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Inner Bay Cafe

1339 Cove Rd, New Bedford, MA 02744-1041
+1 508-984-0489
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good36%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“octopus” (4 reviews)
“kale soup” (6 reviews)
“coffee syrup” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
1339 Cove Rd, New Bedford, MA 02744-1041
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Inner Bay shatters the stereotype of the bad Portuguese restaurant. I am Portuguese. There is probably no Portuguese restaurant I haven’t been to. I have come to expect to be disappointed by the poor to mediocre quality food. The soups are over cooked and served...More

Thank pgou101789
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

My first visit. Began with figs and fresh cheese. Brown crab appetizer much like the most delicious deviled egg ever with toast points. The crab legs were cracked for easy eating. They were right from the sea. Shrimp Mozambique is my favorite meal ever so...More

Thank Peglegbbh
Reviewed 16 September 2017

4 stars because I have not eaten here on my own -came with a group in September for a tasty buffet with vegetables done nicely (always telling, to me!) I was very satisfied, found the Portuguese style cooking yummy and intend to return to test...More

Thank Beth L
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Really good food. Mediocre wine list. Friendly service. Leisurely pace. Great seafood dishes and reasonable prices. Consistently good.

Thank frugalyankee
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We've been here a few times. The food is consistently good, the food and drink prices are VERY reasonable and the staff is welcoming and friendly. Plenty of available parking. Many great entrees available for <$20. Martinis for $8. Clean and comfortable. Everything a restaurant...More

Thank Bankguy1961
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Inner Bay still excellent, Been here on and off over the years, most recent visit was perfect too.... Service, food, atmosphere and price! We were going to our usual Saturday night haunt but it was packed, so we looked around for somewhere else and found...More

Thank Downbythesea2
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Best Portuguese food in the New Bedford area. Try the Acoreano Steak. Must try and experience for yourself. Beautiful interior. Newly renovated dining room area. Excellent for functions on the second level.

Thank mgpf99
Reviewed 11 February 2017

The owners and waitress staff are the best you will find in any restaurant. They get to know you personally and get to know your likes. Often suggesting what you should eat. Family and friends of ours have held function here, the breakfast buffets for...More

Thank _mayana4
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We ordered Chicken Mozambique and Octopus. The Chicken was dry and tough and way overcooked. It was served with unseasoned boiled white rice and potatoes and a boiled vegetable. The Chicken was inedible, the potatoes rice and veggies were flavorless. The octopus was tough but...More

1  Thank MarkRhodeIsland
Reviewed 16 January 2017

What delectable cuisine! Lets start with the Cod Fish cakes--they should be renamed a bite of heaven! light, delicious, full of flavor. Never had them growing up in Maryland. The soups the, fish dishes, the steak dishes, the flavors, the aromas, the ambiance, the staff....More

1  Thank Michael R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1339 Cove Rd, New Bedford, MA 02744-1041
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 508-984-0489
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