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Walter's Basin Pub or the Basshole Pub

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) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Holderness $$ - $$$ American, ,
859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
+1 603-968-4412
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
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11 - 20 of 280 reviews

Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

I just stopped into this establishment had a basin burger which was huge ,with great flavor,this place has great views,good friendly staff ,the beer was cold ,the food hot definitely a place to stop and have a good meal!

1  Thank gowelltony
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Roasted chicken is one of those underrated meals I believe but here it was perfect. The portion initially looked small but because the only bone to the piece came from the small drum stick (think chicken wing) the rest of the chicken part (sorry i...More

1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

Awsome restruant! I really liked the drink selection and the assortment of delicious foods. Also a great view of little squam!

1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed March 1, 2017

It's always nice to know that places like this still exist. Right on little squad lake, with great food and atmosphere, my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant. To our surprise the food was above average, and I only say that because of some...More

1  Thank Frontrowjoe
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Great way to end a long day of traveling. We needed a quality meal in a comfortable setting and that's exactly what we got. Very attentive service followed by a well prepared dinner. Remember to ask about Walter

1  Thank Bill F
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Excellent setting, service and food! Looking forward to returning during summer months to see the lake and surrounding landscape.

1  Thank 519Marla519
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Good view on the lake, good food, service was ok . Clean but way out dated . If they change the carpet it would be better for ambiance;) But food was great!

2  Thank Mozhdeh K
Reviewed February 12, 2017

We ate here twice over the weekend we stayed in Holderness. It was good food and the staff was friendly.

1  Thank Travelynn1262
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

To have a restaurant open year round so close to my house!! The food, the staff, the drink pour all exceptional. I highly recommend the seafood sauté!

1  Thank ExpSquam
Reviewed February 2, 2017

I frequent this place (1 or 2 times a week) and I have never had a bad meal or experience. The servers are friendly, and the food is always fresh and delicious -- worth every penny.

1  Thank foodientheblowfish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Holderness
  • Phone Number: +1 603-968-4412
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