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Cotali Mar

1178 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-1904
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (19 reviews)
“carne” (5 reviews)
Closed today
Portuguese, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
1178 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746-1904
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very good food with good quality. Most wonderful littlenecks in garlic sauce, they are worth the trip. The atmosphere is wonderful. Just sit back and enjoy. Don't forget to have an expresso martini. they are the best.

Date of visit: February 2015
1  Thank Annie1382
Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had a reservation for a group of 15. The place is big, there is a separate bar area that you can also eat in. From the bartenders, hostess, waiter all very friendly. Our waiter Rick was very good and personable server. He knew the...More

Date of visit: January 2015
2  Thank Cashdog11
Reviewed January 9, 2015

Even though this is a Portuguese restaurant, there are other offerings. My husband & I went for lunch, and had the garlic shrimp ( choice of linguine or penne), which was excellent. A basket of sliced Portuguese bread was placed on the table while we...More

Date of visit: December 2014
1  Thank blondie16
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good food, alittle pricey. Good atmosphere. The steak on the stone is awesome. It usually big enough for two people.

Date of visit: August 2014
1  Thank chrissg44
Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cotali Mar can be seen as a steak restaurant or as an ethnic restaurant specializing in Portuguese cuisine. There are not too many really good steak places in New Bedford but there sure are lots of terrific Portuguese restaurants given the high number of its...More

Date of visit: October 2014
2  Thank bowlmeova
Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I have been to this restaurant several times, and each time the food was fabulous. And the ambiance/decor is equally fabulous. The paella is especially tasty, and the portion is copious.

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank MelYoken
Reviewed November 10, 2014

I hate to have to write this bad review becasue I have to say, the food is good. But the service, awful, awful, awful. I feel like people need to know what to expect so that they wont be disappointed, becasue as we all know,...More

Date of visit: November 2014
4  Thank Allison8080
Reviewed November 4, 2014

This is my favorite place to eat for special occasions. The food is excellent with great specials. The ambiance is set by thoughtfully placed decorations and gives a warm, romantic setting. The service is always superb, with great attention to detail. My favorite is the...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Lorraine D
Reviewed September 3, 2014

The food is so good, try the steak on a stone...nothing better! Very romantic especially on a beautiful night on the patio.

Date of visit: June 2014
1  Thank Grandmother4171
Reviewed August 5, 2014

We have dined at Cotali Mar for several years now and it has never disappointed us. We were three couples dining out on a Saturday evening. All the guys had the signature dish "steak on a stone". We have all ordered it before and as...More

Date of visit: August 2014
1  Thank ChristmasGirl
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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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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