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“Very nice place with very good food.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Brazo - CLOSED

Brazo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: State Street
Description: What if Portsmouth had a fling with a Latin lover? What if mojo filled the streets, steaming with the heat of Cuban, Spanish and, Latin music. What if you could drink a caipirinha on a Tuesday night? Or enjoy our fish taco Fridays.Welcome to Brazo where the flavors of Latin and South America are completely at home in northern reaches. Its everything an exotic journey should be right in downtown Portsmouth. Viva Brazo!
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Very nice place with very good food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2012

We weren't amazed or disappointed by Brazo. The atmosphere was good and the music was fun. The tables seemed to be crammed in and small. That lost any sense of intimacy. Drinks were great and strong. Service was good. The food is unique. If the seating arrangement were changed it might have made the experience more favorable. It's worth checking out but pick a slow night.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Bearfoxadventure
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English first
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Love this place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2012 via mobile

Been here several time and loved each time. It is definitely pricy, and not kid friendly, but they have a gluten free version of the menu and the food is outstanding. My husband and I love it so much we save it just for us! Service has always been superiror, no waiting when yiu've made reservations, food always excellent. Having lived in Portsmouth, where there are an abundance of wonderful dining options, I think this is my absolute favorite.

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Thank AkaPete
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Bow, New Hampshire
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“wonderful restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2012

Nice atmosphere and friendly staff with a varied menu including vegetarian dishes. I would definitely recommend this to people looking to have a great time and enjoy good food and beverages.

Visited December 2011
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Thank Robert J
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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Best Bar in Portsmouth”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2012

Brazo has one of the best bars in Portsmouth and - if you're lucky enough to get Emile behind it - the best bartender too! During the winter they have Happy Hour Specials from 5-7 (with half price apps on Mondays). The atmosphere has an understated sophisticated elegance with warm lighting and Latin music. The staff are friendly and efficient, the cocktails are strong and delicious and the food is fun! Try the nightly Tapas Platter or the Seared Ahi Tuna and, if you finish off with their famous Tres Leches for dessert, you can't go wrong.

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Thank Dinewell
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Durham, New Hampshire
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great food-run by the sweetest folks on earth”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2012

Good food and drinks, On some fridays they have dancing and it is a complete ball.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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