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853 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH 03842
603-929-9966
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A very good find on Rte. 1 in Hampton, NH

We were trolling for a good place to stop for dinner during a trip back from Maine to Mass. in the Portsmouth/Hampton area. Fortunately, by chance, and with fair to good reviews on Trip Advisor, we selected Ron Jillians. This spot was obviously a good local hangout with a big, comfortable bar and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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Holliston, Massachusetts
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70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Hampton, NH
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We have eaten there a number of times and have never been disappointed. Generous portions. pleasant surroundings.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

My best friend & I had a lovely time - She had chicken parm & I had the alfredo. Friendly waitress and excellent meal.

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were trolling for a good place to stop for dinner during a trip back from Maine to Mass. in the Portsmouth/Hampton area. Fortunately, by chance, and with fair to good reviews on Trip Advisor, we selected Ron Jillians. This spot was obviously a good local hangout with a big, comfortable bar and an attractive menu. My spouse went for... More 

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Kensington, N.H.
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We go to Ron Jillians on Sunday's and have come to be part of a routine of diners and football watchers. The bar staff is very friendly, attentive and organized. There was a time when the staff were more about socializing than serving, but this is a new staff with a focus on the customer The specials have become more... More 

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Newburyport Massachusettes
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110 reviews 110 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Please, management, bring back your original pasta sauce!! On this evening, my sauce had more water then thickness. It was lackluster in taste and an extreme let down for any Italian restaurant to serve. They offered a cream of broccoli soup that should be called milk of broccoli, taste was okay, but certainly not the best. Hopefully they can improve... More 

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Stratham, New Hampshire
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is favorite spot for locals. Their menu is primarily Italian but you will find some meat, some fish and pizza as well (though the pizza was not on the menu that was given to us at the table). If you show up for dinner here anytime after 6 PM, you will have to wait. They do offer call-ahead seating... More 

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Manchester
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94 reviews 94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We ordered the Mediterranean chicken and it was delicious and a very generous portion. The salad that was included was a pleasant surprise too. It was not the typical iceberg lettuce or bagged salad. It was a mix of nice greens,salad vegetables, and shaved cheese. The bread was warm and fresh and you could smell the yeast. The problem was... More 

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Do NOT come here if you are looking for a family dinner, or if you want less than a 40 minute wait. After arriving the spacey hostess told us, four adults and one baby with a Highchair, that it would be 2-3 minutes. Well SUPRISE we waited an hour with a starving baby. It wouldn't be so bad but they... More 

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Newbury, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The food and service are impeccable. The atmosphere relaxed and enjoyable. The presence of the caring owners is evident. The staff is attentive and helpful with menu choices. The haddock dinner is amazing as is all the seafood I have tried especially the mussel appetizer. The Italian food is top notch and the portions are large. We always take home... More 

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Rye, New Hampshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We are locals and eat in or take out here about once per week. When the owner makes a special dish that is not on the menu, then comes out to say thank you for your business--that is remarkable. Best Bolognese and Fruiti Di Mare I have ever had, including my 2 trips to Italy. Friendly, locals bar, with excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 853 Lafayette Road, Hampton, NH 03842
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: 603-929-9966

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?