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Press Room Bar

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Address: 77 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 1-603-431-5186
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Good pub food and live music

Had been a few years since I had been to Portsmouth and this overnight trip was for business. Our small group of four chose Press Room for dinner. Three of us had steak tips and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2014
huntmhd
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Had been a few years since I had been to Portsmouth and this overnight trip was for business. Our small group of four chose Press Room for dinner. Three of us had steak tips and one had fish and chips. Other than the fact that my tips were undercooked (which the staff quickly corrected) I don't think anyone had a... More 

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Maybe for pub lovers which I am not. Its interesting - the staff is nice, and the jazz was great. Other than beer there is not much else worth drinking. The food was mediocre pub food - over cooked fries and greasy onion rings, over cooked falafel... I just was underwhelmed. Not worth my lunch... Atmosphere was nice, but the... More 

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WORCESTER
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We only were on the first floor for a drink. Service seemed a bit overwhelmed. We ordered 2 beers, 1 mixed drink, 1 diet coke and one coffee. We got, 2 beers, 1 mixed drink, 1 glass of sletzer and one cup of cold coffee. Our waitress was able to bring us the right order but we could tell she... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I liked it, good food and atmosphere - just thought it was a little pricey. Most places in the area are also, however.

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West Caldwell, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

For a place to have a fantastic drink, good food, a place to just hang for awhile, and absorb some great entertainment, don't miss it. Regardless of age, you never feel out of place, and can be gradually absorbed by a great crowd.

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Portsmouth, NH
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

This is a great pub with great local music, food and beer. Its hipster atmosphere is quirky and fun and the hot appetizers and cold beers can't be beat!

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neworleansLA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

It's the Cheers of Portsmouth. It's been here forever and yet it remains unpretentious. The bar is always hopping and you usually meet a familiar face on the premises. The vibe is laid back and has a wide mix of ages, from college kids to local matriarchs. The food is standard pub fare done well. The beer menu is huge... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

Not that impressed but it gets very crowded so maybe it's gets better other nights and it isn't cheap!!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

Good food, great music and a nice atmosphere. I do wish they had few more beer choices and our server seemed harried. But overall I liked the press room and we will definitely be back.

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Newton, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

My husband and I went to the press room for a night of Salsa dancing,however we ended up standing on the stairs leading up to the venue in line for about 40 minutes while being battered around by people going up and down the stairs. After the 40 minute wait and not moving up more than two stairs we found... More 

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