Food Vendors, Restaurants and Take-Out Options
At the New Bedford Folk Festival we have great music; very fine vendors of arts, crafts, and clothing; and terrific food—fresh seafood, quick snacks, and other tasty treats. Within and around the festival grounds are many of New Bedford's great restaurants serving local seafood, hot soups, homemade ice cream, café cuisine and much more.
2013 Festival Food Vendors
The list of 2013 Festival Food Vendors will be updated as they are confirmed
These food vendors bring their specialties from Fresh Fish and Chips to Homemade Ice Cream to the festival for your enjoyment.
Our Exclusive Festival Beer & Wine sponsor
Mediterranean (some vegetarian)
Our Exclusive Festival Seafood sponsor with New Bedford landed scallops and fish
Fresh made hamburgers; fresh cut fries and more
Local Restaurants & Take Out
There are many great local restaurants within the festival area and immediatly around it. While you are here why not try some of the food that makes New Bedford such a great place to visit and enjoy a meal. Take out options are available at many of these establishments.
836 Purchase Street • 508-993-2349
566 Pleasant Street • 508-990-7200
Braza Rotisserie is Downtown New Bedford's newest restaurant! Braza is a Portugese style Rotisserie serving chicken, ribs, pita schwarma & more
163 Union Street • 508-999-4943
Pizzeria Napoletana Wood fire brick oven pizza. A full menu of gourmet pizza Napoletana, plus antipasti, calzoni, and create-your-own tomato pies.
800 Purchase Street • 508-999-2233
Upscale cafe serving gourmet sandwiches, soups, salads and pastry, MICRO roasted coffee. Serving our homemade, award winning ice cream. WiFi
24 North Water Street • 508-990-0061
Celtic Coffee House
42 North Water Street • 508-992-1004
Come enjoy the Celtic experience! Warm yourself by the fire amid the friendly atmosphere. Soups, salads, sandwiches, gourmet baked goods and espresso drinks. Specializing in authentic Irish dishes: full Irish breakfast, Irish stew, freshly baked soda bread and more. Plus we also have a full service pub.
7 South Sixth Street • 508-999-5486
Breakfast and Lunch • Late night breakfast Thurs.-Sat. 11:30 pm - 3:30 am
A local favorite, enjoy a relaxing unique breakfast or lunch in our family friendly atmosphere, daily specials and fresh seafood. Full bar service.
Cork Wine and Tapas Bar
90 Front Street • 508-994-9463
Fri. & Sat. 3:00 pm - 1:00 am. Closed Sunday
Located in a 200 year old building in the heart of the National Park. Over 200 selections of wines. Expansive tapas and dinner menu with international flair.
Freestone's City Grill
41 William Street • 508-993-7477
Dining and socializing in a 130-year-old bank building restored in 1979. We feature award-winning chowder, creative salads and sandwiches, Black Angus steaks, fresh seafood and a children's menu.
The Green Bean
740 Purchase Street • 508-984.3300
Breakfast and Lunch
Relax in this unique downtown cafè with a full menu including homemade baked goods, fresh squeezed juice and Smoothies, soups, sandwiches, espresso drinks and wireless internet.
Hibernia Irish Pub
109 William Street • 508-984-4423
Experience the feel of a real Irish Pub. Hibernia offers a choice of more than 30 beers. The kitchen offers classics such as homemade sheppard's pie and fish & chips.
Jimmy's Steamy Dogs
753 Purchase Street
813 Purchase Street • 508-984-1081
Offering fresh, healthy and delicious Mexican style food this is the place to go for sit-down meals, carry-out, a drink or to sample from the late-night menu.
On a Roll
149 Union Street • 508-991-5200
take-out available • Closed Sunday
Cafè and Deli serving coffee, light breakfast, homemade baked goods, specialty sandwiches, paninis, soups, salads, desserts, and more. Seasonal outdoor seating.
Pour Farm Tavern
780 Purchase Street • 508-990-1123
Rose Alley Ale House
94 Front Street • 508-858-5123
One of the newest bars in New Bedford, featuring 38 draft beers, many local brews as well as Belgian beers. The Ale House also features at least 12 different flavors of buffalo wings, a variety of salads, fish, burgers and more.
34 Union Street • 508-994-3355
Just steps from the festival. Sláinte offers an extensive appetizer selection, hand formed burgers and hearty sandwiches. Seasonal Roof Deck open Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Spicy Lime Thai Cuisine
522 Pleasant Street • 508-992-3330
take-out available • Closed Sunday
Best Thai food around! Stimulate your taste buds, satisfy your adventurous side and your international appetite with dozens of Thai specialties such as Tom Yum, Emerald Salmon, Padthai and more. No MSG or transfat oil.
Union City Grill
200 Union Street • 508-992-1007
778 Purchase Street • 508-990-9900
The Urban Grille is a full service restaurant located in the heart of historical downtown New Bedford.
36 Homer's Wharf • 508-997-7010
Located directly on the harbor, spectacular views, casual dining.
All photos this page by Denn Santoro