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.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
$9 - $25
CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
View all details
meals, features, about
Reviews (59)
Filter reviews
59 results
Traveler rating
31
11
7
9
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
31
11
7
9
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews fish and chips chicken tenders lobster roll scallops sandwich beer waitress nh portsmouth waitstaff homemade
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed July 12, 2020

Won’t go back because non of the waitstaff were wearing masks. Makes you wonder about precautions taken in the kitchen. Food was ok- scallop and French fries were overcooked and overpriced. Grilled chicken sandwich was very bland.

Date of visit: July 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed April 23, 2020

My daughter & her kids live in Barrington, NH, just moved there, & I am all the way South in Ga...but wanted to do something to give her a break from cooking & especially a surprise in these crazy pandemic times! Found them online, &...liked the menu choices - She has 3 kids and sometimes picky eaters, so I got a mix, Mac & cheese regular & with Buffalo Chicken in it, & then the Haddock & Chicken Tender dinners. They LOVED it all, everyone had something to enjoy & mix & share. They were super nice to me on the phone & with my daughter who picked up the food They will be tgoing back & when I come to visit, I will check it out for myself too!More

Date of visit: April 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Excellent! A home style pub and dining sections with a comfortable atmosphere, excellent service, and affordable pricing! The steak and scallops with garlic mashed potatoes and steamed broccoli was perfect! Their caramel appletini is sweet! Great location to meet people too with easy parking! YUMMMMMMMMMMM

Date of visit: March 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

Great chicken tenders and pub foods! We’ve just discovers this gem, and now come here on occasion. The service is great!

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

I stopped in here for lunch and found a wonderful place to eat not much to look at from the road but the food was excellent high-quality and well done. Didn’t realize that the history actually went back to 1832 and that the original Frank...Jones was actually born in Barrington. It is family owned and operated and they have beer made by the brewery of the same name located in Portsmouth. I would recommend this for family and had a nice deck for outside dining. All the food is prepared fresh and all the sauces are homemade. I had a fat fish sandwich that they made special for me and the quality of fish was excellent well worth the price and the staff were just sassy enough to make it enjoyable.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed July 23, 2019

4 of us went for dinner. We were seated quickly. The waitress was there quickly. She was attentive. We pretty much tried lots of different dishes. I had the fish and chips. Wife had a lobster roll. Grand daughter ( teen ) had chicken nuggets....Took around 25 minutes from seating to meal arrival. We got time to chat before dinner. The wife got a lemon meringue martini ($10) that she liked very much. The fish was cooked very nicely. I am not too crazy for the batter, but it didn’t spoil the meal ... if that makes sense. Over all a good meal. Nothing fancy, nothing bad.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed May 10, 2019

We were the only people in the restaurant but the bar was full. The waitress went between the bar and us but had to spend more time in the bar due to it being busier. I ordered a flatbread which was okay. I took about...2/3 on it home and when reheating it found under the spinach it was burned and black. The bottom was ok. I think it was turned over so you couldn’t see the burned part. I was there another time and ordered a salad and my friend a blt. Both came out with no tomatoes and nothing was said. When we asked we were told someone was running to the store to buy some. Later we got a plate of tomatoes but were done with our meal. Not sure I want to try them again.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I hope this potential diamond stays off the radar. Have lived in the area for 30 years and never tried this place. Two dinners and two best anywhere dishes. Hands down the best steak sandwich on earth. I will not be able to eat a...steak sandwich after theirs, every one else’s is so mediocre. The chicken fingers are much better than the Puritan’s! Amazing crunch and breading, just the right size of chicken and a perfect cook. In my 50’s I have always looked for the “Best of’s” and they have at least two on just two visits! A new regular and can’t wait to try more.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on our way to see a movie. The menu is pretty standard. Burgers and sandwiches... appetizers. Couple of dinner options and a tasty looking list of specials. Because we all knew were we saving room for popcorn we ordered small plates of apps...or split a burger. The chicken tenders are honestly some of the BEST I have ever had.... amazing breading super juicy chicken! The burger ordered and split between 2 of the diners looked and tasted perfect. Also ordered was a chicken quesadilla and I have never seen one look so good! It was thick and had lots of tasty chicken and cheese inside... Only reason not giving a higher review is the staff was inattentive and forgetful... almost died of thirst! Ordered water received lemon aid... the “extras” ordered were not brought.... the waitress was too busy chatting with the locals on the bar side of the restaurant to pay any attention to her other paying customers... Would still return here just for the foodMore

Date of visit: July 2018
Helpful?
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling with our camper so we parked along the road. So parking was not an issue. We stopped during the week and very much after any lunch crowd. Only a very few customers. Luncheon menu was quite small. Service and food was great....Very much liked this place.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Homewood Suites by Hilton Dover
647 reviews
4.85 miles away
The Anchorage Inn - Rochester
82 reviews
5.28 miles away
Hampton Inn Dover
583 reviews
5.38 miles away
Comfort Inn & Suites Dover - Portsmouth
348 reviews
5.50 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Calef's Country Store
95 reviews
.29 miles away
Stonehouse Bakery & Cafe
38 reviews
.87 miles away
Dante's Pasta & Vino
105 reviews
.05 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Barnz's cinema
29 reviews
.22 miles away
Nippo Lake Golf Club
15 reviews
4.36 miles away
Bellaviso Salon & Spa
9 reviews
.22 miles away
Fever and Boutique
23 reviews
4.38 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Frank Jones Restaurant & Pub staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing