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Common Man Restaurant Claremont

21 Water Street, Claremont, NH 03743
603-542-6171
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Ranked #6 of 41 restaurants in Claremont
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $23
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Lincoln, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The renovated old mill building in which this restaurant is located has been caringly restored and the outside terrace over the waterfall is magnificent in August. The menu is varied and excellently prepared. The turkey pot pie is made with fresh ingredients, and the crab cakes are equally great. Kerri our server was polite, knowledgeable about the menu, and pleasingly... More

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Barrington, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Our extended family was vacationing in the Claremont area, and we came here for dinner on the recommendation of a friend. The Common Man was the perfect choice. It’s a very spacious restaurant with several dining and sitting areas at different levels within a beautifully restored former mill building on the Sugar River. While we waited for our meal, we... More

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Newport, New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Renovations to this once falling down mill building are amazing. Outstanding views of the river. In the summer the floor is open in two places so you can see the river flow beneath the building. You can see and hear the water falls sitting outside on the patio. Food is good with nightly specials. Great variety of food to choose... More

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Greenland, NH
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had contacted the restaurant for a last minute reception for my fathers funeral and they were more than willing to put something together for us and within our budget. We had more people arrive than what we had planed for and ran out of food every quickly. The event manager, Courtney, assured us this was ok and had more... More

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claremont nh
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

second time I have dinned at the common man Claremont since it opened it has taken me this long to return as my first experience was not good food was not cooked to order and had to send it back twice. how hard can it be to cook a steak well done? This time I had filet mignon and baked... More

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Sunapee, New Hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

To start with, this restaurant is in an absolutely stunning refurbished old mill building with an unbelievable river-side porch/patio. Typical of most of the other Common Man properties. The bar is good...fast service, decent prices and friendly service. That's where the "good" ends! I've probably eaten here a dozen times since it opened a few years ago, hoping that the... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Don't eat the tacos. Inedible. Also found a chicken bone and could have choked. Manager was a waste and we had to ask him to do something on our check. He finally comped one meal. Acted like he was doing us a big favor.

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Hartford, CT
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a delicious meal on the deck overlooking the scenic waterfalls of the Sugar River. The waitress was very attentive and offered us the complimentary cheese and crackers while we waited for our food. I ordered New England Cod, which is bacon wrapped cod with oven roasted red potatoes and buttery/garlicky sauteed spinach on the side.... More

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

A group of family and friends went here last night to celebrate our daughter's graduation from the nearby community college. The interior is gorgeous in a rehabbed mill with superb views of the Sugar River and glassed over holes in the floor above the rushing river below. Cocktails and appetizers were great, dinners were o.k. and seemed to be delayed.... More

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Newport, New Hampshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Not exactly easy to find but plenty of signs in the area to get you there. Once we walked inside, we new it was going to be a delightful experience. The decor was simple yet pleasingly unique. We walked down a 2 stages of stairways to get to the dining room. There was an elevator for those who have issues... More

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