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Empire Tea & Coffee

22 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2938
+1 401-619-1388
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two sandwiches: 1) turkey and 2) mozzarella. Both were great. Coffee is fabulous. I think they roast their own. Lots of quiet spots to sit and read and sip or have a meeting. Plenty of power outlets. A treat to visit here.

Thank aggada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff is always super friendly, drinks are great and the vibe is very chill and relax. Great local spot offering different foods and hot/cold drinks. Stop here if you're in the area!

Thank KailieRGD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee to go. The counter server was very unfriendly. The coffee was ready quickly. I drink it black so I didn't stop to add any dairy or sweetener; just took it in the car and drove away. When I took a...More

Thank Kris91
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We just stopped in for coffee and got a coffee cake muffin. Service was friendly and quick. The coffee cake muffin was excellent. Just a quick stop before our walk to tour the area. I would visit again.

Thank Wklstoywife
Reviewed 15 October 2017

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 15 October 2017 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 3 October 2017

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 19 September 2017 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 3 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 8 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
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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
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 18:00
19:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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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