We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


Is this your business?
456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-5230
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“tuna tacos” (28 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“arugula salad” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
Write a Review
Reviews (200)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 200 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Got here at 630 pm on Saturday and the place only had one or two tables filled so we got in easily (only ten tables in the place, there is a bar too) and by 7 pm the place was packed. Calamari was good, nothing...More

Thank WhaleyD
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We had dinner at Eli's, the food was delicious. We were with a group of four and asked for separate checks, the waitress said it could not be done. Not a big deal, but would have been easier to settle up, at the end of...More

Thank 422richards422
Nearby Restaurants
Mohegan Cafe & Brewery
365 reviews
.05 miles away
Poor People's Pub
319 reviews
.20 miles away
1661 Inn Restaurant
248 reviews
.20 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Ballard's Beach
181 reviews
.06 miles away
1661 Farm and Gardens
109 reviews
.31 miles away
Island Free Library
34 reviews
.09 miles away
Block Island Historical Society
31 reviews
.48 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Eli's staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing