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The Hungry Monkey Cafe is a unique, diner-style restaurant located in the heart of the Broadway district in Newport, RI. Serving breakfast and lunch daily, our mission is simple – to provide delicious food, amazing customer service, and a clean, creative and desirable atmosphere for our customers to enjoy.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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All reviews brunch french toast home fries pancakes hash buffalo chicken ham bread eggs were cooked perfectly great breakfast spot breakfast place holiday weekend tasted great food was amazing minute wait fun atmosphere worth the wait
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Reviewed November 21, 2020

We had such a lovely time at the Hungry Monkey in mid November. We sat outside and pulled up menus via QR codes due to COVID and the restaurant staff was incredibly attentive. The food was quick and delicious. Couldn’t have had a better time...or felt more safe and welcome.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 19, 2020

We stopped in for breakfast on a weekeday & found it very nice. Very helpful & nice waitress. For something different, I had the red neck eggs Benedict & my wife had the egg sandwich. They had specials of pumpkin spice pancakes & apple pie...pancakes.. Nice placeMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 12, 2020

We loved that the owners were working and took the tome time to talk to us. They were great! The Ruben omelette was incredible. The chocolate chip pancakes were delicious. Our waitress even offered us to go coffees. It’s great to support the little guy!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 11, 2020 via mobile

Enjoyed outdoor breakfast. Great french toast and buffalo chicken omelet! Home fries were very good too. Staff so friendly! Oldies playing inside restaurant that we got to hear outside as well. Host said he appreciated our support of local restaurants. Will return there.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 21, 2020 via mobile

We had a great breakfast. My wife is gluten-free and she was able to have toast with her eggs as well as home fries. I had the sausage and biscuits, the biscuits were homemade and the sausage gravy was also, both were quite delicious.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 12, 2020

The breakfast was fantastic! We arrived Saturday morning around 10:30 am. Jim, one of the owners, was taking names and phone numbers for a wait list. It was a 45 minute wait, but we were told by our hotel concierge that The Hungry Monkey was...the place to get a great breakfast. It was worth every second of the wait! Jim was extremely pleasant and a gracious host. He made us feel like part of his family. The outdoor seating was spaced appropriately and sanitized, we were at ease and very comfortable. I had the stuffed French toast with cream cheese icing and peaches with sausage on the side. It was unbelievable! Michele had the blueberry pancakes which she said were amazing. Kali, (I hope I spelled that right) our waitress was very friendly. Her service was excellent. We were so happy with the meal, we came back on Sunday for our farewell breakfast before we left for home. I had the Gorilla Special, and Michele had the Banana split French toast, a decadent treat for breakfast! There is a wait, but for good reason, It is worth the wait. I don't think you can get a better breakfast in Newport! When we come back, I will be sure to stop in for a great meal and pleasant conversation. The Hungry Monkey is a must if you are in Newport, Rhode Island! Don't forget to bring home one of their branded mugs! We bought 3 to take home and gave 1 as a gift. I support small businesses everywhere I go, and The Hungry Monkey is a standout for sure!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 7, 2020 via mobile

We stopped here and got chicken caesar salad wraps. This was the worst wrap I’ve ever had in my life. The chicken was dry and hard. We waited about 20minutes, and took it to go. The wrap at first glance looked edible, but it was...not. The french fries were so soggy and covered in grease, which was whatever because we didn’t plan on french fries, it was an added bonus. I tried to pick the chicken out and eat the wrap but ended up just throwing it away. The place itself is cute with its decor and celebrity pictures. It also had outdoor seating. Prices are reasonable. So for reasonable pricing and cute decor I’ll give it 1 star. Other than that, this lunch was terrible.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 18, 2020 via mobile

Found this on TripAdvisor and gave it a try for ourselves. We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast, had nice service and a friendly vibe

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 14, 2020 via mobile

Meh. Food and presentation was mediocre. Staff was allowing people to walk in without masks which was really annoying. Wearing a mask is a simple rule to follow - every other restaurant in Newport seemed to take it seriously. Could use a good cleaning.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 9, 2020 via mobile

Very good! I had eggs Benedict with hash—yummy—I am GF and I was very satisfied. They offer Udis bread. Eve one else at my table loved their meal. Four stars because the restaurant felt a bit unclean, but overall very good!

Date of visit: July 2020
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