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Freestone's City Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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41 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6224
+1 508-993-7477
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great surroundings! Great food. Staff was friendly and helpful - great atmosphere! the place was busy but the wait was relaxing and entertaining as well. We would dine there again because of the atmosphere, staff and more importantly the great food!!

Thank cteser2212
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service is always first rate. My wife and I have eaten here many times as it hard to beat service and quality that Freestone's offers.

Thank John L
Cape Cod
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Freestone's has a long-time reputation as a top-notch restaurant for dining in downtown New Bedford. Food, atmosphere, service and all-around vibrancy generates good dining.

Thank Cest-Si-Bon
Marion, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to eat lunch here one our way through New Bedford after spending the morning at an appointment in Fall River. We decided to order the fried clam special and the fried shrimp special for lunch. Both were very good but the amount of shrimp and clams per plate was pretty small. The baskets consisted mostly of French fries.... More 

Thank Kenneth S
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been going to Freestones since it opened, great local flavour and consistently good food with award winning chowdah! You won't be disappointed.

Thank David D
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner with 5 other couples before going to a play at the Zeiterion Theater. The food was not only served in a timely manner, it was delicious! We enjoy the fun atmosphere and the staff is friendly. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Tracy T
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I go to Freestones at least 4-5 times a month. I love everything on the menu, the atmosphere ,the waitresses and bartenders. It really is the best place to always guarantee a great meal, and run into a few friends.

Thank Melissa F
Lynchburg, Virginia
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In town on business for a few days. Tried one restaurant, but it was closed on a Wednesday evening. Drove by Freestone's and it was hopping. Knew it should be good based on the activity. Group of four and everybody tried something different. It was Fajita night, but no one wanted to have Mexican when right next to the harbor... More 

Thank Mike C
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, service was fine. Overall a good place to go if you are in the area but not necessarily one to go out of your way for.

Thank Cg122
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great seafood. We had a scallop special for lunch and it was delicious. Great service and friendly atmosphere, as well. The restaurant is centrally located in the downtown.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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West Wareham, Massachusetts
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?