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185 Chelmsford St, Rt 110, Chelmsford, MA 01824-2307
+1 978-256-7777
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:15 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found on Phantom Gourmet. Looking for somewhere different to try (we're in S.NH) Very nice atmosphere - trendy, but comfortable. Great food and drinks. Would love to come back for dinner. Waitress gave us a complementary Frangelico to go with our dessert sampler - so nice. Would recommend!

Thank NewEnglandGirl72
Quincy, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After settling on this location as the best option for "in between" everyone, we weren't sure what to expect. The service, the food and the fun blew us away. I love that for a table of 5, they were able to seat us as a round table. It really made a huge difference i terms of conversation. The tapas style... More 

Thank Grace_K102
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the sleek hip vibe the moment I walked in. The bar is cool and relaxing and love the lighting. The menu was extensive and we adored the small dishes that were to die for. Drinks were amazing. This is one of my new favorite places.

Thank Tracey C
Andover, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I'm back here for dinner this time - my first dinner at Moonstones. I've been here several times for lunch and am happy to say dinner is just as good. My wife is lactose intolerant. The wait staff and kitchen were very helpful letting us know that something we ordered had some dairy. They also modified items to accommodate. The... More 

Thank Rich B
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Love this! Thank you so much Rich. We strive to for hospitality excellence and guest satisfaction whether it's lunch, brunch, or dinner, and for guests with and without food restrictions. We're thrilled you enjoy dining with us and appreciate your feedback. Come visit again soon! S.Plath More 

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203 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I like their menu because it does have a good range with unusual dishes but also more traditional ones so everyone can be happy. Try the coconut pudding for dessert.

Thank islandgirl88
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Love it- thank you so much Islandgirl (your name pairs well with with coconut guava pudding!) S.Plath Owner More 

Suburb of Boston
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I have been here a few times with a friend for early dinners. The service is excellent and the food is always wonderful. The atmosphere is really nice there. I would go back anytime.

Thank MotherofTwoandDog
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Thank you MotherofTwoandDog! This is exactly the kind of experience and takeaway that we strive for all of our guests to have- wonderful food and excellent service in a beautiful atmosphere. Thanks so much for sharing- Happy Holidays! S.Plath Owner More 

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

A few days ago I had the pleasure of dining at Moonstops with three other friends. Initially the oysters were a great treat to start and the gentlmen serving them were a pleasure to talk to. Our server Gwendol was such a sweetheart! She was very polite, had great recomendations and frequently checked on our well being. Such an excellent... More 

Thank gjlucas617
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this fantastic review gjlucas617! We are so pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with us- from the food, to the service and atmosphere. We'll be sure to share your kind words with the team. We hope you can join us again very soon- Happy Holidays! S.Plath Owner More 

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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Very nice place for a romantic or group dinner, depending on where you are sitting. The small side room is my favorite. My husband and I met there for the first time for a drink and married 2 years (to the date) later. Have been back 5-7 times since then. Good bar area, too.

Thank Di C
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Wow! What a wonderful story Di C! We're so honored to be such a special place for you and your husband (and of course congratulations on your nuptials!) Thanks so much for your kind words and for sharing your beautiful story. Happy Holidays from all of us at moonstones! S.Plath Owner More 

Windham, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Just went for brunch with friends. Ordered a dish that offered multiple selections: scrambled eggs, red velvet pancakes & homefries. Eggs & potatoes were swimming in Hollandaise but even worse, both items were barely room temp. Actually leaning towards cold. Really disappointed. Will never go back & would never recommend.

Thank MGMN27
Boston, Massachusetts
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185 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We went with a wide selection of tapas dishes; all were excellent although the grilled shrimp dish was too salty for some of us. Yet wait staff was friendly and attentive and, special recognition to the young ladies who ran our orders, kept our water glasses full and were, in a word, delightful. They will develop into terrific servers or... More 

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splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Hi OG Thanks so much for writing a review! We’re so please you noticed our attentive, hospitable service (full water glasses at all times one of our goals of excellent and attentive service), and we’re thrilled you made note of our "excellent" tapas and our "outstanding" truffle fries—which is definitely relative to both the costly truffle oil and parmesan cheese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
American, Fusion, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:15 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Chelmsford St, Rt 110, Chelmsford, MA 01824-2307
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +1 978-256-7777
Description: General info: *Enjoy life one bite at a time at our globally inspired urban bistro in charming Chelmsford. *Come to celebrate or just to chill *open 7 days a week *"Sophisticated" Sunday brunch touted by Boston Globe Magazine Private Dining Book your next Shower, Wedding or Mitzvah, and have the moon all to yourselves, any Sunday from noon to 4PM. Moonstones celebrates global bonds-the moon, the sea, a love of food, wine, and revelry. We welcome you to enjoy beautiful design, local seafood and raw bar, globally inspired tapas and a carefully selected and wildly creative cocktail menu, beer and wine list. Moonstones promotes a fun, social, affordable atmosphere for those who seek a more diverse and dynamic dining option without the risk, cost and difficulty of distance or travel.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?