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Michelle's On Market Square

10 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH
603-427-8253
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Ranked #34 of 189 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
Maine
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259 reviews 259 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful place! I thoroughly enjoyed the ambiance, the courtesy and friendliness of the waitstaff! The food was outstanding! Small bar with an excellent bartender! Highly recommended!

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Northern California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in on Sunday & the restaurant was serving brunch. That was fine with me... I ordered the crab cakes... Probably the best I have ever had. My husband asked if they would serve the cassoulet of wild boar (from the dinner menu). They said yes! And that was wonderful too, and they said it was cooking for a... More

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Vienna, Austria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My family and I ate dinner here last night and we had an awful experience from the moment we entered the building. When we walked in one of the cooks was sitting at the front table drinking a beer and didn't bother to acknowledge us when we asked him if they were open. After a minute or so a young... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

After many seafood meals in New England, we were looking for something different and were blown away by Michelle's. Selected the restaurant, because I cannot go past a cassoulet and their version with wild boar and lamb shanks is right up there. The advice on the wine was spot on. We sat upstairs near the bar and it was very... More

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great reception, service and most interesting and excellent quality food. The owner and staff make sure you are pleased. It is definitely a place that I love to go to.

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Celebration, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I thought the on-line menu looked expensive and pretentious, but the mother of the groom (my sister) suggested Michelle's and it was her party. Boy, was I wrong! My husband and I arrived first and the chef/owner seemed delighted that I didn't know if our party would be 4 or 12 (it turned out to be 19). We were given... More

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

One of the best restrauants we have eaten in. The Paella and the mussels were outstanding. The salad we had included goat cheese and nectarines which gave it a delicious taste. This is a family owned restruartant which we found by accident. The service could not have been any better and when you see them smiling all the time working... More

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Plymouth, New Hampshire
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I spent the weekend in Portsmouth. We are from new England, so we know good seafood. This restaurant not only had the best seafood we have ever had, it was also the most entertaining....being able to watch the cooks prepare the meals/creations and to be waited on by the executive chef/owner was priceless! 5Star in our book!... More

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Seacoast, NH
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We discovered this little gem quite by accident one Saturday morn' before Fathers Day. The brunch menu provided tantalizing choice for me as well as tasty choice for my spouse. He love Monte Cristo - the slabs of meat were generous. I had Berry crepes. Love the presentation. We have returned many times .... You will not be disappointed.

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Beacon Falls, Connecticut
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My girlfriends and I visited Portsmouth earlier this month for a girls getaway weekend. On our last morning, we were just going to head home but I recalled seeing Michelle's the previous day and that they served brunch. And one of my friend's name is Michelle so we HAD to go! We were outside taking pics of Michelle in front... More

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Additional Information about Michelle's On Market Square

Address: 10 Market Street, Portsmouth, NH
Phone Number: 603-427-8253
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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