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89 Main St, East Kingston, NH 03827-2014
+1 603-347-1246
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  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“fried chicken” (6 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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89 Main St, East Kingston, NH 03827-2014
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Reviewed yesterday

Carmens has again gone out and Jaliscos is now on the site that had been Carmens, you may want to try there if in the neighborhood. Thus far I have not tried it so cannot comment.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed September 28, 2017

With Wednesday night being their $0.50 wing night, I decided to give it a try. I have to say, if you like wings, you will REALLY enjoy this place! The wings themselves were very crispy and freshly fried. I had the blueberry habanero and the...More

Thank kr0we1234
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Carmen's is a hidden gem. It is 12 minutes up rt. 107 in Seabrook, 12 minutes to the best fried chicken you'll ever have. This is a great place to bring the family or crowds of chicken hungry people! I eat the Seacoast all summer,...More

Thank tim L
Reviewed September 24, 2017

This establishment has gone through some changes, owners and name. The new manager is set on bringing back the Carmen's the locals remember. My friend and I arrived just half hour before closing on a Saturday night, but the staff were still friendly and accommodating....More

1  Thank NextAdventure4
Reviewed August 16, 2017

My husband and I stopped here on the way home from Rosencrantz's. We were greeted at the door and seated quickly. Our waitress was friendly and helpful. We asked if they had any specialties as we had never been there. She proceeded to tell us...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed July 12, 2017

They claim to have the original recipe for the old Carmen's friend chicken. We tried it and it is pretty close but not as good although that may be nostalgia.

1  Thank cdfarmer
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Amazing chicken. The old Carmen's had the best chicken back in 1989. Now this is same chicken new owner. Love it but sad they do not offer the spoon corn bread from the original. Please support this place. I cannot wait 28 more years.

Thank tim L
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Although the original building is long gone and a much bigger restaurant is in its place, the fried chicken is just the same as I remember from many years ago. Tender, juciy inside and crispy and favorful outside. The house cut russet fries are delicious,...More

Thank SparkyMcG
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on our way to North Conway - a nice surprise! Had a great waitress Meg. Star of the menu is the fried chicken - the herbs and spices put Colonel Sanders to shame! Definitely recommend this place to stop if you are on...More

Thank Sp1787
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Three of us dined at Carmen's last night. Beautiful room and building in a country setting. Congenial staff greeted us and served us with a smile and good humor. Our server Meg confessed to being new, but hospitality flows through her veins. It is well...More

Thank SaltRiverFarm
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  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Main St, East Kingston, NH 03827-2014
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  East Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 603-347-1246
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