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Weathervane Seafood Restaurants

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2 Dover Point Rd, Dover, NH 03820-4687
(603) 749-2341
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unprepossessing casual restaurant located on the outskirts of town. However, if you do stop in, the prices are reasonable and the seafood is very good. The native shrimp are tender and delicious, and something I always get when visiting. Fish and lobster also good. Onion rings and vegetables good, but avoid the French fries which are bland.

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Thank june d
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First stop from the airport on my way to Rochester. I grew up here so I pretty much have to have the fisherman's platter! Full belly clams of course! It's what you would expect from fried seafood. Not too heavy and the service was good, although it is 2pm on a Thursday. And yes, you still get silly bibs with... More 

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Thank LumberDave
Bentonville, Arkansas
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch while traveling to Boston. We ordered the fried haddock sandwich and chowder. The fried haddock was good although the batter was slightly heavy and it tasted like it was fried and old grease. Tartar sauce was terrible tasted fake and imitation not good at all. Coleslaw tasted like a refrigerator very old I believe. Chowder... More 

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Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

My Granddaughter and I were on a bus tour and the bus company reserved this restaurant for dinner. There were 2 choices, chicken or fried fish and shrimp. My choice was the chicken which was served with rice and a small amount of cole slaw. The staff was friendly considering we were two hours late.

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Thank Mur40
Nottingham, New Hampshire
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We went to lunch on Father's Day an we were not disappointed. We shared fried clams, scalloped, and shrimp. All were fresh and delicious. The batter is light and not greasy. We highly recommend for outstanding New England seafood fare. Our waitress was awesome. Find coupons online.

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Thank craftbeerlover52
Dover, New Hampshire
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795 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,416 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The Weathervane Seafood Restaurant is a place one can depend on to get quality food at a good price. This small regional chain has won numerous awards. My most-recent visit was with friends for a Saturday afternoon lunch. We had a reservation. Our table was waiting when we arrived. Beverage orders were taken promptly. Friend #1 had the Fried Haddock... More 

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Thank Maurene_K
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

This place has the BEST Shrimpy Mary's I have ever had. The staff is all so friendly. This is a perfect place for a last minute dinner stop.

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Thank Cholesimone
Wallingford, CT
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch prior to visit at UNH. They were very accommodating as we were pressed for time. Food was good and a descent price. If UNH is the choice we will go back.

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Thank paninimom
Harpswell, Maine
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We were actually looking for a Newicks but found the Weathervane instead and had one of the best lunches at a seafood restaurant I at least have ever had we had one of the specials they had that day a half and half with clams and shrimp and everything was cooked perfectly! Everything tasted so fresh no old oil taste... More 

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Thank sassybru
Dover, NH
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246 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

We stop in from time to time and the food is decent. The overall restaurant could use an over haul. They run some good kid specials so that works for us.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Dover Point Rd, Dover, NH 03820-4687
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: (603) 749-2341

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