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Freestone's City Grill

41 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6224
+1 508-993-7477
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (21 reviews)
“fish chowder” (14 reviews)
“onion soup” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6224
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stop in at the restaurant for a evening snack. It is in a historical bank building. They had very few gluten free dishes. It was very noise.

Thank inthegarden
Reviewed 1 week ago

On Columbus Day, five of us had a late lunch at Freestone's. The restaurant was very busy, even at almost 3 pm, and VERY noisy. Service was fine, but the food was not good. The "award winning seafood chowder" had no seafood at all, only...More

Thank eadj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food at good prices. Decor like you won't find anywhere else. Extremely friendly and helpful waitstaff. Went there twice in the same day, early evening dinner and then late night snacks and cocktails.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to love Freestones. Last visit we made for our anniversary, service was slow, but it appeared they were a little short staffed so we kind of let that slide. We ordered ordered our appetizers, and after a 45 minute wait we received them....More

Thank EastCoastCajun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently attended a birthday lunch here. Wait staff was very friendly and prices are compatible to other city restaurants. The desserts are top-chef-worthy and could easily compete with any 5-star pastry chef. Located in the center of the city, not far from the pier, this...More

Thank sanleeq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food and drink I am frequently here for lunch. Reasonable prices and staff is efficient. They have a super extensive martini and specialty drink menu. Yummy

Thank HeatherLCosta
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Love this place. A nice piece of New Bedford. A nice place to stop in and have a drink and some lunch. The drinks are refreshing and the food is wonderful. Prices are responsible.

Thank Annie1382
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We stopped in for dinner after the Museum closed ,we were greeted and sat at a table of our request. it was a very rainy Labor Day Sunday, so not real busy, but a bit noisy anyhow, due to room size. First time here, nice...More

Thank BackHomeOH
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Living in NB all my life and having frequented this restaurant with family friends and business associates it is a go to place for a quality meal. The menu is extensive and Includes local sea food dishes, as well as family recipes from the Asores...More

Thank uphamkw
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Have been going since doors opened. Had daughter's 16th birthday here. She is now 56yrs!!! Not the same but nachos,fish chowder,oriental sald still awesome. O forgot crock of onion soup with melted cheese and croutons. Delicious!!!!!

Thank Muriel H
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20 October 2016|
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Response from Gordon W | Reviewed this property |
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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