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The 401 Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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401 Lafayette Rd, Hampton, NH 03842-2223
+1 603-926-8800
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Hampton, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is great, but the atmosphere and owners are the best! Kind, helpful, generous and fun. Perfect for a quiet couples meal, to meet friends after work and watch your favorite sports team, or sit down with the family...this place has it all!

Thank mchAtl
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Restaurant is "dirty" looking. Food is so-so. Bar and restaurant is dark and dull. Wait staff very aloof. Owner seems very nice, helps local charities, but all in all not great

Thank Katie B
Conway, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff is very friendly and efficient, menu is diverse with several options available from sandwiches, soups, salads, steak and more . Their lobster rolls and clam chowder are a must to try. Both are mouth watering. It's always a lively time at the 401 Tavern!

Thank 969oceanview
Wells, Maine
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57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Stopped in for lunch on a Friday. Kind of a rambling funky place with several rooms. We sat in the lounge. Dated, worn furnishings. Impressive bar. Pictures of patrons all over the walls. No blank space in this place. Obviously has loyal regulars, during our lunch several people came in to greetings of "How ya doing Bob?" or "What's going... More 

1 Thank Michael T
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Very laid back and casual atmosphere. We started with the tapas meatballs and potstickers. My wife did not think the meatballs were very flavorful but I enjoyed them personally. The potstickers were very good and the dipping sauce had a little heat that hits right away and then dissipates quickly, we both enjoyed them. My wife had the French onion... More 

Thank derica2013
falmouth, maine
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680 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

classic rambling house with loads of interesting signage on the wall; comfortable, homey, good food, good selection of beers. Would definitely go back.

Thank chimayred
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142 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We tried the early bird special when it was not too crowded. The waitress was friendly. This is a very good deal for the amount of food you get. I had the onion soup, beef tips with potatoes and asparagus, plus apple pie. The beef tips were delicious and the apple pie was wonderful. My husband had a salad, crab... More 

Thank Rowena H
Hampton, New Hampshire
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163 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had a large group on NEW Years Eve. The restaurant was jumping and quite busy. Service was very good and folks had all kinds of food from Steak salads, burgers, fish and prime rib.The ambience was fun and the food was good for such a busy night. Folks in the restaurant were very friendly. We will come back on... More 

Thank TMC159
New England
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I had the Mediterranean Quinoa Salad for lunch and requested chicken be added for this take out meal. The Salad and dressing were both tasty and enjoyable. The portion size was good. I'd order it again. However the Salad came with (4) small, rubbery, tasteless pieces of chicken which I added to the order. The cost of the base Salad... More 

Thank jcjdagel
Nashua, New Hampshire
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375 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

I recently stopped in for a beer and dinner and thought that it has the potential to be better. They do have a good feel inside whether you are looking to catch a game or catch up with friends. They also have a good selection of beer to choose from. We had ordered the meatballs for an appetizer and they... More 

Thank Nate080411

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Lafayette Rd, Hampton, NH 03842-2223
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 603-926-8800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?