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Eli's

456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-5230
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tuna tacos” (28 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“arugula salad” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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1 - 10 of 200 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Varied menu and wonderful presentation. Friendly and helpful staff. Food was delicious and prepared well.

1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eli's is an interesting place for BI because it's not one of the restaurants that boasts a stunning ocean view, or one that has a "we're a fun boat-dock people crowd" vibe. It's a small place right on Chapel St. right off the main street...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great little restaurant on Block Island; not a terribly extensive menu, but everything we have tried (and I think we've tried 80% of menu items) was fresh, tasty and delicious. Really innovative menu items and what makes it great is that the servers do know...More

Thank Cristina G
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

What a great find. The staff was fantastic from the moment you walked in the door. Definitely try the rosarita. The tuna tacos were amazing. Close quarters helped us get to know some friendly locals. Great atmosphere

Thank Meghan N
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We live on Block Island and knew that, after a winter break, t Eli's would open with a new executive chef. All I can say is WOW. What a wonderful dinner we just had. Looking forward to returning to try other choices. Also looking forward...More

2  Thank Blockislander
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been to Eli's a dozen times in 6 years, always glad we did. Tuna nachos a favorite each time. Seafood all good, salads good, key lime custard excellent. Very nice vibe (off season), music, and impeccable service. Costs money, and...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 20 September 2016

At here with a fairly large group. Menu is not extensive, but plenty of choices for appetizers and entrees. the group enjoyed a couple of very tasty and properly cooked rib eyes, pappardelle carbonara, scallops on polenta, pork tenderloin stir fry, and ginger crusted tuna....More

Thank stevefh
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Eli’s is a smallish restaurant (probably 10 tables and a bar that seats six) located on a relatively quiet street in the Old Harbor. They do not take reservations so proper planning is in order if you do not want to wait for a table....More

Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Got here at 630 pm on Saturday and the place only had one or two tables filled so we got in easily (only ten tables in the place, there is a bar too) and by 7 pm the place was packed. Calamari was good, nothing...More

Thank WhaleyD
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had dinner at Eli's, the food was delicious. We were with a group of four and asked for separate checks, the waitress said it could not be done. Not a big deal, but would have been easier to settle up, at the end of...More

Thank 422richards422
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham
  • Phone Number: +1 401-466-5230
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