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A great little place. Books, a variety of coffees including cappuccino, teas, and beers with bands or readings weekly. How can you go wrong with that. I have seen a couple bands play here - their great and it's a very comfortable atmosphere, dimly lit...More
- Atmosphere: Imagine sitting in a library with a bar. Music playing in the background. It is spacey with comfortable seating opportunities
- My view: Personally I love it, need to find a similar combination back home.
- People: The people/staff are great/kind (mostly alternative/hipster/students)
I'm always having trouble finding the right espresso drinks when I travel, but their mocha is fantastic! Nice and rich because it is made with good quality chocolate, not some syrup. They also offer food and alcohol, although I've only had the mocha's. They also...More
I love Book & Bar! We've come here a few times, and it's such a fun place to visit. It's one of those bookstores that can appease any mood you're in. There's a decent selection, and the staff is helpful when you're searching for a...More
John runs Portsmouth Book and Bar. He caters to junkies -- book junkies, music junkies, coffee junkies, dessert junkies. He is a pusher and I love the level of civilized life that he has imported from Newton to Portsmouth. Thanks, John
There is so much to love about this place. It's a restaurant with artisan offerings in a used book store in an architecturally significant building. First the food. It was mid- morning so I had Nana's Farm: a breakfast sandwich with egg, melted cheddar cheese,...More