The Royal Grille is a restaurant located at 296 North Front Street in New Bedford. Tony the owner and chef opened the restaurant in 1988. Tony started in the restaurant business at the age of fourteen working for his uncle. The ninety-five seat restaurant features Churrascaria. Churrascaria is a traditional Portuguese cooking technique that is done over a grill. At the Royal Grille you can enjoy all of your favorite grilled meats, like chicken and ribs, with a Portuguese inspired twist. Tony says the best part of being in the business is interacting with people. He enjoys both his customers and employees, many of whom have been with him for years. He says he doesn’t mind taking a week off, but in the second week heís itching to get back to work. Popular appetizers include Shrimp Mozambique-style with Goya sauce Little necks Spanish-style with chorizo, tomato, and pepper sauce. Also popular is the Calamari: 4 Pasteis de Bacalhau, 4 cod fish cakes and 3 Rissois de Camarao, 3 shrimp cakes. Often requested salads include the Chef Salad, a garden salad with ham, cheese, and egg and the Caesar Salad with romaine lettuce and Caesar dressing.Mouthwatering beef, pork, and chicken dishes include: Bife a Acoriana, an Azorean-style steak with hot peppers and garlic sauce. Also, Bitoque na casserola, a small sirloin steak casserole with ham and eggs. Carne a Alentejana is Pork Alentejana-style with little necks. And, Bifanas a Royal, Pork steaks royal-style fried or grilled.The Royal Grille is proud to serve the freshest fish and shellfish, complemented with Portuguese side dishes. Favorites include Bacalhau Assado, grilled cod fish and Bacalhau a Braz, cod fish a braz-style. Also, Camarao a La Planche, grilled butterfly shrimp la planche-style.The Grilled Menu features Frango no Churrasco, a whole grilled chicken with French fries and rice. Also the Picanha Cortada na Mesa, all you can eat top sirloin cut at the table served with white rice, black beans, salad, and Portuguese home fries available Fridays and Saturdays only. Whatever you order be sure to save some room for dessert with choices like Tiramisu, Flan, and Cheesecake. The restaurant features a full bar and an extensive wine list. They do both onsite and offsite catering. If you are looking for delicious, authentic Portuguese cuisine stop by The Royal Grille. Tony and his warm and inviting staff will ensure you have a great dining experience!
296 North Front Street
New Bedford, MA 02746