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“Excellent Restaurant!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Common Man

The Common Man
Ranked #3 of 157 Restaurants in Concord
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Common Man restaurant in Concord, N.H., located in New Hampshire's capital city, offers a variety of options to our guests - from our comfortable expanded lounge, Doc's Primary Pub, and deck areas, to our cozy dining room with crackling fireplaces, and private event rooms for functions. Choose from classic comfort cuisine such as Three Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese, Country Meatloaf or our famous Roast Prime Rib.
Jefferson, Maine
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Restaurant!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a beautiful restaurant and the food is delicious at a great value. I loved the cheese and chocolate bars that were found throughout the restaurant. This would be a great place for a formal function, gathering with friends or with the family. I highly recommend it!

Visited October 2012
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Moosup, Connecticut
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122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Nice atmosphere and good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

Nicely prepared smaller lunch portions. Grilled shrimp wrapped in bacon, crab cakes and lobster corn chowder very tasty appetizers. Creamy macaroni/cheese with several large pieces of lobster meat. Stuffed scrod,not overwhelmed with stuffing. Medley of summersquash/zucchini perfectly cooked and seasoned. Lisa J attentive waitress. Offers free crackers/cheese

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Woodstock, Connecticut
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

I have eaten at several of the Common Man locations and I think this one has to be my favorite. Great facility. The pub located on the second floor is a great space to unwind after a long day. And the food is fantastic from the soups to the appetizers right through the entrees. Have the Pot Roast, it is to die for!

Visited January 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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281 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
“Common Ground”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2013

The restaurant is situated in a simulated old building. The service was nice and swift. The cracker and cheese table was unique. The broccoli wasn't seasoned and the lobster mac and cheese was under seasoned, but obviously adding salt was easy. Servings were large.

Visited January 2013
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New Boston, New Hampshire
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125 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Upscale atmosphere, average food.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

Went to the Commonman in Concord with the family to celebrate a birthday. The building and atmosphere inside is absolutely gorgeous. The building is also huge inside. We had a new trainee that really didnt know much about the menu and seemed extremely nervous.

The food was good but nothing out of this world special. I had the apple crusted chicken and the chicken breast was really good. The mashed butternut squash was good but average with any other kind I have had and the rice pilaf was god awful. It had some sort of funky after taste to it and I could put my finger on what it was. I had to mix it with the squash to make it taste better. There was also cornbread on my plate that was cold and tasted like it was made a few days ago.

Also in our party, entrees were pot roast which was very good, Sole also very good, and mac and cheese lobster which was also very good.

For dessert the wait staff sang for the birthday but made us choose and pay for which dessert we wanted. The Tollhouse Cookie Pie which is a pretty classic dessert at this point. However it was somewhat uncooked in the middle. The servers never filled our empty water glasses, which was the only drink we ordered, until we were halfway through our entrees. Never asked if we needed anything else or how the food was. And took a long time to clean our table, get our dessert, and bring the bill.

Plus it is super pricey for food that doesnt taste much better than a typical upscale diner or something else. A fun once in a lifetime trip.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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