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“Great place on the waterfront”

The River House Restaurant
Ranked #29 of 207 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $24
Cuisines: Seafood, Bar
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The River House is located along the scenic Piscataqua River. We offer indoor seating and a variety of outdoor seating including a cocktail deck, all with excellent views of Portsmouth's busy waterway. Our menu includes of a variety of classic dishes from land and sea including our award winning seafood chowder. Our scenic views, friendly service and local cuisine are a "Cant Miss" for Portsmouth, NH.
Reviewed August 26, 2014

Great staff, attentive, professional and engaging. Nice view up the river, nice deck. Good draft beer selection, very nice menu with great choices. Food was good and service was quick. Will go back.

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Reviewed August 22, 2014

Came here for lunch with friends on a wintry afternoon. The server, (who was very good btw!) urged us to try the lobster roll. I'm glad I did! It was amazing. Also, you get plenty of fries to go with it. This is a must try place!

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Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were seated outside, upstairs. Great view over the river, and of the Moran tug-boats, right next door.
Service was fast, accurate and friendly. Excellent chowder and Lobster rolls. Gluten free options available.
There is a downstairs are where you can sit at river level, look out for it and ask to be seated there if you prefer.

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Thank William B
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Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a nice lunch at the River House. They had local beers on tap and a nice wine list. It was fun to sit outside and look out over the water. We had chicken salad and lobster rolls. Very good food and a decent price point. We enjoyed our lunch!

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Thank Valerie F
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Reviewed August 20, 2014

This outdoor seating at this restaurant provides for amazing views of the river. The chowder and lobster artichoke dip also made this a worthwhile venture. Unfortunately the service was a lot less then stellar. We waited an hour to be seated which was fine due to the fact that it was a Saturday night but once we were seated our dinner lasted close to 3 hours. The server we had took way too long to come to the table and it all went down hill from there. Once our food was served we were even less successful in obtaining anything else that was needed. We were going to try dessert but decided to go somewhere else due the excessive wait time that we had already experienced. Fortunately the view was so nice that it made this dining experience tolerable.

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Thank NashuaJeeplover
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