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Freestone's City Grill

) #2 of 191 Restaurants in New Bedford €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
41 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6224
+1 508-993-7477
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“nachos” (20 reviews)
“fish chowder” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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41 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6224
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great bar family friendly. We had the Kale soup, and the fish chowder, both were the best I've ever had. Beers were served in frosty glasses great for a hot day.

Thank Lori W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family and I have eaten here several times over the past six months. However, over the past two months, there has been a serious lack of attention to service. Their ability to turnover their dining areas is limited by their ability to truly define themselves...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome. Fantastic meal. Ate at the bar and the food and drinks were a delight. Get the Portuguese calamari. Do yourself the favor.

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No need to say much more. We saw a few different ones through our meal - running around the front area. Our waitress then saw it and went to tell the manager who came and explained that they have an awful problem. They have tried...More

1  Thank Kbrowne712
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to go for a casual dinner and drinks and read very positive reviews online. I am glad we went. Although it was crowded that evening the hostess took our number and called when the table was ready. The atmosphere...More

Thank Israel F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch & the food & service were excellent - we had the kale salad & chicken wrap - both delicious & generous portions The chocolate bundt cake as a dessert was yummy

Thank Dennis C
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Went to this beautiful historic restaurant. The atmosphere fantastic. But food a disappointment. Lettuce wilted. Fish bland. Carrots packaged. Then we got the bill. Were charged for a whole other table's dinner! Like $100 worth! Had to go back there to rectify it! Dessert great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 July 2017

we had a birthday dinner for planned, four of our guests were delayed for ten minutes,two were parking, which was difficult and four were at the restaurant on time. We explained to the hostesses and said that we would order the appetizers and drinks -...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Good food with varied selection. The 100+ year old building has charm but can be a little noisy. We were there at a busy time, so service was a little slow.

Thank aps_73
Reviewed 10 July 2017

First visit to Freestone's. Went on the Saturday night of the New Bedford Folk Festival - so they were somewhat busy (less than I expected for such a night), and our table of five was actually seated surprisingly quickly. Service was ok but we were...More

Thank ChgoSailor
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Response from Gordon W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no
20 November 2015|
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Response from kellyann7 | Reviewed this property |
only for parties of 5 or 6 I think..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 508-993-7477
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