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Fishbones in the Village

34 Central Sq, Chelmsford, MA 01824-3050
+1 978-250-0101
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (121 reviews)
“clam chowder” (22 reviews)
“haddock” (21 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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34 Central Sq, Chelmsford, MA 01824-3050
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food here is always delicious; certainly seafood at it's best. It's a little hidden gem in Central Square.

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fishbones is one of my favorite restaurants. Fresh fish? Always. The food is served hot and never disappoints. We always order the clam chowder.

Thank jbucceri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been going to Fishbones for years, 2 to 3 times per week. The staff know us and we know them. Sadly, we have seen a major decline in their product. The staff continues to be excellent but the owners are...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

What a great find I had the Mediterranean seafood entree it was fabulous my wife had the halibut special the portion was amazing this restaurant is a must go to! It’s a Great stop for us as we travel up to Maine. A bit pricey...More

Thank FoodMasterEater
Reviewed 13 August 2018

A friend told me about Fishbones years ago but for some reason I never ate there until yesterday. I am sorry I missed it all these years. I went on a whim in Saturday night at 7:45 PM. There were lots of people waiting for...More

Thank LBell369
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Have never had food we didn't like! Awesome place! Especially love the salmon! Often get the lunch specials for a takeout dinner.

Thank CathiE55
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Hit Fishbones for anniversary dinner. We live close by and it can be tough to get table at times which has been a deterrent. Tried Sunday evening and was seated immediately though it was crowded. There is a reason Fishbones is so busy. The food...More

Thank richsepe
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Outstanding! I have eaten there a few times and food is unbelievable and cocktails are made to perfection! Their menu is dated daily so you know the fish is fresh. Some really cool staple dishes there and the one I had today and the picture...More

Thank Donniewhite
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The food here is excellent. The service is good. It tends to be very busy and they don't take reservations. However if you come off hours or are willing to wait it's a good experience. I've been several times and never had a bad meal.

Thank bbuld135
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We had to go back since the meal at the beginning of our trip was absolutely delicious. The first time was the Seafood Saute and Beet Salad and the second time we had the fried Jumbo Shrimp and Seafood Saute. We added a bowl of...More

Thank ingridfisher
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Spence T
5 August 2018|
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Response from Rick E | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice. Please call the restaurant.
Spence T
5 August 2018|
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Response from lkis229 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other person who answered. Download the menu but if I remember correctly, you can get gluten free items. The restaurant is fabulous and should give it a try.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Central Sq, Chelmsford, MA 01824-3050
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +1 978-250-0101
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