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Puritan Backroom

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245 Daniel Webster Highway, Manchester, NH 03103
+1 603-669-6890
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Moderately priced menu with an above average consistency of quality and prices. Over 11 years living in Manchester , we have been to the Backroom many times and we have never walked out feeling we had either a bad meal or bad service.

Thank uaairmisery
Manchester, New Hampshire
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to meet a friend for lunch - I did today. Friendly staff, good food, and good coffee too!

Thank PleinAirGal
Kingston, New Hampshire, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had heard many good things about this restaurant and my girlfriend wanted to take me out for dinner. This was an Awesome choice. Old school family !! Waiter so nice and very attentive as well and help since I have never been here before. You really felt the family vibe even though we just had dinner for 2 this... More 

Thank John T
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place. We had Haddock which was great. Next day company party there and the food was unbelievable.

Thank John K
Middleton, MA
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127 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fully agree to order the chicken fingers and Milky Way mudslide. Greek salads that come with meals are ample size. Nice service but can be a bit inattentive when very busy. House Mac and cheese was just ok - don't recommend it. The special sauce for fish was outstanding. Long wait at peak times but moved quickly as some folks... More 

Thank Donna D
Amherst, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my daughter to lunch after picking her up for Thanksgiving weekend. We used to live in Manchester and loved this place. I had the chicken breast with special sauce, and she had the chicken fingers. Both came with Greek salads and I chose rice to soak up that delicious sauce. She chose French fries. Her plate was overflowing. She... More 

Thank Brian C
Concord, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are a huge fan of chicken tenders or are looking for a good place to eat, then I recommend the Puritan!! Not only do they serve large portions, but they also serve amazing chicken tenders. They are not to crisp and the chicken is a little moist when you bite into and it taste amazing!! Now I am... More 

Thank moosechris2015
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here a number of times and they always come thru on quality of food and drinks. The ice cream is always great. Just be prepared for a wait on a Friday or weekend night. They have a good menu for gluten free customers as well. All the food I have had here has been very good and so... More 

Thank Josh G
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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203 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Friday afternoon after not having eaten at the Backroom for over 10 years. The pros: the portions are huge. I ordered the chicken tenders parmesan, and had enough time for two, probably even 3 meals. All entrees also come with coffee, and salad or soup. The drinks are strong. I ordered a watermelontini and I swear... More 

Thank RPR84
Salem, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and service was also good. The only thing that we were having some problems with is the table ready call . Most people don't hear anything about the call..

Thank Sickovit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Daniel Webster Highway, Manchester, NH 03103
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-669-6890

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