Merrimack Valley restaurants

Mediterranean in Manchester


The first certified 'farm-to-restaurant' establishment in New Hampshire, Republic is still turning heads and impressing taste buds. Kudos you stylish thing! For lighter fare, check out the flatbreads, paninis and sa…
Gastropub in Concord

Barley House

Solo travelers will do just fine at this welcoming downtown tavern's bar where burgers, classic Irish dishes, the lobster BLT and a few menu-crashers – we're looking at you beef brisket banh mi – pair well with the …
Modern American in Concord


In a grand turreted Victorian building, Granite serves fine New American cuisine all day long, from breakfasts of cinnamon French toast with New Hampshire maple syrup, to crab cake BLTs with Old Bay aioli at lunchti…
Mexican in Manchester

El Rincon Zacatecano Taqueria

Why yes, I would like a margarita with my chicken enchilada, the one slathered in the specialty molito sauce (chilies, chocolate and spice). For a no-fuss but tasty Mexican meal, pop into this tiny taqueria around t…
Bakery in Concord

Crust & Crumb

Get your whoopie pies here. And your scones, tarts, cookies and brownies. Did we mention it has coffee? It's a convenient downtown stop for a mid-afternoon snack and pick-me-up. Everything's homemade.