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Empire Tea & Coffee

22 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2938
+1 401-619-1388
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Empire multiple times on our visit to Newport. I enjoyed the cookies quite a lot in addition to the consistent cold and hot beverages we tried. The way that they serve their espresso based drinks makes sense to those who know EXACTLY what...More

Thank RockyMountainAnt
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went with some friends for some coffee one day and I was excited to try it out because I had heard so much about it. I got a pumpkin chai latte, which was pretty tasty. I also got the almond butter toast with seasonal...More

Thank Cjbranco22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So happy to find a local coffee shop as an alternative to the usual corporate conglomerate. Excellent selection of coffee, teas, lattes, and cappuccinos. Incredible variety of milks and sweeteners to cater to the masses. Definitely where the locals go to get their morning fix....More

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a modern, clean decor; friendly staff and decent WiFi (don't forget to ask for a WiFi slip with the details). The coffee was good and my boyfriend's ice coffee was good too. On our second visit I got cold drink with bubbles...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I love ginger -- ginger chews, fresh ginger, ginger snaps, they had me at ginger scone! My husband enjoyed his blueberry scone as well. Excellent texture and perfect flavors. Coffee was aromatic and staff was great. Prices very reasonable.

Thank muzzkins
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I now tend to evaluate coffee shops as compared to Starbucks (although I am not a great fan of Starbucks). Anyway, Empire was organized much the same way where you get in line, order your coffee and any pastry that you would like, pay for...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here in the mornings with the kids. Healthy takes on breakfast classics. Great local blend of coffee - River Lane. Service can be slow but good food and coffee.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Everything is overpriced and they are COMPLETELY inconsistent. The girls behind the counter are pretty rude also - not great customer service at all. They have these new "grab and go" breakfast sandwiches which are awful; soggy and cold. Stay away from those, you're better...More

Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Had to go twice and might go again! Latte and scone were perfect and avocado toast for lunch was awesome! Bright, welcoming decor with chargers at each little table or booth. Highly recommend.

Thank MDWtraveler
Reviewed 9 July 2017

unfortunately we were just passing through newport and wouldn't be able to go back and hang out at this place as a regular. one of the best cups of coffee i've every had--and it was even *just* a decaf coffee. great funky space that makes...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2938
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-1388
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