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About Fathoms Bar & Grille, Inc.

Located right next to the harbor, Fathoms Bar & Grille has become an integral part of New Bedford's diverse collection of eateries. Known for its rich culture and historical fishing industry, New Bedford sets the stage for Fathoms Bar & Grille to be the place where people can gather for great food and drinks in a relaxed waterfront environment. Our patrons take in the ambiance of our handsomely appointed bar lounge area, the intimacy of our dining area or the fresh sea breezes on our seasonal patio.

255 Popes Island
New Bedford, MA 02740
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:45pm; Dinner: Nightly: 3:45pm - 2:00am

Cross Street:
New Bedford / Fairhaven Bridge

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(508) 993-3400

Website:
http://www.fathomsbargrille.com/

Entertainment:
Multiple times per week, patrons are treated to some of the best acoustic and light entertainment from local artists and more.

Executive Chef:
Chris Bentley

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Fathoms Bar & Grille, Inc. Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on all time ratingsThis restaurant has not received enough recent ratings to display a current ratings snapshot
food

4.4

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (15)
Scenic View (15)
Great for Lunch (13)
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Fit for Foodies (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Special Occasion (7)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Kid-friendly (3)
Romantic (3)
Waterfront (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 12, 2017

We decided to use Fathoms for a 90th birthday party. After a slight snafu related to reservations, the rest of the afternoon went smoothly. Our waitress was excellent and very attentive. The food itself was even better than rumored. Every dish was very tasty - spicy without being overly so. The soups were HOT, which was a bonus since many places serve cold or tepid water and call it soup these days. We had a great time and will be returning.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Waterfront
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food5
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service4
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 (New England)·Dined on August 12, 2016

Had the lobster mac cheese. Decent price, although sauce could have been a little creamier, few pieces of lobster tasted briny Served in a medium crowded crock, a pasta bowl would have worked better. The cucumber martini so-so. Loved the ambience though!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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food3
ambience5
service3
value4

 
 (New England)·Dined on July 23, 2016

Our only complaint was that it was very noisy out on the deck. It made conversation somewhat difficult. However, the good and service was excellent.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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food5
ambience5
service5
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 29, 2016

The restaurant did not have our reservation when we arrived. They did a great job of accommodating our large group anyway.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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food4
ambience5
service5
value3

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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 14, 2016

Five of us for lunch, sat on the deck in a nice shady spot. Not much of a view but very pleasant. We all had seafood of one type or another, everything was good. Service OK, prices fair, noise level OK for a pretty crowded vneue.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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food4
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service4
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on May 15, 2016

What a great find! If the weather was better, sitting outside overlooking the water would have been delightful! Service and food were very good! Chowder was decadent and shrimp scampi was excellent. Table of 5 and all were pleased.

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food4
ambience4
service4

 
 (New England)·Dined on January 17, 2016

We went to Fathoms after a show in the winter, the place is very small and crowded with limited seating. My swordfish was overdone. However my husbands fried clams he said were very good. Our server was very nice and attentive We could see outside and it has a very large deck which I can imagine in the summer is great., that's what I would recommend this restaurant for.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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food2
ambience2
service4
value3

 
 (New England)·Dined on January 2, 2016

Reconnected with a group of old friends for dinner . We were seated promptly upon arrival , the service was very good and we all enjoyed our meals. Will definitely return to Fathoms

Tags: Scenic View
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food4
ambience4
service5
value4

 
 (New England)·Dined on August 24, 2015

Three of us girls had dinner at Fathoms Monday evening. I had made a reservation using open table.com. We were prompted seated, and visited by our waitress Tabitha. She was very sweet and attentive, and the food was delicious. We had a lovely evening out, enjoyed good food, good conversation and excellent service. The restaurant appeared very clean as well.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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food5
ambience5
service5

 
 (Miami)·Dined on August 6, 2015

The most interesting bar I have ever seen. Friendly staff, lunch menu with lots of choices. W were seated outside on covered patio with bridge and water views. A nice experience for our group of 7.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly
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 (New England)·Dined on July 11, 2015

The food is always delicious! The red pepper relish that goes on some of the seafood dishes really compliments the perfectly cooked seafood. The vegetable medley is absolutely mouth watering and pairs well with any protein and starch. Be sure to try the ahi tuna appetizer and the popcorn shrimp. The pizzas are very good too if you want something a little less fancy.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on May 23, 2015

I live in Florida but whenever I am in MA and want good fresh seafood I go to Fathoms.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining
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