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Belle's Cafe

1 Washington St, Newport Shipyard, Newport, RI 02840-1513
+1 401-619-5964
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“avocado toast” (7 reviews)
“panini” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1 Washington St, Newport Shipyard, Newport, RI 02840-1513
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Everything from the delicious food to the tucked away location in Newport Harbor makes Belle's a great place for brunch.More

Thank Haley B
NewportShipyard, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Haley - Thank you for coming to Belle's Cafe, we appreciate you taking the time to write a great review! We are now looking ahead to warmer days when we can sit outside and enjoy a Belle's breakfast sandwich or lobster roll! Have a...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

The charged $5 for a bottle of water! The lobster roll was just average. I realize it was the boat show weekend but what a ripoffMore

Thank blondie b
NewportShipyard, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Dear Blondie B - We appreciate you submitting your review. We're sorry you felt the water was too expensive. The next time you're at Newport Shipyard, please feel free to bring a refillable water bottle and there is a water jug at the end of...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017

This is a local hang out for off season. The people behind the counter were super friendly and the food was delicious and good portion sizes. Great way to start an early morning!

Thank Patrice L
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This place was recommended by the front desk of our hotel. It is tucked away in a shipyard. It was a short walk from the Wyndham Long Wharf. There is a security guard outside which may throw you off but just tell him that you...More

Thank JEN M
NewportShipyard, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Dear Jen - Thank you for visiting Belle's Cafe and for your great review! We'll be sure to thank our friends at the Wyndham Long Wharf who send customers our way regularly. The pumpkin chocolate chip pancakes are definitely a fan favorite & great for...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

Belle's is a workman's Restaurant in the Newport Shipyard. There is a standard menu and daily specials. The standard menu is eclectic and can be viewed on the website, the daily specials make it exciting. You order at the counter then find a seat. My...More

Thank Danny D
nsy-newport, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear Danny - Thank you for visiting Belle's Cafe and for your great review, we appreciate it. We're glad to know your wife enjoyed the Crab Cakes Benedict (a fan favorite!) and you enjoyed the Italian Melt from our specials board. We will share your...More

Reviewed 17 November 2017

We stayed nearby and could walk to this place easily....once we found out it was IN the shipyard. We went for breakfast here 4 our of the 5 mornings we were in Newport. We absolutely loved the place. The food was fantastic! We can highly...More

Thank Marko02642
NewportShipyard, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Hello - Thank you for visiting Belle's Cafe and for your great review, we appreciate it! We're so happy you enjoyed the food at Belle's and will share this review with our employees. Thank you again & we hope you'll come back to Belle's the...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

Stopped here on the Neighborhood Food Tour and sampled the Greek Panini - it was delicious with lots of unique flavors.More

Thank Lucy B
nsy-newport, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Dear Lucy - Thank you for your review and for visiting Newport Shipyard & Belle's Cafe. We're glad you liked our Greek Panini and we hope you'll come back again the next time you're in Newport. We really enjoy partnering with Rhode Island Red Food...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

Prices are high, food is just ok, Menu is very limited, service is rude. my couple of simple questions got the "eye roll" from the counter person. The only reason I would go back is that its the only thing available for a quick lunch...More

1  Thank mgdearborn61
nsy-newport, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Dear mgdearborn61 - Thank you for your review and letting us know about your experience. We will discuss this review with our staff members today to find out what may have gone wrong on our end. We apologize you felt you were treated rudely, this...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Found this place while on a port stop during our New England cruise, loved it. Casual dining (order at counter and they let you know when food is ready) in a great location. We had a table on the dock and enjoyed the 'nautical' ambience.More

Thank Mike D
nsy-newport, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Mike D - Thank you for visiting Belle's Cafe and for your great review! We are so happy you enjoyed our casual atmosphere inside Newport's only and oldest working shipyard. We have plenty of inside and outside seating (at least in the warmer months)...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Had breakfast at Belle's a cafe situated in a working boat yard. Fascinating to see some very large yachts being worked on as you wander around. Extensive breakfast and lunch menu with great outdoor seating when the weather permits. Friendly staff. Don't think they open...More

Thank Prop19
nsy-newport, Public Relations Manager at Belle's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Prop 19 - Thank you for visiting Belle's Cafe and for your review! You're right, we are only open for breakfast and lunch and are now serving brunch daily through the middle of December. We often think of visiting the Shipyard and Belle's Cafe...More

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Hello! No reservation needed. We are open daily 7am-3pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Washington St, Newport Shipyard, Newport, RI 02840-1513
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-5964
Description
Belle's Café is closed for a short winter's nap! Re-opening early March 2018.
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