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456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
+1 401-466-5230
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna tacos” (28 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“arugula salad” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
456 Chapel St., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI 02807
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect way to top off a trip to Block Island is eating at Elis. The food; creative, delicious and well prepared. They have their act down! We sat at the bar and had a very attentive bartender. My only recommendation is perhaps some type of...More

Thank Mimica27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is something about Eli's that stands out from the rest of the dining spots on BI -- it's just kinda cool, kinda cozy, kinda casual and comfortable. And the food is excellent.

1  Thank KrazyKat63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at several restaurants during our annual BI visit. Two nice visits to Eli's. In the pst I'd have given them 5 stars but this year wasn't quite up to previous.

Thank Neil W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went for dinner, the place itself is very charming and the food was delicious. The staff was very friendly. Had a wonderful time.

Thank Rose P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I just had the pleasure to have a dinner there yesterday and we are going back today. There is no kitchen like that in Block Island, a great bread, dried tomatos and great quality olive oil for the table says a lot. A small restaurant,...More

Thank Criscriscam
Reviewed 6 June 2017

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

1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
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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