New Bedford’s deep history has always had a rich connection to the sea, from its history of whaling to it’s still prominent fishing industry. The constant hustle and bustle of the city’s robust fishing industry has always drawn people from many backgrounds. This diverse mix and the proximity to quality local seafood has cultivated an ever growing culinary scene in the city. Krave carves its niche in the scene by breathing new life into the standard seafood fare with southern inspired seafood boils, and a kick of Asian flair.
Traditions mix in a fusion of worldly spices across the menu. Artisanal soups and appetizers help to stoke the appetite for food you’ve been kraving. Southern style seafood boils bring a new and welcomed spin to the area’s fresh seafood while adding other delicacies such as king and snow crab. Diverse Asian influences accentuate even such staples as the house cut sirloin and roasted chicken. The family owned restaurant seeks to preserve tradition With multi-ethnic inspired recipes passed down through generations, while bringing it forward into modern times. A philosophy that can be seen even in the decor with modern arrangements that accent, not replace, the building's history. The restaurant’s golden dragon, which has been featured in multiple movies, still greets bar patrons as they enter. Krave truly is a place where the past and present meet and blend with influences from across the world.