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Far north end, OK.. otherwise, avoid!

The "AVE" is pretty much a blighted area. Not the crusing spot it used to be 15 years ago...Some... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2014
Neil M
New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States

Avoid the street if possible, yes there are alot of odd and end shops but its always busy filled... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2014
kandice u
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible30%
5 Apr 2018
“An eclectic taste of an ethnic enclave”
3 Oct 2016
“Narrow Street lots of stores”
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Acushnet Ave is not very long, but it's packed with a variety of mom-and-pop shops that address the variety of needs in an immigrant community -- hair dressers, grocery mini-markets, restaurants, etc. This is a good place to roll the dice and try out authentic...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2016

Hadn't been on Acushnet Avenue in years, Coming in from the north its still wide and more residential, once you pass Brooklawn Park it starts to get congested and from Nash Rd to Sawyer St be careful, very narrow for opposing traffic, a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

Back in the day I'm sure It was something incredible.. All the shops, main stretch of road with your typical all American mom and pop stores.. It's a street everyone should avoid.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed August 12, 2014

The "AVE" is pretty much a blighted area. Not the crusing spot it used to be 15 years ago...Some mom and pop bakeries, other than that, I don't bother

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Neil M
Reviewed August 3, 2014

Avoid the street if possible, yes there are alot of odd and end shops but its always busy filled with traffice and double siding parking which makes it hard to navigate the street,good bars on it though

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank kandice u
Reviewed May 1, 2013

Acushnet ave is very good for Portuguese food and pastry. Also for the boutiques that they have . The bakery's have that good Portuguese bread that you can buy it as it is coming out of the oven.

Date of experience: April 2013
3  Thank Maria P
Reviewed August 15, 2012

dont go here unless it is in the far north end and then there is nothing but nothing is better than the southern section of this street. Beware

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank Spankems
Reviewed August 11, 2012

There is a very large selection of different small shops, restaurants and bar rooms along Acushnet Avenue. Some places are clean, some are fithy. A large diversity of nationalities are along this strip, weather it be the owners, employees or shoppers. The bus route does...More

Date of experience: August 2012
1  Thank SpiritsOpinion
Reviewed June 28, 2012

It's a run-down old avenue with old businesses and old signs, but the food is great and you get a real sense of being somewhere else.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank FoodiePilgrim
Reviewed March 16, 2012

this is not a place you want to go to , ever!!! Nasty side of the city.

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank Lisa L
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