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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Since opening in 2002, Surf has set the standard in New Hampshire for fresh, exquisitely prepared seafood. Guided by Chef and owner Michael Buckley, Surf has built a reputation for truly imaginative cooking using only the very freshest fish and shellfish. This commitment to freshness can be tasted in everything we prepare. Voted Best Seafood in New Hampshire, Surf offers a wonderful combination of service and culinary expertise in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. We invite you to browse our online menus, sign up for our e-newsletter, and join us for an unforgettable dinner this evening. We look forward to seeing you.
$12 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Seafood, Sushi
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Television, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Surf Restaurant and the Michael Buckley chain of restaurants for many many years. The food is Always exceptionally good. Wow love when the menu does not become stale and they make innovative changes. That being said what makes our dining...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Carl A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice meal here but it was expensive. The fried brussel sprout salad was delish and the baked seafood casserole was good. My husband enjoyed the sushi. We are trying out the Nashua restaurants since we are new to the area. This...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 422debih
Reviewed September 11, 2019 via mobile

I recommend, however I don’t know if the kitchen couldn’t keep up with the surge or if the staff was spread a bit to thin. We waited almost 30 for our main courses between drinks and apps. The lobster roll is more like, Lobster slaw...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Jhans001
Reviewed September 9, 2019

This is a great place for seafood. Maddie, our server, made everything wonderful. Lively but not overly loud with a good vibe. Reservations for parties of 6 or more.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Nick L
Reviewed August 25, 2019

Comfortable atmosphere, great service, good wine, lovely specialty cocktail, fresh baked bread. Brussels sprout Caesar Salad- delicious. And our entrees- 3 baked fish/seafood and the halibut special were excellent! Great veggies- including broccaliflower. No need to travel to Legal Seafood or other specialty fish fine...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ERSK1988
robynbriggs, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2019

Wow, thank you so much! We are so thrilled we could make your anniversary dinner so special for you, and we truly appreciate you taking the time to leave us such a kind review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Great food and service. I had the fish trio and my husband had the fried fish 🐟 both were delicious.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Helen Z
robynbriggs, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Thank you for the very kind review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed August 8, 2019

Wonderful menu with varied choices and an attentive staff. Enjoyed the raw bar offerings. Bar service was expertly done and we didn't have to ask for bread!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Pholland194
robynbriggs, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Thank you so much for choosing to celebrate with us! We're glad we could make it a wonderful evening!

Reviewed August 4, 2019

I visited this place as a part of corporate outing on a Thursday evening. The place was almost full. As the name suggests, this place is famous for seafood but still I managed to find some vegetarian options. Here is my perspective about the place:...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank dillsefoodie
robynbriggs, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave your feedback! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and were able to find vegetarian options that you enjoyed! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 31, 2019

I am so jealous that my sister lives in walking distance from this place. I'd be a regular for sure! The service is outstanding. We were there for dinner and helped close the place down. They made us feel like family and encouraged us to...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

I'm pretty picky about how my seafood is cooked, so I am very happy to write this review. The food was excellent and cooked to perfection. The hot stone tuna is a dish that must be tried. The Portuguese Seafood Stew was a perfect balance...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 142kd
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Response from mtdininggroup | Property representative |
We do run specials from time to time on Chilean Sea Bass. Keep an eye out on social media for announcements!
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Response from Bryna289 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take reservations
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