Mother and son team, Debbie and Jesse De Souza, are the creators of Cove Surf & Turf in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Both Debbie and Jesse have decades of experience in the business and decided to join forces in 2012. They first started out at the Sixth Bristol Club showcasing a small menu of New England seafood favorites then moved to New Bedford in 2014 where they opened Cove Surf & Turf. The original location of the restaurant was known as the Cove View Drive-In in the 50s and many residents had fond childhood memories going there, hence why Debbie and Jesse paid homage to it with their restaurantís name. The Surf & Turf aspect is to show people they donít only sell seafood, but meat and other dishes as well. Today, Cove Surf & Turf features an extensive, five-page menu with a variety of delicious dishes. Everything is made from scratch using the freshest and finest ingredients. Jesse acts as the head chef for the restaurant and ensures that every dish goes out perfectly every time. The menu consists of salads, appetizers, seafood entrees, meat, pasta, sautees, wraps, desserts, and more. Thereís something to please every palate. One of the most popular menu items is the Fried Clams that comes in a platter of whole sweet belly Main specials in crispy batter. Another fan favorite is the Fish and Chips made with a half-pound of crisp beer-battered fresh haddock. If youíre in the mood for something other than seafood, the Portuguese Steak, Chicken Parmesan, and Pub Burger are all popular choices. Make sure to save room for dessert too with great choices like Cheesecake, Reeseís Peanut Butter Pie, and Chocolate Loviní Spoon Cake. Cove Surf & Turf even has a menu full of party trays that serve about ten people each with each tray. Thereís a wide variety of trays to choose from perfect to cater any kind of event or celebration. Cove Surf & Turf also offers great entertainment and live music in the Spring, Summer, and early Fall months. They hold Karaoke Nights every Saturday year-round too. The Cove also has a beautiful outdoor patio thatís open during the warm months thatís perfect to relax and enjoy a meal on. All in all, the Cove Surf & Turf is a quaint and intimate spot to get together with friends and family. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the staff is always friendly, personable, and attentive. Debbie loves seeing the returning faces of her customers as well as meeting new people. Stop in at the Cove Surf & Turf for an exceptional meal, great service, and welcoming atmosphere ñ you wonít be disappointed!
1500 Cove Rd
New Bedford, MA 02740