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Inner Bay Cafe

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1339 Cove Rd, New Bedford, MA 02744-1041
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Reykjavik, Iceland
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211 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch at Inner Bay Cafe with a group of colleagues while visiting New Bedford for a day. Overall, we found the restaurant to be a nice friendly family restaurant offering large portions of good food. The restaurant offers a range of dishes, some of the very Portuguese and others very international. The group ended up trying quite a few... More 

Thank EagleFlyer
Fall River, MA
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stopped for dinner on an "AHA" night. Even on a Thursday, about half the tables well in use. We, outsiders from Fall River, noticed that most of the patrons were familiar to each other and with the staff. For us, a comfortable feeling. The "dinner specials" were about as numerous as the entrees offered on the menu. Prices for... More 

Thank edmass
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

The food at inner Bay is awesome and the people who work there are awesome, so if you want the greatest portugese food this is the place for you and your family so enjoy yourself and come back for more

1 Thank Randall F
Phoenix, Maryland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

In a former coffee syrup factory Inner Bay offers authentic Portuguese food. I had the shashogues (sp?) which were not on the menu but were very good.

Thank JoBrune
Monument Beach, Massachusetts, United States
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379 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Small and comfortable bar/cafe in New Bedford, attached to a bank. Not much to look at. The Portuguese choices were different for me. Several pork dishes and several seafood including shrimp, red snapper, tuna, scallops and my choice, octopus stew! The stew was several large pieces of octopus in a medium red wine sauce with cubed potatoes. It was quite... More 

Thank Peter R
San Diego
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48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We were visiting New Bedford and tried the Inner Bay Cafe. We had lunch twice and for our final evening my husband suggested we go for dinner. There are numerous Portuguese restaurants in New Bedford but this is our favorite. The octopus is delicious and the carne de espeto (marinated meat on a skewer) was cooked perfectly. Tony and Judithe... More 

Thank SanDiegoPaula
Boston, Massachusetts
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82 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The food at Inner Bay is always great. They serve authentic Portuguese food at outstanding prices. There are always many specials to choose from in addition to the varied regular menu. The portions are perfect, the food is delicious, and the service is excellent. It is one of our go-to restaurants in New Bedford.

1 Thank BizzyCee
South Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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108 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We have driven by this restaurant many times and never stopped, but after eating there last week we will be back. The service is friendly, the food is great and the nightly specials along with the great regular menu will give us many choices to keep us happy for many more visits.

Thank OKWilly
Westport, Massachusetts
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128 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Visited last Friday with a group of 10 for a guys night out. Everyone seemed to love their food, Tons of selection, and too many specials to list but there was definitely something for everyone. We were a relatively high maintenance group, but the service was excellent! They were very attentive, and service with a smile always goes a long... More 

Thank impulse22281
Acushnet, Massachusetts
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163 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Comfortable, good food, great value. Always a great selection of specials and appetizers. Never a bad meal. Could use some more variety in their selection of desserts but I never have dessert anyways. Always one of the best choices in New Bedford.

1 Thank Bankguy1961

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1339 Cove Rd, New Bedford, MA 02744-1041
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: 508-984-0489

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?