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Cove Surf and Turf

1500 Cove Rd, ., New Bedford, MA 02740-1023
+1 774-202-2819
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“surf and turf” (4 reviews)
“clams” (9 reviews)
“onion rings” (4 reviews)
Opens in 23 min
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1500 Cove Rd, ., New Bedford, MA 02740-1023
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cove Surf and Turf
1. Delicious Gem!
"Big portions. Delicious fish and chips, Meat PIE, clam chowder"
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2. 100% Top Service
"We will definitely be back again"
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3. Friendly, Helpful Staff
"Clams and scallops were terrific and sweet. We will be back for more"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Cove Surf and Turf is excellent. It has an intimate setting and good service. Great fried seafood - love their sampler platters. Wonderful clam chowder. Great place to bring family visiting from out of town.

Thank emueller9
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only did this restaurant TAKE the reservation, it HONORED our reservation!!!! Arrived early, and a cozy table for 9 waiting in the corner! Everything was delicious, beautiful Lobster Dinner with the trimmings....$21!!!!! There is a reason it’s packed. Great experience, neighborhood New Bedford....seafood! Waitress,...More

Thank valndon
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Why is this restaurant only rated 14 of 194???? We walked out of the "fancy/smancy" restaurant at Homer's Wharf because they seemed bothered we asked for a table, and happened upon the Cove Surf and Turf. WOW! Talk about being welcomed into a restaurant. Our...More

1  Thank sweetmama17
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

Had great seafood, Best in town. The people are very friendly, they make you feel at home. Check out the deserts

Thank James C
Reviewed October 2, 2017

The place is rather small and for some reason we were the ony people there.The food was average. Not sure I'd go back.

Thank Kathleen829
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Small seafood restaurant across the street from hurricane barrier #1 in New Bedford, MA. Great New England clam chowder, nice and think with plenty of clams. Baked seafood casserole was delicious! Wait staff were friendly and helpful. Nice place to eat before taking a stroll...More

Thank Mizmoe
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Our second visit here in a month and we don't live close by, we made the trip from Quincy because it's worth it, this time we both had fish & chips and it was very good, the homemade coleslaw and tarter sauce made it extra...More

Thank mrstorpedo
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Meal was not exceptional, service was o.k. Price was average. Portions were just o.k. Don't think we'll go back soon.

Thank rthibault105
Reviewed March 29, 2017

wWe all had fish and chips so no comments on the turf part of this establishment. Although small it was what we wanted. for our monthly fried dish.. fresh fish cooked in a nice batter with the optional sweet potato fries. The tasty coleslaw was...More

Thank pearlyww
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We like this quaint resterant and the cost is not too expensive, They have a nice sea food pladder. We have visited the Cove Surf and Turf 5=6 times always good.

1  Thank DinerHoneyRuss
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September 8, 2017|
Response from mrstorpedo | Reviewed this property |
They have the full menu with prices online, I can't post a link on here, I live in Quincy but travel there for the prices and quality, you won't be disappointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Cove Rd, ., New Bedford, MA 02740-1023
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 774-202-2819
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Dine-in, takeout and delivery restaurant offering fresh dishes from salmon, shrimp and oysters to New England clam boils and steamers, fried clams, scallops & fish and chips. Try our slow cooked BBQ ribs, steak tips, outrageous burgers and a variety of daily specials. Read our restaurant reviews and order delivery in New Bedford and Dartmouth. Enjoy our fresh fruit-infused sangrias; unique mimosas; imported, domestic and craft beers; cocktail smoothies and specialty beverages indoors or dining outdoors on the patio
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