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Loaf & Ladle - CLOSED

9 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833
(603) 778-8955
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Price range: $5 - $15
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English first
New Hampshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Loaf and Ladle was a great spot, unfortunately it has closed down and has been sold. Rumor has it, it will reopen as a restaurant sometime after renovations.

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NH
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is no longer in business. Hopefully the new tenants will do a better job! I don't know what else to say but I have to keep typing to hit the minimum

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Portsmouth, NH
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Great place low key atmosphere, excellent Sandwich, soup, chowder and salad fare. So sorry they closed the Water Street location.

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New Hampshire
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

no longer in business :( I loved it there but unfortunately a few too many storms put them out of business

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Rochester
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

It was fun place and we visited many times with various results. Tomato soup was wonderful and the breads yummy.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This place has been closed down months ago. It will probably be demolished by the new out of State owner. It was never a restaurant that I would frequent anyway. It was always rather grubby looking and not at all attractive.

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ENGLEWOOD
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123 reviews 123 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I loved the place and the folks who ran it. The kids who worked there were always amusing. I suspect there is more to the story than they just decided to close. It was an Exeter landmark.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Unfortunately , the owners of this seminal Exeter landmark threw in the towel about a month ago . And called it quits , I believe maintenance costs on the building were crushing the bottom line . It is very sad .

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I just passed the Loaf and Ladle Restaurant on Water St. in Exeter and there is a For Sale sign on the building. Loaf and Ladle bread can be found in stores throughout the area but the funky soup, sandwich and salad bar joint overlooking the river is no longer. If you see their bread, get some. It's great. I... More

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

A huge variety of homemade soups and chowders, along with as many choices of homemade bread! That and a nice glass of wine is all you need for a hearty lunch or a light supper. If you want more, they always have a featured casserole or two-- all delicious!

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