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Black Bass Grille

3 Water St, South Dartmouth, MA 02748-3445
+1 508-999-6975
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible14%
17 Oct 2016
“Innovative new chef uses local produce for creative dishes”
11 Sep 2016
“pleasant outdoor dining, good food”
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
££ - £££
3 Water St, South Dartmouth, MA 02748-3445
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

When we first moved to S. Dartmouth 9 years ago Black Bass was great. Surprisingly good food with great service. Since then the ownership has changed and the place seems to get worse every year. Quality of food went downhill as well as the menu...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

The food here is good, but I only have two issues. The first is that the outdoor seating is in the back of the restaurant and for a restaurant that is on the water, I want to be outside eating on the water, not behind...More

Thank shanerose002
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Great meal...great location...fun place for friends to meet. Free parking. Will definitely go back soon

Thank Eltrav3
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We ate at the Black Bass twice this year, our last visit was at the end of August when my husband hosted my birthday dinner there for ten people. The bar service was excellent, there was a good selection of wines, and I thought the...More

Thank KLRoehr
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I will keep it simple, horrible service, no refill on drinks, forgot food ordered. Food was not good and we waited for everything from drinks to food and even for the check. All while arriving very early for dinner and before the rush. I would...More

1  Thank jimmic
Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is the second time I have gone to the Black Bass Grille. I so enjoyed the first time that another visit was warranted. I had the Chicken Diablo with pasta, but I substituted the chicken for the shrimp. The dish came piping hot with...More

Thank Janice P
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Excellent Steak & Salads! 👍🏻👍🏻 Their seafood is great too! Must try if you're in Dartmouth!! I'll def go back again soon.

Thank Mona K
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Were regulars, then new owner changed focus, again gave him three (3) chances, both lunch and dinner, but food quality and especially service continued to decline.

1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 1 July 2015

found two cockroaches scampering around in my dinner salad never returned to black bass! as only one of two restaurants in Padamnaram Village, it has a captive audience of diners but I insist on cleanliness wherever I dine and I will never go there again...More

2  Thank Donna W
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We come up to Buzzard's Bay every summer and eat lunch here 2-3 times during the week. They have a nice selection of regional beers and their lobster roll is delicious. A variety of options for everyone including brick oven pizza, schrod sandwich, and excellent...More

Thank BaronFunkhauser
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Water St, South Dartmouth, MA 02748-3445
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  South Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 508-999-6975
  • E-mail