Viva Fall River

The Fall River area restaurant scene was hot in 2023. Have you tried these new places?

Feb 20, 2024 | Uncategorized

Ashley Schuler

The Herald News, published Jan. 5, 2024

FALL RIVER — It’s been an exciting year for Greater Fall River foodies.

The local restaurant scene was buzzing with activity in 2023, which served up a bounty of options to please any palate.

From quick-bite cafes and trendy eats, to laid-back pub grub and the next best breakfast hangout, to experimental menus, quirky haunts and an infusion of ethnic offerings, there have been some creative things cooking in this corner of the SouthCoast. 

Folks craving variety are in luck, as over a dozen new eateries have opened their doors this year, adding to the area’s vibrant food culture. 2023 also marked the revival of an iconic event venue.

And it appears a culinary renaissance may be underway on South Main Street, bringing life to a vital Fall River artery with the debut of four new dining spots each with their own distinct vibe and flavor.

So skip the trip to big cities like Providence and Boston. There’s no better time than now to take a Fall River area food tour, explore its growing dining choices and savor every bite.

Before we embark on 2024, let’s dig into some new restaurants to add to your must-try list from 2023:

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