Food specials, deals and events for foodies in Greater Fall River

FALL RIVER — Where do you want to eat?

With so many foodie options in the Fall River area with so many delicious options, this should be an easy decision. But that’s nothing.

There are endless places to enjoy a delicious lunch – on top of juggling the different moods of hungry companions – it can be difficult to settle on just one. But maybe we can help narrow things down.

We’ve compiled a list of dining deals, special events and mouth-watering offers from local eateries and markets to consider when planning your next night out on the town or planning a quick stop for a delicious meal.


Malassada sales

Get it before they’re gone! St John’s Church in Somerset is holding a Malassa sale on Saturday 18th February from 8am to 5pm or until they sell out. Parking is available behind the church at 1036 Brayton Avenue and the sale will be held in the parish center outside the parking lot. For more information, visit their website at, their Facebook page or contact the parish office at 508-678-5513 or [email protected]

Tequila Lime Cantina in Fall River is offering Taco Tuesday specials.

Taco Tuesday at Tequila Lime

Looking for a mid-week Mexican fix? Tequila Lime Cantina is a great place to go for Taco Tuesday. Every Tuesday, the eatery at 197 Bank St., Fall River, features $3 tacos made with fresh pico de gallo, lettuce and Monterey jack cheese and topped with your choice of filling (ground beef, vegetarian, pulled pork, steak, chorizo). barbecue chicken and buffalo chicken). Keep it simple or add a little extra toppings like queso, guac, or rice and beans. Carne asada, fried spicy fish or beer battered tacos are also available for $6.95 each. There is a maximum of six tacos per order.

For their February croissant special, Tiverton's Groundswell Cafe and Bakery is bringing back last year's flavor and turning it pink and red.  It is filled with raspberry jam and vanilla pastry cream.

Ready for Valentine’s Day

Groundswell Cafe and Bakery has lots of new pastries coming this February, including a February donut special and a Valentine’s Day menu. For February’s Croissant Special, they bring back last year’s flavors and are colored pink and red. It is filled with raspberry jam and vanilla pastry cream. Stop by their location at 3883 Main Road, Tiverton and experience their sweet and savory menu inspired by European travels and Rhode Island’s rich agricultural heritage.

Portuguese Cabbage Soup at Aliancha Restaurant.

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Become a soup master

Become a Soup Master at the Fall River Public Library. What’s better than a simmering soup or stew on a cold day? Come to the library on Saturday, February 4th at 10:30 a.m. and try homemade soups and learn how to make them yourself using fresh and healthy ingredients. Learn about the history of soup and get tips and recipes at this free cooking demonstration from Therapy Gardens. Register at the circulation desk, phone 508-324-2700, ext. 2 or email [email protected] for more information. The library is located at 104 N. Main St, Fall River.

PB&J Churro Donut from LePage Seafood.

Think you know your stuff?

On January 26th, LePage’s Seafood launched its first Trivia Night. 439 Martin St. visit and bring all that “useless” knowledge — every Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the lounge for an evening of fun with Good Thomas’ Entertainment. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third places. This week they also have live entertainment on Friday with CJ Martin and Saturday with Emily and Nick from 6-9pm. While you’re there, be sure to check out their weekly specials, which last weeks include menu items like chicken. marsala, Hawaiian Punch Donuts, Mozambican Fries and PB&J Churro Donuts.

The heated outdoor dining area at Tipsy Toboggan extends the seating area.

Meatballs and Martinis

It’s a combo you didn’t know you needed. Looking for a fun night out with friends? Try the Tipsy Toboggan every Thursday for Meatballs and Martinis. You can get a tapas-style meatball ($7), bouillon-stuffed meatball ($14) or meatball marinara ($10) to pair with a $10 martini — lemon drop, cosmopolitan or traditional dirty. For reservations, pickup, delivery or gift cards, visit

In addition to selling delicious food, Fanick's Coney Island in Fall River has an Etsy shop.

Get Weiner and Faneek merchandise

Support your local hot dog joint in a number of ways. Faneek’s draws people from all over the city to its 269 Rhode Island Ave. location for its classic Coney Island hot dogs and Fall River-inspired comfort food. You know you can eat Phanik, but did you know you can wear them too? Check out their Etsy shop and wear your love of their Coney Island hot dogs on your sleeve. The store features Coney Island gifts like shirts, hoodies, t-shirts, hats, posters, beach towels, koozies and yes, even underwear.