Portsmouth restaurants are reflective of this seaside city's eagerness to try the new and different. There is something for nearly everyone with an exciting and diverse sampling of international cuisines located on or near Portsmouth's quaint cobblestone streets. Area restauranteurs are constantly experimenting with new combinations of spices and herbs to conjure up the delightfully unexpected for adventurous diners. Among the top notables of Portsmouth eateries are Black Trumpet Bistro with its cozy, romantic setting featuring such Spain and Mediterranean-influenced dishes as Mountain Paella with snails, pork and rabbit; the simple elegance of The Library Restaurant; the zesty spiciness of New Orleans-infused cuisine at the 106 Kitchen and Bar; Jumpin Jay's Café and its offering of dishes reflecting the best of the New Hampshire seaside cooking heritage; the Blue Mermaid Grill with its fun menu inspired by Carribean flare; the Loaf and Ladle with its high comfort quotient of homemade soups and breads; the hearty pub fare of Kelley's Row Restaurant; and the fresh seafood dishes and invigorating spirit of summer found at Petey's Summertime Seafood-Bar. So take a jaunt around pedestrian-friendly Portsmouth and sample the wonderful world of dining pleasures that seemingly await around every corner.
106 Penhallow Street
106 Kitchen and Bar infuses a live New Orleans twist to New England classic dishes... read more
401 State St
Delicious steaks are the mainstay of this elegant restaurant within Portsmouth's historic district... read more
409 The Hill
At Hanover and High sts., facing the municipal parking garage
103 Congress Street
106 Penhallow Street
The Loaf & Ladle specializes in honestly prepared, savory soups and breads... read more
138 Congress Street
Flatbread Company consistently delivers with boutique style pizzas features fresh ingredients... read more
64 Market St.
The Portsmouth Gas Light Company is all about fun and food, well worth for the hungry traveler also seeking entertainment... read more