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Moonstones

185 Chelmsford St, (Rt 110), Chelmsford, MA 01824-2307
+1 978-256-7777
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Ranked #3 of 69 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Seafood, Tapas, International, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Description: General info: *Enjoy life one bite at a time at our globally inspired urban bistro in charming Chelmsford. *Come to celebrate or just to chill *open 7 days a week *"Sophisticated" Sunday brunch touted by Boston Globe Magazine Private Dining Book your next Shower, Wedding or Mitzvah, and have the moon all to yourselves, any Sunday from noon to 4PM. Moonstones celebrates global bonds-the moon, the sea, a love of food, wine, and revelry. We welcome you to enjoy beautiful design, local seafood and raw bar, globally inspired tapas and a carefully selected and wildly creative cocktail menu, beer and wine list. Moonstones promotes a fun, social, affordable atmosphere for those who seek a more diverse and dynamic dining option without the risk, cost and difficulty of distance or travel.
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English first
Northwest Corner, Connecticut
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I'm told that the building housing Moonstones was, once upon a time, Howard Johnson's. What a change from that era! It is a very tasteful and comfortable restaurant, with quite muted decor. My wife and I, along with her son and his wife, were there for lunch on a Saturday; so I don't know what the menu would have looked... More

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This was a fantastic meal! Great gourmet destination in the suburbs of Boston. Close to nothing, but well worth the drive. The menu is "global tapas", meaning small, medium and large plates of a variety of styles and cuisines. Seems to be a slight emphasis on Asian, but a tasty and well-executed menu with something for everyone's palate.

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Moonstones is, by far, my favorite place in the Chelmsford/Lowell area. The food is wonderfully inventive, the service superior and the cocktails sublime. It doesn't quite compare with the very best creme de la creme places in the Boston-Cambridge-Somerville area, but Moonstones uses local Chelmsford honey in their dishes and they always have inventive cocktails. Being local, this is my... More

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Like Moonstones atmosphere and commitment to customer service and satisfaction. Would visit again for dinner

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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106 reviews 106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We happened to be staying at the best western next to this restaurant so it was an easy choice for dinner. We were so pleasantly surprised! Great menu, good food, fun cocktails and nice service.

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Port Deposit, MD
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

While traveling we stopped overnight at the Best Western and noticed Moonstones in front, so we went in for dinner. The décor is very nice and they had a large selection of tapas, as well as beers and wines. My wife had the taco and the beet tapas, which she enjoyed immensely. I settled for the Joe Burger and a... More

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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143 reviews 143 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The decor is quite different with hanging silver spheres and recessed lighting - so I will label it as eclectic. The restaurant is owned by Scott & Kathy Plath - the waitress informed me that it is their second regionally successful restaurant venture, the first being Cobblestones of Lowell. Their hope is to provide the local community a progressive, quality... More

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Pepperell, Massachusetts, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had a lovely meal of small plates, accompanied by a terrific selection of beer and wine. Be sure to ask the waiter for suggestions on what to eat and how much to order. We were served by Joseph R - a real pro!

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Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Really good experience. Was solo and just wanted a nice dinner. They delivered. I was especially pleased with my server Jennifer. She was so nice and pleasant. The food was great, I had a red curry pasta with scallops and shrimp in it. It was suburb. If you are in this area I am sure you will love it.

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Moonstones is beautifully decorated, especially the bar. The atmosphere feels high-end but is still relaxing. It's a great place for couples or small groups. I was there with my (adult) daughter. We sat in the lounge area which is very comfortable. The menu is full of interesting drinks and 'small plates', like tapas or appetizers, that are very enticing for... More

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