New Bedford restaurant Freestone’s City Grill reopens

NEW BEDFORD – Just after currently being closed for a minimal around two months for

NEW BEDFORD – Just after currently being closed for a minimal around two months for renovations, Freestone’s Metropolis Grill on Williams Street, ultimately reopened on Thursday.

“It’s good to actually be working with buyers as an alternative of contractors,” reported John Motta, a supervisor at Freestone’s. “We just desired to give this location a awesome new refreshing look going into the vacations.”

The previous financial institution building-turned-restaurant underwent various renovations like an update to its bar and dining place place. The bar by itself has all new products together with new sinks and bar taps.

The raised platforms have been taken out from the dining home making it all one particular level and now each table is handicap accessible. There is also far more house at the entrance region and close to the hostess station.

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“They’re making an attempt to continue to keep it to a rustic truly feel, but also modernizing it,” reported Tamika Braund, a waitress who has been with Freestone’s for 5 months.

Freestone's City Grill re-opened on Thursday, Oct. 14 after being closed for two-months for renovations. The dining room area is now on one-level after removing the raised platforms during construction.

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“We’re seeking to preserve it like downtown New Bedford — hoping to still be a staple — but bringing unique areas of New Bedford into it somewhat than it just currently being nautical by the h2o,” additional an additional waitress, Rebecca Mills from New Bedford.

“The vibe is just unique in listed here,” she claimed.

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The mirrors on the back again wall’s exposed brick have been eradicated and will quickly characteristic work from nearby artists. The floor has been switched to wood-like tile and all the rugs have been replaced, much too, according to Motta. The church-like benches have been moved to the back again dining room region as effectively.

Freestone’s also has new several hours. The cafe is shut Mondays. Open 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Tuesday by means of Thursday, right up until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and open up noon to 8 p.m. on Sundays.

Regrettably, Darwin the restaurant’s gorilla mascot, is M.I.A. as he undergoes a facelift. The good news is, his “girlfriend” is current right until his return.

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Moreover, the kitchen area has been up to date with a new set of machines and the menu has been up to date.