New Hampshire Coast restaurants

Top Choice International in Portsmouth

Black Trumpet Bistro

This bistro, with brick walls and a sophisticated ambience, serves unique combinations – anything from housemade sausages infused with cocoa beans to seared haddock with yuzu (an Asian citrus fruit) and miso. The fu…
Sandwiches in New Hampshire Coast

Newfields Country Store

The sandwich game is strong at this beloved general store, a small red building perched tidily across the street from the Newfields Town Hall, 5 miles north of Exeter. Order at the counter from a sandwich menu that …
Modern American in Portsmouth

Cure

Constantly showered with accolades, chef Julie Cutting's refined but cozy brick-walled restaurant makes a romantic dinner spot. The menu revolves around New England cuisine 'revisited': pan-roasted duck breast, mapl…
Tapas in Portsmouth

Moxy

Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Spain anymore! Yes, this cool little corner eatery specializes in tapas (small plates), but with a decidedly American twist. Expect anything from mini-burgers, chili-pepper cornbr…
Seafood in Portsmouth

Jumpin' Jays Fish Cafe

This exceptional seafood cafe offers fresh catches of the day simply grilled or seared, plus unconventional twists like the haddock Piccata, with whitefish sliced and sautéed in butter, olive oil and white wine. Add…
Breakfast in Portsmouth

Colby's

If you get to this 28-seat eatery after 8am on the weekend, there’s going to be a wait, so give ’em your name and enjoy a cup of free coffee on the patio. Once in, egg lovers can choose from a multitude of Benedicts…
Ice Cream in New Hampshire Coast

Stillwells Riverwalk Ice Cream

With 60 different flavors on the menu, it can be hard to make up your mind. We recommend the moose tracks: vanilla with peanut butter bits and chocolate fudge. On a pretty afternoon, you can enjoy your cone on a wal…
Seafood in New Hampshire Coast

Lone Oak

Locals swear by this no-frills roadside spot, which has been serving the best lobster rolls and fried fish in the area since 1962. Others come only for the homemade ice cream, made right here. Like many New England …
Ice Cream in Portsmouth

Annabelle's

Locals line up in droves for the town's best scoop: the homemade concoctions at Annabelle's include regional nods like New Hampshire Pure Maple Walnut and Pumpkin Pie, traditional varieties like Dutch Chocolate and …
American in Rye & Hampton Beach

Galley Hatch

Located in Hampton proper, Galley Hatch is a longtime favorite for its wide menu of fresh fish, sandwiches, steaks, pastas, pizzas and veggie dishes. The owners also run the on-site Tino's Kitchen & Bar, serving…