Cobblestones of Lowell
Cobblestones of Lowell

Cobblestones of Lowell

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cobblestonesoflowell.com/
  • Phone: (978) 970-2282
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday: 12:00pm-9:00pm
    Late Night Menus available in our Lounge!
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wine
  • Catering: COBBLESTONES offers several separate private dining and function rooms. Personalized catering and off premise cocktail parties are also available for company gatherings and outings.

    For further information or to discuss date availability please contact the Function Manager Kelli @ 978.970.2282
  • Entertainment: Improv Lowell Comedy Night

    2nd Friday of the month, beginning again in September!

    Call for reservations.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Merrimack Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is available in the Professional Lot next door at 75 Arcand Drive and is free most nights. The entrance is opposite the Lowell Police Station and one block prior South of the Paul E Tsongas Arena. Many street spaces and three Public Parking garages within a two block walk are also available.
A word from Cobblestones of Lowell
COBBLESTONES opened in 1994 in the historically designated “Yorick Building”. Built as an exclusive boarding house by the Merrimack Manufacturing Co. during the Industrial Revolution (1859) the proud tradition of excellence continues. Featuring spacious, private rooms and a "bustling" bar scene, COBBLESTONES has earned numerous awards, been widely reviewed and hosted many celebrity dinners including Serena and Venus Williams, Ray Romano and (still) heart throb Barry Manilow! COBBLESTONES' atmosphere and menu successfully juxtapose old school classics as Braised Short Ribs and Mushroom Bordelaise with more current favorites such as Blackened Jumbo Shrimp with Jalapeno Sweet Cream Sauce. Located in the heart of Lowell National Historic Park, within walking distance of all major downtown attractions, COBBLESTONES offers the elegance of a grand dining room and classic cocktails, as well as, a casual, hip lounge serving a wide variety of craft beers and cutting edge cocktails.
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Cobblestones of Lowell reviews from OpenTable diners
36 reviews since July 29, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (16)good for groups (16)special occasion (16)neighborhood gem (12)romantic (10)vibrant bar scene (9)notable wine list (6)great for outdoor dining (5)great for lunch (5)late-night find (4)hot spot (3)great for brunch (2)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Had a girls night out dinner
    Mary
    Dined on 9/15/2012
    Had a girls night out dinner at Cobblestone's on a Saturday night. They were very accommodating and let us hang out in the bar till the late members of our group arrived for our reservation. Food was very good and the service was very friendly. We ordered a couple of apps and I had the shrimp scampi.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We ate here before we went
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    We ate here before we went to Merrimack Reperatory Theatre as we've done several times in the past. The food is always good and the price us fair for the food. The wait staff is very attentive and courteous. It is one of my favorite places to eat in Lowell.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A surprising find in Lowell.
    lisajerri
    Dined on 9/7/2012
    A surprising find in Lowell. Equal to, but quite different from, their sister restaurant, Moonstones, in Chelmsford.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was poor for the high
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/1/2012
    Food was poor for the high price. Also the outdoor patio which is placed in the middle of an ugly, loud intersection did not make for a good date night.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Took a few collegues to dinner
    DotS
    Dined on 8/29/2012
    Took a few collegues to dinner last week. The food was very good (between us we selected a variety of dishes including pasta, crab cakes, fish tacos etc, service was excellent, and wine selection was great. A bit disappointed that they had only 1 bottle of Klinkerbrick in stock, our second option was not as good. Plan to be back before too long!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We ate in the main dining
    JRTag
    Dined on 8/25/2012
    We ate in the main dining room, a very classic space. Food was great, service was great. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Prior to this visit, I'd only
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/14/2012
    Prior to this visit, I'd only ever spent time in the bar area of Cobblestones. This time, we were seated in a quieter dining area. There weren't many other diners, unsurprising for a Tuesday night, and our waitress checked in at appropriate intervals. She was very helpful in communicating with the kitchen over dietary restrictions, and they were happy to accommodate gluten-free needs. All in all, a great dining experience, though a bit on the pricey side. However, food quality was great, and drinks were delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food was delicious and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/11/2012
    The food was delicious and beautifully presented. Waitress was kind and helpful with suggestions. Atmosphere and decoration of beautiful old building just wonderful. Great experience all-around.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice dinner here with my husband
    BonniegalVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2012
    Nice dinner here with my husband and some friends. Prime rib was outstanding, lobster risotto was good but not great. Wait service was somewhat hurried, but we made it clear we didn't want to be rushed. Would return when in the area again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • AMAZING
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/2/2012
    EVERYTHING WAS JUST AMAZING AND ON POINT, GREAT SUGGESTIONS FROM THE WAITER, MADE EN EVEN BETTER NIGHT OUT. THANKS AGAIN!!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I took a friend visiting from
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/30/2012
    I took a friend visiting from California to Cobblestones, not knowing what to expect. The food was amazing, as were the cocktails (try the house twist on a Moscow Mule--wonderful!) Our server Amy was outstanding--knowledgeable about the dishes, preparations, cocktails, and wine list! The building is classic and the decor warm and comfortable. The only negative was that there were no disability accommodations. The staff did say they had requested permission to make changes, but could not retrofit due to historic places regulations. All in all, a very enjoyable evening, and well worth exploring! A Fussy Foodie
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Save your money, skip Cobblestones
    Trannie
    Dined on 7/19/2012
    If you need to dine in this area, I would suggest saving your money and opting for a chain restaurant such as Outback, or something similar, rather than wasting your money on this restaurant. The food was awful and tasteless. In some cases (such as the salsa), it seems like it just came straight from a jar. I would never visit this restaurant again.
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  • meh...
    GMAN90125VIP
    Dined on 6/13/2012
    its tough trying to find a good place in the Lowell Area... this is a decent choice but do not get too fancy in your menu choices
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice restaurant located in
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/9/2012
    Nice restaurant located in an older looking building - parking in in the back which can be confusing to find if you haven't been there before. I went on a Saturday night and it was not crowded at all. Servicer was nice and easy to get a hold of. Food was good, nothing out of the ordinary but no complaints. Not very expensive either. Good place for a casual dinner date. Would recommend to others although Lowell itself is pretty run down.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Interesting historical building,
    RitagonzVIP
    Dined on 5/23/2012
    Interesting historical building, and hefty menu. I really wanted to go to their other restaurant, Moonstones, but there is no way to get reservations. Cobblestones clam chowder is home made with that bacon back drop that a true yankee kitchen can pull off, well balanced between cream and broth, good clam chunks. We also tried the mushroom flatbread - very flavorful. but the dissappointment came when we ordered the bone in rib eye that had a honey chili glaze. We asked NOT to have the glaze and unfortunately they MARINADE the beautiful piece of meat in this stuff. I don't want "sweet ribeye" leave alone one with a bone in... So, instead of 3 star, its a 2, for killing a great piece of meat with a subpar marinade. Disrespectful!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We took mom there for Mother's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/13/2012
    We took mom there for Mother's Day. There was a fixed menu, but lots to choose from. The food was really good. It did take a while for our waiter to come over and get things started, but then things went smoothly. Enjoyed!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My mother and I had great
    Natalie
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    My mother and I had great time. The food was great and the cocktails were very good. The only negative thing I would say was that you ran out of short ribs. I was looking forward to having them. I ended up getting the filet which was very good, but I would have loved the short ribs. Overall it was a great experience, can't wait to go back. Thank you!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another great dining experience
    LarryVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    Another great dining experience with very good food and service. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • strikes a nice balance
    MissFatFoodie
    Dined on 5/12/2012
    The restaurant strikes a nice balance between more upscale/casual beer and snack socializing with a separate bar area where you can sit for quick casual bite and the slightly more formal dining room, well-appointed with quiet, lovely tables for couples or families. A lovely place for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The problem with this restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/8/2012
    The problem with this restaurant is the noise level. They should do something about it. Food was fine, not super great. I gave it a try twice. Just too noisy to have a nice conversation at the table. May go back for convenience.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We had a lovely ladies lunch.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/5/2012
    We had a lovely ladies lunch. Historic building. Very tasty food. I'd definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Grt-who'd a thunk Downtown Lowell
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/2/2012
    Everything was perfect especially, Suzy our server and my guests Filet Mignon ----- except for the boiled lobster which asked it the kitchen could present it " lazy man's " style having told Suzy it meant out fo the shell. It was presented with the tail removed and cut in half and the claws separated from the body. Worst of all the lobster was overcooked!!!!! The meat was very tough. It was slighly less tough than cracking the shell. ( No wonder the kitchen opted to not remove the meat from the shell. Having said that, we will return at some point and recommend it to others --- subject to the lobbie qualification.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent food, I had a prime
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 4/27/2012
    Excellent food, I had a prime rib with Cajun cream sauce. Awesome!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was fair. Calamari was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/23/2012
    Food was fair. Calamari was on the warm side and not cooked enough. Salad with scallops was okay - salad could have been more exciting versus lots of onions and carrots.. Wouldn't go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My wife and I always enjoy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/19/2012
    My wife and I always enjoy eating at Cobblestone's. The food is delicious. The atmosphere is relaxing. A nice way to end a day.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Overall wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/14/2012
    Loved it. We were going to a show and found this place because it was close so didn't really go for the food but was so impressed. Loved the waiter, Mike. He was so cute and very friendly. Had a great time with our little Girl's Nite Out and birthday surprise for my friend. He came over and sang Happy Birthday...just a perfect evening. Glad we had plenty of parking too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The restaurant was recommended
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/15/2012
    The restaurant was recommended on the Auditorium website and everything was wonderful and most of all, the food was delicious!
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  • Over all great food, terrific
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 3/15/2012
    Over all great food, terrific service. The bouillabaisse is out of this world!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My first visit here and both
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/14/2012
    My first visit here and both my guest and I were completely impressed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The overall experience was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/10/2012
    The overall experience was very good. Down side was that it was very loud in the dinning room area and the pour was small on drinks and wine.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was tremendous -
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/9/2012
    The food was tremendous - everything had high points. The ambience was a little too banquet hall-ish; in the purple/auburn room, it felt like we were at a wedding reception or a corporate event of sorts. Our waitress (Kristen, I think) was fantastic, full of energy, good humor and knowledge of the menu(s). It was a great experience overall - a little pricey, but we had a great dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First time dinning there and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 3/5/2012
    First time dinning there and it was a nice surprise. Good variety on the menu but nothing fancy. Service was very good. Had the prime rib which was excellent. Will definitely be back and would recommend it to friends.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We decided to take some friends
    Delightful
    Dined on 3/2/2012
    We decided to take some friends here before a concert. Our server was great, she got us in and out with no problem meeting our venue time! Thank you for a great night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • We were generally disappointed.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/25/2012
    We were generally disappointed. This was anniversary dinner and didn't measure up to the occasion.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently good food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/18/2012
    This is the second time we've been here. Had a wonderful meal. I had the Haddock and my wife the scallops. Good desserts as well. The only negative was the overuse of dressing on the Caesar salad. We'll be back again.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not many late night options...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 2/17/2012
    Not bad, but really nothing special. Steak's mushroom sauce was kind of salty. Dined late on a Friday night and restaurant was eerily quiet.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This is a very large restaurant,
    Emily
    Dined on 2/17/2012
    This is a very large restaurant, with many rooms. The wait staff is very attentive without being in your face. Nice to have such a place in downtown Lowell. It's been here for many years.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cobblestones of Lowell
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    It's always a treat to eat at Cobblestones. The ambience is so special right down to the crisp white table linen! It's pricey, but maybe that was a special Valentine's price. ($81 for 2 people; no alcohol). We have been there before, but I forget what the cost was.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quite disappointing
    Dianacan
    Dined on 2/12/2012
    Cobblestones is a lovely restaurant with a welcoming and professional waitstaff. The food, however, was disappointing. A beet salad for eight dollars that contained four paper thin slices of beet seems like a rip off. My scallop entree and side of potato were satisfactory, but served lukewarm, as was a bowl of chowder. My husband's ribs of beef were overcooked, overly sweet, and not served hot.. Cobblestones has so much potential, but the food suggests lack of commitment to excellence. Sorry to say that we are not likely to return.
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    romantic, special occasion
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  • Would highly recommend. Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/9/2012
    Would highly recommend. Food was fantastic an the service was very quick and overall excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet