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Academica Restaurante

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627 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02721-5319
+1 508-677-4663
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The waitresses are always pleasant and make you feel at home. Food is absolutely wonderful and consistent. Portions are huge. The steak is as long as the plate. Steak sandwiches are huge. Very comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Goulartfamily
new hampshire
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Though I worked in Fall River for many years, was not aware of this restaurant. Met the GM, and had a great lunch. Tried tripe for the first time, and also had the fried bacalla, both were great. Traditional Portuguese food. Great service and friendly staff. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Terry G
Dartmouth, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

The menu is very limited but contains the basic staples of Portuguese food offerings: Shrimp Mozambique, Portuguese Steak with an egg, Portuguese steak sandwich and Pork Alantejana. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Luvsfood2
Woonsocket, Rhode Island, USA
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

The food here is outstanding! Enjoyed their fried Portuguese sausage for an appetizer. Their signature steak dinner with rice, fried egg and homemade fries were delish! Their sweet red pepper they serve is so scrumptious. It seems like a nice little family owned restaurant. The waitress was so nice and they atmosphere was really relaxing. I will definitely be going... More 

Thank CindyandNick
Boston, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

I am assuming they have changed something. I was so looking forward to going here since all the reviews were good and people I know and go out to eat with said I would love it. There are a lot of Portuguese options around here and I have been to most of them so I am familiar with the cuisine.... More 

Thank jambandguy
Barrington, Rhode Island
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43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2013

We go here quite often and once again the food teriffic fresh home made portuguese food just like my grand mother use to make. there Bife a casa is awsome pleanty of fresh bread. we also get the alejanta and that too is great. the best part of eating here is the price 2 people about 20.00 you cant go... More 

2 Thank Ken V
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2013 via mobile

Always a sure thing when you are looking to satisfy your appetite! Steak plate is to die for! Yum! Also the sangria is out of this world. Staff is very helpful and courteous. I look forward to enjoying my next plate soon! Yum!

2 Thank Lucy V
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2012

My family and I have eaten here three times in the past month and the consistency and quality of the food has been very good. Among the choices have been the two little neck appetizers, the shrimp Mozambique, clams Alentajno (pork and little neck clams), and the Portuguese steak topped with a fried egg. All were really excellent. The rice... More 

3 Thank MaggieMayMA
East Providence, RI
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Have loved going here for years but today's visit will be my last. The food, portions, and prices were great. However, there were 2 hairs under my steak. Each in a different spot. When I let the waitress know she apologized and said she would ONLY charge me half price on that steak. I don't need to fight with employees... More 

4 Thank Maximus50
Foxboro, Massachusetts
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2012

If you are a fan of Portugese food and want to feel like you are with family this is the place to go. Parking is tight, but there is also streetfront parking. You would never know this little gem was here. The portions are huge and daily specials are always fresh. The Kale Soup and Caldo Verde is awesome! Remember... More 

2 Thank Christine D

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 627 S Main St, Fall River, MA 02721-5319
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Fall River
  • Phone Number: +1 508-677-4663

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?