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191 Wentworth Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801
+1 603-431-1074
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: "Where the Locals Go" - This family owned favorite has been preparing the...
"Where the Locals Go" - This family owned favorite has been preparing the freshest seafood on the seacoast for 38 years! Enjoy the beautiful water views of Sagamore Creek while dining on the 2 outdoor decks, in the dining room or in the Sagamore Pub. Come by boat or kayak as well! Hours Sun-Thurs until Mother's Day. Open 7 days Mother's day - Labor Day.
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  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Waterside fresh seafood

Beer, whole bellies, and a patio table with a great water view...it doesn't get any better! Service was attentive and the seafood was fresh. Yes, it was fried...but offered a nice batter and wasn't greasy. We were there for lunch and arrived quite early to get a covered patio table since this is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
HebbieDacker
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Amherst, New Hampshire
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great view, friendly service and wonderful food. The onion rings are the best! The scallops, clams, steamers and lobster are outstanding. We have been going to BG's for several years now and always have a great meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Beer, whole bellies, and a patio table with a great water view...it doesn't get any better! Service was attentive and the seafood was fresh. Yes, it was fried...but offered a nice batter and wasn't greasy. We were there for lunch and arrived quite early to get a covered patio table since this is a very popular place that fills up... More 

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rhode island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Small & quaint - excellent steamers & smelts. Attentive staff with a relaxed atmosphere. It seemed like an old time restaurant. Onion rings were also excellent & prices good

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Englewood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We made sure to return, on our bike ride, back to this restaurant as it has a lovely view. We got to sit on the deck and enjoyed the breeze and the view. Our server was great and so cheerful, but she got my order wrong and apologized quiet a few times. When I got my meal I was not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is an excellent place to dine for great seafood. It is very quaint and has outside dining with fabulous views of sagamore creek. They have a couple of boat slips for patrons to tie off their boats to eat and or cocktails both in the dining room or bar. We loved the food!! Would recommend to anyone!!

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you are looking for a fancy fine dining experience, you might want to look else were. But if you looking for a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere, seafood at a good price, with a great outdoor deck area- this is a great spot- perfect place to spend a summer evening!

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New Hampshire, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I have been going to BG's for about 20 years. This is a seasonal fish and seafood place on the river, minutes from the Wentworth By the Sea Resort. Unpretentious, great service, as well as food and pricing. A small bar and an outdoor deck that faces the river and an attached marina. I live about 1 hour inland from... More 

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York, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

went in for a quick lunch, was crowded for a monday...took awhile but the drinks finally came out and then our split order of fried oysters, very crisp and sweet. would have stayed longer, the view is glorious, right on sagamore creek with dockspace for your boat. always a good time!!

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The folks over at BG's gave excellent and speedy service delivering amazing ice cream and a wonderful experience.

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NH
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We went here for the first time on 9/28 for lunch. The setting is great and we thought it would be good based on the crowd, however it was disappointing for all the hype. Our waitress did not tell us about lunch or drink specials, but we overheard the waitress at the next table informing her diners of both. We... More 

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Address: 191 Wentworth Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: +1 603-431-1074
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
Average Prices: USD 8 - 24
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 191 Wentworth Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1074

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 24
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

"Where the Locals Go" - This family owned favorite has been preparing the freshest seafood on the seacoast for 38 years! Enjoy the beautiful water views of Sagamore Creek while dining on the 2 outdoor decks, in the dining room or in the Sagamore Pub. Come by boat or kayak as well! Hours Sun-Thurs until Mother's Day. Open 7 days Mother's day - Labor Day.

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