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This is for informational purposes only, not necessarily a list of recommended restaurants. The date noted is when we added the listing.
9/1/21 Southern Comfort Bar and Grill is bringing down-South cuisine to West Bridgewater. Read more on The Enterprise website.
8/22/21 Los Jefes is ready to serve up some new flavors in Taunton, read our story here.
8/21/21 Luxury picnic business brings a trendy vibe to New Bedford area get-togethers. Lux Picnix by C&G.
8/8/21 Honey Baby Cocktail Lounge is now open in Plymouth. It’s located just across the street from The Tasty, which is super convenient because it owned the folks at The Tasty.
8/8/21 Changes are coming to Somewhere Else Tavern in Pembroke. What are they? Read the details from the Patriot Ledger here.
8/1/21 Redbrook Development broke ground on Black Lantern Tavern last month and, if all goes well, will open in the spring of 2022.
7/19/21 Kwench Juice Café opened last month on 194 Oak St. in Brockton to provide residents with a new option for healthy eating. Facebook page.
7/12/21 Rooster’s Family Kitchen will have its grand opening at 30 Webster Sq, Marshfield in late July 2021! Facebook page.
7/12/21 The Mea Thai Cuisine opened this summer. They strive to provide customers with authentic, delicious food that reflects the robust flavors of Thailand. Facebook page.
6/14/21 Grill 151 in Weymouth is now open! 151 Main Street, Weymouth. The beautiful, spacious, 240-seat eatery offers prime beef, fresh local seafood, & a friendly neighborhood vibe with a warm, inviting décor.
5/27/21 While not a new restaurant in New Bedford it is a new name: Greasy Luck is now The Vault.
4/30/21 Alba On 53 recently opened by a seasoned restaurant team in the new Hanover Crossings plaza. Here’s our article.
4/30/21 There can never be enough coffee shops. Restoration Coffee takes over the former Better Bean location in Bridgewater for their third location. Details.
4/30/21 Another new restaurant planned for downtown Fall River. Details.
4/22/21 GoodStuff Juices in Brockton is home to organic and 100 percent raw-pressed juices. Details.
4/15/21 Popular Portuguese pop/rock singer opens a new restaurant in downtown Fall River. Details.
4/01/21 Early Bird in Kingston opened by two sisters and their husbands. Here’s our article.
2/28/21 Brothers to open a restaurant on Acushnet Avenue, New Bedford. Facebook page.
2/19/21 Acushnet Café, a friendly neighborly coffeehouse. Facebook page.
2/16/21 Portuguese bread and pastries are back in town at Stoughton Bakery, which reopened this weekend under new ownership. More Details here.
2/13/21 Two brothers from Cape Verde are bringing the food and music of their home to New Bedford. More details here.
2/12/21 From the Burgundian website: OUR TRAVEL INSPIRES OUR MENU. WE’VE TAKEN SOME OF OUR FAVORITE STREET FOODS AND REGIONAL SPECIALTIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD, AND CREATED A TRULY UNIQUE MENU. A new take-out spot in Attleboro. Website
1/23/21 Gigi’s House of Pizza opens in West Bridgewater (replacing Bloom’s). More details here.
1/16/21 Restoration Coffee is taking over the old Better Bean location in Bridgewater’s Central Square. More details here.
12/26/20 Steel & Rye in Milton recently debuted Steel & Rye Bakery. Located on the Milton/Dorchester line, is open 6 days per week for lunch & dinner, as well as breakfast on the weekends.
12/22/20 Raynham’s getting a new food market – and it’s attached to a restaurant. More details here.
12/20/20 Traveler’s Ale House, Fairhaven. Visit their website here.
12/20/20 Plymouth Public House to replace British Beer Company in Cedarville. More info here.
12/18/20 Fall River family opens doughnut shop in New Bedford. More info here.
11/18/20 Soul Food is now available in downtown Brockton. More info here.
11/12/20 A Padanaram closing – but moving to New Bedford. More info here.
11/09/20 Bar 88 Grill and Martini Lounge in Taunton. More info here.
11/09/20 Middleboro’s Fireside Grill has new owners. More info here.
10/28/20 Groundswell Café and Bakery has opened in the former Provender Café at historic Tiverton Four Corners. More info here.
9/23/20 Rivershed in Taunton to open late fall.
8/28/20Kara Tondorf, who also owns Riva and Rivershed in Scituate, recently opened Salt Society. They feature high-end à la carte sushi and healthy seafood dishes
8/28/20 Ronnie Waffles is Bridgewater’s new breakfast joint – opened by a seasoned restaurateur.
8/21/20 Roll Street Tavern – familiar food served in unfamiliar ways! Sounds intriguing. Plymouth.
8/17/20 The Artisan Pig, 66 Court St. Plymouth, is planning to open late September. They will feature wood-fired pizza, artisan sausages, craft beers, and fine wines.
8/10/20 Comfort food with a Caribbean twist coming to Brockton. Khalil’s Kitchen.
7/30/20 Orta Trattoria, the successful Pembroke restaurant, has opened its second location in Kingston rave reviews.
7/30/20 Alba restaurant, a huge Mediterranean steakhouse in Hanover, is coming along. Opening late summer 2020. Sneak peek here.
7/22/20 The cajun seafood restaurant, Boiling Catch, is coming to Brockton. Enterprise article.
06/30/20 A New Ice Cream Shop in Raynham! Frankie & Dia’s Ice Cream and Hot Cocoa.
06/22/20 Local Roots has opened on the Plymouth Waterfront.
06/14/20 Locales Tacos y Tequila coming to Crow Point, Hingham. Read more here.
06/12/20 Almeida’s Earth Bar – a new food truck coming soon.
3/21/20 Keegan Kreations is ready to make a big splash with its brand new bakery but is offering a soft opening due to the current restrictions in place. Curbside pickup only for now; they’ll be fully operational as soon as they can be.
3/19/20 Orta, the successful Pembroke restaurant, is expanding with a second location in Kingston. This location will be called Orta Trattoria. (You know the location: previously Port Bistro, before that La Paloma, and before that Pizza Hut–no disguising that Pizza Hut Roof.)
3/14/20 Responsibly sourced ingredients and non-dairy and vegan options make this new family-run artisanal gelato cafe a worthy destination in Hingham.
2/10/19 The owners of the popular breakfast restaurant, Nicko’s, have taken over the reins of the venerable Venetian Restaurant. Check out the Venetian’s new website and menu here.
2/9/19 Have you heard about Mission Cold Brew in Fall River? From their website: “We are on a mission to change the landscape of poverty, human trafficking, hunger, orphan care, and clean water. 10% of your purchase and 100% of our end of year profits goes back to change the world.”
2/8/20 Lucca, the famous North End restaurant has opened its fourth location in the previous Bella’s spot in Rockland.
2/4/20 Jamaica’s Best Bar and Grill (takeout only) is bringing an authentic Jamaican food, dine-in experience, live reggae music, and game nights to the West Bridgewater area. More details here.
12/28/19 Vela Juice has a new location in Buzzards Bay!
12/12/19 Do you remember Smackadoodles? Well, they have two bricks and mortar locations now, called Sweet & Earthy.
12/11/19 Rustico in Mattapoisett “an artisanal restaurant dedicated to local farm to table cuisine, fresh ingredients, and a fun social atmosphere!”
12/11/19 On A Mission Nutrition, 4435 Acushnet Ave. New Bedford. Visit them to find out about their mission.
12/11/19 Located on the ground floor of the stylish New Bedford Harbor Hotel, 222 Union serves elevated pub-style fare and a wide selection of craft beer, wine, and spirits.
12/08/19 Opening soon on Bridgewater Commons, Summer Street Cafe. Specialty coffees, teas, homemade baked goods, and breakfast and lunch items.
11/28/19 Barrels & Boards is an “upscale casual Whiskey Barrel themed restaurant and bar” newly opened in Raynham, in the old Christopher’s Lounge location on Route 138 (1285 Broadway) next to Honey Dew Donuts. Website Facebook
11/2/19 Lenny’s Hideaway opened this summer, self-described as “Funky Bar. Legit Mexican Food. Spinning Vinyl”. And we think they have one of the most unique logos around. Can’t wait to visit.
11/20/19 Lucky Finn in Hanover.
11/9/19 Now open in Hanover, the second location for Lucky Finn.
11/1/19 Now open in Kingston: West End Grill
9/26/19 Bears BBQ opens in Marshfield.
9/25/19 La Familia opens its doors in Easton.
8/20/19 Lucca South Shore is moving into the space formally occupied by Bella’s in Rockland.
8/17/19 Liv Creative Cuisine has recently opened in the Marshfield location where Hola used to be.
8/11/19 Ocean Grove Portuguese Steakhouse in Swansea is open in the former Benchwarmers location.
7/28/19 The Donut Factory set to open 2nd shop in Fairhaven.
7/20/19 New Beer Garden just announced in Braintree at the Thayer House operated by #eSSAdPartner Craft Beer Cellar in Braintree.
7/18/18 Stack Shack in Cordage Park. Outdoor seating and dog-friendly.
7/13/19 Levete to open a new restaurant and event space in Marshfield called Levitate Backyard.
7/13/19 No Joke Smoke finally has a new home in Swansea.
7/12/19 Don’t miss the popup sensation: Prova in Brockton.
6/26/19 Rivershed in Scituate is opening a second location in Braintree’s Weymouth Landing.
6/28/19 Brothers Roastbeef is taking over the old Burger King location in Kingston.
5/21/10 West End Grill, currently of Randolph, is opening another location in Kingston where the old Angelo’s Pizza place was.
5/5/19 Passport Sips & Tapas is back. The Weymouth Landing restaurant has new owners and their goal is “… to bring a little NYC to the area.”
4/13/19 The 1712 restaurant is set to replace the former Georgio’s in Dighton.
12/05/19 Lower Deck, New Bedford: Chef Steven Miranda has re-opened the breakfast and lunch restaurant that is staffed by students in the Whaling City Junior/Senior High School culinary program. The menu features $6 and under dishes and is open to the public. Located in the basement of the New Bedford Public Schools Admin Building
3/31/19 Look for significant renovations at Cohasset’s The Atlantica and Red Lion Inn by the Cohasset Hospitality Partners.
3/28/19 Not a new restaurant but new ownership structure and new menu: The Back Eddy, Westport
3/27/19 Sarcastic Swine, 988 Bedford Street, Abington: “Erik Dutcher and Michael Crooks are just two average, hard-working guys who have a passion for food.”
3/24/19 Looking for an unusual restaurant setting? Try Taunton’s new Tiger Den Cafe. They have limited hours, lunch only, so plan ahead.
3/21/19 Swansea Mall is closing and No Joke Smoke is moving to a new location and will be called The Saucery!
3/12/19 Owen O’Leary’s Irish Pub has closed after 26 years but Brack’s Grille & Tap (“upscale casual”) is stepping right in and hoping to open in early April in Michael’s Plaza, 1280 Belmont St., Brockton.
3/5/19 Popular Fairhaven Thai restaurant, Sivalai, is opening a second location in North Dartmouth.
2/23/19 Barrels and Boards in Raynham. An Enterprise newspaper article.
2/22/1p New restaurant being built by Brain Houlihan of the old Red Parrot Hull location. Patriot Ledger article.
2/15/19 Merrills on the Waterfront. 36 Homer’s Wharf, New Bedford, MA
2/15/19 Three V, by the same family as Carmella’s and Mama Mia’s. Cordage Park Circle, Suite 253