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Purple Urchin Restaurant

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167 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH 03842
603-929-0800
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice view!

Great place to "get away" from the strip. Although you are just upstairs, it's nice to get away from the strip for a few.... had some drinks, met some nice people. Did not eat but, seemed to be comparable to all the other places. Actually, seemed a lot less crowded since it was upstairs away... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Sue R
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Florence
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Kensington, N.H.
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71 reviews 71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We went to the Purple Urchin on Memorial Day. We were early so the place was not crowded, and the owner and staff were very welcoming. They were offering their early season menu, and if it is a prelude to the full menu, the Urchin is definitely worth a visit! The cheese board arrived compliments of the owner, Maura, a... More 

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Florence
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Great place to "get away" from the strip. Although you are just upstairs, it's nice to get away from the strip for a few.... had some drinks, met some nice people. Did not eat but, seemed to be comparable to all the other places. Actually, seemed a lot less crowded since it was upstairs away from the strip.... try it...... More 

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Putnam, Connecticut
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90 reviews 90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We ended up stopping here for some drinks later in the evening. The mudslides were so good and the bartender was very friendly. The view of the beach was great too!

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boston
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Ate here before a show. I had the Front Porch Salad, which had tender grilled chicken, cranberries, fresh greens, granny smith apples I think! Anyway it was really tasty, and the sangria was good too. The only thing on the salad is I don't know why they put a piece of fried mozzarella on top of it. I removed that,... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went there on Friday night for a place to get away from the crowd and sit and have a few drinks. We had a good time drinks were really good 7.50 for a cocktail. So we went back the next evening since we enjoyed ourselves we ordered the same drinks but we got less change back. We asked the... More 

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brossard
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

all staff bar are very sharp and funny , nice place for local beer , food and just ok ,eating in starofoam plate plastic nife and fork ,

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Albany, New York
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138 reviews 138 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We had lunch at the Purple Urchin a few weeks ago. It was a bit pricey but very good. The wait staff is fast and friendly and kept the drinks coming. There was no rush to leave like in some other tourist places I have been to. Over all very good... Liam & Colleen

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Fort Myers, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had a great lunch here! The appetizer antipasta was GREAT! Sat in the open air ambiance overlooking the boardwalk and really felt like we were at the beach on vacation.

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Delmar, New York, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The food was very good and very friendly waitress! Reasonable prices too!!!! Nice view of the ocean right from your table!

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Manchester, Connecticut
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Had the Front Porch salad and one of their cocktails, both were delcious and the service and views were great!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 167 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH 03842
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: 603-929-0800
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
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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