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Alianca Restaurant

98 Cove St, New Bedford, MA 02744-2533
+1 508-997-4142
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken” (3 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Portuguese, Seafood, European
$$ - $$$
98 Cove St, New Bedford, MA 02744-2533
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

We are two couples who shared a number of dishes, all delicious. Shrimp Mozambique- a little spicy, perfectly seasoned. The cod salad special was also excellent. The chicken alentejano was filled with chicken and fresh clams cooked in a delicious sauce. The shrimp/scallop/rice dish filling...More

Thank jsand
Reviewed May 24, 2017

We were eager to try this as we have had excellent Portugese food in the area. This was not it. The clam chowder was obviously from a can, salty and slimy. I told the waitress I was allergic to cumin and her only response was...More

2  Thank Seth G
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

This place has been my new favorite place for lunch lately. I seem to have lunch there at least two times a week.,and always enjoy my meals. I've had quite a few different meals and never had a bad meal yet. Try this place I...More

Thank middleboro
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Simple delicious food.We shared the kale soup and shrimp mozambique for appetizers. My husband had the tripe special with white beans and sausage. It was hearty and wonderful. I had the shrimp special with rice and brocoli. The sauce was a cream saffron and tasted...More

Thank Hope G
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Owner/family owned & run. The owner is a great cook. Octopus specials on Friday. Best fried shrimp around in buttermilk. Goat, rabbit,hake, codfish and clam specials. Doesn't get better than there steak with an egg on top.

Thank maxxie13
Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Embarrassing that I have lived in New Bedford all my life and only went here for the first time. I recommend the chicken cognac, unbelievable. I'm not even a chicken fanatic, but I needed to try it. Wife had the Lioneza steak. It was tender...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed November 19, 2015

Upon recommendation of a Portuguese friend living in New Bedford, I came to this place for lunch on Sunday. I must say that I enjoyed the time in this place. POSITIVE POINTS: It might not be in a “posh” building and set-up, but it is...More

1  Thank Trave1Bandit
Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Delicious meal here with the family. It took 30 minutes for us to get our food, but when it arrived it was freshly made and delicious! I had the fried scallops which were light and fresh, the shrimp and scallop moz. (Apparently short for Mozambique)...More

Thank MyLuckyChicken
Reviewed October 22, 2015

Went twice in the last 3 weeks after fishing trips - It's become a ritual! How can I not go? - The food is excellently prepared, the selection, for me, is unique as I don't have any similar restaurants in Central MA, and the owners...More

Thank kamikazekiddo
Reviewed September 7, 2015

Not sure what to think about a restaurant on the edge of a blighted factory site... Came away with an understanding of the neighborhood , delicious Portuguese foods and attentive service . Surprisingly short wait for one of my favorites. Pork /chicken Alentajana. Pork or...More

Thank Townie234
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Cove St, New Bedford, MA 02744-2533
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  New Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 508-997-4142
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