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The Common Man

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304 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 429-3463
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 20
    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
Entrees Were Yummy

I stopped at the Common Man after shopping at the outlets. I had the spinach quiche and fries and thought it was tasty. Everyone at my table seemed to enjoy their food. Several had the homemade chips and commented on the good quality. I was a little taken aback that our waitress made us pass our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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English first
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Wow!! Loved this place! While visiting the area we wanted to eat someplace we could sit down, maybe have a beer, enjoy relative quiet. Common Man looks modest from the outside, but it's superlative inside. So cleverly decorated, and very comfortable. The food was excellent and there were lots of unique items on the menu. Free appetizers in the way... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I was in MMK on a business trip for two weeks and i pampered myself to a wide variety of restaurants and bars around the area. this one is easy to locate right on the DW-highway about 3 miles from the merrimack outlets. the wait staff are pleasant and they seemed to go about their jobs efficiently without the "warmth"... More 

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We went and sat at the bar and proceeded to get repeatedly ignored by the bartenders. The place was packed so I guess the locals love bad service, mediocre food, and high prices.

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Dallas, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Cozy place, great food, gem of a place. Must visit when in Merrimack, NH. Onion soup and crab cakes are a must get!

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Fairfax
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I stopped at the Common Man after shopping at the outlets. I had the spinach quiche and fries and thought it was tasty. Everyone at my table seemed to enjoy their food. Several had the homemade chips and commented on the good quality. I was a little taken aback that our waitress made us pass our dirty plates down the... More 

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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We took our family here to eat and we were nervous because they can be particular. They loved the atmosphere and food. We enjoyed trying new foods there. The French onion soup was perfect. We had been here a long time ago and remember having great comfort food.

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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Their food is becoming institutionalized. A friend received a filet that was butterflied (?) and cooked to shoe-leather. I also had a very bad experience with their service and hostess. T

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Hooksett, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My wife and I Stopped here today after a day shopping at the Merrimack Outlets, a little after 3 pm so we sat in the Barn Grill, I had a beer my wife had a "Maine Squeeze" cocktail which she enjoyed. We started with an order of the homemade chips with blue cheese and bacon....delicious, Then the bad...my wife ordered... More 

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New Hampshire
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had a nice meal there on a Tuesday evening. It was very quiet, unlike the usual Wednesdays when wine is half price. Service is always very good. The new menu still offers some great mac and cheese, broiled salmon, and burger choices; but somehow was not as appealing this time. Maybe because it was hot in there. Always the... More 

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Sydney, Canada
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77 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Inside a heritage tavern, turned into a restaurant and bar, with the bar upstairs. The live music from the bar was way to loud and ruined the atmosphere. The staff was pleasant and efficient. I had the escargot app, it was amazing, best escargot I've had on this side of the Atlantic. Unfortunately the Mixed grill main was extremely forgettable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 304 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Merrimack
  • Phone Number: (603) 429-3463

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?