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401 Lafayette road, Hampton, NH
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Historical Unusual

We stopped in this renovated house to have a beer, and stayed for more. We were seated upstairs which was more intimate, and there we were amazed at the decor. I'm leaving a little mystery here because you just have to go see it. The food was better than average but simple, and the service staff... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
angela c
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Florence, Arizona
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Florence, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We stopped in this renovated house to have a beer, and stayed for more. We were seated upstairs which was more intimate, and there we were amazed at the decor. I'm leaving a little mystery here because you just have to go see it. The food was better than average but simple, and the service staff were pleasant and talkative... More 

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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111 reviews 111 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This restaurant always has a full parking lot which I cannot figure out. It is dark and depressing inside and I have not been impressed with anything I have eaten in there, but I have to say their prices are very good, so I probably answered my own question and to why the parking lot is always full. Not for... More 

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Reading, MA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

After reading the reviews on this website, we decided to try the Tavern for lunch. Parked in small parking lot on site. We were seated in a small room that has only 4 booths. Our server immediately came and took our drink order and then our food order. Then she left and was not seen in our room or anywhere... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

In a quaint pub style restaurant in the center of Hampton I was pleasantly surprised with the the wonderful food.. I had one of the best rueben sandwiches I have ever had. Although the server was not attentive but adequate. The atmosphere was a 10 with loads of old pictures. I will return!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I went to lunch at 401 a few times. While it is usually fine if you are in a group, I would avoid it is you are alone and do not like political conversations while you eat. Twice I have been alone and simply wanted to get a quick burger at the bar and then get back to work. On... More 

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

401 is one of our favorite local hangouts! The food is delicious, the environment is cozy, and the staff is friendly. It's a little pricey, but on par with most seacoast dining. Try the mac'n'cheese, prime rib sandwich, or Thai chicken salad!

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The food was very good and a true New England tavern atmosphere. It was busy but we still got in right away and service was fine. Some dishes seemed a bit pricy but the quality is good and we would definitely visit again.

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N.H.
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We took our 2 grandsons for lunch at the 401 and were very pleased with the quality and quantity, the atmosphere and the prices were very fair. The service was a bit slow (I think our server was either new or just not paying attention) but we weren't in a terrible hurry so no big deal. The boys had the... More 

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Boston, Mass
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The 401 is located in the heart of Hampton. The old tavern has a great feel of old and new. Walls covered with wine bottles and pictures of local and national celebrities and HD TV's covering your favorite sport team. Service is excellent, lots of beer varieties on tap, food is excellent. We love sea food and there is always... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Great location, food was wonderful. Lobster mac and cheese was to die for. Large portions and good prices. Staff was excellent, can't wait to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 401 Lafayette road, Hampton, NH
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hampton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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