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232 Whittier Highway, Center Harbor, NH 03226
603-253-4762
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food is great, environment is upbeat, and staff is very friendly!

We came here for a quick dinner and loved the food and the environment. Our wait staff was very friendly and explained all the specials for the day. Our food was delicious, and prompt. The white wine sangria was amazing! Definitely have to drink one if you come here. Only set back is that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 17, 2014
AlexViaja
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Winthrop, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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204 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Winthrop, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We came here for a quick dinner and loved the food and the environment. Our wait staff was very friendly and explained all the specials for the day. Our food was delicious, and prompt. The white wine sangria was amazing! Definitely have to drink one if you come here. Only set back is that they close early at around 9pm.

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NH
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We recently visited Canoe with another couple for a holiday lunch for the first time and was very happy with the service, the meal and the atmosphere. The server was very attentive all the meals were tasty but not plentiful. We certainly return.

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Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A little pricey but you can find reasonable meals too. Just delicious! Service is always above par and the view is to die for. If you're lucky you can watch The Mount Washington dock!

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nh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We've eaten lunch at Canoe a number of times when in Center Harbor to shop at Yikes, Patternworks or Keepsake Quilting. The food is always very good, but this time I was disappointed to find that the only choice for a vegetarian was mac 'n cheese or salad. With a number of good restaurants nearby that offer many more options... More 

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New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Service was quick and attentive. Food was prepared quickly and as advertised . A bit over priced but location may over ride the price

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East Wakefield, New Hampshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My wife and I have been to the Canoe a handful of times over the past 5 years. We recently went back for Date Night, just the two of us. Initial interaction with the hostess went smooth, we had a reservation and were seated as soon as we walked in. The table we kinda small for 2 adults, but we... More 

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Wolfeboro, NH
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

After many visits to Canoe for lunches and dinners, I feel compelled to compliment the restaurant management and staff on their ability to consistently provide a very special dining experience. A recent dinner with a guest from Colorado confirms my opinion that it is one of the best restaurants - anywhere, not just in New Hampshire ! Three different entres... More 

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New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I normally wouldn't venture, in writing a review as such...But I have been in the hospitality business for 35 years, and was astounded as to the pricing of this establishments Thanksgiving Dinner menu. Don't get me wrong, our dinner was delicious but none of us had the turkey dinner offered for "$30.00" per entrée!...No, this wasn't a 3 course dinner,... More 

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Webster, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Very good bread, very good food , very good service . Ao sphere was great in my opinion.. On the other hand my friend thought it was alittle too dark . I love the place and recommend a must go .. You won't be sorry

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Concord, New Hampshire
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94 reviews 94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A recent return visit to Canoe confirmed my earlier findings - excellent cuisine and a comfortable atmosphere combined with reasonable meal and drink prices. A table at the window overlooking the river below is preferred over the parking lot view but the tables for 2 are very small for the large plates and drinks. The ahi tuna entree ordered was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 232 Whittier Highway, Center Harbor, NH 03226
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Center Harbor
  • Phone Number: 603-253-4762

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?