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Margarets Restaurant

16 Main St, Fairhaven, MA 02719-2934
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Ranked #2 of 60 restaurants in Fairhaven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $8
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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91% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

My husband and I had not been to this restaurant in quite awhile. I had a fried clam plate and my husband had a shrimp, asparagus, mashed potato, mushroom dish. We also shared a salad. The waitress was excellent and we lacked for nothing. The dishes were very well prepared as well. We will visit again very soon, highly recommend.

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York, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Let me start by saying this is a friend's go-to spot, as she grew up locally. Previously had nothing but good things to say....UNTIL NOW! As with a previous review, I may have the same opinion. We dined last night (Monday), We were never asked if we wanted drinks and we just served water. The basket of bread was just... More

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Venice, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We have been eating at Margarets for many years. The food has always been very good ,although the menu did need some 'updating'. On Saturday , we again went to Margarets and the menu, including the 'Specials' ,appeared reworked with many new items.The 4 of us had very different meals ---lobster and scallop cassoulet, haddock with stuffing(loaded with scallops), porcini... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Came for monday night dinner and will not come back. Maybe it was simply because it was monday night and they are closed tues? We didnt order any apps. Swordfish portions were smaller than any place ive been. Taste/flavor was average-not great,not bad. 5 small pieces of asparagus? Thats it? For $20? Other person had haddock that was WAY over... More

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Keystone, Colorado
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65 reviews 65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

After spending the day on Martha's Vineyard and taking the fast ferry from New Bedford we decided to take our friends to Margaret's in Fairhaven,a short drive from the ferry dock. We had frequented Margaret's many times many years ago and was always impressed with the quality ,and value of the food. Margaret's is a very quaint house converted to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

It was our first visit and we loved it. The fried scallops and fish and chips were great. Service was quick - we beat the lunch crowd and it was mid week. I'm sure weekends ate very crowded since it is very small.

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Stoughton, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Recently, I introduced my wife to Acushnet Golf course which is a bit of a drive from our home in Stoughton, MA. We were hooked up with another couple who were very pleasant and we hit it off nicely. When the round was finished we asked them for a good "local place" with an ocean view. They told us about... More

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I am originally from the New Bedford area and tough I now live in California, I am back in Massachusetts frequently, and Margaret's is always my "go-to" place for great breakfasts and lunches! The menu is SO innovative and varied, and yet virtually without exception, everything I have tried has been wonderful. I can't think of another place where you... More

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Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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81 reviews 81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

First day had apple cinnamon pancakes, my husband had eggs with fruit cup. Coffee passed even his fussiness. Excellent service, small spot. Went back the next day, and enjoyed Norwegian pancakes (get them with strawberries on the side - no need for syrup), while he had regular pancakes with sausage. Highly recommend this spot - park in lot across the... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Hopefully if you eat in the restaurant the food will be good but I will not take the chance. I have been for breakfast and it is always great but we decided to try a dinner this time and were very dissapointed. It was over an hour wait on a sat night so we ordered the food to go the... More

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