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Cafe Mediterraneo

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119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cafe Mediterraneo was a great find on our most recent visit to Portsmouth. In a predominantly tourist area where seafood restaurants are everywhere, you'll be pleasantly surprised with this hidden gem. Great service and and extensive menu with chicken, veal or seafood entrees expertly prepared. The Chicken Piccata is wonderful, the lobster ravioli is decadent and my husband ordered the... More 

Thank Sharon S
Lincoln, New Hampshire
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I ate here this evening with my 9 year old son, table by the window, and Nick the bartender waiting on us. His personality made for a great evening and the food was the best I have had in a long time. So far our favorite in Portsmouth for relaxation and great food.

Thank Bridgenet
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were walking around on Saturday night, and took a peek at the menu. The restaurant was busy so we snagged a couple of the last seats at the bar. The menu had much to offer, I prefer vegetarian, while Michael prefers something more substantial. We were both satisfied and wish to return to try some other items on the... More 

Thank Karin Sue K
Bedford, New Hampshire
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195 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in on July 4th, after a boat trip to Isle of Shoals.....the restaurants away from the water were quiet and kinda empty! We had never been here, so decided to try...what a nice surprise! The service was spot on and very personal! Bread and garlic dipping w/ parmesan fab...I had the beet, walnut mandarin salad w/ chicken and... More 

Thank hollybelle210
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133 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this place because of its convenience in downtown Portsmouth and the proximity to the July 4 fireworks. Restaurant was lovely, food was delicious and an all around great meal. Waitress was very nice and we had a great window table to watch all the activity on the street.

Thank Gloria L
Rhode Island
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I knew we should have walked out when the man who greeted us did so as though we were something he stepped in. I hate it when I am right. First server was rude, he disappeared and then we then waited for someone else to acknowledge our presence. My inclination was to walk out, however, I foolishly ignored my instinct... More 

1 Thank fastnfirm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cafe Med proved to be a very good Italian Restaurant. The wait staff was welcoming and the food was served promptly and hot. The prices, too, are reasonable and the portions generous.

Thank Ottob28
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I and two close friends dined at this restaurant the other evening. We all had something different and everyone raved about their food. It was served hot, the sauces were delicious and the amount of food was more than enough to even have some to take home. The lasagna was HUGH and our friend who can usually... More 

Thank shopper700
Perth, Australia
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Glad we made a reservation as people were queuing outside when we arrived.. Although they were extremely busy service was excellent and food & drinks arrived in a timely manner. We both had veal although not the same and both were delicious.

Thank janice000
Englewood FL
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203 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Great Italian food with large portions. Nicely decorated and the wait staff are most knowledgeable on all the food they serve.

Thank Baker60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $22
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 603-427-5563

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