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Portsmouth Brewery

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American, Pub, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Brew Pub, Gastropub
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Always love the downstairs atmosphere! Great service, beer, and company! Also helps they have comfy couches!👏

Thank LaurenSanderson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the beer sampler and ordered a few of our favorites after getting the taste, wish it was sold in NC! We ordered a few apps, calamari was very good, but the muscles were done to perfection. Will be back!

Thank wendrawoman
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Service was great in the quirky cool place. Had some great unfiltered cider which I wish I could get at home. Prices weren't too bad but the food???? YES!!!!!! Had a ploughman's platter which while it wasn't traditional traditional was close enough. So close enough and good that a certain spouse who is British loved it! That blue cheese was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food and good craft beer! Good menu with lots of options. Good service and reasonable prices. Recommend a stop here.

Thank Mark M
Pelham, MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Interesting but limited menu, and tight seating, but good service and food average or above. The cheese and meat board appetizer was the highlight, and the beer selection, of course, more than adequate. Not a great place for a quiet, intimate dinner, but good eats and plenty of beer choices.

Thank MisterJJ
New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lively atmosphere with an assortment of brews. I did not eat the food but someone in our party did and she said it was delicious. It was attractively presented.

Thank Eileen B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group had lunch and all agreed the food was very good with huge portions. Service was very friendly and helpful. They have a large menu that would please anyone.

Thank Bill246
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stopped in for lunch they were very busy as it was Saturday around noontime. No wait for a table drink service and ordering was timely. The waitress thought we waited to long for our food (although it seem like it) so she took one our drinks off the bill.The food was good. I didnt want french fries for my... More 

Thank Karen G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They got. A good selection of local Beers on tap from them and smuttynose. Food looks good as well. I'll have to come hungry. Next door to the gas light

Thank Chadwyck1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and beer and service! Surprised that they had seating in an outdoor patio that was nice. Enjoyed the sandwiches very much

Thank 123ksal

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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, Gluten Free Options, Brew Pub, Gastropub
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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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?