April 3-12, 2014
Restaurant Week Portsmouth and the Seacoast spotlights Greater Portsmouth as a culinary and cultural destination. Participating restaurants offer special three course prix fixe menus at two unbelievable prices: $16.95 for lunch or $29.95 for dinner* *Prices are generally per person and do not include beverages, taxes or gratuity. No other offers or discount cards are accepted during Restaurant Week.
After your meal, complete a Restaurant Week Portsmouth & the Seacoast survey to be entered to win a $50 gift certificate to one of the participating restaurants!
Are you a local or a traveler? Either way, make a day or night of it! Wine & dine, shop & gallery hop, visit a theater and relax by the water! Experience all the Seacoast and the Greater Portsmouth area have to offer!
Why not Dinner & a Show? The Portsmouth Music Hall celebrates Restaurant Week! Visit their website http://www.themusichall.org/ for shows and more information!
Stay tuned for menus!
Agave Mexican Bistro Dos, enjoy fresh and authentic Mexican food served by our enthusiastic staff, making your dining experience a memorable one! Join us at one of our five specialty dining areas located on two floors. Each room provides a unique atmosphere, with five fireplaces and two full bars with lighted waterfalls, creating the ultimate setting for you and your guests. Dinner nightly, Mon-Fri from 5:00 pm, Sat&Sun from 11:30 am. 111 State Street, Portsmouth, NH. 603-427-5300
Anneke Jans is a neighborhood bistro style restaurant where old and new friends gather to eat delicious food, and drink good wine. Our menu changes often, and parking is easy. Come and enjoy an evening with us. Dinner nightly from 5pm. 60 Wallingford Square, Kittery, ME. On-street parking. 207-439-0001 MENU
Come spend the afternoon or evening at BG's Boathouse in our cozy dining room, the Sagamore Pub, or on one of our two outdoor decks. Enjoy a frosty brew or cocktail while you take in the serenity of Sagamore Creek. Choose your favorite seafood dish from our tasty menu including a full boiled lobster dinner, our famous lobster roll, plump fried clams, tender steamers, and fresh grilled or blackened fish. Docking space is available in our marina for guests arriving by boat and we also have a place for kayakers to land. Plenty of easy parking, too! 603-431-1074 MENU
Black Trumpet Bistro is a two-story bistro and wine bar in the heart of Portsmouth's historic old port. Both floors offer views of the Piscataqua River and the oft-photographed tugboats. Black Trumpet's cuisine reflects the chef-owner's culinary curiosity, drawing inspiration from the Mediterranean as well as the Americas. A typical Black Trumpet menu may include influences from Spain, North Africa, Turkey and the Mexican heartland. Dinner nightly from 5:30 pm. 29 Ceres St., Portsmouth. On-street metered parking, or High-Hanover St. garage. 603-431-0887
Since 1994, the BLUE MERMAID ISLAND GRILL has served unique and delicious cuisine inspired by the flavors of the Caribbean. Our menu features favorites like Jamaican Jerk Chicken, Guava-braised Short Ribs, New World Paella and Island Shrimp Pad Thai, along with many options for soup, salad, sandwiches and burgers, small plates and grilled seafood. Besides our great eats, we have eight rotating beers on tap from our favorite craft brewers, a wide selection of wines and a very tasty assortment of cocktails. We’re also known for Portsmouth’s best margaritas! 603-427-2583
Set in an upbeat, open, kitchen-friendly atmosphere, Blue Moon Evolution has won numerous awards including Billy Costa's TV Diner Gold Plate Award, NH Magazine's Best of NH Award and many more. Our commitment to providing nutrient-dense, sumptuous fare has made us a beacon in the locavore food movement. Located at 8 Clifford Street, Exeter. 603-778-6850
Brazo showcases exciting Latin and South American cuisine finely prepared-but never overly so-highlighted by locally grow produce, fresh fish and the finest meats. Brazo is a vacation from the senses featuring Cuban, Latin and Spanish music and a bar filled with exotic rums, tequilas and pisco. Dinner Mon-Sat from 5pm. Open Sunday for Restaurant Week! 75 Pleasant Street, Portsmouth. On-street metered parking.603-431-0050
British Beer Company offers lunch, dinner and drinks of British pub style- burgers, pizza, sandwiches and seafood. The restaurant offers a selection of over 90 beers on tap and in bottles. It is located on 2 Portwalk Place in Portsmouth, and is open Monday through Sunday. 603-501-0515 MENU
Budha O is a truly unique Asian Bistro & Lounge. Offering an extensive variety of Asian inspired cuisine. Budha O also features three different bars: The O Bar, O Sushi Bar, and the O Sky Bar, featured on the second level. Budha O also features live music from a DJ perched on the second level. Budha O Asian Bistro & Lounge is an extraordinary, one-of-a-kind experience. 603-360-1001 MENU
A two-time recipient of Yankee magazine's Editor's Pick award, Café Med has grown over the years, becoming a fixture in one of the highest-traveled areas of Portsmouth. We welcome new patrons and faithful regulars to enjoy our continued success. Lunch Mon-Sat 11am-2:30pm; Dinner Mon-Thurs 5-9:30pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, Sun 1:00 - 9:00 pm. 119 Congress Street, Portsmouth. Pay & display parking behind building. 603-427-5563
Cafe Nostimo, just off Rt. 1 on Mirona Road, 'nostimo' means delicious in the Greek language. Our diverse menu offers a selection of salads, a wide variety of seafood, grilled flatbread pizza, and chicken dishes, to traditional Greek fare of lamb, souvlaki, spanakopita, moussaka and more. Take-out, Catering and Private Function Room available. Open:Mon-Sat 11am-9pm.603-436-3100 MENU
Carriage House, Sit and relax in a casual setting, listen to some local chit chat and enjoy great food, wine, cocktails and service on the water at Rye Beach, NH. Dinner, Sun-Th. 5-9 pm, Fri & Sat 5-10pm. 226C3 Ocean Blvd, Rye, NH. Parking available. 603-964-8251
Located in the heart of downtown Portsmouth, Cava features two wine bars and a chef's bar serving modern and classic Mediterranean cuisine. Our chef uses only the freshest seasonal products available to create his innovative menus. The "tapas" or small plates are all meant to be shared and enjoyed amongst friends. Dinner Sun-Thurs 5-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm. 10 Commercial Alley, Portsmouth. On-street metered parking. 603-319-1575 MENU
The Common Man Portsmouth- serves American fare with New England flair, but with an added selection of fresh seafood dishes. Open Mon & Tues 5-9 Wed & Thurs 11:30-9 Fri & Sat 11:30-9:30 & Sun 11-9. Serving lunch Wed-Sun until 3. Located at 96 State Street, Portsmouth NH. Valet parking available Thurs, Fri & Sat nights. 603-334-6225 Reservation accepted, but never required MENU
Cure Restaurant is located in downtown Portsmouth New Hampshire. Serving American comfort food at affordable prices. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. 603-427-8258
Demeters Steakhouse - Demeters Steakhouse specializes in serving the finest cuts of USDA prime steaks and offers an amazing international wine list in a comfortable, very modern atmosphere.Dinner nightly, 5pm. 3612 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth 603-766-0001 MENU
The Dinnerhorn Seafood Restaurant continues its tradition of serving strictly the freshest seafood around. A newly renovated dining room offers a more comfortable and welcoming experience. The home of familiar favorites like our Captain’s Plate, Golden Fried Haddock, pasta dishes, and Fri&Sat night Prime Rib, the Dinnerhorn features a raw bar, extensive cocktail menu, and exciting new menu offerings sure to please anyone. Open daily from 11:30am. 980 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth (603) 436-0717 MENU
The District-Portsmouth's neighborhood restaurant serving fresh, local, Contemporary American Cuisine. With our seasonally changing menus, inspired cocktails, and harmonious wines to complement your mood, "The District" is Portsmouth's newest meeting place for eating, drinking and socializing. Dinner 7 Nights 5:00-12:00. Creative Casual Comfortable. 103 Congress Portsmouth, NH 03801. 603-501-0586 MENU
Set in a historic building at the corner of Ceres and Bow Streets, adjacent to the Portsmouth Harbor, The Dolphin Striker is a gem in Portsmouth's dining scene. Their thoughtfully crafted menu drawn from cuisine world wide and tailored to New England tastes looks to celebrate the region's freshest bounty. With its curbside appeal and great location nestled amongst Portsmouth's galleries and boutiques, The Dolphin Striker is a 'must-see' when in Portsmouth. 603-431-5222
At Epoch Restaurant & Bar we invite our guests to savor and enjoy our distinctly creative New England Cuisine as well as an array of internationally inspired dishes. Chef Zach Martineau and his team have embraced the farm to table concept and are proud to feature many local products throughout our seasonal menus. Our wine list has been awarded the prestigious Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator and showcases many varietals and vintage. Dinner Sun-Thurs 5:30-9pm Fri & Sat 5:30- 10pm. Located in the Exeter Inn 2 Pine Street, Exeter, 603-778-3762 LUNCH MENU DINNER MENU
Since 1970 the continuing appeal of The Galley Hatch remains simple: consistently excellent food and treating the guest as part of the family. As Ellie, a waitress who began her service three decades ago, says, “The food is good every time you come. The service is professional but friendly, and there’s something for everyone.” 603-926-6152 MENU
Grill 28 provides great food and great service in a fun, relaxing atmosphere. Featuring a casual pub style menu with American and Mediterranean influences, the expansive menu located in the Pease Golf selection make Grill 28 the perfect place to relax with friends after work, a business lunch, or dinner with the family, there is something for everyone. Grill 28 combines the Pease 27-hole Golf Course with a fun eating and drinking grill concept: 27 holes & 1 great grill is Grill 28! 200 Grafton Road, Portsmouth, NH 603-766-6466
The Sheraton's Harbor's Edge Restaurant is well known for its outstanding cuisine, whether it's a hearty breakfast, creative lunch or elegant dinner. Located in the main lobby, Harbor's Edge offers broad harbor views and friendly service. Breakfast Mon-Fri 6:30am-11am, Sat 7am-11am, Sun Buffet 7am-12:30pm; Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-2pm; Dinner Tues-Thurs 5pm-9pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-10pm. 250 Market St., Portsmouth. 603-559-2626 MENU
Jumpin' Jay's has become an institution among locals who appreciate exceptional seafood. The quality of fare is unsurpassed, with fish arriving daily from local fisherman as well as some exotic catches from locations such as New Zealand and Ecuador. Dinner Mon-Th. 5:30-9pm, Fri-Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm. 150 Congress Street, Portsmouth, NH. Parking in pay & display lot diagonally across street. 603-766-3474 MENU
The Library Restaurant, A Steak House offers traditional New England fare surrounded by architectural treasures of an era gone by. The Library is prestigious while reasonably priced, with something for everyone through all seasons. It is the perfect setting for a business lunch or dinner. Or enjoy lighter fare or a friendly cocktail in our lounge. Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am-3pm; Dinner Sun-Thurs. 5-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 5-10pm; Sun. Brunch 11:30am-3:00pm. 401 State St, Portsmouth. 603-431-5202
Martingale Wharf has an upscale atmosphere with gorgeous water views. We serve fresh, local seafood, steaks and comfort food classics. With a 90% gluten-free menu, our Chef looks to please every palate. Revel at the view as you sit at our custom circular bar. Enjoy personable service, distinctive cocktails & a down to earth bar menu. For Restaurant Week our hours will be M-F 4-Close, Sat & Sun 11:30am-Close. Regular hours: Mon-Wed 4:00-close,Thurs-Sun 11:30-close. 603-431-0901
Mombo showcases made-from-scratch New American cuisine with an international twist. The highlight is our living menu which is always changing so that our chefs can incorporate the season's freshest ingredients. The open-kitchen bar and the Chef's Table will give you a first row seat to all the action. Come to our casually elegant neighborhood eatery nestled in a historic Strawbery Banke Building and have a cocktail in our outdoor patio lounge. Dinner daily 5-10pm. 66 Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH. 603-433-2340 MENU
Moxy. A modern American tapas restaurant focusing on smaller plates meant for sharing and taking inspiration from our local farmers, culture and history in New England. Located on 106 Penhallow St. in Portsmouth. Dinner: Sunday-Thursday, 5p-9p, Friday-Saturday 5p-10p 603-319-8178 MENU
The Oar House serves fine food in a setting filled with memento's of the cities long and proud maritime heritage. The Oar House specializes in seafood and New American cuisine, and provides live music inside, Thursdays through Saturdays. Sunday Brunch 11:30am-3pm. Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30am- 3pm; Dinner Mon-Thurs 5-9:30pm, Fri & Sat 5-10pm, Sun 11:30-9pm 55 Ceres Street, Portsmouth. On-site parking. 603-436-4025
Orchard Street Chop Shop is NH's first true prime Steakhouse. This two-story firehouse building located only 10 short minutes from downtown Portsmouth offers a wide variety of prime steaks, house-infused martinis and an extensive all-American wine list. Acclaimed Chef~owner, Chris "Koz" Kozlowski, can usually be found behind the line adding his southern influence to many of his dishes. Serving dinner Mon-Sat at 5pm. 1 Orchard Street, Dover, NH. Metered and on-street parking.
The Portsmouth Brewery- New Hampshire's original brewpub, has been serving great food and outstanding handcrafted beers in a friendly, lively atmosphere since 1991. Join us to sample our comprehensive menu of traditional and local fare in a warm and inviting establishment conveniently located just a hop, skip and a jump from downtown Market Square. Open daily 11:30am-12:30am. 56 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH. Parking available in High-Hanover St. garage. 603-431-1115
The Portsmouth Gas Light Co. is appointed with rich textures of wood, brick and copper. Every week we burn more than a cord of aromatic wood in the brick oven kitchen to prepare our unique wood-fired bistro cuisine, including grilled burgers, chicken sandwiches, grilled chicken pasta, lobster stuffed haddock & braised short ribs. Lunch & Dinner, Mon-Th. 11:30am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-9pm. 64 Market Street, Portsmouth. Parking available at High-Hanover Street garage. 603-430-9122 LUNCH MENU DINNER MENU
Experience the authentic tastes of the old country in downtown Portsmouth. As you step inside Radici, the low lights, candles & cool music create an intimate atmosphere as flavors mingle and simmer in the air, taking you away to Italian landscapes & seaside villas. Dinner Sun-Thurs 5-9, Fri & Sat 5-10, Sat & Sun brunch 10-2 . 142 Congress Street, Portsmouth. Parking in pay & display lot diagonally across the street. 603-373-6464
RíRá Irish Pub of Portsmouth is one of 11 locations spread throughout the country. This authentic Irish pub serves traditional food and great beer, along with local entertainment often. Mon-Sat 11:30am-1am, Sun 11am-1am. Market Square, Portsmouth. On-street metered parking. 603-319-1680
Ristorante Massimo offers world-class Italian cuisine and outstanding hospitality in a quaint brick European ambiance that transports guests to Florence, Rome, and Venice. Massimo's offers a selection of exquisite Italian & Californian wines, and authentic dishes from all regions of Italy. Massimo's selects the freshest seasonal ingredients, cures its own meats, and makes bread and pasta from scratch. Dinner Mon-Sat from 5pm. 59 Penhallow Street, Portsmouth. Weekend Valet Parking available. 603-436-4000
The River House Voted, "Best Chowder in New England" by NECN. The River House features all the classic seafood favorites complemented by contemporary dishes served on our heated balcony with direct river views. Open Daily 11:00am 53 Bow Street, Portsmouth. On-street metered parking. 603-431-2600 MENU
Rosa is located on 70 State Street in Portsmouth. It offers family Italian cuisine since 1927, making it the oldest running restaurant in Portsmouth. It is open for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week. The restaurant also caters, and always welcomes walk-ins. 603-436-9715 MENU
Rudi's is a contemporary American restaurant with something for everyone. Ease your way in to bright and brassy Sunday afternoons or moody weeknights when Rudi's charismatic atmosphere boasts an eclectic mix of downtown charm and uptown polish. Sample the freshness of local farm and Seaport's bounties with menus for cool, quiet lunches (daily, 11:30-3) and upbeat, lime-lit dinners (nightly, 4-close) featuring a wide array of traditional dishes with signature twists. Rudi's features live music in Portsmouth's only piano lounge 5 days a week. Lunch & Dinner daily, 11:30am to close. 20 High Street, Portsmouth. Parking on-site. 603-430-7834 MENU WINE BAR MENU
Salt is located within Wentworth by the Sea Hotel in New Castle, NH. It offers contemporary American cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They offer four courses for dinner fresh from the sea and garden, along with craft cocktails. 603-436-9715
Just minutes from downtown Portsmouth, Stage Neck Inn offers a varied menu. Hearty Soups and Appetizers, Salad Entrées, Pizza, Sandwiches, Light Entrées and Dinner Entrées in a warm, oceanfront setting. Harbor Porches offers 270 degree panoramic views and an atmosphere reminiscent of the grand hotels of the 1920's. Serving Lunch, Noon -5 pm, and Dinner, 5-9pm daily. 8 Stage Neck Road, York, Maine. On-site parking available. Click the photo at left to see our Restaurant Week Lodging Deals! 207-363-3850.
Tucked away on the third floor of the historic Washington St. mill in Dover, Stages at One Washington provides a truly unique dining experience. Serving Contemporary American cuisine, Stages strives to bring the innovative and avant-garde style of cuisine found in New York City and Chicago restaurants to the Seacoast area. Our goal is to design each bite to thrill the senses using a range of flavors, colors, textures and techniques to push the limits of what guests have come to expect from food. 603-842-4077 MENU
Tavola is a neighborhood Italian eatery located in the heart of the West End of Portsmouth next door to MoJo's BBQ at 95 Brewery Lane with over 200 free parking spots. Tavola recently opened in October 2013 in the former Frank Jones Brewery Malt House and has been nominated best “NEW” restaurant in the Seacoast by Taste Magazine. Tavola was created to give you a vibrant dining experience while bringing you back home to family traditions with a fusion of modern ambiance. Their menu consist of the most delectable Italian food the seacoast has to offer. Tavola combines exceptional food, cocktails, wine ,music and movie entertainment to create the most unique and memorable dining experience possible. Serving dinner 5pm to 9pm Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs & 5pm to 9:30pm Fri and Sat. 603-427-5010 MENU
Three Chimneys Inn is one of the oldest homes in New Hampshire. This renovated B&B offers 23 guest rooms, dining and entertainment. Delicious food and personable service has earned top billing from The Phantom Gourmet, Yankee Magazine and NH Chronicle. Lunch Thurs-Sat. 11:30am-2:30pm; Dinner 7 nights, 5-9 pm. 17 Newmarket Road, Durham, NH. On-site parking available. 603-868-7800
Tulsi Indian Restaurant has reopened in it's new location at 20 Walker Street in Kittery Maine. Our inspired menu boasts delectable Indian cuisine of traditional North Indian, Moghlai and contemporary dishes made with only the finest and freshest ingredients. We offer a richly-varied menu of fresh, natural ingredients, wholesome sauces and flavorful spices. Dinner nightly from 5 PM -10 PM, Tues-Sat and 5 PM - 9 PM on Sunday. Buffet every Sunday from 12 to 2:30PM. 207-451-9511
Vida Cantina is a modern Mexican restaurant using the best local, seasonal and organic ingredients. Vida is a vibrant gathering place where everyone can enjoy life with soulful food and imaginative cocktails in an unpretentious and relaxed environment. 603-501-0648 LUNCH MENU DINNER MENU
The Wellington Room is sure to be a memorable dining experience. Chef/Owner Matthew Sharlot hand selects local products of the best quality and freshness, and prepares all dishes himself. We offer a broad variety of cuisine and all dishes are made fresh to order, so vegetarian and gluten-free dishes are easy to cook up. Join us for fine food served graciously with gorgeous river views. Valet parking available most nights. Open at 5pm for dinner. Join us! 603-431-2989 MENU