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Portsmouth Brewery

56 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
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Ranked #45 of 187 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $25
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Brew Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Lower Michigan
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309 reviews 309 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Was here ago about 12 years ago and it was nice to see the beer and food were just as good. Get the pulled pork nachos, they are amazing. But be sure sure to share them, it is a huge order.

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Fishers, Indiana
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60 reviews 60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Great little brewery right in the heart of Portsmouth. The staff was very friendly! Great little gift shop attached to the main bar which had great t-shirts and hats.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

No doubt the mussels here are great, especially the one with the curry sauce (yum!). We went here twice for the mussels. Nothing bad to say about the food. Their fries, calamari, & s'more cake (mouth-watering for cake-lovers!) were delicious as well. The brewery has like hundreds of beer flavors to choose from since they're also the one making it.... More

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long island
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92 reviews 92 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Lots of specialty beers to choose from. A little expensive, but fun to share a few. Nice soups and sandwiches. My husband enjoyed his chowder and his pastrami sandwich was huge. I had a salad that of course I regretted ordering after I saw his sandwich. I hate that!!! But my hubby is such a good sharer and after 40... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

There was a 20 minute wait in the upstairs area, so it was suggested we head downstairs as they have the full menu available there as well. It was a nice little bar area, with pool table, shuffleboard and additional seating. We tried the shrimp and grits (Saturday special) and the fish chowder. Both were delicious and I also had... More

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Cache, OK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We just went in for a beer, and enjoyed a couple of local brews. The craft brewing craze may someday give way to the next big thing, but for now there are great places like Portsmouth Brewery. Asked a local next to us at the bar if the food was any good, he said go elsewhere, so we never got... More

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Amherst, Massachusetts
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

No longer a brew pub, in the classic sense. It is now a tourist type pub. Uninspired food choices and less than thrilled to see us wait staff. Beer is good, however the $26.00 steak was 1/2" thick, soupy potatoes and no salad or bread....any other place this would be a $9.95 steak special. Won't be back

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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90 reviews 90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Had a great spicy Bloody Mary, hubs had a draft IPA (night nurse). We started with some spicy curry style mussels, they were excellent. We shared a lunch entree of lemon-ginger salmon it was delicious. Our waiter was great, very friendly, attentive but not overbearing. Didn't have dessert, decided to get that on a walkabout around town. Overall it was... More

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Troy, NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I new the beer would be good and it was! Loved their OctobIerfest! I had a Salmon dinner fish of the day special and was terrific. Good just right with a nice light topping. Garlic Spinach came with it. We had fish chowder which was great. My husband had the mussels which you can get a couple of different ways.... More

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Emerson, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The food was pretty good but the service wasn't. Our waiter clearly didn't want to work that night. He took our drink order than went to the booth behind us and talked to them for 6 minutes. He came back later and blamed it on the bar being backed up... really do you think we're that stupid, you were right... More

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