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456 Chapel St., Block Island, RI 02807
401-466-5230
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Ranked #4 of 54 Restaurants in Block Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner
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English first
Westport, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Get in if you can, small and known by the consistent "summerers" as the best. 5 minute walk from the Ferry, but not noisy and large like the National etc...

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Setauket, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a Small, Busy restaurant with good drinks and great food....friendly quick service with unique dishes. a MUST when on Block Island

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Connecticut
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

According to island advertising, etc, we were led to believe that this place was open until mid October. Nope. Every day we walked by and no one was there. Shucks.

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Sparta, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We were thankful they were open since we visited BI during the off season. I was anticipating a great meal and i was not disappointed. The menu is limited but they have something for everyone the combinations of flavors was terrific. My husband had the steak and I had salmon...he raved about his meal! Salmon was wonderful. We will def... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The five of us crowded into this cozy little restaurant. Our table was right beside the bar, so conversation was somewhat limited. No reservations accepted. The cod was perfect, salmon very good, hen a bit overdone, macaroni and cheese was excellent, and the steak was very good as were the sides. Loved the bread! Dessert was shared by all -... More 

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Tuna Tacos wow!! and GREAT Service! Wasn't fancy but it was cozy...the food had amazing flavor! Great location as well. We'll def be back :)

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Cape Town, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It's a small place, but the food is amazing! If you're looking to see something different on the menu than the typical "island food" on BI, this is the place to go.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

How can you not love a dark and stormy followed by a fabulous dinner of game hen, pumpkin risotto and spinach salad with goat cheese? My husband had the halibut, and loved his dinner as well! Great service.

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mattapoisett, ma
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104 reviews 104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This place would be great if it was on the water with a view or if the decorations were more "beachy". It felt like you could have been anywhere. They didn't take advantage of being on block island. The calamari appetizer was excellent and the lobster mac and cheese was great - just very filling. Worth a try.

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Port Hedland, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lovely meal and great service. It is a pity that the noise levels make conversation a little difficult. We had to wait for a table as it was so busy but that did not deter us. Overall a good dining experience.

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Additional Information about Eli's

Address: 456 Chapel St., Block Island, RI 02807
Phone Number: 401-466-5230
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island
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
Average Prices: USD 14 - 30
Cuisine: American

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