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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food but a little overpriced

We had dinner here. The food was good, but the prices were steep for average portions. The place has a nice, cozy atmosphere and a partial view of the river, and service was friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
NHjojo
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NH
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NH
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392 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here. The food was good, but the prices were steep for average portions. The place has a nice, cozy atmosphere and a partial view of the river, and service was friendly.

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Thank NHjojo
Exeter, New Hampshire
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45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the perfect place to meet friends for a quick bite. Sorry to see it close. This leave a hole in downtown Exeter for a simple affordable pub.

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Thank Jim M
New Hampshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Closed permanently...permanently closed and will be replaced by Fireside. I visited with new owner last week...said he would open in two weeks. Thank you.

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Thank mayoui
Elk River
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

The crab cakes were the best we've had. They were out of a few things so we had to rearrange what we wanted to order. I had the chicken dijon which was good. We opted to dine upstairs and had the restaurant to ourselves- looking out a window onto the streets of Exeter- which was charming. Would recommend this dining... More 

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Thank Dienna G
NH
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I just love to go to Pimentoes downstairs. The atmosphere is always fun. The food is good, the view of the river is very nice, the fireplace is cozy. I celebrated my birthday there and it was super cool. Service is excellent! Yes! Yes!

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Thank Tisani
Orcas, Washington
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Good food, lovely view, pleasant staff! My favorite in Exeter for the whole package. The upstairs is nice for families. The downstairs is great for couples. The bar is great for watching games. I bring guests to this place. Great for family, friends, couples, Solo and business.

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Thank SandiaDurazno
New Hampshire
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193 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Had diner with friends on Friday evening. We ate downstairs which was nice area, a bit small near the bar, but worked out fine. Bar and restaurant were quite busy for a while and the staff and kitchen appeared to keep up without issue. Good service, efficient and there when you needed them. Oysters were excellent appetizer. Ribs were very... More 

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Thank Lovingit T
Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Very pleased with food and service. Had my daughters Wedding rehearsal dinner here. We had the entire upstairs.

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Thank joanne L
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Service was excellent and the staff attentive but not pushy. Menu listings were fine and the meal itself was excellent with great portion sizes. The truffle Parmesan fries, ordered as a replacement side were out of this world. The wine list is small but reasonably priced. As a bonus you can bring your own wine for a very reasonable corkage... More 

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Thank Petra S
Exeter, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Food is actually very good. They recently changed chef's and this is a huge improvement. Great bar which is down a very small, narrow stairway! This is where we always eat. It is located right in town, which is also a big plus.

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Thank denise2113

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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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