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Fishbones in the Village

34 Central Sq, Chelmsford, MA 01824-3050
+1 978-250-0101
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (103 reviews)
“clam chowder” (21 reviews)
“scallops” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
34 Central Sq, Chelmsford, MA 01824-3050
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our food was amazing. The waitress was so helpful in recommending the "classic New England food" I came here for. It was a little pricy but well worth it.

Thank andrea d
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited Fishbones his evening and had a wonderful time good conversation, nice atmosphere, and decent albeit over priced food. We were up visiting family and took them out to dinner at a favorite restaurant. Our service was good and we were seated right away. According...More

Thank Burgi3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on my earlier review, you might be surprised I gave them a second chance. Friends were meeting there for lunch who for some reason like the place, so in I went against that voice inside my head that cried no... We arrived at 11:55...More

Thank LikesRealFood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awhile ago, I had been here for lunch after work. I ordered the lobstah roll, which came with two sides- french fries and coleslaw. The roll was amazing and ever since that first visit, my mouth has been salivating for some other sort of fish...More

Thank cbc1234567
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had looked forward to a nice seafood dinner at Fishbones. We had been a bit put off by the no reservations policy. We did find out that they have a call ahead policy where we could call earlier in the day and were guaranteed...More

Thank CarolineMR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant does not take reservations but will do a Call Ahead wait list. We visited on a Wednesday evening, thinking it wouldn't be terribly busy. We were so wrong! Calling ahead kept our wait time to 20 minutes, so much better than the 90...More

Thank VacationDays365
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great decor. Great atmosphere. Very good food, a number of tasty. My favourite restaurant in the area. Not the cheapest but it's worth the money.

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My husband and I decided to eat out and went to Fishbones in Chelmsford - we are never disappointed by both the food and service. We ate outside - it was lovely and warm and the food was perfect! I can say that their clam...More

Thank AnnmarieLouise
Reviewed 15 May 2017

On Friday night three of us visited Fishbones. It was my first visit and the meal was as good as it gets. We started with one order of crab cake, and two orders of mussels. The crab cake was a single cade but very good...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

One hour wait at 6:30 on a Thursday night -- get there earlier than I did!! Worth the wait. Had Herbed Halibut and it was a massive piece of tenderly cooked fish lightly seasoned, on a delicious bed of spinach cheese risotto. Filling meal meal...More

Thank BizTraveller345
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Central Sq, Chelmsford, MA 01824-3050
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +1 978-250-0101
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