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11 Water Street Restaurant

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11 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here later on a Friday night. We initially went to go downstairs but were really turned off my the funky, musty smell of the basement. So, we opted to eat in the main dining room. We were ignored by the waiter for a good ten minutes while he proceeded to entertain (I use this term loosely) a large table... More 

Thank FitzK
Lagos, Nigeria
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had visited my nephew and niece at Philip Exeter Academy and looked around for a place to have lunch. We were 8 in number (6 of us plus my nephew and niece). The food was great. Came a little late but the very nice waiters and the food made up for everything. I must also mention the river view... More 

Thank ocukomadu
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

The food is, eh, average with absolutely zero attention to detail. I avoided the restaurant for a couple of years now but gave it a chance today and ordered a Cobb Salad. The salad came with half of an avocado that was completely rotted brown. It also came with the butt end of the romaine with brown edges. The downstairs... More 

Thank eighthawks2015
Stratham, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

We went to 11 Water Street on a whim and had an excellent meal. Creative and delicious food and good portions. We chose to eat in the bar area downstairs which was surprisingly busy for a Tuesday night. The bar area was a bit noisy but it was a lively fun atmosphere. The dinning room upstairs seemed more quiet. Nice... More 

Thank MT0730
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Located in downtown Exeter, you can enjoy a great view of the river and falls. There is a full selection of meat and vegetable dishes accompanied by a wonderful wine list. Put this establishment on your "must visit" list. We had very attentive staff on our last visit.

Thank Chris N
New Jersey
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

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 

Thank Snowbird607
Waterford, Connecticut
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 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.

Thank Craig M
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Russell C. W
Brandon, VT
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

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 

Thank Beth P
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 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

Thank Danny B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?