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Portsmouth Brewery

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American, Pub, Soups, Brew Pub, Seafood, Gastropub, Gluten Free
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56 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent beer and terrific food. 8 in our Party and everyone enjoyed themselves and the fare. Clean restaurant, solid service, and quality food. I would go back. Not your average brewery.

Thank Bigjoe777
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food was just okay, plenty of other spots with way better bar food in the area. Generous portions though!

Thank Berry8183
West Newbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always a great stop in Portsmouth. The food is always fresh and good. One of the best places to get mussels! Great beer selection; the beer brewed on site is especially good. They serve a beer sampler which is a fun way to try them all. Great selection for kids of all ages.

Thank micheleb072016
Bennington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped by during a quick pass through Portsmouth. The menu offered a good variety. We had the Pastrami sandwich - it was lean, tender and full of meat. We also ordered a Mediterranean Pasta dish which was outstanding. The beer was cold and fresh. Service was friendly and efficient. Prices were good and it is definitely worth a visit if... More 

Thank Lu104
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the sort of place that makes it easy to meet new people, especially if you sit at the bar. We had a really fun night drinking beer and meeting the variety of folks who came and went as the night wore on. The place was crowded and the vibe was a happy one. Our bartender (sorry, I forget... More 

Thank Embrace_Life_Now
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a craft brewery with restaurant. Service was quick and menu selection great. Food was generous and prices for lunch reasonable. Beer selection varied. Fish sandwich was served with fries and very tasty. So much food I opted out of the bun and ate it like a plate of fish and chips.

Thank SweetSydneyToronto
Macomb, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and a drink. The atmosphere was cool and the food was delicious. We had the fish sandwich and a Monday special if a quinoa black bean burgers. Both excellent!

Thank poukala
Newmarket, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous. Always fabulous..food is exceptional!!!! Beer choices over the top. Never ever have had a bad meal.. atmosphere is a ten!!😃

Thank Nancy D
Stafford, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our group of 8 riders and support persons were looking for a nice supper out in a casual atmosphere in which we could visit and catch up. The brewery was so loud I could only hear the person directly next to me and that's when she raised her voice. The food was good but not exceptional. I did try a... More 

Thank Kaethe P
Rochester, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the brewery about 1 per summer. We love the fun atmosphere and the food & staff are always great.

Thank nichelletc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Pub, Soups, Brew Pub, Seafood, Gastropub, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 16034311115
Welcome to New Hampshire's original brewpub, a landmark in downtown Portsmouth's thriving restaurant scene since 1991. Our wide-ranging menu is complemented by a selection of our own unique, hand-crafted beers, as well as selected guest beers, including hard-to-find selections from our sister company, Smuttynose Brewing Co. Come for the beer. Stay for the food. We serve all types!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?