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Fat Belly's Bar & Grill

2 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3802
603-610-4227
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Ranked #84 of 189 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Market St.
Description: Fat Belly's is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Portsmouth. We feature two floors, with two unique atmosphere's. The Upstairs Lounge is a contemporary cocktail lounge featuring New Hampshire's only Ice Bar. Downstairs is a casual dining atmosphere with bar. Our menu is served to patrons on both floors. The Grill features the best burger in town, sweet potato fries, and other delicious American food.
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Burlington, Vermont
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80 reviews 80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Bartender took our table but quickly turned busy. My wife and I were not in a hurry so not big deal. The place was very busy and LOUD. A dad bouncing a baby was cute but felt all the time. I'm just glad they had some local brew on tap. Burger was good. Onion rings were some of the best... More

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Hooksett, New Hampshire
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128 reviews 128 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My wife, daughter & I went in fore lunch, ONLY because there was a 45 minute wait at the Portsmouth Brewery. We were able to be seated immediately in a partially filled restaurant...That should have told me something. Our waitress, who was pregnant, developed an attitude when we wanted a couple of minutes to decide. We order nachos for an... More

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Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ask for Sam. Great bartender. I had a deliciIus burger coated in honey. The ranch fries are awesome too.

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Fargo
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Frequented by the locals, it's a sports bar and can be loud but fun. Service is good. Nothing fancy so don't dress up.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you're looking for some good pub food with plenty of local brews on tap, then Fat Belly's is a great choice. Food is quite good for pub fare and portions are generous. Service is friendly and efficient. Downstairs is the main dining area with a bar. Upstairs is a second bar lounge area where several patrons were watching the... More

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Rumford, Maine
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92 reviews 92 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A great fun place. We have been here twice -- midday on a Saturday when its a little less hectic. Our waitresses have always been pleasant and conversational. I imagine that it can be noisier in the evening. Its typical pub/tavern fare on the menu, but above average in quality. The last visit was with another couple and all 4... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The grilled chicken caesar wrap and bowl of chili with side order of caesar salad were very good. But the chili was not hot - even when the server brought it back after reheating it. Overall, friendly staff and good value for money.

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Carmel, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If you want a good burger in a happening place, go to Fat Belly's. The energy is based on youth, good food, attentive staff. The sweet potato fries are delicious, and the burgers are themed. It's just a fun place to drop in and fill up.

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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

Went there for an afternoon libation and discovered their upstairs bar was a frozen block of ice. Yes, a portion of the bar is frozen and helps keep your cold beer even colder. Great idea!

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Huron, OH, USA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There are so many amazing looking restaurants in this town that we couldn't decide where to go & picked this as a stop based on the cute name. We split a bbq burger with fries & it was delicious. We actually ate upstairs in the club, they had an ice bar & a very young crowd with current music. We... More

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Additional Information about Fat Belly's Bar & Grill

Address: 2 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3802
Phone Number: 603-610-4227
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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