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Cafe Zelda

528 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6711
+1 401-849-4002
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hanger steak” (8 reviews)
“escargot” (6 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
528 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6711
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1 - 10 of 211 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The menu isn't necessarily inventive, but the quality is very good and the staff is great. Fried lobster is terrific and the escargot is as well.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just had drinks at the bar. The bar tender was rude and very disrespectful not only to us but other people who came in. He seems annoyed and just wanted to gossip with his friends. I would skip it.

Thank James T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for a drink in the"pub" sid of this cafe. The bar is small and well stocked and very friendly! Watched some great surfer videos! Will probably go back again today!

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a pleasant dinner during our stay in Newport. Nice interior, good quality food, great service. I wish they had more dessert choices.

Thank ActiveFamilyNJ
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Got the mussels entree as an app, and Zelda burger. Very good pub/restaurant aura the food. Beer was fairly priced too. Wife got a Caesar salad and was unique with a full head of Romaine lettuce, lightly charred. I'd recommend here for a quiet casual...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went here with a large group - family was on the hunt for the BEST Clam Chowder - Cafe Zelda had a Great version of a clam chowder....we realized they have dill in it and I think it was GREAT Delicious! Try it! Enjoy

Thank mac91960
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My husband and I went back to Zelda's after a pretty good meal about a month or so ago. We always feel we have to give a restaurant the 2nd go-round test. We were optimistic. The atmosphere is very pleasant, and the staff are super...More

Thank mac949
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Café Zelda is a charming restaurant featuring French and American cuisine. The clam chowder is outstanding. The main entrees and desserts were exceptional. Low key, comfy and welcoming. Definitely going back!

Thank MARGARET A
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Delicious seafood, wine, and service. The grilled fish was cooked to perfection, the scallops tasty and not over-cooked/rubbery. The chowder was hot, hearty, and flavorful.

Thank TheKidd26
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had dinner here with a party of nine. Service was excellent and the ambiance was nice. Food was variable. Raw pork belly on two of the dishes. Overcooked chicken on another. Salmon dishes were very good as were the scallops and pasta dishes. All in...More

1  Thank aljel1939
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 528 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840-6711
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-4002
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