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

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    Very good
  • 13
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  • 3
    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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English first
New Hampshire
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98 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We recently chose Ron Jillain's for our weekly "date night". We were concerned about the crowds as they do not take reservations and it was a Friday night. At 5:30 when we arrived, we were still able to get a nice booth. When we left, the line was out the door. The atmosphere is bright, casual, and friendly, and the... More 

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Hampton, NH
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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.
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72 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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Stratham, New Hampshire
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104 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 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
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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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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about Ron Jillians

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

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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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