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Clipper Restaurant

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455 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02721-5328
+1 508-679-4700
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say another great place for Portuguese food! I had the shrimp mozambic which was to die for! Way to much to eat. The prices again are reasonable and the food is always fresh! Five of us enjoyed the night and especially the food!

Thank Raider386
Fall River, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Very good food such as; steak, fish, shrimp, littlenecks, mussels, pork and chicken plates. Nice appetizer choices, and good deserts. Parking can be difficult. Weekend's get busy so expect lengthy wait times. Well worth the wait, or just go early and get seated right away.

Thank bigdaddyboat
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

My cousin and his girlfriend, took me here to dinner; after we visited Battleship Cove. They like it here, and now I do too. The service and food were excellent. The atmosphere was also lovely. I think they also have a good wine selection. I'm glad I know about this place now, as I will dine here again next time... More 

Thank Marc C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

First time to this restaurant. I happen to drive by so I stopped in. First off the sevice was fantastic. I had the Chicken Mozambique with Shrimp. The sauce was very disappointing. It wasn't a traditional Mozambique sauce that I've ever had. It was just a hot sauce gravy. Not sure I would go back because it was not the... More 

Thank choureis
Acushnet, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Clipper has been recommended to me for years and I finally made it there. I was pleasantly surprised both by the ambiance of the restaurant and by the wide variety of menu items that I found appealing. I could have ordered 4-5 things off of this menu and been satisfied. Our group arrived at about 530 and we were out... More 

Thank Bankguy1961
Vienna, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Very friendly neighborhood restaurant. Unfortunately, our meal was, well, lousy. But maybe we just didn't know what to order. Bumping it up to average with the benefit of doubt. Doubt we'll be back for a second chance.

Thank George K
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

My family has been eating here for years and we even nicknamed it "Portuguese Heaven" because the food is excellent. Trust me, get there early as it fills up fast with locals and they do not take reservations. Food and service is always outstanding, over the years we have tried all their menu items and none disappoint. Bring a big... More 

Thank russpei
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

I love this Portuguese place. I always get the camarao mocambique. It's the best here. Shrimp is cooked perfectly and homemade French fries are to die for. When I want Portuguese food, this is the only place I visit. Parking is on the side of the restaurant so there is no need to park on the street.

Thank Elyse C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Best steak in town, a nice serloin steak Portuguese style with a red pepper, and a garlicky seasoned sauce. Then to compliment you get fries, rice, and egg to top it off.

1 Thank bruno B
Westport, Ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Been wanting to try this Portuguese restaurant and had the chance today. One if the best yet! My pork Allajana was tender and juicy with lots of flavor. My husband got the Portuguese steak cooked perfectly. We will be back. Very clean and comfortable inside.

Thank keetlady

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02721-5328
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Fall River
  • Phone Number: +1 508-679-4700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?