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Portsmouth Brewery

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$$ - $$$
American, Pub, Soups, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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56 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3750
11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Didn't blow our minds but we did really enjoy and would return. Beer flight was solid. Mussels were good. Service was good. Setting was great (but on the noisy side).

Thank Nick M
Palmer, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came here to sample some beer. It was delicious. We hung out at the downstairs bar where there was a pool table and shuffle board. It was a great place to grab a drink and some food.

Thank LReut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch at the Portsmouth brewery today. It was really good. Had the pastrami sandwich and burger. Very tasty food along with great fresh brewed beer.

Thank Wadeclements1234
Kittery, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Downtown Portsmouth. Fun atmosphere. Awesome beer choices. Get a flight! Downstairs bar is less crowded. Park at the garage. Short walk

Thank aformalarie
Hopkinton, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good lunches, burgers, nachos, chowder. Great place for a group. Tends to be busy and restaurant staff gets overwhelmed. Loud environment.

Thank kas929
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in to try some of their beer. We did not eat here. The beer selection was modest. Our beers were good. Bathrooms were interesting!

Thank alidaylily
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice pub/restaurant in quaint downtown Portsmouth. The title says it all. Burgers, sandwiches, appetizers, snacks. Very nice.

Thank gnolect
Western New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon the recommendation of locals, my husband and I stopped here on a Monday noon for lunch and a beer. We were seated immediately, but service was slow. We enjoyed a delicious beer ("Dirty Blonde Ale") and waited a bit to put in our order. My husband's meal was fine, but my Assistant Brewer's Salad developed into a mess of... More 

Thank CariAway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a hot pastrami sandwich to die for. It was so spicy and tasty. Wait staff was great. It has a very nice ambience and an outdoor dining area.

Thank vadocnj
Fountain Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped on a Sunday afternoon and had about a fifteen minute wait - they notify you by text when your table is ready. Not a problem since there are so many cute shops nearby to browse in Or you can have a drink at the bar while waiting. Lots of different brew choices - and the appetizers were really good.... More 

Thank Kathryn C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Pub, Soups, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
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 03801-3750
  • 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?