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69 Water Street, Exeter, NH
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Ranked #16 of 44 Restaurants in Exeter
Price range: $9 - $25
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 14, 2014
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English first
Littleton, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

In the 30 years that I have lived in NH, I had never been to Exeter...Pimentos was a gorgeous treat. We had been out on a boat all day, we were grubby and horrible...but treated with dignity and served a crazy gorgeous smorgasbord of appetizers by the lovely Amanda. I will definitely drive 2 plus house south for that Cobb... More

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We walked in with no reservations, but that was no problem even with a party booked upstairs! the lower dining area is the place to eat with a great view of the river. The tuna was perfect! I highly recommend this cozy little place!

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Exeter, New Hampshire
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We have heard both good and bad about this restaurant, but some Exeter natives say it's their favorite in a town that has some excellent places to eat. We decided to check it out for ourselves by having a drink and appetizer then walk home to have dinner. We chose the pub at below street level and found a busy,... More

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New Hampshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Had reservations for Dinner on a Saturday night with friends. 6 in our party. Had a beautiful table by the window overlooking the falls. Started out very good, but after our first drinks and a salad, I had to go up and ask for more water and drinks. Our meals were very good, although I think I got my friends... More

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124 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We were in Exeter on a recent trip. We were going to skip Pimentos because of the low ratings on TA. However, it was Monday and other places were closed. The sign outside said new chef, new menu. OK, lets try it. Its a little strange to go thru the upstairs part, past the kitchen to get to the stairs... More

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Exeter, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

It's easy to just walk right on by Pimento's as the cozy bar area is located below street level. But if you don't stop in, you're missing out. I've been several times in the past but there has been a gap of many months since my visit a couple of weeks ago. I way very happy with what I discovered:... More

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East Kingston, New Hampshire
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

My husband and I have been here a couple of times. Both times before, we ate downstairs at a nice table overlooking the river. The food was decent, as I recall. We both had beer and ate from the lounge menu. Our impression, on both occasions, was that of which we'd decided we may return for drinks and pub fare... More

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Pimentos has gone down hill CONSIDERABLY in the last year or two. Last night was our worse dining experience ever. I mean that literally and we eat out several times a month. We arrived at 5:30 and it was fairly quiet. My wife ordered the Salmon but was told they didn't have any. She decided to start with some fried... More

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Leland22, Owner at Pimentos, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear about your experience at our restaurant that evening. We were a day away from one of our Seasonal menu changes and so we were out of a few things. Our first mistake that night was that the waitress should have informed you when you were given menus of the items we were out of... More

Portsmouth, NH
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Very average restaurant, nothing too special. They try to hard in some cases. I think they need to choose a type of food and stick with it. My wife liked it, my children were just confused on what to get.

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Cute downstairs boite. Some things on menu were not available but what we ordered was nice. Everything was fresh. My daughter's salmon was a bit watery and not sure why but good flavor on vegs. Would go again and order simple options such as burgers.

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