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Cafe Zelda, Newport: 3 reviews and 7 photos

  Burnt burger, greasy limpy fries
by Gypsystravels

We were looking for a place where we could grab a late night meal and a few drinks within close proximity to our hotel and we happen to come across this place. You enter from a corner door which is directly in the bar area with the dinning area just behind in a separate room. The restaurant was empty aside from us and another table but the bar was pretty packed. We decided we wanted to sit and grabbed a table in the dinning area. The decor was quite nice, but the food and service was horrible.

Although the restaurant was empty, it took the waitress a long time to bring us menus and take our drink order. This was the beginning of what we would describe as one of his worst meals ever. We both decided to go with the burger and fries.

It took over 1/2 hour for our order to come out and when it did, it was horrible. The fries looked like they were sitting on a grease vat, they were limpy and super greasy. The burger was burnt on the outside beyond recognition but raw on the inside. It was horrible. I took a few bites of my burger before I decided I just couldn't take another. We were both so disgusted with our meal that he lost our appetite.

The waitress came by one more time to ask if we wanted dessert, we both looked at each other and said NO. She looked at our plates and just shrugged and whisked them away bringing our check thereafter.

We were quite upset about our meal and wanted to say something to the waitress but I didn't want this horrible meal experience to ruin the beginning of our weekend. We decided to just pay and chalk this up to a really bad meal experience. We did leave the restaurant hungry and decided to have some pizza instead. We were laughing because we could have avoided this whole bad experience if we would have followed our instincts and just have pizza and beers instead.

Oh well, needless to say we will not be eating here again.

Address: 528 Thames Street
Price Comparison: about average
Phone: (401) 849-4002
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 1
Theme: American

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 10, 2016
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