our last night we couldn't decide what we wanted.. Happened upon this place! It's almost one of those places you wouldn't know was there if you didn't walk by. Kinda hidden. We ordered take out and couldn't of been more impressed! We got baked ziti, manicotti and kids spaghetti. All perfectly cooked! Salad... More

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Sweet Home, Oregon
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We've been to this quaint little restaurant/book store for a few years in a row now. The food itself is actually very good with homemade spaghetti sauce that is wonderful. Unfortunately both times we had to wait 3-4 hours to eat (and that's after we were seated). When the food finally did come it was cold. I understand with the... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Don't let the outside or the neighborhood make you pass up this dining experience. If you don't mind eating in an old bookstore, with plastic table cloths and mismatched furniture, you will get a very good meal. Our server, Chelsey, was delightful and efficient. I had linguini with clams, and everything was cooked perfectly. The salad was fresh and the... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

YEAH! Wonderfully prepared. The italian chef/owner knows what she is doing. Try her pesto,olive,pepperocini sauce. To die for! The staff was so accomadating and nice. Yes, it takes longer than fast food. It's worth it! My friend said the homemade potpie was incredible.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Setting is cramped, run down looking. Ok - I can go with some antique charm for a nice dining experience. Waited 15 minutes for water. The wait person (who I believe was the cooks helper and not really wait staff) explained they were short handed. Beer list? One kind "it's off-season"??? Ordered. Waited 15 min for salads (in which time... More

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