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Fifth Element

111 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2744
+1 401-619-2552
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“spinach balls” (27 reviews)
“pizza” (56 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
111 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2744
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in on championship Sunday for beer,burger and football....all good...so were the old jazz guys before the game.

Thank al4171
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for dinner. Very busy and lively, with good, attentive staff. The menu was good, and we had a sharing plate meal of a few starters, which was really as much as anyone would want. The chorizo meatballs were excellent, and the spicy carrots...More

Thank crawfie
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I dined with my family recently at Fifth Element in Newport, Rhode Island. This restaurant is on Broadway, about a 15 minute walk from the other end of town (Thames Street). Our reservation was made for 8.15pm, and when we arrived it was a hive...More

Thank Sue_near_Boston
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We walked from hotel, and went by several other places which all long lines. when we arrived the place was empty, no line! Made me nervous. Soon enough a jazz band set up, awesome!!! the food was great, came in a reasonable amount of time,...More

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Been wanting to try this spot for ages and finally made it there. Loved it! The Bistro steak was Delish and bigger than I expected. Cooked medium rare perfectly. And the cider brined pork chops was tasty and the sweet potato purée and Brussels sprouts...More

1  Thank MAJ_Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Fifth Element is a newer restaurant on Broadway, not far outside the center of Newport but off the beaten path enough that it's not overrun with tourists. The decor is modern, the staff is extremely attentive, the wine list is long, and the food...More

Thank je2000
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I have been to the Element multiple times and it is my go-to local restaurant. The food is a "farm to table" style. There are a wide variety of choices, something for meat lovers and veggies alike. They often have live music so the atmosphere...More

Thank mac949
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We went on Sunday around noon for brunch. the food was delicious, and the inside was sunny and busy. There were lots of people seated at the bar, and we got a spot near the band (which was a bit loud), but we were right...More

Thank Meg F
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We made last minute reservations on Open Table, got seated and served right away...great ambiance and food! Marghuerita pizza was delish!

Thank mthome1024
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner out and really enjoyed our meals. The options were great - lots of different vegetarian choices to pick from - and everything was delicious. Cauliflower and spinach balls were great! The only drawbacks were the dining room was loud, but...More

Thank Renee G
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How many calories is the specialty crepe of March 1,2015? How about the bacon cheddar pizza with blue cheese instead?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Broadway, Newport, RI 02840-2744
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-619-2552
  • E-mail