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Mombo

66 Marcy Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-433-2340
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Ranked #9 of 186 restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Court Street
Description: Opened in the Spring of 2010, Mombo’s dining experience is a short vacation from it all offering creative cuisine with international influences, warm hospitality and unparalleled service in a historic Portsmouth, NH landmark. Walk under the wood-beamed ceiling and wrought-iron chandeliers to feel the relaxed elegance of the space. Sit in the fireplace lounge, at the open kitchen bar, in one of the comfy banquettes or even next to the bubbling fountain in the rear courtyard to enjoy the delightful made-from-scratch dishes using fresh, local and honest ingredients. Whether it is the chef’s charcuterie platter, the seared fois gras or our signature lobster bisque that you start your meal with, we want to make you feel as if you have escaped from everyday stresses and leave wanting to come on vacation again at Mombo.
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English first
Portsmouth
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Everything was perfect. While we had no room for dessert, we got some because we knew it wound be delicious. We were right. Great evening!!!

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Morristown, New Jersey
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great unique menu with soooo many good alternatives on it. Setting in old old grocery store (redone of course) was fantastic and beautifully done. Short ribs were superb. Service above average and a little pricey.

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NH, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This was our second trip to Mombo and I'm starting to tell people this is my new favorite restaurant. Both times the food was great, right down to the fresh baked roasted vegetable bread they serve before the meal. Ambiance is important to me as I don't just eat out for the food but the experience. Inside and out this... More

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Oakland, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went for a business dinner at the Mombo and was not disappointed. From the hostess to the waitress they were all courteous and accommodating. I enjoyed the Pork on the Bone Dish and the Tuna Sushi appetizer was one of my favorites as well. Highly recommend for an upscale dinner.

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new york, ny
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88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had a fantastic meal here last week while in town for a wedding. Everything we had was delicious - the steak, pork chop, swordfish. We were also with my toddler & they had a high chair, crayons and great attitudes, which was much appreciated.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Live in the area and have eaten in almost every Restaurant in Portsmouth and Kittery and Mombo is consistently one of the best. Great meals in a great atmosphere.

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Lyndonville
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We ate at Mombo's this weekend as part of our wedding anniversary celebration. I had duck and my wife had a pork chop. Both meals were excellent. We also split a salad and duck for appetizer's before our meal. The salad was probably the best part of the meal and was amazing. We had a bottle of red wine. The... More

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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131 reviews 131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I rarely, and I mean RARELY, give a 5 start review. We had reservations for 4, prior to a Prescott Park concert, but only 2 of us could come. No problem on their end. We were seated upstairs. The greetings and staff were spot on! We shared the melon salad....crazy combo, and absolutely fun and delicious! I had the local... More

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Millville, DE
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105 reviews 105 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Really nice interior and an innovative menu started what was an almost perfect dinner. The menu has a number of intriguing appetizers and main courses, and it took a few minutes to get make selections. Our waitress was excellent and professional and did not engage in chit chat. They also know how to pour a drink at this restaurant. My... More

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Boston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here on a girls overnight and really enjoyed it. Great space and very friendly staff. Bread plate is very plentiful and unbelievable, so much food! Charcuterie was amazing. Steak, chicken, duck and lamb were all delicious. Really enjoyed our meals and evening. I will definitely come back for the seasonal menu in the fall or winter. We really... More

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