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Moonstones

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Seafood, International, Spanish, Tapas
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185 Chelmsford St, (Rt 110), Chelmsford, MA 01824
+1 978-256-7777
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:15 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Description: General info: *Enjoy life one bite at a time at our globally...
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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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good, could use a tiny bit of improvement

First time with 8 friends , 4 couples- one friend raved so we all went as a group- service excellent - Drinks good but not cold enough . All we ate were tapas and we really did love them all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
weddingangel
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NH
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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NH
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

First time with 8 friends , 4 couples- one friend raved so we all went as a group- service excellent - Drinks good but not cold enough . All we ate were tapas and we really did love them all.

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peggy m, General Manager at Moonstones, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our aim is to exceed expectations, and you gave us something concrete upon which to improve. We look forward to your next visit, and to colder beverages! More 

Melville, New York, United States
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went there with the family for brunch- had a great time, ordered way too much food! If you order ham or bacon you get a little frying pan full- so know you are getting a lot more than the 3 or 4 pcs you get in other places- oh and both are GREAT. Everyone enjoyed themselves - Oh, just caution... More 

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Our son and daughter in law brought us here during our annual family visit. We loved it last year and were eager to return. We started with a wonderful assortment of cheeses and then progressed to mostly Asian inspired small plates, which we just love as we really get the chance to experiment. Our son concentrated on the steak frites.... More 

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New York, United States
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

They paid careful attention to our request for gluten free choices and the food was so good and the service too. A little bit loud, in the middle of dinner time, but the tables were well spaced & placed. Good tapas menu - nice wines

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We had a fabulous dinner at the bar at Moonstones. Excellent service. We shared five tapas items all of which were well prepared and the cooked items were piping hot. We started with tuna tartare. We also shared buffalo calamari which were cooked to perfection. We also had a Mac and cheese special, Thai noodles, and a hamburger. The service... More 

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Boston
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165 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a great universal place. You can come here with coworkers after a long day, on a romantic date with your significant other or even fun Sunday brunch with the family or girlfriends. Things to try: All the flatbreads ahi tuna tataki homemade chips Duck sliders pork belly lettuce wrap peppadew peppers with goat cheese and honey Things that... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Wonderful evening in a very hip location - great find in Chelmsford! Bartender, Luteh, is talented AND attentive even with a full house. We tried 6 different tapas and each was great. Fun, unique drinks add to the ambiance. A definite "must do" time and time again!

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Maynard, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you love tapas in a hip loud environment this is the place. We had a great selection of tapas from salads to creme brulee. Best to go with a large group so you can sample more. Their custom drinks were good. The service was really good and fun to talk to. Definitely worth a repeat visit.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Had lots of fun with the menu here. Our family of 5 (all adults) went in with the idea that we'd try a bunch of different things, and we found we had lots to choose from. Favorites included the tataki tuna app, parm-truffle frites, beet salad, szechuan eggplant, hummus with marinated olives, and brazilian coconut pudding dessert. The watermelon app... More 

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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Mighty comfortable. Expensive - but 1st class For those who appreciate NOT for those who like to pig out. Scallop dishes over whelmed so focus on the art and Cheryl's suggestions. Service is excellent 😀

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Additional Information about Moonstones

Address: 185 Chelmsford St, (Rt 110), Chelmsford, MA 01824
Phone Number: +1 978-256-7777
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelmsford
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:15 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 50
Cuisine: Seafood, International, Spanish, Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 185 Chelmsford St, (Rt 110), Chelmsford, MA 01824
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +1 978-256-7777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 50
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International, Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:15 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?