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Sawyers

American, Chowder, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups
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1933 Lakeshore Road, Gilford, NH 03249
603-293-4422
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Gotta go Lobster Roll

All fried food but SOOOOO good. The lobster roll sandwich is out of this world! Worth every dollar. Casual and fun!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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WESTFORD
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Unfortunately, Patricks was 4 deep at the bar with an hours wait for a table. My wife and I went next door to Sawyers to eat. I will never return. We both chose clam boats with cole slaw and a soft drink. These were suppose to be full belly clams but they were more like clam strips. The clams were... More 

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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

All fried food but SOOOOO good. The lobster roll sandwich is out of this world! Worth every dollar. Casual and fun!

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Bedford, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Sawyers has expanded in size since our last visit over 40 years ago. I remember it as just a dairy bar but now there is a full service food section. The ice cream is still outstanding but the fried clam roll that I also had was less than the best. Service was fast and friendly and the dining area was... More 

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Lancaster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Delicious fried seafood, but pricey. Can be long lines at busy times, but service was pretty fast. We found picnic tables out back where it was quiet and peaceful.

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Dumfries
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

One of the better fisherman's platters in the lakes region, we think. Large scallops, shrimp, belly clams and a generous portion of fish. Lobster roll also served up simply and disappeared quickly. Order at the counter, listen for your order, and bring your tray back to your cafeteria style booth, or outside to the picnic tables. Nothing fancy here, just... More 

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Gilford, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Sawyers has been around for centuries (well, a bit of an exaggeration). Excellent ice cream with generous servings, fried and grilled meals for eat in or take out with reliable quality, very clean setting. This is one of those establishments that is a traditional stopping point for a quick and easy meal for summer people in the Lakes Region of... More 

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Madeira, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great local diner with walk up ice cream window! So many ice cream flavors to choose from you cant go wrong! Reasonable prices with very generous servings, the banana split is the best value ever, you won't be disappointed !

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Monmouth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It was across from our hotel and easy to walk to. Big variety of food and eat in or out. Reminded me of a 50's drive in without the car hops.

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

Stopped here this AM before our drive home & had wonderful homemade & warm, glazed yeast donuts. Very large & tasty.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Ice cream was ok but not $5.00 ok! I could understand if it was a sundae with multiple toppings but this was a kiddie in a waffle cone with no toppings. I'm a local, if you feel like screwing the out of staters I guess that's ok but I won't be back! The ice cream wasn't that good, homemade or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1933 Lakeshore Road, Gilford, NH 03249
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Gilford
  • Phone Number: 603-293-4422

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Chowder, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?