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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.
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Sushi
FEATURES
Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed September 27, 2020

Tried curb side pick up for this restaurant. No dedicated location to park for curb side. Upon notifying the restaurant of our arrival and availability for curb side, was told by the person on the phone that they can not have their hosts walking up...and down Main St; delivering food to people. We had to come inside to obtain our food. Upon entering the restaurant 2 minutes early, was told to wait right where i was ( food was ready 4 minutes late) however what i believe to be the Manager, I was told I could not wait at the location inside I was told I had to move outside. I refused. I examined my order when it was presented to me and the Manager was irritated that i did so. We spoke a few words to each other. I am sorry that i did not continue my examination because the restaurant did not provide me one of the dishes we ordered and paid for. Beware of curb side here they have a poor and inadequate process in place to manage this. Quality of food is good.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 6, 2020

My husband and I went to Surf on a Saturday evening and ate outside. Reservations were not being taken; however, we only had to wait about five minutes. We ordered drinks and shared the calamari for an appetizer, which was delicious. My husband ordered the...Portuguese stew, which had clams, mussels, fish, shrimp in a broth, and which he enjoyed. I ordered Lobster Kristina. It came in the shell but was detached. It was served in a creamy sauce and was delicious.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 2, 2020

I was in New Hampshire for a long weekend. Not being from that area, I asked for suggestions for a wonderful seafood dinner. Hands down, everyone's recommendation was dinner at Surf! It was a great choice indeed. In light of the Covid epidemic, additional out...door seating was available; we were placed at a table that was very near the street, which was noisy at times. The daily specials were varied and thoughtfully prepared. I wish the waitress would have told us about these specials early on, as I had already ordered a starter from the menu, but would have chosen a special had I known in advance. I enjoyed a salmon special. I was not asked how I would have liked my fish prepared; although it was more well done that I routinely like, it was still flavorful. It was a truly enjoyable meal.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 16, 2020 via mobile

My wife and I needed to escape the home cooked meals for the night. We had the Lobster Kristina and a Halibut with peach salsa special as well as the Cold Lobster cocktail. Also some Pineapple Painkillas to start. Everything was delicious. By far the...best restaurant in southern New Hampshire.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 26, 2020

I went to surf restaurant in nashua nh with my dad, and I enjoyed it very much. I ordered the pan seared seaseme crusted tuna with wasabe mashed potatoes and deeped fried carrots with wine and coke without ice to drink with it which I...enjoyed very much. The waitress treated us very nicely. I would definately recomend this restaurant to a friends who want to have a place to hang out. Over all I enjoyed this restaurant very much, and I will definately return back to this restaurant as soon as I can.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed May 9, 2020

My husband is allergic to all fish and seafood but wanted to treat me on my birthday last December. We ate at the seafood restaurant,Surf in Nashua. There were only 2 entrees on the menu he could eat. He had the crispy brussels sprouts salad...which he loved and the chicken dish (the only chicken dish) which he said was delicious . I had scallops, again wonderful, They were very careful not to contaminate his plate with fish/seafood. It is pricy for us, so I think eating there will be for special occasions only.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

Our favorite restaurant, We go here anytime we want a great meal out and also for Buck a Shuck. Lobster Tortilla is a great appetizer and all of their seafood is very fresh and uniquely prepared. Sushi here is unique and excellent.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020 via mobile

I was in Nashua for business and stopped here on a Friday night. It was busy but they found me a seat at the raw bar / sushi bar. I had the grilled seafood trio (shrimp, fish, scallops) and it was cooked to perfection.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

Surf used to be a wonderful place to visit. However, our latest visit showed a menu that has become stale, service that has dropped a notch, and food that is not worthy of the price. Also, a VERY loud atmosphere. Hopefully Surf comes back to...their previous standards.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 20, 2019 via mobile

Woow appetizers were good but... The lobster Kristina was mind blowing... Possibly the best lobster I have ever had in my life!!!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Venture63602963171
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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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Yes, they take reservations
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