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456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-5230
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna tacos” (28 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“arugula salad” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for dinner, the place itself is very charming and the food was delicious. The staff was very friendly. Had a wonderful time.

Thank Rose P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just had the pleasure to have a dinner there yesterday and we are going back today. There is no kitchen like that in Block Island, a great bread, dried tomatos and great quality olive oil for the table says a lot. A small restaurant,...More

Thank Criscriscam
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Varied menu and wonderful presentation. Friendly and helpful staff. Food was delicious and prepared well.

1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Eli's is an interesting place for BI because it's not one of the restaurants that boasts a stunning ocean view, or one that has a "we're a fun boat-dock people crowd" vibe. It's a small place right on Chapel St. right off the main street...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Great little restaurant on Block Island; not a terribly extensive menu, but everything we have tried (and I think we've tried 80% of menu items) was fresh, tasty and delicious. Really innovative menu items and what makes it great is that the servers do know...More

Thank Cristina G
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

What a great find. The staff was fantastic from the moment you walked in the door. Definitely try the rosarita. The tuna tacos were amazing. Close quarters helped us get to know some friendly locals. Great atmosphere

Thank Meghan N
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We live on Block Island and knew that, after a winter break, t Eli's would open with a new executive chef. All I can say is WOW. What a wonderful dinner we just had. Looking forward to returning to try other choices. Also looking forward...More

2  Thank Blockislander
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been to Eli's a dozen times in 6 years, always glad we did. Tuna nachos a favorite each time. Seafood all good, salads good, key lime custard excellent. Very nice vibe (off season), music, and impeccable service. Costs money, and...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed September 20, 2016

At here with a fairly large group. Menu is not extensive, but plenty of choices for appetizers and entrees. the group enjoyed a couple of very tasty and properly cooked rib eyes, pappardelle carbonara, scallops on polenta, pork tenderloin stir fry, and ginger crusted tuna....More

Thank stevefh
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Eli’s is a smallish restaurant (probably 10 tables and a bar that seats six) located on a relatively quiet street in the Old Harbor. They do not take reservations so proper planning is in order if you do not want to wait for a table....More

Thank Gregory P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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: +1 401-466-5230
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