Two restaurants preparing to open in Dartmouth

Sep 18, 2018

There will soon be a few more choices for a night out in Dartmouth, as two restaurants are set to open in the coming weeks.

Miller’s Homeport shuttered earlier in the year, but will reopen under new ownership as The Thirsty Whale, with a focus on providing a low-key and solid restaurant and bar, according to attorney John Markey representing the new owners, who also operate New Bedford’s Black Whale and Carmines Italian Ristorante.

He said the new owners intend to maintain Millers Homeport’s atmosphere, but will be updating the interior with light renovations.

The restaurant is expected to open in the next four to six weeks. It is located at 24 Cove Road.

For foodies in the mood for Thai, Sivalai Thai will open a second location at 710 State Road in the coming weeks. Its owner, Nierny, said the menu will focus on Thai classics. She also operates the main restaurant in Fairhaven.

She said opening is expected in the coming weeks. 

Both restaurants received necessary permits from the Select Board at its September 17 meeting.