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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” (73 reviews)
“fried spinach” (15 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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140 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2748
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun retro diner style joint. The place reminds me of my past BIG TIME! I got a kick out of how many millennials stopped and admired the records on the wall. I run a vinyl collectible show, so I took interest about what was up...More

Thank PinkTrixie
NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to give this Retro gal such a nice review, we appreciate it. We are sooooooo retro that when we opened in 1993 we actually had a record player with a stack of records that we would flip 3-4 times per...More

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

Go here because it is just a great place to sit in this very wildly decorated place with excellent food.

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

We love the Wild Ones! thanks!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Celebrating my niece's birthday, she wanted to go to the Salvation Cafe with the family! With a party of nine, we started off with the Calamari and Short Ribs! The meat on the ribs was tender and fell off the bone! The calamari was some...More

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

I'm thrilled to hear that you had a good time and enjoyed the food. We appreciate you taking the time to give us such a great review and are so glad that we will be in your dining choice rotation. We look forward to consistently...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pad Thai which isnt really a pad Thai but a greasy stir fry. It was ok but I would order differently if I ever come back, which I probably will not. My sister had the salmon which was very salty and the...More

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

Sorry to hear about your poor experience. I would like to push back about inappropriate artwork, we have a couple of beautiful abstract figure paintings by a local artist which I would not call inappropriate. It just sounds like our uniqueness is not your style...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a cool place off the beaten track on Broadway. And it is not easy to find, but worth the search! It is deceiving in size in that it is much larger inside than it appears to be. The staff is great and always...More

Thank michelewave04
NewportBuddy, Owner at Salvation Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow, I couldn't have written it better myself. You hit all the things we try to be and I'm so glad that you appreciate us. Thanks so much for taking the time to write this thoughtful review, we really appreciate it and hope to continue...More

Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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 12 July 2017

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

Reviewed 26 June 2017

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 23 June 2017

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 26 June 2017

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!

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26 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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
04:30 - 10:00
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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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