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Waterfront Grille at 36 Homer's Wharf

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Seafood,
36 Homers Wharf, New Bedford, MA 02740-7245
+1 508-997-7010
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (33 reviews)
“sushi” (18 reviews)
“clam chowder” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Bar, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
36 Homers Wharf, New Bedford, MA 02740-7245
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to try the Waterfront Grille as we were going to a show in NB and knew that the restaurant was under knew ownership. We were both very pleased. We were seated at a window overlooking the working harbor. I had...More

Thank Bankguy1961
Waterfront G, Manager at Waterfront Grille at 36 Homer's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the 5 star review! We are glad you enjoyed our King Crab Special last night! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Our party of three arrived at the hotel and decided to try the restaurant across the street.for lunch. What a find.We had tried the Fish Tacos, Crabcake Sandwich and the Shrimp on the Lunch Menu. All the food , service, pricing and view of the...More

Thank Dorothy S
Waterfront G, Manager at Waterfront Grille at 36 Homer's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Dorothy, Thank you for the 4 star review! Enjoy your stay in New Bedford!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in New Bedford in early August and was staying across the street from the Waterfront Grille. Some individuals in the hotel where I stayed recommended the Waterfront Grille. The menu was great and my son and I decided to walk across the street...More

Thank sicuani
Waterfront G, Manager at Waterfront Grille at 36 Homer's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Sicuani, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed our New England Clam Chowder and will keep an eye on those fried clams.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped off here for wine and appetizers after a day of sightseeing. The restaurant has a young, hip vibe that appeals to all ages and seemed family friendly as well. The waitstaff was very professional and offered suggestions. It was a...More

Thank pickytraveler28
Waterfront G, Manager at Waterfront Grille at 36 Homer's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the clam chowder - very good and the stuffed shrimp - just ok. But an A for effort all around. You have a view of the boats in the marina and unlike anywhere else around us - easy parking. There was a small...More

1  Thank SunLover2121
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Waterfront Grille is on the water. No sweeping views of the harbor, but no one really has that view. Still, it is nice to have a glimpse of the harbor. We both had sea food sandwiches swordfish, crab cakes. Fresh, right off the docks that...More

1  Thank 31,42,013
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Need to look for it as it is a little hidden behind the downtown hotel, on the water with limited views. The whole downtown waterfront area has had a complete reconstruction. We love the raw bar, fresh oysters mostly. The menu is extensive with New...More

Thank uphamkw
Cameron C, Guest Relations Manager at Waterfront Grille at 36 Homer's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your review. With Lafrance Hospitality recently taking over Waterfront Grille, expect some new interior changes soon!

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We operate bus trips and when traveling with a group to New Bedford, this is THE restaurant for us. Very cooperative and helpful staff. Delicious cuisine, lots of great seafood (and landlubber) menu choices. Incredible waterfront location! Nicely appointed function rooms with waterfront views.

Thank oldenewengland
Cameron C, Guest Relations Manager at Waterfront Grille at 36 Homer's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thank you for the great review! We are glad to hear everything went well with the group while you were in town and we are looking forward to serving many more of your bus groups in the future!

Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Took forever to get the food. When it finally arrived, it was barely luke-warm. The mashed potato served with my scallops were old and brown. We were told the manager would come speak with us, but the individual never had the decency to show his/her...More

Thank Beverly R
Cameron C, Guest Relations Manager at Waterfront Grille at 36 Homer's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hello Beverly, we are very sorry to hear these comments about Waterfront Grille. The General Manager Charlie would love to hear more about your experience and how we can get you to give us another chance to make it up to you! Please feel free...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018

the food was very good. large portions. very convenient location to the hotel but a little pricey. had problem with wait staff one night.More

Thank Mark K
Cameron C, Guest Relations Manager at Waterfront Grille at 36 Homer's Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thank you for your review! We are glad you could enjoy us while staying at the Fairfield Inn next door. We would however like to hear more about your problems with our wait staff. Please feel free to contact me at info@lafrancehospitality.com, we would like...More

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Sandra D
10 January 2017|
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Response from Happyfeetboy | Reviewed this property |
Well , I don't have the prices memorized but I think you might pay a dollar or two over what you would pay at a sports bar type of place. I am sure you know that a Fishermans Platter is just about the highest priced seafood... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Homers Wharf, New Bedford, MA 02740-7245
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 508-997-7010
  • E-mail
Description
Waterfront Grille is New Bedford's premiere waterfront dining destination. Our menu is centers around the freshest local seafood around along with vegetarian and non-seafood options to satisfy everyone's cravings. We offer lunch and dinner on the water's edge and only minutes from the downtown area. With ample parking and seating, Waterfront Grille offers the ideal atmosphere for all of your dining experiences ranging from an intimate dinner for two to an all out party for 100 or more! Reservations are accepted for parties of five or more, and call-ahead seating is recommended for groups of all sizes.
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