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$6 - $38
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American, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed June 7, 2021

Mind you, I am vegan. I also have cholesterol issues, and do not do the bechamel or the cheese. Ok, so the food is very good, however....I also only have 30 min. for lunch, so when they mess up the order, I do not have...time to order a new one and go pick it up again. Unfortunately, you HAVE to choose some type of cheese, as it is a requirement (for some reason). The first time I ordered, it had chicken in it, and I did not order it with chicken or cheese (as stated on my online order with Door Dash). The 2nd go-around, I ordered it directly through Mr. Mac's website, with "No bechamel & no cheese at all", but I had to choose a cheese, so I chose parmesan. I also ordered it with mixed colored peppers, and did not get that. I called and they said they would credit the card, which is fine, but then I'm left with no lunch and no time to get anything else, at that point. He told me even though cheese is required, I need to state no cheese (which I told him I did). The food is good, but if you are vegan and trying to watch your health, it is not good to find chicken or cheese in your meal, if you stated clearly you did not want it. The kitchen or whomever needs to pay more attention to the ingredients. It's rough to be disappointed twice, even though the food is good when correct.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

this is one of my familys favorite places! it is delishious and I love to go there! it is amazing and so cool and good! I always get the small hot dog mac and cheese and my brother always gets the pork mac and cheese!...this place is highly recommended by me and my family!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed September 18, 2019

Food is just excellent every single time and staff is friendly. It is also very clean and well maintained. Will always be back.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019

You can't miss this place located on Route 1 past Water Country on the right before The Beach Plum. We went here on a Saturday night, before going to the Cinemagic Stadium 10 movie theatre. I ordered the Garden Veggie Mac without onions, and Mike...ordered the Classic All American. I was tired from being up late pounding sugar-free Red Bull's at last night's bonfire then driving an hour to Hampton to watch the sunrise at the wall and catch folks in Rye having a 6 am board meeting though the water was too cold for the gear I had to go in. So fast forward to 5:30 pm, without a nap, and while the counter person is reading the add on options to my boyfriend, "Bacon, Pepperoni, Hot Dog Slices, Chicken, Ground Beef, Sausage, Roast Pork, Snake, or Shrimp." I said, "Snake?" She said, "Yes, Snake." I stared at her as if she was Medusa and said again, "Snake???" Now my boyfriend turned and said, "Yes, boo, what's wrong?" I walked away horrified. I don't like snakes I'm terrified of reptiles, but what kind of place has 'snake'? As an add on? We sat at a booth and waited for our meal. I found a table tent advertising the steak Mac and cheese and realized I had misheard the counter person. "Did she say snake? Or Steak?" My boyfriend started laughing. "You thought she said snake? She was saying steak!" We both laughed. "Would you like some snake Mac and cheese?" More laughter as our meals arrived. The Garden Mac and cheese was surprisingly good for a fast food restaurant. I am a wicked picky eater, and I tend to prefer hummus and veggie wraps, but this was good. The All American Mac and cheese must have been amazing because Mike devoured it before I was halfway through my meal. The interior is clean, an airy, and nicely lit. For a fast food place, this is a must try. And no they don't serve snake, but they do serve steak as an optional add on to your Mac and cheese.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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HarryC2024, Manager at Mr. Mac's Macaroni & Cheese Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2019

Mapkey: Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your most recent visit to our Portsmouth Mr. Mac's location. Mr. Mac's uses only the freshest and highest quality ingredients in its made to order gourmet macaroni and cheese entrees. We hope that...More

Reviewed May 20, 2019

I love coming into Mr. Mac's! I haven't had anything that wasn't hot and delicious, and I've always enjoyed talking with the friendly staff! The Chicken Parm Mac n Cheese is probably my favorite though. If you love mac n cheese, this is your place!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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HarryC2024, Manager at Mr. Mac's Macaroni & Cheese Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2019

Heather Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your most recent visit to our Mr. Mac's restaurant. We are happy to hear that our team is making you feel welcome and that you are enjoying our made to order gourmet macaroni and cheese...More

Reviewed May 19, 2019

Shania greeted us at the door with a smile and explained the menu to us. She made us feel welcome and comfortable. Shania also went out of her way to make helpful suggestions and help us have an amazing experience.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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HarryC2024, Manager at Mr. Mac's Macaroni & Cheese Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2019

Lean: Thanks for taking the time to let us know about your most recent visit to our Mr. Mac's Portsmouth location. We are very happy to read about Shania and her excellent guest service. She is such a valuable member of the management team. Again...More

Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Absolutely fun experience! The beer is cold and the entree is hot and delicious. The service prompt and the staff super friendly.

Date of visit: May 2019
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HarryC2024, Manager at Mr. Mac's Macaroni & Cheese Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2019

Wendy: Thanks for letting us know about your experience at our Mr. Mac's restaurant. We are happy know that you enjoyed your beverage and made to order macaroni and cheese entree. We thank you for your business and hope to see you back again soon.

Reviewed April 20, 2019

I've been wanting to try Mr. Macs for a few years now but haven't found the time until tonight. Unfortunately, it did not live up to my standards. I would say the best part of this establishment is the quick online ordering and the friendly...service at the take-out window. I ordered a small create your own mac and cheese dish. I added swiss and mozzarella for my cheeses, buffalo for a sauce, and broccoli. The first thing I noticed was that the cheese on top of the pasta was rock hard and had to be cut with a knife. I think this could be corrected by dining in rather than getting take-out. It may have been sitting a bit too long causing it to get that texture. But unfortunately that wasn't the only problem. The taste was extremely bland and there was only about five-six pieces of broccoli. I want to like this restaurant so if I do return I would dine in and stick to one of their signature dishes.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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HarryC2024, Manager at Mr. Mac's Macaroni & Cheese Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2019

We were sorry to read that we did not meet your standards. Mr. Mac's wants each and every guest to enjoy our made to order macaroni and cheese entrees. We hope you would give us another chance to win your taste buds over one noodle...More

Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Our first visit after a friend told me about this restaurant. I called ahead to be sure it was wheelchair accessible and it is. I was looking for something easy for Gram to eat because she is limited due to teeth and chewing The young...girl at the counter was awesome full of info on the menu and what she thought was delicious. Laura served us with a great smile then continued toon to clean up. Gram enjoyed her lobstah Mac and cheese and so did the rest of the family. Thanks for a great evening!! 💋👍👍More

Date of visit: January 2019
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HarryC2024, Manager at Mr. Mac's Macaroni & Cheese Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2019

Tigerheart: Thank you visiting our Mr. Mac's restaurant. We certainly are very happy that you and gram enjoyed your visit and time with us. Laura is just one of our many valued team members we have working with us. We are pleased to hear that...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Went in around lunchtime and the place was empty on a Saturday which Is probably the first sign that something isn’t right. The place was clean and the staff was very nice so we decided to order. Was a bit in shock over the prices...for their mac and cheese dishes but decided to give them the benefit of the doubt. Food came out very fast but really wasn’t that good, we had the bacon cheddar and Philly cheesesteak Mac, very underwhelming food quality for what they charge. Maybe would give it one more chance just because the staff was friendly, maybe dinner time would be a better time to go.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Harry C, Manager at Mr. Mac's Macaroni & Cheese Portsmouth, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

With the summertime being here our business trends and dining patterns change during the day most visitors are out and about we see them in the dinner rush time. we would love to have you back in our restaurant to enjoy our mac and cheese

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Mr. Mac's Macaroni & Cheese Portsmouth is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5