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Poco's Bow Street Cantina

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37 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-431-5967
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 23
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  • 39
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 15
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  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not necessarily "Mexican"

My husband and I love authentic Mexican food and drinks, but if that's what your looking for this is not the place for you. We were impressed by the variety of tequilas that were offered and the margaritas we ordered were average. As far as the food, the appetizers were the best part, we got... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
Valerie M
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My husband and I love authentic Mexican food and drinks, but if that's what your looking for this is not the place for you. We were impressed by the variety of tequilas that were offered and the margaritas we ordered were average. As far as the food, the appetizers were the best part, we got Snakebites and Avocado Fries, both... More 

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Sitting by the fireplace downstairs watching football and enjoying great salsa and a Mexican burrito.A water view completes the package.Good alcohol selection too.

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Enfield, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My wife and I have been to Poco's a couple of times now and have enjoyed it very much. They have a good menu and great drinks as well. The location is also very nice as it is next to the water.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I ordered the fish tacos on corn tortillas. The fish and sauce were amazing, however the corn tortillas could've been made a little better. They fell apart on the first bite. I would recommend steaming them.

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Moberly, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had lunch here and it was really just OK. Not much of a horbor view and the food was -just OK ..........................................

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Emerson, New Jersey
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Went there for a late dinner. The staff was great, knowledgeable, friendly and attentive. We sat and sipped good tequila after we finished eating and never felt rushed. Really liked this place!

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Sanford, ME
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114 reviews 114 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in here today unexpectedly after a stop at a local wine shop, but we were pleasantly surprised. A nice setting with very friendly staff overlooking the Piscataqua river makes this a great setting for wonderful margaritas (a bit pricy on their drinks) and fresh and traditional mexican fare. I had the house special burrito and... More 

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Lake Montezuma, Arizona
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115 reviews 115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stopped here with friends while on vacation. We had missed our exit in Kittery and this was the next exit as we headed south on I-95. We had been here several times many years ago when the restaurant was called Poco Diablo's and were glad that we found it again. We were seated outside on the covered deck which... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The outdoor seating was covered but open to the beautiful sea-side breeze. Very relaxing! Get the nachos with buffalo chicken in them. YUM!

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New York City, New York
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121 reviews 121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Just off the harbor walk. Very large portions - split a plate and have the excellent guacamole. Very friendly young staff. A fun place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 603-431-5967

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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