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.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

11 Water Street Restaurant

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
11 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
603-773-5930
Website
Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 107: English reviews
New Jersey
Level Contributor
56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Charming restaurant in a charming town. The downstairs pub is a little more casual. The server and bartender were both helpful in telling us about the menu and the goings on outside their large picture windows. Apparently the dam had been removed and there was a big project underway to re-route the river. The view was not the greatest as... More 

Helpful?
Thank Snowbird607
Waterford, Connecticut
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Casual and comfortable. We had the steak tips (with mashed potatoes and grilled asparagus) and the fish & chips. Both meals were excellent and filling.

Helpful?
Thank Craig M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant and staff are so professional and personal. The food, drinks, conversations and service are "just right".

Helpful?
Thank Russell C. W
Brandon, VT
Level Contributor
58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I tried this restaurant at the advice of the B&B innkeeper. I'm glad I did & returned the next night for a repeat dinner with a friend. I was pleasantly surprised at the size of my Panini and how stuffed it was. I can eat & it was difficult to finish the sandwich. The next night, because we were dining... More 

Helpful?
Thank Beth P
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first time being here they have great food and the waitresses and waiters are so nice they have everything with that you're thinking of and they have great drinks downstairs at the bar I would recommend coming here

Helpful?
Thank Danny B
Chicago
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Wasn't really sure, walking in on a Saturday evening at 8 and there were no other guests. Turns out everyone in town was down at the local fireworks show. The atmosphere is a little rustic and staff is very friendly, if a little rustic as well. The food and the service were both excellent. Absolutely fresh ingredients, expertly handled and... More 

Helpful?
Thank rjhchicago
Kensington, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

We have eaten here many, many times for family and business meals because we loved the food, the view, and the atmosphere. That being said, we have recently noticed a decline in the service and the quality of the food. We've spoken to the management, but unfortunately, we were not convinced that things are going to change. Truly unfortunate!

Helpful?
Thank 4fromNH
Fort Myers, Florida
Level Contributor
109 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by along our way from VT to ME. Took a chance and was rewarded with a satisfying lunch. We had a salad w steak tips (yum). There is a view of water in the back. Place was comfortably AC'd. Waitress was attentive and friendly. We were sat immediately.

Helpful?
1 Thank BridgTom
Effingham, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Went to 11 water street for a business dinner. I ordered the bistro steak medium rare. It came out well done. Usually I would suck it up and deal with it but because it was so over cooked for the price I sent it back. I am a former chef and personally I would have never have sent something out... More 

Helpful?
Thank jgig
New England
Level Contributor
24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I have been here once and sat at the bar. The bar was very busy and loud on a Saturday night. The food was good; service as ok.

Helpful?
Thank G P

Been to 11 Water Street Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: 603-773-5930

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from 11 Water Street Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?