Part of a chain of local restaurants called "The Common Man," the Italian Farmhouse is a step away from what you'd expect to find on a back road in NH.
Favorite Dish: My rigatoni and meat sauce rivaled many of NY's finest. Everyone else felt the same. Fom the fish dishes to the canneloni all thought the place was great.
I read all the tip on the web and I was very let down. We got to Hannah Jack's and the place was very nice. We were seated right away since we had reservations, but that's when it went down hill. The Waiter was very slow getting to us and then when he got there and left he never came back. We asked for normal bread for our kids and he never brought it over. We then went to the salad bar, and that also was a let down. The bread they had was COLD and there were only 2 pieces left. As for the rest of the toppings, well lets just say odd. Now for the main course, what a HUGE let down. I got the Prime Rib and shrimp combo. The Prime rib was an end cut, and in my book you should always ask a customer if he or she minds the end cut. Not at Hannah Jacks they just serve it. The shrimp was the only good thing I can say about the meal. My opinion of this restaurant is that the hostess staff is good but the wait staff is weak and the food needs a lot of work.
This little place was unique. The ceiling was covered with small chalkboards with remarks from customers. All the walls were covered with something interesting, no special theme however.
Favorite Dish: This is definitely the place to buy a juicy hamburger.
If you are passing through Gorham early in the morning on the way to your trailhead, stop in for a cup of hot coffee and a muffin. If you have more time, their full breakfasts are big, hearty, and well worth stopping for.
On our last trip through NH, returning from upstate NY, we stopped in Concord for one evening. Next to our Inn, was The Common Man, recommended to us a great eating spot. The restaurant is located in an old "barn-like" atmosphere with different levels and a very warm feeling. From the opening "help-yourself to the salads and cheeses" to the final desserts, this was a great eating experience - not only for just the food.
Favorite Dish: My wife had New England scrod and I had blackened Cajun catfish - both were excellent. The total cost with drinks and a tip was US$65. The downside is that this particular building is hanging under the axe for demolition to allow an expansion of the next-door Interstate highway.
PPP is a nice pub in the middle of Sanbornville, NH, right on Rt. 109. The food is great, the beer fresh, and the atmosphere is of that small town "everyone knows everyone" type that just makes you feel right at home.
Favorite Dish: The burger I had was pretty good.
I do believe turkey would be their specialty!! It's a huge place, able to serve over 400. This is an institution in the Meredith/Lakes region and probably anyone who's ever been in the area has eaten there. We did think the prices were a little high....$10.25 for the small portion of turkey pie with side dishes.
Favorite Dish: The first time we went there, I ordered seafood---I'm such a weirdo! Anyway, this time I ordered turkey pie and it was very good. Staff is friendly and they have a gift shop also where you can buy kitschy souvenirs or locally handmade items.
It's a diner located in Rumney, NH.... we've been going there for years when it was known as Glory Jean's, but it was sold in 2000 and the new owners have fixed it up, cleaned extensively, and just made it look much better. The front portion of the restaurant is an original diner, complete with counter/stools and booths. In the back is an addition with tables and chairs. The staff is extremely friendly...not obnoxiously so, just plain neighborly-friendly, and the food is as good as always.
Favorite Dish: Their breakfasts are great....regular American big breakfast with waffles, french toast, eggs, etc.....and free coffee refills of course!
There are several Bickford's Restaurants in New Hampshire which are a step above a coffee shop. The food is fresh and the helpings are substantial and the service was good. They were advertising apple dishes when we were there -- that time of the year.
Favorite Dish: They have great breakfasts and the pancakes are their specialty.
While we were on one of our adventures we happened upon this litte Deli.
We enjoyed a great Breakfast.
Each day we would venture out and try a new place for Breakfast.
Favorite Dish: Here we had omlets. Coffees of every flavor were available.
We enjoyed a glass of wine before dinner and were offered a choice of Chicken or Fish for our main meal.
The food was excellent and the Storyteller offered a smorgasbord of tales!
All of this for a mere $14.95 a person!
Favorite Dish: The dinning experience was so enjoyable we decided to return the next night to eat in the Pub. Our choice was Lobster Bisque and the Corner House Inn Salad. This salad was enough to have fed 2 people! The mixed organic leaves were sprinkled with cranberries soaked in Port Wine and Sugar Spiced Walnuts, Gorgonzola cheese, and topped with Cranberry Port Wine Balsamic Vinegar. Fantastic Delight!
There's just a ton in Portsmouth, but my all time favorite has to be the 7 Barrel Brewery in Lebanon (near Dartmouth college). Best craft brewed beers, at least in my opinion, I've had. Hops abound!
Great beer and decent Pub Food. Did I say great beer? I staunchly avoid the chain-hell restaurants like Applebee's and Chili's. Always go local, even if it sucks. This place doesn't. These guys also wrote the book on brewing beer (no lie - they penned one of the industry standards) also a few brewing supplies on site.
Favorite Dish: Beer.
Bellini's, Italian restaurant.
Nice restaurant, very well known apparently and for obvious reasons. The quality of food is excellent!
The only pity is you just cannot eat all of it because it too much!!
Dunfey's at Prtsmouth NH
This boat restaurant is my Favorite restaurant in NH. The setup is unreal and the food to die for.Â It seats on the river in downtown Portsmouth close to where the river joins the ocean.Â My absolute favorite thing here is to come on Friday evening seat on the deck watch the sunset and eating Prince Edward Mussels.Â Mussels have a problem here and they have to be continuously irrigated with beer.Â So being the nice guy that I am, I do.
Favorite Dish: U have to try these Mussels. The best I ever had.
(from the menu)
Prince Edward Island Mussels
Steamed in tomato, shallots, garlic and smoked gouda saffron broth
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100 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801, United States
Good for: Business
Stayed last psring and this summer and every time the service, accomodation and staff were amazing....more
21 Front Street, Manchester, New Hampshire, 03102, United States
Good for: Couples