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Knuckle Heads Bar & Grill

85 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7217
+1 508-984-8149
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“lobster” (7 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
85 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7217
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were referred to Knuckleheads as being a great local restaurant with great food and prices, not to mention large portions. Knucklheads is both a bar (on the left) and a family resturant (on the right). Plenty of free parking. As we were in the...More

Thank Johneo_ca
Reviewed August 9, 2017

I have been here twice and both times the food was fantastic! The fried clams are delicious and the lobster rolls are insane! They are HUGE and FULL of lobster meat! If you are looking for great food and service, don't second guess this place!!

Thank glitterqueen1975
Reviewed August 1, 2017

On a recent Saturday night there wasn't too much of a wait but we decided to sit on the bar side. The tables are really small but we didn't want to wait. Service was friendly and it seems like this is a place a lot...More

Thank Msia52
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Very busy weeknight, waiting about 45 min. Friendly staff. Large full bar w/ pool table. Very good clams, lobster, chicken. Fries were a bit chewy. Will return.

Thank smpfen
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Restaurant seems to be split in two sections, a bar area and a main dining room. Nothing fancy but very comfortable and the wait staff are very friendly and outgoing to provide the best service! My wife and I and daughter all had seafood, fried...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Always great food at reasonable prices. Tonights visit was the Portuguese style chicken...omg delicious. My son had shrimp mozembec, he said best he has had. Highly recommend

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed May 12, 2017

My wife and I ordered the Small lobster roll with clams. The lobster roll was not small compared to what we are used to. It was loaded with large chunks of lobster with a little mayo. The clams portion was large and succulent. The other...More

1  Thank jacquesajl
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Terrific seafood and incredible pizza. The service was top notch. Never seen a place so packed! They were still able to accommodate a whole bunch of bikers and families. Was excellent!

Thank JMach12
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Went on a Sunday and there were a million people both eating and waiting. Luckily, the wait was well worth it. The food was killer. Everything from the pizza to the fresh seafood was killer. The freshness of the seafood is likely due to their...More

Thank John C
Reviewed April 7, 2017

A large group of us,12 to be exact, visited Knuckle Heads early on a Saturday evening. For many of us it was the first visit and we were pleasantly surprised. The seafood platter for two consisted of Fried fish, clams, scallops , shrimp onion rings...More

Thank FQRB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Macarthur Dr, New Bedford, MA 02740-7217
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 508-984-8149
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