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Cotali Mar

1178 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-1904
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (19 reviews)
“carne” (5 reviews)
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Portuguese, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
1178 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-1904
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Reviewed August 30, 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

1  Thank Matt M
Reviewed July 21, 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

1  Thank ThePackedBag
Reviewed July 5, 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 July 5, 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 June 19, 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
Reviewed April 22, 2016

I went to dinner with my 23 yr old grandson, thought it would be nice to try this restaurant, it is gorgeous when you walk in, tableclothes, lit candle in the middle of each table, we were escorted to a really nice table our waitress...More

Thank Janine P
Reviewed April 9, 2016

We enjoyed the Lobster and Scallops Wrapped in Bacon. The clam chowder was delicious. The service was polite and prompt. The restaurant atmosphere was impeccable and well lit.

1  Thank Voke1965
Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Maybe you need to be Portuguese to love this place. Was here for a business dinner. We were put down in the basement/wine cellar. Kind of odd entrance to the cellar and it was Very very cold and not sure it's due to the wine...More

Thank dermgoddess
Reviewed March 13, 2016

Delicious seafood stew and steaks. No issues with food, service, or atmosphere. A new favorite and we have been hoping to find great Portuguese food in new Bedford for many years.

2  Thank Masstraveler_8
Reviewed February 9, 2016

I have been to this restaurant several times and have yet to have a bad meal. Always great service and we are even having our wedding here. They have a beautiful Ballroom upstairs and can fit a good number of guests. Also Kathy the Event...More

Thank JamieLynnNicholson
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Carol M
June 12, 2018|
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Response from Rose L | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I do not know about the specials during the week but I would be happy to run by the restaurant and look over their menu and get back to you.
Lucy M
May 9, 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
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
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