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Durbar Square Restaurant

10 Market St, Intersection of Market and Congress, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3704
+1 603-294-0107
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Asian, Nepali, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Market St, Intersection of Market and Congress, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I noticed this restaurant when walking by earlier in the day, and was interested in trying Nepalese food. I was not disappointed. I had the vegetable momo as a starter, basil tofu for my main and the carrot ball dessert. All the food was very...More

Thank ElizabethJK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

12 of us, 7 locals and 5 from far way, gathered for a festive evening here, chosen by a local who comes here often. Good choice! The menu was packed with intriguing items, including plenty for vegan, veggie, meaty, anyone. Our host was as kind...More

Thank tonypress
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was such a treat to find right in downtown Portsmouth. The food was delicious and different from anything else I've ever had. Our server was friendly and recommend dishes to us, and the upstairs had a nice relaxed atmosphere with views of the...More

Thank TrotFox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Durbar Square is a wonderful Nepalese restaurant located in downtown Portsmouth. The delicious food is prepared by Nepalese chefs. The owner and staff, also all Nepali, were very gracious and happily explained the food choices for those not familiar with Nepalese cuisine and made sure...More

Thank adveturesomesoul
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Very decent place to eat where you get awesome food in a homely atmosphere. Would like to visit once again.

Thank sudeb g
Reviewed July 19, 2017

Durbar Square is an excellent restaurant right in the heart of the shops in Portsmouth. It was a wonderful surprise to have beautiful Nepalese food - momos (steamed dumplings), stir fries, chilies - all prepared by Nepalese chefs. The owner is very gracious and welcoming,...More

Thank HoopoePhiladelphia
Reviewed July 5, 2017

It isn't everyday you run into Nepalese food unless you are in Nepal! Authentic and delicious with helpful staff guiding you if you've never had Nepalese before like us. Dishes can be made on a scale of spicy and are so flavorful. Everyone we spoke...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed June 11, 2017

I visited Durbar Square while visiting some friends I met trekking in Nepal. The owner greeted us warmly upon arrival, and spent lots of time explaining the dishes and the special cocktail they were offering that day which was made with fresh ginger and either...More

Thank EarthSki68
Management response:Responded July 3, 2017

Thank you very much.

Reviewed June 5, 2017

The Durbar in quaint Portsmouth, NH is a very nice to place to relax and be taken care of by gracious hosts. I have been here 3 times already. I love spicy foods but level 5 is the level I need to order when here....More

Reviewed June 3, 2017

Two for dinner with no reservation on a busy Memorial Day weekend. We were greeted kindly and seated immediately. Decor matched the Nepal theme. Waiters and owners took their time to make sure we understood everything we were ordering. We started off with the MoMo's,...More

Thank albert_hines
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Questions & Answers
February 8, 2017|
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Response from Jeffers1530 | Reviewed this property |
My review was for Durban. It was excellent. We ate there going to and from Maine
Ann H
December 28, 2016|
Response from Doug N | Reviewed this property |
They do!
Lauren Q
March 31, 2016|
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Response from beautywalks | Reviewed this property |
For the record, as of August 2016, there is now a fabulous Nepalese restaurant at this address. Many of the old reviews (and the menu listed here) are left over from Michele's the previous restaurant. I hope that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Market St, Intersection of Market and Congress, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3704
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-294-0107
Fresh healthy and local food in Nepali traditional style cooking . Exciting every bite!!
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