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Cru Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Quick Bites, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Located in Newport, Rhode Island, CRU Cafe is the purveyor of craft cafe dining. Integrating a weekly changing menu and fresh, local ingredients, this small boutique eatery always has something new to offer. Serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch you can take a tour of our local flavors offered up for every meal!
$5 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was visiting from NJ, and found CRU.. We had breakfast two days in a row..their dishes are delicious, the service is excellent; the coffee is always fresh- especially the Bellevue blend. Try the quinoa eggs platter, or the avocado eggs and toast...Ymmy. I will...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mia1955-2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cru cafe is a wonderful breakfast place. Everything about Cru Cafe was a pleasure. You order at the counter, get your own coffee, and find a table. On a nice day outside seating is a must. Your order is brought to your table. Oh did...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Athos M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought this place was great. Casual atmosphere, helpful staff and excellent food. We got an Italian chicken sandwich and a bowl of excellent clam chowder.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank aha4159623
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Found a very good review and decided to try for a quick lunch. Great selection of soups, salads, sandwiches and more ... outside seating as well as inside ... great staff!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank bluemoonbob
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

Cru Cafe offers breakfast, lunch and dinner! Order at the counter and your meals are brought to your table! Good sized portions, self seating, very friendly and communal type atmosphere. Great for eat in or call ahead take out! Added plus is BYOB!!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jodi B
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Great little place located around the corner from Tennis Hall of Fame building (and Audrain Car Museum, another must-see). Walk down Bellevue from Memorial toward the Mansions, and turn left into the shopping center; Cru is on the left. By the way, don’t even try...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank NewportTownie
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

I stopped here for a quick lunch on my way to a meeting. It was busy during lunch. I had a great salad with grilled salmon and it was prepared well. Seems like they have some great breakfast items also. The food took a while...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank doms1214
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

We are in town for the weekend and grabbed a quick lunch to go from Cru Café, so glad we did! We had hoped to be able to sit outside with our pup but the weather was changing and rain was coming so it was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dpgesq97
Reviewed March 30, 2019

It was very busy, but worth the wait. My sandwich was huge! The baked goods were to die for. Definitely would go again next time we are in Newport

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank P9517TXmelanied
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Went for takeout. I bought sandwiches and some decadent stuffed cookies. One sandwich was “Hen & hog” the other was shiitake mushrooms and arugula on a baguette. Both were great. Hen & Hog is batter fried chicken with bacon on brioche. There is always some...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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