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PA Raffa's Italian Restaurant

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2857 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02745-3415
+1 508-995-7711
11:00 - 22:00
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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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157 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pa Raffa's is an old Italian staple in the New Bedford area. The antipasto is a classic that can't be missed. On our most recent visit, we also had the spaghetti and a roast beef sub. It's an old school place, but worth the visit.

Thank NobodyMan
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best pizza around. Generous amounts of toppings !! Whenever we're in New Bedford we have to stop at Raffa' s.

Thank Gary M
Acushnet, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Pa Raffa's has been around for decades, and my husband and I still enjoy eating there quite frequently. I prefer thin-crust pizza, and theirs is the best around! The menu offers a good variety of meals, the prices are great, the atmosphere is cozy, comfortable, clean and friendly. Pa Raffa's is definitely a local favorite, which says it all!

Thank Joanne M
Acushnet, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Small Italian restaurant, with pizza, delicious salads, subs, chicken parm and spaghetti dishes. Lunch portions and dinner dishes. Beer wine and liquor available. Limited parking. Very good prices.

Thank OHF
Harrington, Delaware
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Got pizza at Pa Raffa's tonight and it was great as usual. If you like thin crust pizza with great sauce and fresh toppings, this place is great. I have eaten here many times and have always been satisfied. Place was packed so I'm glad we were getting it to go. Prices range from $7.24 for plain cheese to $10.19... More 

Thank Ken W
New Bedford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The service was horrible, I had a fish sandwich which was 2 fish sticks with lettuce and drowned in mayo, my wife had a steak and cheese, my steak us are better, wife got a salad, waitress never ask what kind of dressing ,just put italion horrible got no bread before meal, never asked us, waitress never did anything some... More 

Thank kasouza1
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very Good, consistent, Italian food in a no frills restaurant. You can't go wrong eating here and I'd highly recommend. The price is very reasonable and the food is really good.

Thank richaaard
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Mouth watering food.....awesome pizza!! If you like eggplant.....omg....get the grinder or the meal....sooooo yummy.

Thank Joyce M
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Pa Raffa's has been around for what seems like forever in the north end of New Bedford. The food is always excellent as well as the service. They seem to hire just the right people that care about their customers needs. The thin pizza, lasagna and antipasto are the best around! Whether you eat in or get take out, you... More 

Thank clemsgn
Acushnet, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've been dining at Pa Raffa's since the 60's.. Yeah yeah dating myself. I still think its the best pizza around. The sauce, oh that sauce is always sweet and zesty. The cheese hot and gooey. The crust always crisp. From the Pizza, antipastos and there lasagna you'll never be disappointed. The lasagna has so many layers of yummyness you'll... More 

Thank Mike57862

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2857 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02745-3415
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 508-995-7711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?