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Old Ferry Landing

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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10 Ceres St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3706
(603) 431-5510
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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370 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to find Ceres St and no parking on this street for restaurant. Best to park on a major street and walk down Ceres to restaurants. Lots of little shops in area also, We had some nice chilled beers and clams, haddock and scallops. Everything fried nice and golden brown and all dishes were excellent. Sit outside and enjoy the... More 

Thank DickandPaulineP
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By dont be put off by the picnic benches. This place is right on the water and has outstanding food at very reasonable prices.

Thank capecodtravellers
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We sat outside and enjoyed watching the boats coming and going. Service was great and food was tasty. My husband ordered the seafood platter which was plenty of food and I ordered a burger with a salad, which was very good as well.

Thank Lisa L
Arlington, Massachusetts
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393 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

The deck is awesome and it does get crowded! The service was great - walk up to the bar and order a drink! We watched the boats going by while enjoying our cocktails! They serve food here and it looked really good but we didn't eat anything so I can't offer a comment on that.

Thank Rhodymom2012
Hudson, New Hampshire
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323 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Right on the Portsmouth waterfront, this no-frills, better than a clam shack serves up the usual seafood fare. Hubby had the seafood platter with haddock, clams, scallops and shrimp on a mound of french fries with cole slaw. I opted to the lobster sandwich that was served on a bulkie roll. Plenty of lobster - 6 oz. - but the... More 

Thank Nancy N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

As a frequent visitor, I ordered one of their delicious specials--Lobster and Shrimp Risotto. Best I have ever had---very nice texture, and deep seafood flavor with giant chunks of lobster and large shrimp! My uncle from Nevada had the traditional lobster, and as I hoped was a terrific experience for him! And, we certainly had to have their famous Jimmy... More 

Thank crocodilewranglr
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145 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We love it here and have never had a bad meal. The seafood is fresh, the view is incredible, and the service friendly and fast. Their signature Jimmy Juice is a must.

Thank Marian E
Richmond, Virginia
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Definitely old school fried seafood choices. Shrimp basket loaded with small tasty bites.Go for atmosphere of outside deck & not good.

Thank zootytravels
Paris, France
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Just what you need, when you wish for it. Wooden tables, big smiles, harbor ambiance, boats cruising around, sea whiffs. And the best New England casual food (to date...): perfect seafood platter (light batter and perfect frying), tasty lobster roll, couple of local ales. What more can you ask for ? So enjoyable !

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Pleasant staff, quick service and food was good. Chowder more potatoes than fish, lobster roll good value and the fried scallops were very good.

Thank 018CC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Ceres St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3706
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: (603) 431-5510

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