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Eli's

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456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
401-466-5230
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mystic CT
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We decide to eat dinner a bit off the main drag and what a pleasant surprise. This was one of the best meals of my life and the service was top notch! Not to be missed if you are staying on the Block and looking for a quite dinner!

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Thank amynoank
Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent restaurant with limited dining seating and even more limited bar seating, but worth the wait since they don't take reservations. The menu rotates quite a bit, and the service is excellent since a waiter/waitress is no more than 10 feet away at any point in time.

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Thank Brad781
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband ordered the Argentine Empanadas. He thought they were really good and perfectly seasoned. I found them a touch spicy, but the crust was perfect. I had the tuna nachos, which was so fresh and flavorful. For dinner he had the Spinach Pappardelle Carbonara which was very rich, and flavorful. I had the codfish fillet which was flakey and... More 

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Thank Colette R
Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our meal here and Eli's ended up being one of our favorite restaurants. The ambiance of the dining room is very cozy and what we were looking for in Block Island. The menu has an asian-inspired flare to it which was unique and a pleasant change from the standard lobster rolls and chowders which were our standard... More 

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Thank Adriane L
Watertown, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They dont take reservations so we went early! They open at 6pm. The food and drinks were yummy! We would go back!

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Thank Susan K
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Food was ok but 3 small scalops for $31 is absurd. Menu was very limited. The Tiny noisy room was crowded.

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Thank Mike G
Woodbury, ct
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Food is quite good. The staff are very friendly. Nice place to score points with the girlfriend! Haha

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Thank hameld
White Plains, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I have eaten at Eli's every summer on trips to BI for the past many years. I have never been disappointed. Excellent food, great drinks and a very pleasant staff. The line that's usually outside the restaurant is confirmation that others agree as well.

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Thank sailsteve2016
Block Island
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

The restaurant is small and somewhat noisy. The food is wonderful this year!! The service is good. They open at 6PM, not a minute sooner, even if folks are waitng outside in the rain and wind. They do not take reservations so getting there early is best.

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Thank Arlene T
Block Island
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

New menu this year. The soup d' jour was delicious. The tuna with sopa noodles was superb. A bit noisy and crowded. They do not take reservations.

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Thank Arlene T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $30
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: 401-466-5230

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?