Places to Stay | Places to Eat

New Bedford has a variety of dining choices from excellent seafood restaurants to laid back Irish pubs. Experience a full palette of tastes brought to you by rich cultural heritage of the city, such as the local favorite Portuguese salted cod fish dish “bacalhau” or “linguiça” sausages. Your culinary adventure starts right here in New Bedford!


Seafood

Waterfront Grille
36 Homers Wharf
New Bedford, Ma 02740
508-997-7010
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New Bedford’s only harbor-front restaurant... Experience a ‘taste’ of the number one fishing port in the United States!

Seafire Grillhouse & Bar
72 N Water St
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 999-3333
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Freestone’s City Grill
41 William St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-7477
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Seaside Seafood Restaurant
1 Brigham Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-999-4200
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Inner Bay Restaurant and Lounge
1339 Cove Rd.
New Bedford, MA 02744
508-984-0489
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Vasco Da Gama Restaurant
86 Dartmouth St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-4340
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Hours of Operation: Monday - Sunday: 10am to 2am

Cotali Mar Restaurante
1178 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508- 990-0066
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Hours of Operation: Monday: Closed Sun, Tue, Wed: 11:30am - 10:00pm Thu, Fri, Sat: 11:30am - 12:00pm

Antonio’s Restaurant
267 -271 Coggeshall St.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-990-3636
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Salty Cod Fish Market and Restaurant
1497 Cove Rd.
New Bedford, MA 02740
774-628-9493
Hours of Operation: Wed - Thu: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm Fri - Sat: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Sun: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Me and Ed’s Restaurant
30 Brock Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02744
508-993-9922
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Hours of Operation: Monday: ClosedTuesday and Wednesday: 4:30am - 9pm Thursday and Sunday: 11:30 am to 9pm Friday and Saturday: 11:30am - 10pm  

Danny’s Seafood Restaurant
574 North Front St
New Bedford, MA
(508) 992-8643
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Horta’s Restaurant and Fish Market
68 Cove Street
New Bedford, MA 02744
508-9925063
Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Sat: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


American Cuisine

Angelo’s Orchid Diner
805 Rockdale Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-3172
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Waterfront Grille
36 Homers Wharf
New Bedford, Ma 02740
508-997-7010
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New Bedford’s only harbor-front restaurant... Experience a ‘taste’ of the number one fishing port in the United States!

Platters Restaurant
158 Rodney French Blvd
New Bedford, MA
(508) 990-8323
Owned and operated by a veteran. Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri: 5 am - 2 pm Sat-Sun: 5 am - 1 pm

Seafire Grillhouse & Bar
72 N Water St
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 999-3333
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Airport Grille
1569 Airport Rd.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-994-7455
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Freestone’s City Grill
41 William St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-7477
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Cork Wine & Tapas Bar
90 Front St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-994-9463
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Rose Alley Ale House
94 Front St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-858-5123
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Hours of Operation: Open 7 Days a Week: 11:30am to 2:00am

Pier 37
37 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-990-0117
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Hours of Operation: Sunday-Wednesday 3:00PM-1:00AM Thursday-Saturday 3:00PM-2:00AM Kitchen Open 3:00PM-9:00PM Daily

Knucklehead’s Bar & Grill
85 Mac Arthur Drive
508-984-8149
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Minerva’s Pizza
280 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-992-3344
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Roasted Pig
98 Nash Road
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-992-8267
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Cobblestone Restaurant
7 South Sixth St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-999-5486
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Hours of Operation: Tuesday through Sunday:  7:00 am to 2 pm

Paddy’s Hot Dogs
755 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740

Braza Rotisserie
467 Ashley Blvd
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-999-7200
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Hours of Operation:
Mon: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Destination Soups
149 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-991-7687
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Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 11am-5pm Sat 12-4 pm

Whaling City Diner
894 Purchase St
New Bedford, MA 02740
(774) 206-1693
Diner, American, Breakfast/Brunch


International Cuisine

Central Kitchen & Grill
2 Wing St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-996-2171

Café and Restaurant Girassol
1696 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-993-5058

Bamboo Garden
836 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-2349

Lebanese Kitchen
1487 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-992-8217
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Churrascaria Novo Mundo
98 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02744
508-991-8661
Hours of Operation: Monday: Closed Tuesday-Sunday: 11am - 9pm

Izzy’s Restaurant
72 Spring St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-997-7077

Spicy Lime
522 Pleasant St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-992-3330
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Thai Food

Riccardi’s Restaurant
901 Hathaway Rd.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-991-4200
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Aliança Restaurant
98 Cove Street
New Bedford, MA 02744
508-997-4142
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Chuck’s China Inn
1856 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-998-7650
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Incognito
1606 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-993-3933
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Café Portugal
1280 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-990-0688

Café Balena
24 North Water St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-990-0061
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Fortuna Grill
288 Union St
New Bedford, MA 02740
774-305-4680
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Ma Raffa’s Restaurant
85 Rockdale Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02744
508-992-8467
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Vasco Da Gama Restaurant
86 Dartmouth St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-4340
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Hours of Operation: Monday - Sunday: 10am to 2am

Pa Raffa’s Italian Restaurant
2857 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02745
508-995-7711
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Cotali Mar Restaurante
1178 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508- 990-0066
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Hours of Operation: Monday: Closed Sun, Tue, Wed: 11:30am - 10:00pm Thu, Fri, Sat: 11:30am - 12:00pm

Taqueria La Raza
1408 Acushnet Ave
New Bedford, MA
508-992-1314
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Antonio’s Restaurant
267 -271 Coggeshall St.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-990-3636
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No Problemo
813 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-984-1081
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Brick Pizzeria Napolitana
163 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-999-4943
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Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday: 11-9 Saturday: 11-9 Sunday: 12-8

Braza Rotisserie
467 Ashley Blvd
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-999-7200
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Hours of Operation:
Mon: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Golden Greek Restaurant
1103 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02747
508-997-8811

Tia Maria’s European Café
42 N Water St
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 993-8900
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Serving organic coffee, pastries, full breakfast, sandwiches, salads, traditional European entrees, Portuguese dishes, homemade desserts and more! Hours of Operation: Mon -Thu: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Fri - Sat: 7:30 am - 9:30 pm Sun: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm


Cafés, Bakeries, Breakfast

Center Café
466 Brock Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02745
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Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday: 7am - 3pm Saturday: 8am - 2pm Sunday: 8am - 2pm

Café and Restaurant Girassol
1696 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-993-5058

Willow Tree Restaurant
12 Rockdale Ave
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-990-3631
Hours of Operation: Mon - Sun: 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Padaria Nova Bakery
1598 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746

Café Portugal
1280 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-990-0688

Ma’s Donut Shop
1972 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02745
508-995-5521

Lydia’s Bakery
1668 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-992-1711

Goulart Square Bakery
413 Rivet St.
New Bedford, MA 02744
508-996-4327

Doces and Sweets
1300 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-999-3131

Café Europa
1256 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-997-1087

Chocolate Com Pimenta Bakery
1277 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-997-5788

Casa Victoria Bakery
104 County St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-994-9194

Cobblestone Restaurant
7 South Sixth St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-999-5486
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Hours of Operation: Tuesday through Sunday:  7:00 am to 2 pm

Carmen’s Bakery & Coffee Shop
478 Rivet St.
New Bedford, Ma 02744
508-996-9066
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Hours of Operation: Monday - Wednesday; closed Thursday and Friday: 9am to 6pm Saturday: 6am to 5pm Sunday: 6am to 1pm

Cafe Mimo
1526 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-996-9443

Boston Coffee & Bagel
122 Allen St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-992-3064

M & C Café
436 Belleville Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-993-2219
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Bear’s Den Café at Buttonwood Park Zoo
425 Hawthorn St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
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The Green Bean
740 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-984-3300
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Cafe Roma
3371 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02745
508-998-5281
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Destination Soups
149 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-991-7687
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Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 11am-5pm Sat 12-4 pm

Whaling City Diner
894 Purchase St
New Bedford, MA 02740
(774) 206-1693
Diner, American, Breakfast/Brunch

Tia Maria’s European Café
42 N Water St
New Bedford, MA 02740
(508) 993-8900
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Serving organic coffee, pastries, full breakfast, sandwiches, salads, traditional European entrees, Portuguese dishes, homemade desserts and more! Hours of Operation: Mon -Thu: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Fri - Sat: 7:30 am - 9:30 pm Sun: 7:30 am - 1:00 pm

Café Arpeggio
800 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-999-2233
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Bars, Pubs and More

The Pour Farm Tavern
780 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-990-1123
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Airport Grille
1569 Airport Rd.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-994-7455
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Hibernia Irish Pub
109 William St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
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Hours of Operation: Monday: CLOSED Thursday, Friday & Saturday Bar: 12:00 pm – 2:00 am Kitchen: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday Bar: 12:00 pm – 1:00 am Kitchen: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cork Wine & Tapas Bar
90 Front St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-994-9463
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Rose Alley Ale House
94 Front St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-858-5123
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Hours of Operation: Open 7 Days a Week: 11:30am to 2:00am

End Zone Sports Pub
218 Coggeshall St.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-997-7309
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Pier 37
37 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-990-0117
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Hours of Operation: Sunday-Wednesday 3:00PM-1:00AM Thursday-Saturday 3:00PM-2:00AM Kitchen Open 3:00PM-9:00PM Daily

Slainte Irish Pub
34 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-994-3555
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Knucklehead’s Bar & Grill
85 Mac Arthur Drive
508-984-8149
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Healthy Dining Choices

Healthy Dining New Bedford, a Mass in Motion initiative, focuses on providing residents and visitors with healthy alternatives, including more vegetables and fruit, reduced salt and sugar, and smaller portions. If healthy dining is of importance during your stay in New Bedford, below is a list of restaurants that are currently participating:

Waterfront Grille
36 Homers Wharf
New Bedford, Ma 02740
508-997-7010
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New Bedford’s only harbor-front restaurant... Experience a ‘taste’ of the number one fishing port in the United States!

Freestone’s City Grill
41 William St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-993-7477
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Brick Pizzeria Napolitana
163 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-999-4943
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Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday: 11-9 Saturday: 11-9 Sunday: 12-8

M & C Café
436 Belleville Ave.
New Bedford, MA 02746
508-993-2219
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The Green Bean
740 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-984-3300
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Destination Soups
149 Union St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-991-7687
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Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 11am-5pm Sat 12-4 pm

Café Arpeggio
800 Purchase St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-999-2233
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New Bedford is …a city with a vibrant working waterfront, beaches and boating, art and culture, feast and festivals, parks and playgrounds, and home to the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park.

 

  For more information contact Dagny Ashley,
Director of Tourism & Marketing @
508-979-1745, dagny.ashley@newbedford-ma.gov.
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