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455 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02721-5328
+1 508-679-4700
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

First time to this restaurant. I happen to drive by so I stopped in. First off the sevice was fantastic. I had the Chicken Mozambique with Shrimp. The sauce was very disappointing. It wasn't a traditional Mozambique sauce that I've ever had. It was just a hot sauce gravy. Not sure I would go back because it was not the... More 

Thank choureis
Acushnet, Massachusetts
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171 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Clipper has been recommended to me for years and I finally made it there. I was pleasantly surprised both by the ambiance of the restaurant and by the wide variety of menu items that I found appealing. I could have ordered 4-5 things off of this menu and been satisfied. Our group arrived at about 530 and we were out... More 

Thank Bankguy1961
Vienna, VA
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178 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Very friendly neighborhood restaurant. Unfortunately, our meal was, well, lousy. But maybe we just didn't know what to order. Bumping it up to average with the benefit of doubt. Doubt we'll be back for a second chance.

Thank George K
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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171 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

My family has been eating here for years and we even nicknamed it "Portuguese Heaven" because the food is excellent. Trust me, get there early as it fills up fast with locals and they do not take reservations. Food and service is always outstanding, over the years we have tried all their menu items and none disappoint. Bring a big... More 

Thank russpei
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

I love this Portuguese place. I always get the camarao mocambique. It's the best here. Shrimp is cooked perfectly and homemade French fries are to die for. When I want Portuguese food, this is the only place I visit. Parking is on the side of the restaurant so there is no need to park on the street.

Thank Elyse C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Best steak in town, a nice serloin steak Portuguese style with a red pepper, and a garlicky seasoned sauce. Then to compliment you get fries, rice, and egg to top it off.

1 Thank bruno B
Westport, Ma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Been wanting to try this Portuguese restaurant and had the chance today. One if the best yet! My pork Allajana was tender and juicy with lots of flavor. My husband got the Portuguese steak cooked perfectly. We will be back. Very clean and comfortable inside.

Thank keetlady
Fall River, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Food is ok if you not to picky and don't know anywhere else in the city with plenty of Portuguese restaurants

Thank carlosdesa
Franklin, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

Went to The Clipper before Nick Lowe Quality Holiday Revue show @ The Narrows. Wednesday, late afternoon, sat right down. Very clean & neat dining room. Great waiter service from John. Ordered Shrimp Mozambique, it was terrific. Would return again.

Thank Travelman23000
Fall River, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

By far my favorite restaurant. The steak is amazing and my husband says the liver is even better. I get the chicken and little necks and it is always to die for. Portions are huge and the service is great. John is my favorite waiter. Remembers us everytime we go in. And if my kids aren't their he remembers their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Portuguese, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02721-5328
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Fall River
  • Phone Number: +1 508-679-4700

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