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Fishbones in the Village

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34 Central Square, Chelmsford, MA 01824
978 250 0101
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Bruce O'Leary

Had the a excellent dinner recommend the swordfish it was great. We eat at Bar and Service was excellent but cocktails for price could been a better pour. Overall highly recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Bruce O
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Had the a excellent dinner recommend the swordfish it was great. We eat at Bar and Service was excellent but cocktails for price could been a better pour. Overall highly recommend.

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Methuen, Massachusetts
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

On Friday, 4/10/15 we came to Fishbone’s for dinner. We were seated around 9:20 pm. There were 4 of us. After dinner I proceeded to use the ladies room. On my way to the ladies room, I took a fall on the floor because it was wet and very slippery. I slowly got up and went into the ladies room... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Fishbones is easily one of my favorite places to visit. Whether its for lunch, dinner, or drinks at the bar, it's always an enjoyable time. Food is excellent and I love how they're using local farms for their ingredients. I have never had a bad meal here. Drink menu is fantastic and the staff is not only friendly, but knowledgeable.... More 

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Chelmsford, MA
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is consistently a great place to eat. Lunch or dinner are outstanding. Wait times are long but there is a great bar to wait in with good bartenders. Great atmosphere but loud always. Not a quiet dinner but it is great energy. A gem in Chelmsford.

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South Arm, Maine, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I go for lunch once a month and always get the ahi tuna sandwich, it is second to none. For dinner, the Chilean seabass or the tuna are outstanding. My only advice for improvement, need some draught beer. They do have a extensive beer list, but just not the same as on tap. They could also use about 10 more... More 

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boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Really good seafood! The atmosphere is nice, yummy drinks and we especially like sitting in the front so we can watch the chef at work!

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Littleton, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Arrived late evening and had a one-hour estimate. Actual wait was longer, but I won't fault that except to wonder what people were waiting for. My friend ordered chowder and I ordered chowder and crabcakes plus a glass of wine. Waiter delivered the order in a reasonable time but the chowder was room temperature. When I finally flagged him down... More 

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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35 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

We've been here twice, the first time in the summer and the second time was on a frigid Tuesday night in February. Both times, the restaurant was packed - here's why: the food is delicious and the prices are excellent. Tonight we started with fried oysters and then had the nightly specials for dinner, DH had the blackened salmon and... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My husband and I have a date here every Friday night. Although pricey, the food is very good. Best to be there by 5pm or plan on waiting up to an hour or longer for a seat at the bar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Fisbones is a good local place with good food at a reasonable price. Most meals are 18 to 25 and the portions are generous. This place has a nice modern atmosphere and courteous staff. I will certainly go there again when in Chelmsford

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 34 Central Square, Chelmsford, MA 01824
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: 978 250 0101

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?