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Cafe Zelda

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528 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6711
+1 401-849-4002
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fried lobster” (5 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
“escargot” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
528 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6711
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pour Judgement has yet to disappoint us!!! I have their delicious steak tacos and opted for the gluten free option and asked for them with corn tortillas. Absolutely delicious. My husband had their Buffalo wings, he said some of the best he’s ever had!!!! Sarah...More

Thank janebresko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a gem. I had the best New England Clam Chowder. This restaurant puts the Black Pearl to shame. The chicken fried lobster was outstanding. I look forward to returning.

Thank GooseCowboy
Reviewed March 20, 2018

What else is there to say, other than, we would be regulars if we lived in the area! Great cozy bar area, and the Newport Chowder was fantastic!

Thank mlurski
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink with a big group of friends. We ordered then the bartender told us to get the F out.. I asked why and he started screaming! Guess someone in our party brought his leftovers from dinner into the bar. Instead of...More

Thank Dan M
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Great place to grab a drink & a bite. You never know who you'll meet here or what fun will find you. If you are a tuna fan, def check out the Ahi on the apps menu.

Thank Courtney D
Reviewed December 12, 2017

The weather wasn't great during our stay in Newport so we were looking for a place to get out of the snow, have a quick drink and snack. We ended up at Zelda's both days! The bartender and guests were friendly and the food and...More

Thank Rosanne J
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Another favorite with the locals. Our first visit.... Cafe has a nice ambience, interesting and flavorful menu. Wait staff friendly and eager to please Nice evening with Friends

Thank lmseifert2
Reviewed October 10, 2017

A $32, 3-course meal is offered Tuesday - Thursdays that changes weekly so we set sail for Thames Street, arriving a few minutes before 6:30PM, lets call it 6:28PM. The restaurant is housed in an attractive brick and brownstone building constructed in 1895 that was...More

Thank westie2
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Travelling through Newport for a day, we stopped in a bar after the days sightseeing. The bar was great, locals friendly and decent prices. We asked the barman to recommend where to eat not knowing it was a restaurant. The food was probably the best...More

1  Thank Martin B
Reviewed August 23, 2017

We had dinner at Cafe Zelda during the Jazz Festival. I pointed out the Foie Gras "Creme Brulee" appetizer to my wife, who loves foie gras. The creme brulee part sounded interesting, so she ordered it. What a mistake. First of all, the foie gras...More

1  Thank karkmaz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6711
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-4002
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