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11 Water Street Restaurant

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

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, better bar

You can eat upstairs overlooking the Exeter River. You can eat downstairs in the bar, which is what we always do! TV on with sports. Food is pretty reliably good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
denise2113
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

You can eat upstairs overlooking the Exeter River. You can eat downstairs in the bar, which is what we always do! TV on with sports. Food is pretty reliably good.

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This restaurant is a hidden jewel. The food and service is excellent. A small cozy intimate dining area overlooking the Exeter river to the damn. The entrees can be on the higher price, but the offer smaller portions at a more budget friendly price that are equally as tantalizing to the taste buds. If you find yourself in the downtown... More 

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NH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is my "go-to" for lunch with the girls. Great menu, even my gluten-free friend has plenty to choose from. Great salads but the burgers tend to be a little under-done, so keep that in mind. The menu changes which keeps in interesting. Love the teeny-tiny bar downstairs with an up-close look at the exeter river.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My husband and I went to 11 Water Street for our anniversary dinner and really enjoyed it! The mojitos were excellent and we had a great table with wonderful views of the river! I had the Cobb salad and it was OK, we look forward to visiting again and trying the filet! My husband loved his meal!

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New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We decided to try 11 Water Street after lots of great reviews. We found a perfect riverside table in the downstairs bar and enjoyed great cold draft beers. When the bartender brought the menus, they were tattered and worn - always a warning signal to me. My husband ordered meatloaf and I chose the winter squash ravioli. His meal was... More 

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We often eat here during the year. The food is great and the service wonderful. Have had most items on the light bites menu all great and a few off the full entree menu and never been disappointed. The staff is like family here. View of the river is great.

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Kingston, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Great food and service. A nice selection to choose from - from light meals to something for a more special occasion. Will be back for sure when we are in Exeter next. Normally desserts in restaurants are way too sweet for me and I normally pass but this time I am so glad I didn't as the Italian Lemon Cake... More 

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South Shore, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Had lunch in the restaurant with friends and had a lovely corner table overlooking the water. All of us ordered the special sandwich of the day and it was delicious, grilled chicken with pesto! service was good. The waiter had a great sense of humor and was attentive! Good place to grab lunch while out shopping in downtown Exeter, NH!

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great food and location. Parking limited. Prices OK. Ambience outstanding - music Thursday night. Near river for great viewing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We enjoyed delicious appetizers and desserts in this clean and nicely decorated, restaurant. It is located in downtown Exeter--convenient to downtown shopping and strolling by the river. Our waiter was terrific--offering suggestions and had an enjoyable sense of humor. The Roasted Beet salad and the Fried Crimini mushrooms were both fabulous and big enough for sharing. The desserts were enjoyable... More 

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Additional Information about 11 Water Street Restaurant

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

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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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