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Lamprey River Tavern

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110 Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857-1622
603-659-3696
Today
12:00 pm - 12:45 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:45 am
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:45 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just do not go.

THE PERFECT PLACE if you want to wait for service, have misprepared and incomplete servings. I even HAD to track down the $52 cheque at the bar while the two employees were chatting there and left a $0 gratuity .... cannot remember a time I did that. This was Saturday (14 Feb 15) in the afternoon... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Lee T
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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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Londonderry, New Hampshire
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

THE PERFECT PLACE if you want to wait for service, have misprepared and incomplete servings. I even HAD to track down the $52 cheque at the bar while the two employees were chatting there and left a $0 gratuity .... cannot remember a time I did that. This was Saturday (14 Feb 15) in the afternoon with one other couple... More 

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South Berwick, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

What happened to the Sunday morning Jazz which was so enjoyable when eating breakfast there. Place was not crowded like it used to be. Food was average, drinks the same, coffee could you some improvement, was luke warm at best, have not been there in quite a while, definitely not as good as I remember.

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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This used to be one of our favorite spots, but lately they have a Storm Trooper working the dining room . He is abrasive and rude, we definitely have the impression that he is some kind of a manager with very poor people skills. It's almost impossible to relax and enjoy the meals that have dropped in quality from what... More 

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Dover
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is certainly not a 5-star restaurant - but it is definitely deserves five stars as a tavern / pub. It's not "fine dining", but it's very fine casual dining in a convivial atmosphere. Having burgers there with a friend, we both received our burgers exactly as ordered - which is something that doesn't happen often. When we visited, there... More 

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Stratham, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

was there on burger night and it took almost an hour to get our burgers....and then all of the orders were wrong-wrong buns, sides, etc.....this could be THE BEST in newmarket if they just tried a little harder.....great place to drink but i would only go if you have the extra time......and get another waitress so the other 2 arent... More 

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New York City, New York
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62 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Newmarket has been enjoying a renaissance over the few years we bought a condo by the Lamprey River. We have been eating at the River Tavern about once every couple of weeks since then. While other restaurants on Main Street have become more "chic", the River Tavern has gone a bit down hill over that time. The famous Saturday night... More 

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Epping, New Hampshire, United States
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12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

My friends and I made the worst mistake of trying the Lamprey River Tavern for breakfast because the Big Bean had a lot of people waiting. Readers beware: wait as long as it takes!! The breakfast we ordered took about 45 minutes to arrive and when it arrived, one meal at a time, the meals were varied between warm and... More 

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Idaho City, Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A good spot for lunch, with a typical pub style menu. Breakfast was a disappointment - overcooked poached eggs, soso coffee.

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We stopped in here while waiting for our friend to get off work. We were in town for a mini vacation. Place was nice , drinks were good and notexpensive. We came back later that night for supper. Food was good and prices were decent. If your looking for a nice bar stop in. Felt like home.

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New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We went with another couple on pasta night. I had the chicken marsala. The pasta was way overcooked such that it all stuck together. I later found out that my friend went by the kitchen and said it was dirty with spaghetti on the floor. I regret that I didn't send back my meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857-1622
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: 603-659-3696

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:45 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:45 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:45 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:45 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:45 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:45 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:45 am

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