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Fuse Bistro

45 Palmer St, Lowell, MA 01852-1834
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Ranked #23 of 242 Restaurants in Lowell
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Hudson, Massachusetts
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450 reviews 450 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

When a location calls itself a "bistro", it evokes warm and welcoming, small and quaint, serving comforting dishes. Cold wintery temperature, and cold service. Dry food. "eh" wines. I think the locals love it - we didn't. And when in town for business, we will not give it our business. Our server was so detached, aloof and unattentive, you just... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Not trying to diminish the winter venue but outdoor table on a cobble-stoned side street in the summer is spectacular. It gets the noon time sun should you wish to soak it up but also has umbrellas for the faint of sun. Varied menu includes my favorite seared tuna burger. That and a glass of ice cold chardonnay makes for... More 

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Now a favorite go-to restaurant for my family, we stop in regularly to enjoy very good food, good friendly service and a nice atmosphere. Great location in the heart of downtown Lowell MA.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

This is, by far, the best kept secret bistro in Historic Downtown Lowell! The greeting by the owner, Melissa, upon entering was fantastic! She makes you feel at home right away. If she doesn't, the modern decor will. Very cozy. The locals are your new best friends that are eager to share their favorite items on the menu, and their... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My boyfriend and I frequent Fuse Bistro quite often - the best thing about this restaurant is the service - the staff (Alia, Sheryl, Monique, and everyone else!) is friendly and helpful. They are great about accommodating my gluten free dietary restriction, and even have a "GF" label on menu items that are or can be prepared sans gluten. The... More 

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Centreville, Virginia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

While visiting family in Lowell, my son recommended Fuse. It was easy to find and we were able to park on the street nearby. Fuse is a small but invitingly decorated and lit place. We were seated promptly upon entering. Our server was very friendly, attentive and efficient. The menu is somewhat limited, but everything we ordered was very good,... More 

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Lowell, MA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

When Cafe Paradiso left our city it was a loss of a certain type of venue. Fuse is a worthy successor to CP's spot in downtown Lowell. Although not the same (less of a cafe & more of a bistro for its offerings) the ambiance is similarly kicked-back. The few times we've visited on lazy summer afternoons the food and... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We ate here for lunch yesterday. We got there a few minutes before 12:00 and they let us take a seat. Our waiter was very nice and gave us menus right away. I got the soup of the day and a grilled cheese sandwich . My husband got the spicy burger. His burger was great ! It was very big... More 

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Dracut, Massachusetts
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Was there for a birthday lunch with my sister and daughter. I do not have a good thing to say about this place, There was only a few customers as we waited to be seated when a server walked by and said just sit anywhere with a somewhat annoyed attitude. After some time our order was taken by the same... More 

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My wife and I ate here as we were given a gift certificate. We ate outside, which was fine. The waiter was slow, did not come back to check on us, and both drinks and dinner took too long to arrive at the table. I was also surprised that with ~ $6 left on a gift certificate, the waiter returned... More 

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Additional Information about Fuse Bistro

Address: 45 Palmer St, Lowell, MA 01852-1834
Phone Number: 978-323-0424
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lowell
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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