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11 Water Street Restaurant

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11 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
603-773-5930
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
delicious food and outstanding service

On a Saturday night we were lucky enough to get a table for 6 here and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We had excellent service. A nice beet salad for me with the grilled chicken was delicious . Very fresh . The French onion soup was piping hot with lots of cheese nicely toasted on top... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 19, 2015
gypsywomen2
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The wife and I went to dinner on the eve of beginning the seventeenth year at work, forty years of marriage and another trip to my favorite client's HQ at this restaurant, also one of our favorites and as luck would have it, 11 Water Street's specials were our favorites. K had salmon and, are you ready? I had "pan... More 

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Thank walkerrussellc
Westford, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Our first visit. We were in town to attend a NYE party at friends' home. Chose this restaurant at the recommendation of the desk clerk at the Fairfield Inn (Exeter, NH) where we were staying. Arrived around 5:30PM to find the upstairs dining room virtually empty. Decided to go downstairs to the pub and found a lively group of early... More 

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Thank Grant S
Boston, Massachusetts
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

On a Saturday night we were lucky enough to get a table for 6 here and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We had excellent service. A nice beet salad for me with the grilled chicken was delicious . Very fresh . The French onion soup was piping hot with lots of cheese nicely toasted on top. Nice choice of appetizers on the... More 

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Thank gypsywomen2
Florida
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

I've been here twice on two separate trips to visit my family in Exeter. We always seem to have the same server, a fun and honest man who has great food recommendations! The food has been tasty and I've only waited about 5 mins for a table. Definitely recommend the Asian chili chicken bites

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Thank Lindsay L
Boston, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

I have eaten here many times. I prefer to eat in the basement bar because it is cozy and has a pub feel to it. The owners are hands on proud local owners who work hard to make dining a good experience. I have seen some recent reviews that I think are too harsh and feel that 11 Water is... More 

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Thank travelingman826
Exeter, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

we were very disappointed with our meal. We were he only ones in there at the time and it took the server a long time to actually come and get our drink order. The food was very bland and not very hot...thought it was priced too high for not being that good.

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Thank Pat D
Exeter, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

As you enter from Front street and you come through the lobby you are greeted by a strange smell. Told later that it was from a pipe burst a few years ago and what you smell is the carpet pad that was never replaced! Overpriced, underwhelming experience!

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Thank MausX
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Ate in the bar. I have never eaten upstairs in the restaurant area. Not bad, not great but okay if you are looking for a casual dinner.

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Thank preb0524
Exeter, New Hampshire
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Great service,very good food. Friendly indoor & outdoor atmosphere and moderately priced. Located in downtown Exeter and convenient to all the shops.

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Thank Jeremiah F
Seabrook, New Hampshire, United States
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

This restaurant is fantastic. Offered me cauliflower moc potatoes as I do not eat carbs. Nice table over looking the river.

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Thank Creda C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 603-773-5930

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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