We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Common Man

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
60 Main St, Ashland, NH 03217-4545
+1 603-968-7030
Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

355 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 352: English reviews
West Brookfield, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I really liked the atmosphere.The service was excellent! The food was outstanding! My food was fresh, warm and delicious! I will be returning and would highly recommend this Common Man. Well done.

Helpful?
Thank Ariel L
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently ate here on 2 separate occasions. On both occasions the service was extremely friendly. The food was amazing and the atmosphere is one tough to beat! Incredibly cozy and quaint. I enjoyed the downstairs but I would say the upstairs was my favorite. They have comfy couches and even cards and trivia on the tables for entertainment! I... More 

Helpful?
Thank Krissy W
Boston, United States
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

We had heard of this place and were expecting plain food, along the lines of meatloaf or burgers. They had that, but we ordered the autumn specials and were pleasantly surprised by the sophisticated dishes and flavors. Everything was not just good but thoughtfully put together. The service was excellent as well. We ended up eating there three times over... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brigid A
Alvord, Texas
Level Contributor
26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a relaxed evening. This filled the bill. Food was good and the cheese plate was open for everyone to taste and it was great.

Helpful?
Thank JupiterJudy
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Great place to chill. Food fantastic , quite a buzzing atmosphere for what appears to be a small sleepy town. Waiting staff were good fun. Enjoyed the trivial pursuit questions on every table... Even though as Brits the American version only out fixed us a couple of times.

Helpful?
Thank epedley
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Went on the 21st..our actual 44th anniversary with my husbands two sisters and brother in law Live in the area have been here before, thought we'd have a tremendous meal (WE invited them and paid a bill of over $200) and we were soooo disappointed. Apps were very good and hot (mussels/2 fr onion soups/almost escargot) bottle of white wine... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kathy-Jean U
Dublin, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We had a very nice lunch, reasonably priced. The seasonal choices, ( I had the Mushroom Bleu Flatbread) was a nice touch. The upstairs is very casual with sofas and easy chairs, as well as tables.

Helpful?
Thank LeslieS1
Port Washington, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We were definitely off the beaten path and tired. Finding The Common Man proved to set this little town in good stead. The wait staff was quite friendly. We ordered seafood and were totally delighted with our servings. The "after-dinner treat" that came with the meal was pieces of white chocolate bark. The restaurant was quite eclectic in that it... More 

Helpful?
Thank 507adventurelover
New England
Level Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Had a business luncheon here and everyone was pleased with their meal. There are a lot of specials and choices. Waitstaff was knowledgeable about the menu and attentive.

Helpful?
Thank HogueD
Newton, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Great comfort food and atmosphere. Lots of wood and country feel to the restaurant. Wait staff is wonderful and very attentive.

Helpful?
Thank Cary C

Travelers who viewed Common Man also viewed

 
Ashland, White Mountains
 

Been to Common Man? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Main St, Ashland, NH 03217-4545
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 603-968-7030

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Common Man staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?