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Cotali Mar

1178 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-1904
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Portuguese, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
1178 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-1904
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went for a late lunch. There was only 1 bartender on who also had to wait all the tables. She was running around like crazy. The food was tasty. I had the scrod Rockefeller and my husband had the fish & chips. Both fish...More

Thank maxxie13
Reviewed 6 March 2017

See my previous glowing post about our first time here. Our group had such a great experience we opted to return on a Friday night about a month later. It was such a disappointment, we are likely not going to return. Everyone ordered a different...More

1  Thank Randtor
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Why didn't we know about this restaurant until recently?? We are 3 couples that frequently dine out Friday nights. We heard about Cotali Mar and decided to try it. The building looks really nice from the outside, there is a big parking lot behind the...More

Thank Randtor
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious. Very nice variety of traditional Portuguese food and American cuisine. Beautiful atmosphere with top notch wait staff. Prices are fair considering portions and food quality. Will be back!

1  Thank FoodieMelDHock
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I hosted a Birthday Party in their Wine Cellar and it was stellar. The food was amazing fresh and yummy. The service outstanding. I have also gone back to just enjoy the Restaurant and they did not disappoint. Again I travel from Boston to New...More

1  Thank Dolores N
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My dining companion and I visited Cotali Mar for lunch this past weekend. It's true there is no sign on the restaurant except for the door to their main entrance. Luckily, we had googled the address. There's a rather large municipal parking lot in the...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a large restaurant with large dining rooms and an outdoor patio with fire pit. It's also holds large event. The menu is Portuguese influenced, with a touch of all the nationalities that make up the neighbourhood. I had the Galinha à Madeira -...More

Thank ThePackedBag
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I love Portuguese food, so on the last night of our vacation to my birthplace we tried Cotali Mar. First, there is no signage on the building to let you know you are in the right place so I circled the block three times before...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 5 July 2016

First, there is no signage on the building to let you know you are in the right place. We were seated right away but it took so long to get waited on we thought about leaving. Both things I wanted to order, I was told...More

1  Thank seaworthy74
Reviewed 19 June 2016

It started with the valet parking guys. Polite, helpful and professional. Went downhill, from there (momentarily). The girl that seats you had no clue what she was doing. She initially wanted to put the four of us in the lounge. In spite of the fact...More

Thank Doug F
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Lucy M
If there's a hall available for june 4 2016
9 May 2016|
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Response from Janine P | Reviewed this property |
I also would recommend calling, don't wait,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1178 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-1904
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: 508-990-0066
  • E-mail
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