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The Haven Restaurant

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272 Calef Hwy, Epping, NH 03042-2323 (Formerly Haven Restaurant & Pub)
(603) 679-1427
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Haven Restaurant has been around since the 1950's. We visited on a weekday afternoon to try their seafood; specifically sea scallops and their awesome hand cut fries. The scallops here were very good, 8.5 out of a 10. Their hand cut fries were excellent, 9.5 rating on those. The Owner spoke to us at length, and was very courteous... More 

Thank jaraysco
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Great little restraunt. Great variety on the menu at a decent price! As a bonus... each table had fun games (Connect 4, Chess, Jenga...) to play while you wait. Oh, and they have ducks!

Thank Eric H
Epping, New Hampshire
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The customer service and atmosphere was great, worm and comforting. The food was fast and excellent. My 11yr old had to comment on how good it was, which is a miracle in it self! She is a very picky eater. After the meal we also had ice-cream for dessert. Man was it good!!! All and all A+ over all.

Thank paco72271981
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I first ate at the Haven about 10 years ago and have never had a bad meal here. Seafood tastes fresh, fries are hot and crispy and the restaurant is very clean. Fried seafood is one of the priciest meals you can eat but in my experience the Haven charges about 10 - 15 percent less than Manchester-area and much... More 

Thank Toby H
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

The people plus the food make this a great place to grab a bite to eat or just an ice cream. The menu is more on the fried side but the food was not greasy. I went in with a large group of young adults and the servers were so accommodating. Even though the restaurant is smallish they made room... More 

Thank 428Lovetotravel66
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I don't know what's going on here...but...I gave this place 3 tries over a few months and the soft serve just doesn't taste right. It's icy and there is a bland flavor to it. In addition, the candy toppings seem stale and tasteless as well. Avoid!

Thank Sfiermon
Deerfield, New Hampshire
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183 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We've been to the Haven dozens of times over the years. Their ice cream is high quality, and we love to watch and feed the ducks while we have our dessert. Recently, we went inside and ordered food for the first time. They have a small but clean indoor seating area where you can order and retrieve your food. The... More 

Thank daynasu
Dover, New Hampshire
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795 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,409 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Visiting the Epping area, I stopped at The Haven which serves Richardson’s Ice Cream. I got a Kiddie size cone of Wickedly Chocolate with a cup to catch drippage. It was $3.00. Service was friendly and accurate. Naturally, since it was Richardson’s, the ice cream was rich, creamy, and delicious. The chocolate ice cream with bits of chocolate and chocolate... More 

Thank Maurene_K
Bristol, Connecticut
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The clam strips were fresh and fantastic and the lobster salad on a salad was very tasty. Nice fresh seafood. The locally bottled root beer made just for the Haven was good as well. Lovely duck pond area where local kids get to name the ducks. They are too small as of May 31st to go in the pond so... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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289 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The selection and quality of the food is delightfully refreshing. They have fried ice cream for goodness sake!!! Floats and sundaes and hot dogs and cheeseburgers oh my! I love the little duckies that they have , there is a duck naming contest for the children and feed to give to the ducks. I love to come for the ducks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 272 Calef Hwy, Epping, NH 03042-2323 (Formerly Haven Restaurant & Pub)
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Epping
  • Phone Number: (603) 679-1427

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