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About Moonstones

Created by the owners of long standing restaurant COBBLESTONES of Lowell;
Moonstones is named for the pearly moon-like precious gem and oyster native to New England. Moonstones celebrates global bonds—the moon, the sea, the love of food, wine and revelry. We invite you to celebrate with us the worldly influence in all elements ranging from our local, creative raw bar selections, to our tapas
designed for sharing life with friends in mind, to the bread we bake fresh each day to accompany our ‘crostini’ selections. Our creative cocktail menu draws inspiration from various international favorites, as does the carefully selected beer and wine list.
Our design seeks to promote celebration, or just relaxation, in a local, sophisticated atmosphere to chill with friends. Think global, eat local.

185 Chelmsford Street
Chelmsford, MA 01824
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Global, International, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday- Saturday: 11:30am - 4pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4pm - 10pm
Friday-Saturday 4pm - 11pm

Happy Hour: All day, everyday
(but, more specifically Monday thru Friday 3pm-5pm)

SUNDAY BRUNCH 10:15am-2:15pm, DINNER 4pm- 9pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(978) 256-7777

Website:
http://www.moonstones110.com/

Parking Details:
moonstones has an extensive, private parking lot situated behind the restaurant and away from traffic on Route 110.

Executive Chef:
Rob Jean

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
moonstones dining room, lounge, or chill bar are all excellent areas for any special event. With the space to accommodate parties of all sizes, our staff is prepared to make any event, whether a birthday, anniversary or just a memorable night out.

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Savor this Valentine's Day at moonstones. Enjoy Life...One Bite at a Time! Featuring moonstones favorites, sultry chef's specials, and sexy libations!

Moonstones Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (15)
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Good for Birthdays (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Good for a Date (12)
Great for Brunch (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Romantic (9)
Casual (8)
Business Meals (8)
Fun (8)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Bar Seating (7)
Cozy (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Tasting Menu (5)
Healthy (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Authentic (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Spicy (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Food and service was exceptional. Menu was small and a little pricey. I had a mimosa and it was perfect. The decor was warm and inviting.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 5 days ago

Tapas menu was interesting. Frozen grapes was a nice surprise. We ordered 10 tapas...I appreciated that they bought out dishes in waves vs together. Felt like a treat. Interior was lovely and while it wasn't busy on the evening that we went, i would recommend the glass room with the high back chairs if you are a party of < 5 to minimize the noise levels from the 2 bars.

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·Dined 5 days ago

As always, everything we had here was excellent, starting with drinks, on to many small plates, and finishing with dessert. Very nice atmosphere with excellent service.

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 (New England)·Dined on January 1, 2018

This was our first time at moonstones. We really enjoyed our experience here. We came here for New Year’s eve dinner. The food Was absolutely delicious & fresh. Service was on point . Our waitress was friendly she made the dining experience fun. Service with a smile. We even had an opportunity to meet the owner of this restaurant. Which I was kind of surprised with because he was going around all the tables making sure everybody was happy and satisfied . This impressed me very much because you never have an owner come to your table while your dining, usually it’s like the general manager that stops bye . The owner was very friendly , you could tell he truly cares about his employees , and his customers . Definitely will be back to dine at moonstones .

Tags: Local Ingredients, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Good for Groups, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We are at Moonstones this last New Year’s Eve. The food is always quite good there. I had the steak frites which was prepared well. My spouse had the chicke Tagine (sp?). It was fantastic. Really unique flavors. The wait staff was very attentive although not overbearing. Deserts were good as well. I recommend should you something a little more eclectic than usual. Kudos to them.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Homemade Focaccia with roasted garlic and olive oil outstanding. We will be returning for the special eggplant dish. A little spice, a lot of flavor.

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Everything was perfect! Service and food was top notch!

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 (New England)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great first experience at Moonstones! Went for a dinner with friends, walked out 5 hours later! Amazing service, great food and great drinks!!

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

The food , the drinks , the service Moonstones never disappoints!
It's hard to belive this little gem in in Chelmsford. I would expect to haver to go into Boston to find creative cuisine , cocktails and ambneance like this.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Drinks here are great. I wish they more variety for food on the brunch menu.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Great restaurant. Food is always delicious and well prepared. (A little on the pricey side).

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

We enjoyed the small plates and great cocktails at Moonstones. The service was excellent!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas
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 (New England)·Dined on December 3, 2017

One of our favorites...never disappoints!

We went with another couple and all shared tapas. Everything we ordered was excellent. Scallops, Focaccia, Pad Thai, Short Rib, Schezuan Eggplant, Potato Pancake, Pork Belly, Chocolate Pate and the Creme Brule. Yummy! We will be back!

Tags: Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Tapas, Hot Spot, Romantic, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 28, 2017

2nd Anniversary

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 (New England)·Dined on November 26, 2017

This was our first time at Moonstones in a while and we were pleasantly surprised by the change in menu. The tuna tartare was excellent. The Faroe island salmon was cooked to perfection and my husband finished every morsel; notable for him. Definitely putting Moonstones on our go to list.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

The seating was in the lounge. Perhaps because it was Sunday, the dining room may have been closed, but I've never seen anyone in the dining room there.
The drinks are excellent, including the wine selection. The Tapas menu is interesting but limited in selection. Food is well prepared.
It all adds up pretty quickly and we paid something like $45 per person with no dessert.
Lastly, there was a noisy party in the room. That didn't work for us. We might have stayed later and had dessert if they had kept them under control - but we didn't complain.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Tasting Menu, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Ciffee made at the table in a frnech press and Red velvet pancakes for brunch! So good!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Food was fantastic and the staff were brilliant!

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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Best Reuben sandwich I have ever had complemented by spicy home made barbecue flavored chips. Excellent service

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 16, 2017

I met a good friend and Moonstones was a great location as we live a state apart,
There was some problem with the grill that day so menu options were limited.
However, service and atmosphere terrific...will definitely return.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2017

I love this restaurant! The food is amazing! We went for our anniversary on a Monday night and it was quiet and romantic. I’ve also been when it’s busier and it has a fun atmosphere. My favorite is the baby beet salad and the scallop tapas.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Tapas, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Tapas are real good, but can be pricy if this is all you order to eat (more than 5 eg.). Worth the splurge though.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We were there to get together with a friend and cberate my daughter's birthday. The service was spot on. We got our food and drinks in a timely manner and never felt rushed. All our food was delicious, in particular the frozen grapes, mac & cheese, and the chicken korma meatballs. My husband wanted to take home a vat of the mac& cheese sauce. Overall a very pleasant evening. Look forward to returning.

Tags: Good for Groups, Tapas, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

took my adult daughter and fiance' - shared some of the tapas choices, while adding a burger entree and salad. All of it was excellent; Lyndsey who waited on us could not have been more helpful and attentive. The manager also inquired how we were faring; could not have been happier with food, beer and wine selections, atmosphere, etc.

We arrived early, ~5:30 to accommodate our schedules and they seated my daughter, then us at the lone table in a section of about 15 tables. Within 5-7 minutes, they then seated a group of six at the table next to us. Why do restaurants do this? Give people a little time of quiet before being pushed together!! Oh, well!

It was excellent; far quieter then I recalled, even when our section filled up.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Healthy, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 22, 2017

This is such a great place for a consistently wonderful brunch!! Lobster Benedict was amazing. Our server was very attentive and knowledgeable. We’ll be back soon...

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 (Berkshire)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Very lovely and relaxing no rushing just the way brunch should be:-)

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 (New England)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Our overall experience was good. Our night hit a snafu upon arrival. We had an 8:00 reservation but didn’t get seated until 8:45. It was at that point I requested to sit in the bar. There were two reservations for 8 and apparently there were three tables who had paid their bill but were just sitting taking up space. Once we did sit the manager took our order and brought us a free plate to start with. It would’ve been better if he asked us what we would like because although it was a lovely presentation, my husband and I don’t eat beets and that’s all there was to this dish. At the end of the night we got a free dessert for our anniversary and complimentary dessert wine. The food was delicious and the ambiance was lovely. I am sure this doesn’t happen often and we were taken care of the best way possible given the circumstances

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Service was a little slow for my taste. There was a lot of waiting. The food was great with a fun, comfortable atmosphere. The Banh Mi sliders were a little misleading. They were delicious, but definitely not Banh Mi. Banh Mi are served on baguette rather than steamed buns (the word Banh Mi refers to a baguette) and it had very little picked veggies, which to me is the hallmark of a Banh Mi. But they were great little Asian inspired sliders. Nice heat and tender beef.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Had a phenomenal date night at Moonstones with my girlfriend. We started with a pitcher of their Rose Sangria and a couple oysters. Next we moved on to a selection of Tapas including the Patatas Bravas, a complimentary buffalo calimari and our personal favorite the Korean BBQ Pork Sliders. The food was amazing, environment was cozy and classy and our service was second to none. At first we were expecting to spend an arm and a leg but eventually found ourselves stuffed after only a few of the tapas dishes. We will definitely be coming back very soon.

Tags: Vegan, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Spicy, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Healthy, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on September 22, 2017

This is a local favorite of ours. We like the international flavors, small plates to be shared, hip atmosphere and great service. Excellent dining, good for entertaining friends.

Tags: Spicy, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy
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·Dined on September 22, 2017

Food & Customer service was great. Very knowledgeable and friendly team.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tapas, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 1, 2017

Great food & great atmosphere

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 (New England)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Food was sub par, ran out of focaccia - who runs out of bread? appetizers poor - scallops on mashed potatoes --- I don't think so.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Meghan was a helpful waitress as was the manager that stopped by to check in on a few occasions

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 (New England)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Wonderful food and great service...we definitely will be back!!!

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 (New England)·Dined on August 17, 2017

Couldn't be better! Quiet, wonderful food, great service, relaxing, ideal for a wonderful evening

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Tapas, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Spicy, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Healthy, Romantic
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·Dined on August 8, 2017

I took my wife and in-laws out for my wife's birthday at Moonstones and was pleasantly surprised with how the overall vibe was but also the intuition of the waitress to know exactly when I needed another drink and when to not push for a quantity experience but a quality experience in every direction.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy
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·Dined on August 5, 2017

I have brought different family members and friends, as I feel they can experience the tapas menu and the amounts are small, but each one is unique in taste. it's an opportunity to try different foods and to share with your guest. Service has been great also.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun, Tapas, Creative Cuisine
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 (New England)·Dined on August 4, 2017

We just had our second meal at Moonstones. Our party of 8 was thrilled with the service, creative and delicious food AND such a great atmosphere. I love that we could have a discussion without having to yell across the table. Keep it up! We will be back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Spicy, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on July 29, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner at Moonstones. The tapas were surprisingly good -- nicely presented and delicious.

Tags: Healthy, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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