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Churrascaria Novo Mundo

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98 County St Ste C, New Bedford, MA 02744
(508) 991-8661
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 18
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Eating here again tonight

Love love love the food here, and I'm NOT Portuguese. The only issue I have with Novo Mundo is they're not located in the best neighborhood, and the parking is tricky.. Oh.. and no take out cups for their yummy Cappuccinos.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Love love love the food here, and I'm NOT Portuguese. The only issue I have with Novo Mundo is they're not located in the best neighborhood, and the parking is tricky.. Oh.. and no take out cups for their yummy Cappuccinos.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Went here on a business luncheon with my boss---was originally sketched out based on location and outside appearance. However--what a hidden gem! Roast chicken and fries and a great little wine list. Will go back often!

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Small and far from fancy, this pleasant family-run restaurant delivers consistently great meals. The food is Very good, the service is awesome, and the prices are reasonable. Accompany it with a bottle of Dona Maria and you'll wonder why you ever bother to go anywhere else.

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Everything they serve is really good. I always get the shrimp mozambique, which comes in a separate container than the rice and fries which I like. The chicken is never dry and the skin is good too. Its literally a whole in the wall place but the inside is surprisingly nice. Prices are reasonable, I usually get take out though.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This place does not look promising from the outside, however looks can be deceiving. I have never had a bad meal yet. The half chicken with fries and rice for $6.99 is the best deal and it is awesome. The chicken Mozambique has a rich flavourful sauce and is awesome with there round chips! Great place!

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

The food here is the best. Not a ton of choices, but beyond amazing. The half or whole chicken is fantastic. The steak sandwiches with peppers and onions are great. The shrimp is so yummy. This is a family favorite. I will say that it is better as take out. It's a very small restaurant and the staff isn't always... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I've eaten here dozens of times. For the first-time visitor, you HAVE to order the 1/2 chicken, which you will see grilling on the rotisserie. Many uniquely Portuguese dishes here, all of which are delicious. Just don't expect fancy.

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South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This restaurant is best known for it's barbecued chicken, and rightfully so. Make sure you ask for the hot sauce to go with it. They serve almost everything with fries and rice, but you can ask for salad or boiled potatoes. Because so many locals come in, the place more often seems like you are in the Azores instead of... More 

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boston
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

A great little hole in the wall!! Not the best neighborhood. The chicken has a great smoky flavor you cannot find anywhere else. It costs around ten dollars for a huge plate of food. Only complaint I would have was the waitress was not to great. Forgot our drinks and ignored us for the most part.

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Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

This place is really a store front in a part of the city that is in need of fixing up. When we drove by we were not sure if we should go there but was told it was really better inside. It has a small warm friendly dining room that caters to many locals. If you want delicious barbecued chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 98 County St Ste C, New Bedford, MA 02744
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: (508) 991-8661

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Portuguese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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