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Fish Shanty - CLOSED

471 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-3410
603-749-1001
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CLOSED
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

55 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
New England
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

After many years in downtown, the owners have found a buyer and have retired. Not sure what the new restaurant will be, but they are rehabbing it now.

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Hartford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This place literally has mothballs when you walk in, it is very dated and old. The food is not good and just an overall terrible experience. Stay far away from this place.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This was a restaurant recommended to us by the hotel staff. And were they correct. Nothing fancy about the building, but it has been a local family operations for years. Wife and my meals were good and very filling and reasonable priced. Place was not crowded when we were having our Supper, so we were able to have conversations with... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Very fresh and tasty fish and shrimp as well. Best seafood of our entire trip, which included Maine, Boston, and NYC as well! Service was fast and friendly.

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The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Very friendly staff, the people that own it work their themselves. My favorite is their Tuna. Great food and reasonable prices!

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VT
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

After hiking in Vaughan Woods, I was hungry for a great seafood meal and I'm glad we found this place. I had the broiled scallops, they were cooked perfectly and were some of the best I've had. My wife had the calamari dinner and loved it. The service was impeccable. The owner/server was accommodating and super friendly! We will make... More 

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Safety Harbor, Florida
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Horrible. I could try to describe it but what's the point. Just dreadful! The food was overlooked, the server seemed out of it. Find a McDonalds - and I don't eat fast food

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Dover, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

On the NH seacoast there are many choices for good fish. We go here a lot and take visitors here regularly. it is family run and so we like to support local businesses and the food is very good.

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Lakes Region, New Hampshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This restaurant is located next to the Days Inn so we went to it for the convenience on the evening we checked in. We were told to seat ourselves and then waited a long time to be greeted properly and given menus. Our server (daughter of the owner, I believe) was very personable but seemed distracted even though it wasn't... More 

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Seattle
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Best Oyester Sandwhich and fries! Go for Lunch! Good place for large groups. Not the best ambience but the food is awesome!

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Additional Information about Fish Shanty

Address: 471 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-3410
Phone Number: 603-749-1001
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Dover
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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