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The Old Salt Restaurant

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490 Lafayette Road, Lamies Inn and The Old Salt Tavern, Hampton, NH 03842
(603) 926-8322
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This restaurant is at Lamies Inn and The Old Salt Tavern
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 198
    Excellent
  • 123
    Very good
  • 55
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A PLEASANT FAMILY REUNION

We were in a private dining room for a small family gathering in late November 2015. Tables were set in a U shape which was perfect. We had a server in the room who made sure all questions were answered, our glasses and cups remained full and dishes were removed when we returned to the buffet... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
KayWallace
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Rye, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Customers for a number of year, fabulous Sunday Brunch, a place to celebrate family birthday, a casual spur of the moment lunch or attending a special event we have never been disappointed. We have always received great food and great service.

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Thank Pat M
Dracut, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food at the Old Salt was excellent for starters. the atmosphere was also great. the service was wonderful. just a all around excellent place to eat if your looking for sea food.

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Thank jax63335
Rye, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in a private dining room for a small family gathering in late November 2015. Tables were set in a U shape which was perfect. We had a server in the room who made sure all questions were answered, our glasses and cups remained full and dishes were removed when we returned to the buffet. Although we were in... More 

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Thank KayWallace
NH
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225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

People really like this place. It has a lot of history, having been around a long time, so maybe part of it is nostalgia. It's kind of old-school -- traditional dining rooms and menu, seasoned waitresses, and so on. The buffet is a huge deal here. There's a LOT of food to choose from, but it doesn't taste extraordinary --... More 

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Thank NHjojo
Fremont
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The most incredible brunch around. They have everything and then some. Outstanding quality and quantity.

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Thank kevinmX2183QU
Seabrook, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Old Salt, located at the corner of Lafayette and Exeter Rds. in the center of Hampton New Hampshire is a great place to "Come As You Are". That slogan was the motto of the restaurant that occupied the same space for over 70 years. The Higgins family has transformed the olde Lamie's into a more up-to-date eatery. The Sunday... More 

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Thank Jose50
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

SWILL Will never go back!! This place is a dump. Filthy carpet and the food at the buffet was cold and tasteless. Can't believe they charge $18.95 per person.

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Thank Ellens1958
Rochester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for Brunch. We did not have reservations but happened to hit it just right and got right in. The staff was very attentive even though they were very busy. There was a great selection of food. It was always kept fresh and hot. We are definitely going back and we do have reservations with... More 

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Thank Kathy S
New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sunday brunch is great. Make reservations it is very busy! They have a chocolate fountain the kids will love. The food was all very hot and yummy!

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Thank seac0ast
Hampton, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Salt is many things. It has a great Sunday buffet with a huge variety of food available! If you want a fun Friday night in the pub with pub food they have that too! It's cozy in the pub and the usual local crowd with a variety of pub and restaurant food with fried seafood included. Hampton is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 490 Lafayette Road, Lamies Inn and The Old Salt Tavern, Hampton, NH 03842
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: (603) 926-8322

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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