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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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Andover, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been planning to eat at Moonstone in Chelmsford for quite some time now and finally today we visited them. The restaurant is quite big and was super busy on a Sunday morning which definitely indicates that it's very popular among the locals; moreover there is not many nice restaurants to choose from around that area. The restaurant has... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for dinner on a Saturday (6:30ish) and were seated right away (no reservation). They provide see excellent service and we really loved their tapas (small plates) style of food. We each enjoyed a cocktail and shared 5 plates, which was perfect. I hope to go back here the next time I'm in town! I'm not even a... More 

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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be honest, we picked this restaurant as it was a midway point between our two towns. I was early, and enjoyed myself at the bar with charming wait staff and a good selection of wine. We stayed at the bar when my friend arrived, ordering off a menu of enticing raw seafood and shellfish, as well as traditional tapas.... More 

Thank Rachel N
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Thank you soo much Rachel! We love this review as it represens the excellence we strive for everyday. Thanks for noticing, and thanks for visiting. Hope you can dine with us again soon. "Enjoy life. One bite at a time. Think Global, Eat Local" and all of that good stuff :) Cheers! S.Plath Founder SHG More 

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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here before and have always had good experiences, but have never come on a busy night. And Valentine's night was a BUSY night. There were so many things that could have gone less than perfectly, but that was not the case. The service was excellent - personal, friendly, and just the right amount of attentiveness. The food was... More 

Thank LoveToTravel8
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We are so pleased you felt the LOVE on V-Day, and hope you can join us again for spring holidays- or just for drinks at the moonbar. Thank you again for you kind words and for taking the time to share the love. Cheers, S.Plath Founder SHG More 

Portland, Maine
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Tappas and the excellent raw bar. Great fun with friends, romantic for couples. Great atmosphere!

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

Thank you Nicole you're right -DEF get the truffle fries :) Hope you van visit again soon! S.Plath Funder SHG More 

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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Thank you so much NewEnglandGirl! Hopefully you can check out our Sunday Brunch at Cobblestones of Lowell too (with live music!). Thanks again! Best, S.Plath Founder SHG More 

Quincy, Massachusetts
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

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
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Thank you so much Grace. We are so pleased you and your girls had such a fab evening with us. We hope you can visit again soon! Sincerely, S.Plath Founder SHG More 

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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 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
splath, Owner at Moonstones, responded to this review

Thank you so much Tracey! Sleek, vip, cool, relaxing, love, amazing, and deliciously offbeat are all attributes we at moonstones are super proud of- thanks for noticing! Hope you can visit again soon- perhaps for a fab Sunday brunch? Cheers! S.Plath Founder SHG More 

Andover, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
37 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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204 reviews
122 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.

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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 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, 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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?