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Salvation Cafe

140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
401-847-2620
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Ranked #14 of 206 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Salvation Cafe offers fireside dining in the winter and award winning al fresco dining in the Summer. Voted "Best Restaurant, Newport" by Providence Phoenix 2012 & 2013. Our summertime raw bar menu is available in our outdoor tiki bar. Enjoy a lobster roll & our famous Coconut Mojitos or join us for Sangria & Sunsets after a day at the beach! Parking is available in lot behind restaurant.
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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Don't judge this place by it's informal decor. Food was outstanding and inexpensive. We recommend the pretzel bun burger, curried butternut soup and foie gras with chocolate and sorbet, until the seasonal menu changes that is. All dishes offered unique combinations that worked. Clientele is a mix of locals, students, middle aged insiders and randoms that happen by, and no... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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106 reviews 106 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Went there with friends & was so excited to try this place. There were four of us and we made clear we would be using our Newport Diner's club cards & needed 2 checks at the very beginning. The calamari was very tasty, flat iron ok with a wonderful root vegetable puree. The pad Thai was heavy on the tamarind.... More

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Englewood, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We visited here in October 2014 on the recommendation of a friend. I had a fabulous salad, with a helping of their gorgeous fried spinach (yummy, not at all greasy). My dining companions both had fish and cleaned their plates. I was visiting Newport, and doubt that I will be back there again, but I did want to write a... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We hosted an event in the upstairs loft and then enjoyed dinner downstairs with a group of friends. Unique, imaginative décor; comfortable and friendly surroundings. My husband enjoyed his usual pad thai and I ventured out with a tempeh, squash and chick pea curry dish. Folks at the table relished and shared a neat dessert that included little wonton purses... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Made a res knowing we'd be coming in for rhw weekend and not wanting a line. The duck sausage app was yummy and then the salmon with the lemon jasmine rice superb. Didn't really like the flash fried spinach as it was too greasy for me. The pad thai was also tasty, but the rwc from my dining companion would... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

We had dinner here last evening and were very pleased with the menu, service and food. Seasonal menu sure to delight everyone. Fabulous salads (beet salad so delicious) and excellent chili. Saved us on our rainy visit to Newport.

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Rhode Island
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A quirky menu, with a chili that's one of the best I've had. Our tablemates couldn't say enough about the food and service. All in all a fun night out especially the barn out back and the fire pit on the way into the dining room.

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Ridgewood, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great food. Great selection (especially for the more picky eaters). and a very friendly waitstaff make this place a must-eat-at every time I'm in Newport

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I love Salvation Cafe and can't say enough good things about it. The atmosphere is very nice (inside & outside), the staff is friendly and has knowledge of the menu and the food is unique and delicious. I am obsessed with the kale salad and the salmon (which comes with crispy spinach that is amazing). I also love a lot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

If you do not want to fight the crowds at the wharf, come here. The decor is very eclectic, the cocktails well crafted and the food is delicious. I loved my salmon with lemon coconut rice and the flash fried spinach was a novel and yummy touch. My husband enjoyed his Pad Thai very much. Would definitely come back again!

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Additional Information about Salvation Cafe

Address: 140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
Phone Number: 401-847-2620
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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