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Fish Shanty - CLOSED

471 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-3410
+1 603-749-1001
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Jan 3, 2015
Sep 17, 2014
“Family Style Restaurant in Dover, NH”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Soups
471 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-3410
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Reviewed April 8, 2014

Expensive menu, fishy stinky restaurant that was so awful I got the sense they were about to close. NO SURPRISE! I looked it up after we got home and it is on the market. We had a terrible lunch and the owner (who used to...More

1  Thank closetgourmet
Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

New to the area so I tried it and it was really good. The waitress is one of the nicest people I've ever meet. She recommended the jumbo shrimp and scallops, they were so good ! Lightly fried and seasoned perfect !!!

2  Thank Maria R
Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

Service, price & food are great and definitely worth a visit to The Fish Shanty. In business atire or jeans you'll fit in just fine. Great place for lunch & dinner. I love the lobster bisque and the fish sandwich. The fisherman's platter can easily...More

Thank Becky F
Reviewed August 31, 2013

My wife and I were in town for a few hours on a Friday night and went in search of a decent meal. It would either be Chinese or seafood. I'm glad we chose the seafood. I remember going to a Fish Shanty in Portsmouth...More

1  Thank LostinBohol
Reviewed August 8, 2013

We where in Dover on a Sunday afternoon looking for a nice 'non chain' lunch spot so we parked on their scenic Main Street and just started poking around and looking at menus. Quite a few places to eat in town but the Shanty menu...More

1  Thank Christopher T
Reviewed July 11, 2013

Went there today was hungryyyy so sat ourselves, Took over 30 minutes to get our meal while putting up with a locker smell in the dining room my fish was cooked frozen was dripping of water yuckk very pricey for frozen fish. A one hour...More

Thank Hungry1958
Reviewed June 18, 2013

You get your typical american seafood cuisine here. The fried and the baked. The clam chowder wasn't bad though.

Thank William W
Reviewed May 27, 2013

I was looking for an alternative to my usual seafood places. Based on the positive reviews here, I decided to give this place a try. Unfortunately, while not bad, Shanty doesn't seem worth the drive out to Dover. First I ordered the seafood chowder. I...More

Thank consolz
Reviewed February 23, 2013

I used to live in Dover, and this was a favorite stop 2-3 times a month. In the coldest of winter I would stop and get a quart of lobster bisque to go, and enjoy it at home. Every meal I have had at the...More

1  Thank Love4Eire
Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Many to here for the fried fish and French fries. But according to my mother, they have a healthier option. Their seafood chowder is very good and a great option when you go for dinner.

1  Thank Daddyoo
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-3410
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 603-749-1001
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