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Common Man

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60 Main St, Ashland, NH 03217-4545
+1 603-968-7030
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Boston, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 

Thank Brigid A
Alvord, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank JupiterJudy
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank epedley
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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 

Thank Kathy-Jean U
Dublin, New Hampshire
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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.

Thank LeslieS1
Port Washington, Wisconsin
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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 

Thank 507adventurelover
New England
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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.

Thank HogueD
Newton, Massachusetts
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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.

Thank Cary C
Saint Augustine, Florida
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Our first night in Ashland, someone at our motel recommended this restaurant. Being in a small New Hampshire town, I admit I wasn't expecting much. What we found was a warm, cozy atmosphere, an extensive menu (we had trouble deciding), an attentive waiter, and very good food. We were thrilled with this restaurant and would have come back again the... More 

Thank Pam602015
Worcester, Ma
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We have been going here for many years. The food is always great and the people are always friendly. Love the complimentary white chocolate after dinner.

Thank Doublerunner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?