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Salvation Cafe

140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
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Ranked #14 of 205 restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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85% Recommend
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The menu looked very exciting and we were ready for a treat. We had a party of four with mixed reviews. The Pros: Lovely restaurant (recommend sitting outside) and very friendly staff Great timing on food and drinks Good value on food, the drinks were stiff and the wine was affordable. We loved the pork belly pizza app, as well... More

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Naples, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We live in Newport half the year and have been going to Salvation since it opened,,,Have never had even a mediocre meal here. There is a lot of good food in town but this is numero uno!

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Newport, Rhode Island
19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

"a person who derives ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources." What is really means is a mixmash of things without any focus which describes the food at Salvation. Look at the photos of the food-it looks like someone threw up on the plate. Electic is also a suburban code for things being different, but... More

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Portland, CT
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This cozy, eclectic, fun joint is a bit off the path but well worth it. As others have stated it is a bit of an oasis in the high energy of Newport...and the sometimes "high brow" restaurant scene around there. The decor style is modern art, with a touch of island voodoo.... Or something...hard to describe. But a great vibe... More

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Newport, Rhode Island
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I've had dinner here a few times and breakfast a few times as well. Burrito is amazing, dinner is good too. Good beers and a nice place in the back where you can hang at the tiki bar. I'd definitely go back here.

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Trussville, Alabama
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It's definitely not a New England Colonial type restaurant. You feel like you're at the beach but laid back style. The food was very good and relaxing. No one is in a hurry so take your time. You're on vacation after all. The doors were open so the wind was blowing and even though we were inside, you felt like... More

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West Dover VT
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The Salvation Cafe is part of the strip along Broadway that has become an away- from- the- tourist- madness enclave for those preferring good food and no crowds. We walked from our inn and entered a piece of art. Colorful, eclectic and artsy are words used to describe the interior. The light fixtures were almost as entertaining as the food!... More

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Ledgewood, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We visited over Memorial Day weekend & all of the breakfast places are jammed. I wanted to try Salvation Cafe & I believe it was the owner or mgr who allowed us to take a booth before they opened (15 mins early) and before the bartender/staff arrived for their shift. He was very nice about it & welcoming. The place... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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74 reviews 74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We've been to Newport many times but never to the Salvation Café on 140 Broadway until we passed it the other day on a walk. Although easily dismissed if you just look at the front, the Tiki Hut and patio in the back won us over. Even better was the excellent food. We started with a very filling salmon and... More

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Somerville, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We love eating at Salvation Cafe when we visit Newport! They have an expansive space (so we've never had to wait!) The atmosphere and decor is so funky and each room is decorated differently. Just a fun place! We really enjoy ourselves every time. Last visit my partner ordered the Pad Thai and I the cornish game hen. Both were... More

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