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Churrascaria Novo Mundo

Barbecue, European, Portuguese
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98 County St Ste C, New Bedford, MA 02744
(508) 991-8661
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 16
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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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
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We were driving back from a kid's soccer game and a friend mentioned that they were longing for the chicken from this small local restaurant. From the name I expected a rotisserie style bird that was over done. Instead, I found local legend who built his own rotating spit and used a sauce that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
BixUS
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Stuck in MA
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Stuck in MA
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223 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were driving back from a kid's soccer game and a friend mentioned that they were longing for the chicken from this small local restaurant. From the name I expected a rotisserie style bird that was over done. Instead, I found local legend who built his own rotating spit and used a sauce that was complex, mildly spicy and addictive.... More 

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Thank BixUS
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

I had one of the best flavored BBC chicken ever. I certainly will be back again. The place is small so you got to get there early to get a seat. But its well worth going there.

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1 Thank Antone D
boston
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

Recommended by a Portuguese friend my teenage daughter and I took a little road trip to New Bedford for a late lunch on a Thursday afternoon. First of all don't be dismayed by the plain sign and simple neighborhood. The restaurant is pleasant and clean. The staff is friendly and sufficient.The food was amazing! BBQ chicken and Shrimp Mozambique done... More 

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Thank franceboundBoston
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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111 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Visiting the area and wanted to make sure we had some good Portuguese food...we found it! The area of town it is in could be better, but that just makes it more of a dining adventure. A bit of a "hole in the wall" with some interesting decor, but again, adds to the experience. We had the roasted chicken..a must,... More 

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Thank mbdflynn
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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Thank TravelMommyMA
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

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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Thank Whitechuck
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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Thank cruisingsailor
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 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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Thank Erin R
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

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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1 Thank Jessica F
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

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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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: Barbecue, European, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?