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“They are always packed at lunch & happy hour so they must be doing something right !!”

Paddy's American Grille
Ranked #118 of 201 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Cuisines: American, Bar, Irish, Pub
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“They are always packed at lunch & happy hour so they must be doing something right !!”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

I frequent Paddys along with many of my co workers & also friends outside of Work. Plenty of seating so we have rarely had to wait . The food is tasty with an array of choices & VERY generous portions. The Nachos are fantastic & so are the chicken tenders, Salads are delicious. The drinks are always consistent & the beer is cold . The waitstaff & bartenders are BEAUTIFUL but the good looks are not all ....they have awesome personalities are profesional & work hard to make their customers happy. Those ladies can hustle... No joke !!!!!!!you want good food , comfortable cheers like atmoshere , Sports on big Tv's,pool & shuffleboard, cold beer and pretty ladies with terrific personalities I suggest you give them a try !!you will soon become a regular guaranteed !!

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English first
new york
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“just what the dr ordered”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

was fairly late and the restaurant was recommended to us

for good food nice atmosphere

great service-friendly warm staff

had something for everyone so it fit the bill to a tee

watched the bb games so it was perfect for the

Visited March 2013
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Stratham, New Hampshire, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Take it for what it is”
Reviewed March 23, 2013

Clean, quiet atmosphere...kind of a strange place. It can be loud after 5 on Fridays with the Pease workers. It can also be a morgue. Service is friendly at times, not so-much so on other occasions. The menu has been revamped many times thru the years, which isn't a good sign. You'd expect it to be better, but some items are decent....no way that I would call anything out of this world that you can't get at a better value some where else. Good quiet place to reserve your own pool table, or grab your own TV and take in a game. It could be a great sports bar, but you need to ask every time while they find a certain game despite having satellite (NFL package) and also realize that New Hampshire is a sleepy place and where a passionate college sports atmosphere is non-existent and March Madness is unfortunately an afterthought.

  • Visited February 2013
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Dover, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Decent food, poor service.”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

We had dinner with a very large group at Paddy's last night. Thought we might get our own room, but we just had a section that was a little tight. The food was pretty good (but ours was not particularly hot when we got it).

The service was 2 stars. It took a very long time for them to take our order...then a very long time for them to deliver the meals. It also took a long time for them to clear our dishes (we sat looking at them for quite a few minutes). I asked a waitress to clear them, but I felt she brushed me off.

Also, keep an eye on your check, we were overcharged $1 on atleast one item.

I think if you go with a smaller group, you might enjoy the experience.

  • Visited March 2013
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Barrington, New Hampshire
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“Best wings in the area”
Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

Paddys has had it's ups and downs but it seems to be on an upswing again. Just enjoyed the most authentic chicken wings in the sea coast (yea, I've tried them all). And you can never go wrong with the French dip. Not my favorite beer selection but, as with the rest of the menu, it's best to keep it simple.

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