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fathoms bar and grill

255 popes island, New Bedford, MA
508-993-3400
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Ranked #21 of 233 Restaurants in New Bedford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Like the title implies, sometimes is all comes together and sometimes if all falls apart. I have been here 5 or 6 times and each is new experience. THe food has been outstanding or it has been cold. Fish has been cooked to perfection or dry. Steak great fries cold...Never get the crab dip, I don't think I have ever... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My boyfriend brought me here on a date recently. We were seated on the deck overlooking the marina and the bridge. The ambiance and location could not have been better. We started with the clams casino. I am a huge casino fan and these are HANDS DOWN the BEST I have ever had. I still find myself daydreaming about them.... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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222 reviews 222 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

What can I say? I love this place! I meet here with my cousins, every time I am back home in New Bedford. The atmosphere and food are outstanding, and the service is great. Even my two pet rabbits love it here! Try the scrod. Two rabbit ears up!! (\ (\ ( -.-) o_(")(")

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Lisbon, Portugal
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95 reviews 95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It's an unpretentious place, good for a quick meal with friends. The littlenecks were very good and so were the oysters. Nice and merry atmosphere. Around 30$/person.

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Oakville, Connecticut, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Locals took us here the first time for the great chowder, fish and chips and nice view of the harbor as we sat out on the deck. This time we stayed on the Fairhaven side at the Seaport Inn and walked across Pope Island to dinner. The sun was too low to sit outside and face west, so we took... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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70 reviews 70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Had to come back for the fried clams!! Great place on the water. The staff was excellent. Food was very good and the price was reasonable. The outdoor bar had a view of the working fishing boats. Nice sunset over the New Bedford Skyline!!

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I was told by so many people how good this place is but I did not enjoy the food that was served to my husband and I . Mine was just alright but his fried scallops were awful...not fresh and very greasy.

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Fall River
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went to Fathoms for a family dinner. My father, two of my sisters and Jan. We ate outside on the deck to enjoy the beautiful day. I got the prime rib which was excellent. It was one of the best prime ribs I have had in a long, long time. My meal came with a baked potato and string... More 

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Windham, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I had Pan Roasted Black Bass - local Black Sea bass skin on fillets, seared crisp over Jasmine rice and wilted spinach with rainbow tomatoes finished with a champagne and citrus vinaigrette - excellent dinner! Reasonably priced and it was very pleasant sitting on the outside deck. We ordered the lemon berry cake for dessert - our waitress said it... More 

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Lakeville, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was our first visit. Lucky to get an outdoor table at sunset. I had fish & chips. It was ok. I have had better. Lobster mac & cheese was excellent. Service good to average. Pricey.

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Additional Information about fathoms bar and grill

Address: 255 popes island, New Bedford, MA
Phone Number: 508-993-3400
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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