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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)
“sea scallops” (7 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
All hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 Central Sq, Chelmsford, MA 01824-3050
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good seafood. Wait time to actually eat can be long at peak hours = very popular. Bar inside can help relieve the eating experience = sometimes if you can get lucky, get seats at the bar and eat there. Pricey for sure but you...More

Thank Kingludvig
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small place, hard to find - signage is small but excellent food & great atmosphere. I recommend this place for a small group (not more than 4-6). Parking is in the back of the restaurant

Thank travel4lv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent. However our server was just blah. She had no personality and barely spoke to us about the menu. She didn't ask if we wanted an appetizer or check up on us when our drinks were empty. We had to ask another server...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I frequent this place and it used to be our favorite spot for local dinner and drinks. However the last 3 times we have been the service was slower and the food not as good. We used to enjoy the lobster mac...More

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks 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 15 June 2017

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

1  Thank LikesRealFood
Reviewed 7 June 2017 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 5 June 2017

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 29 May 2017

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
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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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