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Salvation Cafe

140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
+1 401-847-2620
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“pad thai” (72 reviews)
“fried spinach” (14 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended this cafe as a family & allergy friendly place to eat. When approaching we weren't sure what to expect, it has a pretty psychedelic ambiance. We were incredibly surprised by our experience. The food was FABULOUS & our family had a great...More

Thank LovenGelato
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 27 March 2017

My favorite restaurant in Newport. This place has a funky atmosphere, great service, and amazing menu options. Even if just looking for a cool place to have cocktails with friends, the back patio area is a great option. Don't miss out on this amazing restaurant...More

Thank hradical6
NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

First of all your handle is hradical so it makes sense that we would be a good fit. Thanks for calling us your favorite, that makes us happy. You are now our favorite too! Hope to see you soon for a Mojito, we are growing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

absolutely wonderful, broadway used to rough, but this place is AWESOME, have the pork belly pizza and the ribs

Thank gvg2017
NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks! How can anyone go wrong with Ribs & Pork Belly? ;)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have wanted to eat at salvation cafe for quite some time, and I have finally had the opportunity to, but unfortunately the food was nothing to write home about. I ordered a beet salad with rare cooked salmon, however when I received my dish...More

1  Thank amp4991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The host brother of my son recommended this for the big dinner of his famlity and ours, including my parents from China. Kinda cool and funky in there - I mean really nice ambience, and eclectic, except that we are a bit "obsolete" especially my...More

1  Thank simonfung888
NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for giving us a try and getting into our spirit of ecclecticism. I hope the staff made you feel comfortable, we like to have a diverse appeal and hopefully provide a unique Newport experience. Thanks again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After a few great meals here shortly after they opened and then I left the area. Recently returned for a few weeks of business. Ate here twice. Both experiences wonderful. They had a fantastic mixed game chili appetizer on both visits. Try the Hendrey red...More

1  Thank cjdotheworld
NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the great review and thanks for mentioning the parking, it's something that many customers need but not many know about. The Hendry is a great wine and a very small, family owned vineyard that we are lucky to be one of...More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Signage could be better as you could drive right by this place and never see it. Very comfortable inside and the food is very good. I had the Pad Thai which was excellent. There is a small bar area in back with outside seating. There...More

1  Thank Bankguy1961
NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Oh the signage! Our sign is a piece of local Folk Art but unfortunately almost unreadable...we are hoping to add to it for better recognition soon. Thanks for taking the time to add your great review and I'll work on the signage although now that...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Are you looking for a unique and amazing Newport restaurant experience? This is the perfect place for you. Salvation is the type of place you can go dressed up for a nice date night, or super casual for a few drinks at the outdoor fire-pit....More

Thank Justin P
NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Hi Justin- Thanks so much for taking time to give this stellar feedback. Glad you liked the firepit area near the Tiki Bar, space can be in such short supply in the Summer in town so we made that for folks to spread out, relax...More

Reviewed 23 February 2017

Place was MUCH bigger than it appears, huge dinning area in back. Wine list was more than fair, fresh Swordfish was VERY good. Lots of choices for everyone.

Thank chumley54
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The food here is amazing! I've dined here for breakfast and dinner, and was pleased each time. Very fun, yet relaxed atmosphere to enjoy delicious food.

Thank mj1192
NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Sorry for late response, I missed this one. I really appreciate your 5 stars, it makes it all worth while! Our chef may make the delicious food but it's customers like you who make the fun, relaxed atmosphere. Thanks!

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27 January 2015|
Response from NewportBuddy | Property representative |
Hi Jackie- thanks for thinking of us for your shower. Please google our website ( sorry they don't allow links here) and fill out an event inquiry form and I can send you menu and pricing ideas. We have a gorgeous... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
04:30 - 10:00
17:00 - 00:00
04:30 - 10:00
17:00 - 00:00
04:30 - 10:00
17:00 - 00:00
04:30 - 10:00
17:00 - 00:00
04:30 - 11:00
17:00 - 00:00
04:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-847-2620
  • E-mail
Salvation Cafe offers fireside dining in the winter and award winning al fresco dining in the Summer. Voted "Best Restaurant, Newport" by Providence Phoenix 2012 & 2013. Our summertime raw bar menu is available in our outdoor tiki bar. Enjoy a lobster roll & our famous Coconut Mojitos or join us for Sangria & Sunsets after a day at the beach! Parking is available in lot behind restaurant.
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