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BG's Boathouse

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191 Wentworth Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
+1 603-431-1074
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Rye, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We sat on the deck, had some great seafood and beers. Wait staff very friendly. Nice view of water, right off the harbor. I live locally and we love this place.

1 Thank Tom S
Lincoln, New Hampshire
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a random stop as we headed to the Seacoast Science Center. Great people, awesome seafood & relaxed atmosphere with no Cape Cod traffic. Fish & Chips were the best I've ever had. Wife had the lobster roll and loved it. Yummy onion rings. Will head back soon! Good margarita's and chicken fingers for land lubbers & picky kids... More 

Thank Bridgenet
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

BG's is a great family seafood restaurant with lots of variety. There is stuff for the kids and for the parents. Service is great and atmosphere is great. If you want to sit outside though bring a sweatshirt because it can get quite chilly. Overall great place

1 Thank Gus B
seacoast, nh
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82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is popular with locals and many access the restaurant by boat as it has a boat ramp. It has a large deck on the water with awnings to keep you shaded. Menu is primarily seafood, but has some landlubber items such as chicken fingers and veggie burger. I got the small plate seafood platter for $18 99. This... More 

1 Thank Linda M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had gone kayaking in the morning and worked up an appetite. The Lobster rolls were meaty and good. Service was great

Thank shinkymoss
Flint, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little place has a neat atmosphere right on the water, but you pay a lot for a little--the portions were quite small and the quality didn't seem in line with the price. It's an okay place for a quick bite or a drink, but it falls a bit short for a full dinner.

Thank Ursus35
Lake Grove, New York
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at BG's during a stay at the nearby Wentworth Resort. The view and the service are excellent, and the food was good too. Prices are reasonable and the portions generous. A delicious dessert added to the pleasure of our visit.

1 Thank John S
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here with locals. Its on the water and you can eat indoors or on the dock. Its a really casual place with lots of fish, and lobster rolls.

2 Thank SLBsct
Exeter, New Hampshire
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BGs food is straight forward beach fare...fresh seafood and very friendly servers. The deck is a delight in the afternoon and evening! Not a fancy place but very dependable.

1 Thank Mariellen-Exeter
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go here often - because it is one of the few fish shack type restaurants in the area that is literally on the water. It's paper and plastic goods all the way, which adds to its authenticity as a fish shack. You can also arrive via boat or kayak because they have docks right out front. Eat inside or... More 

Thank fogluver

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $24
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Wentworth Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1074
"Where the Locals Go" - This family owned favorite has been preparing the freshest seafood on the seacoast for 39 years! Enjoy the beautiful water views of Sagamore Creek while dining on the 2 outdoor decks, in the dining room or in the Sagamore Pub. Come by boat or kayak as well! Hours Sun-Thurs until Mother's Day. Open 7 days Mother's day - Labor Day. Open Thurs-Monday after Labor Day. We close for the Season in October and Reopen in March.

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