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140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
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Ranked #14 of 208 Restaurants in Newport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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English first
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I love the choice of dining rooms (funky front room, pagoda room, outside out back). During the summer it gets a bit busy, and loud, so it is definitely not a place for a romantic dinner. Wait staff is draw- some are excellent, and others could care less. The food quality has generally been consistently good and interesting but not... More 

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Our family enjoyed a spectacular menu designed specially for New Year's Eve, just as we have done the past handful of years. We all look forward to Salvation Cafe's creative genius with flavors, textures and culinary sensations. While we adore this eating spot anytime throughout the year, their special offering each New Year's Eve has become the highlight of this... More 

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Genoa, Italy
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I arrived just before their kitchen opened for evening service but after 15 mins and a drink ordered a meal and hat the waitress was happy to assist me by making my Terriaki salmon more healthy and offered vegetables and braised spinach rather than the coconut rice and crispy spinach given a different day and l would have stuck with... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I don't usually write reviews but after dining at Salvation I was so impressed with our experience that I wanted to share it on here! My wife and I enjoyed dinner after being turned away from a few full/ closed restaurants on the same road. It looks a little dark and confused at first but from the moment we walked... More 

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This place is a real surprise. The decor is very basic, like a retro diner in the 60's but the food that comes out of the kitchen is amazing. After 2 weeks of eating steak, ribs and fries and not much else whilst in America, the choices here were such a refreshing change. Great waiter, great atmosphere, great, great, great!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The owner and staff at the Salvation Cafe put on a great party for my husband's & my Vow Renewal Ceremony and Party. They were flexible in working with my requests, put on a fabulous buffet with delicious foods and made recommendations for other local businesses I could work with for services I was looking for. We are not a... More 

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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