Viva Fall River

Eat + Drink

Get a taste of authentic culture in Fall River! From cultural treasures to modern culinary delights, Fall River promises an unforgettable dining experience that will leave you craving more.  Bon appétit!

Explore By Cuisine

Fall River boasts a captivating blend of culinary traditions, influenced by its diverse population and deep-rooted cultural heritage. From traditional Portuguese and Central European delicacies to flavorful Latin American classics and vibrant Asian cuisines, Fall River is a melting pot of authentic culinary delights. There’s something to satisfy every craving and suit every palate!

Bakeries and Cafes

Bakeries and Cafes

Fine Dining

Casual Dining

Ethnic Food

Specialty Food & Drink

Portuguese

Read Our Blog

Embark on a delightful gastronomic journey and explore the culinary diversity and mouthwatering offerings that Fall River has to offer. Whether you’re a food enthusiast, an adventurous eater, or simply someone looking to satisfy your taste buds, our city is a haven for food lovers.

Emeril Lagasse talks about how his tour of Fall River will play into his new restaurant

Emeril Lagasse talks about how his tour of Fall River will play into his new restaurant

Learn more about Emeril's "inspiration tip" to Fall River for the upcoming 34 Restaurant & Bar, Lagasse's first Portuguese restaurant, ...
‘Hometown hero’ Emeril Lagasse makes surprise stops in Fall River. Here’s why he was here.

‘Hometown hero’ Emeril Lagasse makes surprise stops in Fall River. Here’s why he was here.

Hear what happened when a celebrity chef stopped by some local Fall River eateries! ...
“A Gem in the Community: BrewScoop.com Reviews Fall River’s Troy City Brewing

“A Gem in the Community: BrewScoop.com Reviews Fall River’s Troy City Brewing

From delightful outdoor gardens to cozy indoor settings, and unexpected surprises like yoga class beer recommendations, Troy City Brewing emerges ...
Sweet bread challenge results are in. See which SouthCoast bakery took top prize

Sweet bread challenge results are in. See which SouthCoast bakery took top prize

When it comes to sweet bread, competition regarding who makes the best in Greater Fall River and New Bedford is ...
Video: The Rhode Show, Latin American Food Tour

Video: The Rhode Show, Latin American Food Tour

Executive Director Patti Rego talks to Rhode Show host Will Gilbert about Viva Fall River's new self-guided Latin American Food ...
Fall River Latin American Food Tour

Fall River Latin American Food Tour

We’ve compiled a list of the diverse Latin American restaurants across the city so you can try them all when ...
Waterfront Dining

Waterfront Dining

One of Fall River's greatest assets is its growing waterfront district along the Taunton River. In the summer, the area ...
Which bakery makes the best sweet bread in all the SouthCoast? You be the judge.

Which bakery makes the best sweet bread in all the SouthCoast? You be the judge.

Vote for your favorite sweet bread in the 2024 SouthCoast "Snackdown"! ...

A Taste Of Portugal

Food Tour Of Fall River

Take a Tour of Portugal in Fall River!
Come with an empty stomach and an open mind and embark on a culinary adventure like no other! The “Taste of Portugal” food tour is a 3-hour crash course in Fall River’s Portuguese cuisine, culture, and community. During this 3-hour guided gastronomic tour of the Columbia Street Cultural District, you will sample food and drink at curated stops, tasting a variety of classic Portuguese food and learning about the country’s history and culture along the way. Sample the flavor of Portugal, in all its forms!

Meat Pie Tour

Latin American Food Tour

Ice Cream Tour