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BG's Boathouse

191 Wentworth Road, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603 431-1074
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Ranked #61 of 187 restaurants in Portsmouth
Price range: $8 - $24
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Description: “Where the Locals Go” - This family owned favorite has been preparing the freshest seafood on the seacoast for 36 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!
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

I went here once before and it was good, what you would expect from a fried seafood place. However, I took my fiance for a late lunch. I ordered the scallops and they were okay. He ordered the fried haddock and it smelled so awful we both almost threw up!! The waitress was nice about it and we ordered another... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We recently had the opportunity to sample some local cuisine and atmosphere in New Castle/ Portsmouth NH. Our friends have been coming to BG's for years and, now, we understand the attraction. The food, service, ambiance, were outstanding. Parking is easy and the views were excellent. We will be back on our next area visit.

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A regular stop in the summer is BG's Boat House on Sagamore Creek. It is air conditioned but the view of the kayaks paddling up the creek and the hawks circling above the trees is well worth sitting out on the deck, even on the hottest day. There is plenty of parking and can also be accessed by water. The... More

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East Wareham, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We went with our kids and had fresh seafood on the waterfront! Food excellent, portions generous....fun relaxed atmosphere...

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Stratham, NH
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30 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We have lived in the area for 12 years and this was the first time here. Didn't know what to expect as we were entertaining out of town guests who wanted to eat at a place by the water. It was a Saturday afternoon and knowing how busy downtown Portsmouth can get in the summer, we were looking for someplace... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Stopped for a meal after a day of site seeing. The atmosphere and food hit the spot. Lobster roll was great and scallops were like butter. A real treat.

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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We've been coming to BG's for many years-it's always great.I love sitting outside on a nice day or night looking over the inlet.Fresh grilled fish,chowder,lobster-everything is always great.I like the fact that I can get broiled+baked seafood+fish+not just fried.

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Manassas, Va.
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163 reviews 163 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

5 of us ate here a couple of night ago and I believe we all left very satisfied. I ordered the fish and chips. This was some of the best fish and chips I've had in some time. One friend ordered the steamers and he seemed to really enjoy them. The server we had was excellent and very attentive except... More

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Elmsford, New York
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69 reviews 69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Lived here for years and never made it to this place. Enjoyed our first dinner here last night on a return visit. We know what to expect from a typical lobster pound and were very satisfied. View and setting were beautiful; service was prompt, pleasant and attentive and the food was all fresh and well prepared. If you want linens...... More

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Acton, MA
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26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

BG's is a wonderful spot to meet family and friends. Outdoor dining in good weather overlooks the water. Inside is casual and relaxed. It is the seafood and the service that are both exception. The wait staff are so familiar with serving children that they anticipate what you need before you have to ask. And the specials are to die... More

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