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Freestone's City Grill

41 William St, New Bedford, MA 02740-6224
+1 508-993-7477
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“nachos” (19 reviews)
“fish chowder” (12 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

This restaurant is located in a lovely old bank building in the New Bedford Historic district. The menu has something for everyone and we always make it a point to bring guests when they are visiting from out of town. The Portuguese calamari is the...More

Thank D5889PSlaurac
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a downtown staple....never had a bad meal here, food is fresh i have been for lunch and dinner

Thank discomoma
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for lunch or dinner, Has specials great food and service. Located in downtown of New Bedford . Good lunch specials

Thank roco7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to eat here...was worth waiting for! I had Freestones pasta dinner with shrimp and artichokes and spinach Hubby had sirloin tips. The others had seafood. All was delicious. I would definitely eat here again. Not easily navigated with a walker. Great atmosphere in...More

Thank Queeniereads
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hamburger my husband had was the BEST he's ever had. He's very picky. My fish was tasty and loved the sides (rice and coleslaw) The stuffie was pretty good. I have had better. Overall everyone was very happy with their meals. Very very small...More

Thank kd8257
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in New Bedford all my life practically and have only been here years ago. With all the new restaurants popping up downtown, I have forgotten about this hidden gem who has been here all along. Well we finally decided to go and...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One cannot go wrong with this place, however, it has had a better menu. In my theaatre days, it was a constant hangout, especially for its nachos and chowder. The onion soup is good too. I retuned recently after being away for a while, trying...More

Thank paulal391
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My fiance and I went out to eat for dinner food and staff was excellent. Price is a little high. It is located downtown in new bedford historic.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had a delicious lunch, excellent service served in a timely manner. I had fish and chips and enjoyed the food as well as the corner seat by the window overlooking people walking to the Whaling Museum. Great place in a good part of the city!

Thank dieterhk2015
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great food nice atmosphere and good service dessert is one best menu items I have encountered! Nice going there for late night snack or a family function!

Thank Robert B
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Do they have a happy hour
20 October 2016|
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Response from Gordon W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no
do they take reservations
20 November 2015|
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Response from kellyann7 | Reviewed this property |
only for parties of 5 or 6 I think..
Is there any convenient, nearby handicap parking?
26 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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