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Salvation Cafe

140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
+1 401-847-2620
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pad thai” (75 reviews)
“fried spinach” (15 reviews)
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American, International, Healthy, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Every single local has been to Salvation. This meandering restaurant seems to have been decorated by a fifth grader: fabric hanging from pipes, space heaters, do it yourself upholstery, you know. The menu is all over the place, pasta, steak, pad thai. Probably too big...More

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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

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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

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great day with the wife. Spent the day at a spa then went to the Salvation Cafe. It’s an artsy place with great food and drinks. They have a interesting mix of ingredients for unique tastes that really work. The staff was attentive...More

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NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Thanks for the great review, you sound like a great spouse. Dinner and a Day Spa...#relationshipgoals. We appreciate the feedback and hope to see you again next year! (or before)

Reviewed 14 November 2017

Visiting friends here in Newport and they suggested we go here. Prices were very good for the quality of food. Several of us ordered the Pad Thai (Chicken, Pork Belly). Both were delicious and they asked how spicy we wanted. Thankful we had a choice....More

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NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to give us a lovely review, especially to highlight the food, we love it when the Chef gets praised, it's a tough job! Please tell your friend that recommended us that we really appreciate it and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Salvation Cafe in early November 2017 with colleagues from work. I ordered the small plate of ribs. The portion was very generous enough, at least from my perspective, to serve as a main course. If you get the main course portion, plan on...More

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NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Hello Todd G- I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the ribs. I have a manager meeting today and will review the process that got an unsatisfactory app to your table, maybe a ball was dropped along the way. Our ribs are usually...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

A work colleague in Belfast had recommended Salvation and we were lucky enough to find a parking space right outside the door. It’s something of a Tardis. When we walked in the place looked busy and I doubted we’d get a table. I needn’t have...More

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NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

First of all, how cool that someone from Belfast recommended us and that we got a Dr. Who reference all in one sentence. You are absolutely right about the menu / flashlight dilemma. Myself and staff are constantly fighting with the lighting. Like Blanche Dubois,...More

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We planned to have dinner at a different place; however, it was so crowded and virtually impossible to get into on a Thursday evening. Our B&B owner had suggested this Salvation Cafe and we are so glad he did! My husband loves IPA draft beer...More

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NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely feedback. I am happy to hear that you found good gluten free options as it is something that we are careful to have available when we make menus. Kyle has done wonders with our Craft on Draft push this...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

I very much enjoyed my dinner at Salvation Cafe last weekend. We did not have a reservation on a Saturday night but were quickly accommodated at the bar. Quirky and fun decor, staff friendly and very helpful. Food wonderful! I had mac and cheese with...More

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NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thanks so much LeeAnn! for taking the time to give us such a stunning review and for getting us. I'm really glad that you enjoyed yourself, that's what we are here for! We really appreciate this lovely review.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

The décor is best described as funky though psychedelic would work equally well. My wife ordered Pad Thai with chicken while I went full boar with jambalaya, hold the file gumbo. The amount of food is generous and the overall the meal was more than...More

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NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Hello guys- I'm so sorry you were disappointed in your meal, it is our goal to exceed your expectations any night of the week. I will be speaking to the Monday night crew to make sure that they are trained properly to execute our new...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This place came recommended from our hosts at the Airbnb up the street. We popped in for an early dinner on a Friday night around 5:30 PM. The place was pretty empty except for a party going on in the event room upstairs. We ordered...More

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NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks guys and thanks to your AirBnB host for recommending us. I love being a quirky little joint and love that our quirky awesome guests took some time to let others know about us. We appreciate it and hope to see you again soon!

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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
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 30
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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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