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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
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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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  • 108
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    Very good
  • 21
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  • 8
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  • 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
Still Good

Although busy I love sitting outside for dinner as it gets really loud inside now that they have a larger bar area. It's also fun to see people you know.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Susan H
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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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Dracut, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I love fishbones! I enjoy the atmosphere whether it be for a quick lunch with girlfriends or a dinner date! The menu is great! I have been 3 times and it seems that the options change over time which is great. I thoroughly enjoyed my food each time the choices were hard because it all is described deliciously! The drinks... More 

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Although busy I love sitting outside for dinner as it gets really loud inside now that they have a larger bar area. It's also fun to see people you know.

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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great place to get fresh seafood. Prompt service, clean restaurant. It can be loud, but it has a great vibe.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Have lunch until 4pm. Very busy at night. I have never been disappointed here. Parking is tough but do have some behind the building and a lot next door. Does have outside tables also.

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Acton, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Incredibly loud restaurant.... High ceilings and tile floors. Food is not bad and not great, just bland. Had the seafood casserole that had some soggy stuff on top and really bland seafood underneath... Squeezed 2 lemons and put salt and pepper on it but still basically tasteless. My wife had a grilled seafood with overlooked swordfish.... You would think a... More 

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Went here for a lunch recently, relatively large party - 12 of us, nice table, good service, food was tasty and fresh. I had the crab cake burger (no cheese or bacon that are available as add-ons). It was pretty darn good, so I wouldn't say no to having that again. Also had the fried clams appetizer, a little pricey... More 

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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
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?