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69 Water Street, Exeter, NH
603-583-4501
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice wrinkle in menu

I like some of the inventive wrinkles in the menu. When they have fresh oysters - I get a dozen. The chef occasionally features smelt - one of my favs. Recently had braised rib appetizer with a birch beer reduction that was outstanding. Others have mentioned their Cobb salad which is really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I like some of the inventive wrinkles in the menu. When they have fresh oysters - I get a dozen. The chef occasionally features smelt - one of my favs. Recently had braised rib appetizer with a birch beer reduction that was outstanding. Others have mentioned their Cobb salad which is really satisfying.

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South Shore, MA
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Had dinner here and enjoyed it very much. Sat at the window table and watched the town celebrate the holidays from our seat! The food was very good an the service was too. Would love to try the downstairs pub when next in town.

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Ipswich, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We were visiting Exeter and found this restaurant by chance. Our group of 5 settled in and while deciding on our meals, our server brought us yummy complimentary seasoned potato wedges. We tried the special of the evening-Prime Rib. It was tasty and juicy. Others got the Pi 'Cod' A(Piccada) entrée that was really, really awesome. The Sous chef surprised... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

There is a sit down restaurant upstairs, and a pub downstairs. We like the food here, though, at times, up in the restaurant, it can be hard to find someone to seat you upon arrival. We stood waiting for a few minutes, and when no one came, we went someone else. Another time, we were seated, eating, and watched a... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The service was great and very friendly. Our food was average. For the price thought it would be a little better. Nice location.

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Littleton, New Hampshire
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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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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Milton
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 69 Water Street, Exeter, NH
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 603-583-4501

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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