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“OMG The Lobster Roll of my Dreams!!”
Review of The Beach Plum

The Beach Plum
Ranked #24 of 205 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood, Soups
Description: The Beach Plum opened in 1992 at North Hampton state beach as a breakfast and lunch restaurant. The next year, a better location became available just down the street (at it's current location) and it became a take out food and ice cream stand. That original location continues to operate seasonally April - October each year. Based on strong growth in the business at that beach location, a second Beach Plum location was opened at 2800 Lafayette Road (Route 1) in Portsmouth on St Patrick's Day 2011. This Portsmouth location features an expanded menu that includes award winning fried seafood with both indoor and outside deck dining. The Portsmouth Beach Plum was featured on TV Diner in 2012 and Phantom Gourmet in 2011 which named it as a Great 8 restaurant for both it's famous lobster rolls AND fried clams. The Beach Plum is believed to be the only restaurant in New England to be so honored as 1 of the 8 best for BOTH seafood specialties. In December 2015, a new Beach Plum opened at the Brickyard Square Plaza, 24 Calef Highway (Route 125),Epping,NH. That location shares the same menu as this Portsmouth location.
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Description: The Beach Plum opened in 1992 at North Hampton state beach as a breakfast and lunch restaurant. The next year, a better location became available just down the street (at it's current location) and it became a take out food and ice cream stand. That original location continues to operate seasonally April - October each year. Based on strong growth in the business at that beach location, a second Beach Plum location was opened at 2800 Lafayette Road (Route 1) in Portsmouth on St Patrick's Day 2011. This Portsmouth location features an expanded menu that includes award winning fried seafood with both indoor and outside deck dining. The Portsmouth Beach Plum was featured on TV Diner in 2012 and Phantom Gourmet in 2011 which named it as a Great 8 restaurant for both it's famous lobster rolls AND fried clams. The Beach Plum is believed to be the only restaurant in New England to be so honored as 1 of the 8 best for BOTH seafood specialties. In December 2015, a new Beach Plum opened at the Brickyard Square Plaza, 24 Calef Highway (Route 125),Epping,NH. That location shares the same menu as this Portsmouth location.
Reviewed August 30, 2012

Knowing good and well that the Beach Plum was rated NE's very best lobster roll, the trip was made up there last week. The family reunion week was fabulous and one of the very best meals we had of many, this was the place. Don't worry about the price being a little higher, believe me it was well worth it and got lobster, lobster, lobster with a teaspoon or less of mayo. Now that's what I call a lobster roll, that's what you pay for!! At least a half pound of lobster meat in each roll. If you're getting more than one, get the foot long which is a better deal. They make it as two seperate rolls anyway. Believe me, if in the area and you love lobster, do not miss this place. Those of us that did not order lobster rolls, were very happy with their selection of meal, not a bad meal could possibly be had at the Beach Plum.

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Thank SoulshineForever
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Awesome food now with 2 locations one in Portsmouth and one at the Beach -North Hampton. You can walk up the beach to the Beach Plum and enjoy a fabulous lobster roll(stuffed) or a tasty ice cream as well!

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Reviewed August 13, 2012

Best lobster roll anywhere!!! Fried haddock was fresh & delicious! A must stop when in the Hampton Beach area!

Thank democoachrob
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Reviewed August 11, 2012

Stopped on the way back from N. Rye Beach. The food was pretty good quality but priced slightly high for what it was.

Thank Kyle H
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Reviewed August 10, 2012

We ordered food that is not from the ocean, chicken fingers t be exact as well as hot dogs. The chicken fingers were tylical frozen looking kids food. The footlong hotdog was good, but the fries were saltless and typical.

The girls behind the register were very nice. The cost was high. It cost us $29 for really basic McDonald's quality food.

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Thank tim L
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