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All 36 Portsmouth Restaurants

Portsmouth Publick House

1 King Charles Dr, Portsmouth, RI 02871
(401) 682-2600
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Ranked #7 of 36 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: American, Bar, Oyster Bar
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: The old Custom House Coffee is now Portsmouth Publick House! Offering the same great roasted coffee as before, we are now offering table service from 7a - 10 Mon - Sat and 8a - 10p on Sundays. Our executive chef is featured on The Rhode Show weekly and has put together an amazing menu! Margarita Madness All Day Monday Trivia Night Thursdays 7p - 9p Live music Saturdays 7p - 9p 2-5pm every day $1 appetizer with purchase of a margarita!
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English first
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The beer selection is amazing. The food was good not great. It seemed to need more seasoning. Our waitress was excellent. Will try again. Glad I had a Groupon and didn't pay full price.

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Lunch time visit with a friend. Decided on a burger & I have to say this was one of the best burgers I have ever had. It was huge & tasty. Suggest adding the Truffle oil & Parmesan cheese fries-absolutely the best! Shrimp cocktail was hard to pass up also since they are $1.00 a piece. There are many other... More 

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Dover, NH
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stopped by this restaurant for lunch after the morning swim session at Roger Williams, and found it not crowded, plenty of seats available, and a friendly staff. First off....excellent tap and bottle beer selection. As a Publick House, the name implies some local beer brands, as well as various other regional options, and we were happy to see the actual... More 

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Warren, Rhode Island
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174 reviews 174 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I drive by this restaurant often and when I saw it on Groupon, I figured why not buy a coupon, to check it out. It was about 8:30 on a Sunday evening when we arrived, with the Kitchen closing at 9, we were happy to have made it in time. There was only one other table and a couple of... More 

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This place has the best Greek Pizza and enough for 2 to share. Mark & Sam are great behind the bar and are always willing to please. The burgers are good too with just the right seasoning along with their "special" fries. Its easy to find right off West Main Road and there is a light when you exit so... More 

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Dunedin, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I ordered a fish taco and turkey chili - both not too spicy, really nice flavor. Big piece of fish in each taco, and fish very fresh - not a bit fishy. My wife had PLT (porchetta) with side salad - fantastic flavor, haven't had anything like it. Great selection of desserts (pumpkin and chocolate cheesecake!). Seems like a nice... More 

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rhode island
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133 reviews 133 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wonderful casual restaurant which was formerly a coffee house. Varied and exciting menu, fresh seafood bar and wonderful service made for an enjoyable luncheon. Great place for a small group outing , according to my wife who plans to use this for a girl's night out dinner. The portabella mushroom burger was . Very nice assortment of dishes for lunch... More 

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Gave the Publik House one last try last Thursday Sept 12th. Arrived to find Saloon type doors seperating the Bar/dining areas Why?? Sat by a young waitress who said she would be back to take our drink orders. 15 mins later she walked by and said" Has no one come by to take your order?? My response was YOU said... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Incomplete only because I haven't had much of the food yet. I was drawn in by the "buck a shuck" deal they have all day every day. I saw some plates go by that looked very good and the menu is the kind I like. doesn't have a million different things that no one could possibly do all well. It... More 

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Every Thursday my husband and I meet friends for Trivia with Andy. He is by far the best! He always makes us laugh.It is a great time had by all. Trivia with Andy is the highlight of our week! I highly recommend their sangria and Mediterranean plate appetizer. The Chicken bacon ranch pizza is amazing. Never leave there without trying... More 

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Additional Information about Portsmouth Publick House

Address: 1 King Charles Dr, Portsmouth, RI 02871
Phone Number: (401) 682-2600
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Portsmouth
Average Prices: USD 9 - 28
Cuisine: American, Bar, Oyster Bar

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