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Poco's Bow Street Cantina

37 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3819
+1 603-431-5967
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average24%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“nachos” (21 reviews)
“margarita's” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
37 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3819
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the many stops my husband and I made during our Anniversary trip to Portsmouth. We had chips salsa and guacamole for an afternoon snack and he had a Corona and I had a delish margarita We enjoyed the beautiful sun and watched the...More

Thank LathamJeanne
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always great drinks, salads and food down by the docks in Portsmouth. Bow St Salad with buffalo chicken added is awesome.

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good Mexican food and drinks . Can’t beat the location . Outside bar and eating area is key !Friendly staff in a very busy restaurant. Always crowded from lunch on . Well worth a visit if you are in Portsmouth !

Thank M502RZmikec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional food served by an exceptional waitstaff. Very enjoyable venue with a wide selection of southwest dishes all very enjoyable tasty treats. I assure you that you will find things here to your liking.

Thank 977paulmb
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Cold rainy day... we sat by the fireplace...ah, so nice. Had a glass of wine their Nachos and Brussel sprouts. So good. very comfortable place, its cozy and had outdoorish seating in good weather...near the tugboats!

Thank info4you123_13
Reviewed April 26, 2018

I was in town for the weekend and was just checking out the town and came upon this cute little place. The outside sign brought me in. Margarita's. We had a nice table against the window overlooking the deck and water. It happened to be...More

Thank tripmaria00
Reviewed February 3, 2018

We loved the Nachos. Guacamole was only okay. The Margarita's were pure lime juice ... the most sour margarita I've ever tasted. When we asked, we were told that this was normal with only 3 ingredients, lime juice, tequila and cointreau .... I truly believe...More

Thank GMAgamen
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Recommended to us by a local, Pocos Mexican has delicious upper scale mexican food. Visually appealing as well. Drinkings were incredible. Downstairs offers a cantina open even after the dining room closes. View of the harbor in a casual atmosphere. Our service was great, very...More

Thank Italiangirl826
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Decent prices and wonderful views. I would recommend coming in at street level and getting a table on the terrace rather than from the alley as your view is very limited.

Thank phillyinva
Reviewed October 27, 2017

We stopped in for drinks. I love their beers. My wife thinks their cocktails are fabulous. The view from the patio of the water makes it worth while. Give it a try for a break. Great selection of beers.

Thank Senioronabudget
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3819
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-5967
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Poco's Bow Street Cantina offers a great atmosphere and menu for all occasions. Whether you are looking for lunch on the water, a romantic dinner, or a night out with friends, we are the perfect place. Dining and Porch Our beautiful dining room is the perfect place to enjoy a meal and look out at the Piscatuqua River whether inside or on the porch. With plenty of seating we can provide a quaint table for two or host your large party. The dining room is also available for private functions. Please call for more details. Non-Smoking. Cantina Poco's cantina has been a local hot spot for a long time. Locals and those visiting Portsmouth for the first time come to enjoy our romantic fireplace, enjoy the atmosphere, and grab a drink from our new extensive drink menu. Full menu available. Deck Our two large seasonal decks (one upstairs and one downstairs) are the perfect spot to relax, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy the views of a working waterfront.
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