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Belle's Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Belle's Cafe is located in the heart of Newport Shipyard in downtown Newport, RI. We serve breakfast and lunch daily with many delicious specials to offer a wide variety utilizing fresh, local ingredients. We are open from early March to late December and have a cozy inside dining room as well as outdoor seating, in the warmer months, for up to 75 people. Come checkout the yachting action in Newport's only and oldest working shipyard.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has delicious catch of the day, lobster rolls and several other menu options. I thought their lobster rolls were the best in town. Seating is outside on the dock where you can enjoy the sounds of power tools, generators and smell the diesel...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Dneuburger
nsy-newport, Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your great review! We are so glad you enjoyed our Twin Lobster Rolls (for sure a menu favorite!) and we hope you'll be back again the next time you're visiting Newport. Have a great summer! Allen & the Belle's Team

Reviewed April 29, 2019

We stopped there yesterday after getting off of the Trolley Guided Tour. It was a nice spot to stop for lunch before heading home. The sandwiches were delicious, as was the clam chowder. Just wish the indoor seating area was a little larger to accommodate...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Matthew B
NewportShipyard, Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Thank you for your great review! We hope you'll be back again when the weather is nicer. Have a great rest of your spring! Sincerely, Allen & the Belle's Team

Reviewed April 22, 2019

We stopped here for a quick lunch before taking a tour of Newport. My husband and I shared the twin lobster roll. We each had one along with a pasta salad, which was plenty of food. The flavor was very good, and with it being...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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NewportShipyard, Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Thank you for your great review! We're glad you enjoyed our lobster rolls, they are definitely a menu favorite. We hope you'll come back again the next time you're in Newport. Sincerely - Allen & the Belle's Team

Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

My mom and I went to Belle’s on a recommendation. We were not disappointed. Breakfast was delicious. Service was friendly and fast.

Date of visit: April 2019
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NewportShipyard, Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Thank you for your great review! We look forward to having you back soon! Sincerely - Allen & the Belle's Team

Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

The twin lobster rolls were recommended on a tour so we got them. Unassuming, straight forward on grilled hot dog buns with a side. $23 plus tax. Very good!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Bill Z
nsy-newport, Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Thank you for your great review! We're glad you hear you enjoyed our Twin Lobster Rolls, they are certainly a meny favorite. We hope you'll be back again very soon. Sincerely, The Belle's Team

Reviewed November 11, 2018

Truly a unique “only in Newport” location, inside an active boat construction yard. You get a chance to watch some of the world’s most fabulous yachts being maintained or built as you nibble on your nachos. Not easy to find, and many folks turn around...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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nsy-newport, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thank you for your great review! We're glad you found us & we hope you'll return again on your next trip to Newport. Have a great rest of your fall - Belle's will be open until Weds., Dec 19, closing on Thursday, Dec 20 for...More

Reviewed November 7, 2018

No tables inside, so not a place for bad weather days. There's only enough room inside for a few customers to wait in line to place orders at the counter. There is a limited menu of breakfast and lunch items. But you can eat at...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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nsy-newport, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Hello & thank you for your great review! You must have missed our indoor dining area - we do have tables & chairs inside although it's a much smaller space than our outside dining area. We're happy to hear you found our menu interesting -...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Belles cafe is located in a building at the Newport Shipyard, which is a huge boatyard which provides storage maintenance and dock space for some of the biggest private sailing and motor yachts you will ever see. The food at Belles is outstanding. The twin...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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nsy-newport, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review! You're right, weekdays tend to be less busy than weekends, especially in the summer, and we are open now through mid-December (this year Dec 19 will be our last day for 2018) and will take a short seasonal break...More

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Check out the menu on the chalkboards overhead. Get in line to place an order, then your pager will notify you when the food is ready. Our lobster were fresh and the buttery roll was delish. The coleslaw was fresh. The best part? Walking through...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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NewportShipyard, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you for your great review, we appreciate it! We're so happy you enjoyed walking through Newport Shipyard to find our restaurant and are delighted to hear you enjoyed our Twin Lobster Rolls (a menu fave) and our coleslaw. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

Took my wife and two kids here for breakfast - it was great. We beat the rush and the staff was welcoming and friendly. We got hash, which is homemade and cooked perfectly. I love hash so when I find a place that serves homemade...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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nsy-newport, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for your great review! We love hash, too! Our chef especially loves making it with local chourico to give it a local flavor. We're glad to hear you also liked our Avocado toast (also very popular) and eggs & sausage. We hope you'll...More

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BackPacker8418
October 22, 2018|
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Response from Sean M | Reviewed this property |
Parking is available for free at the Newport Shipyard where the cafe is located. Parking is free, but behind a guard shack. Tell the guardhouse attendant that you are going to Belle's and you won't have an issue. Parking... More
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kathyhK4807JU
July 19, 2018|
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Response from nsy-newport | Property representative |
Hi Kathy! Yes, we are open until mid-December. Check back on our Web site for hours in October - they may change a bit by then (more like 8am-2pm).
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Sunf53
April 21, 2017|
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Response from nsy-newport | Property representative |
Hello! No reservation needed. We are open daily 7am-3pm.
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