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Goldenrod Drive-In Restaurant

1681 Candia Rd, Manchester, NH 03109-5509
+1 603-623-9469
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (43 reviews)
“fried seafood” (7 reviews)
“onion rings” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Fast food
1681 Candia Rd, Manchester, NH 03109-5509
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another of those eating spots which are the favorites of one generation after another. Nothing fancy here...eat inside or in your car. Outstanding fried clams, fried chicken and old fashioned ice cream. Never disappoints.

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The facility is like an old-fashioned drive in, with seating outside and inside. It is very plain and casual. You order your meal at the counter and pick it up when it is ready. The fried seafood is absolutely delicious , and some of the...More

Thank pjgovostes
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place to stop to get lunch . The staff was friendly the resturant was clean the service perfect and the food was delicious! We had ice cream for desert , wow !!!! We would recommend this to anyone . We are from...More

Thank Robyn P
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I had heard hoe good this restaurant was and I finally got a chance to try it. It is definitely worth the drive. The food was delicious. The staff was very friendly and nice. We split the seafood dinner and were very satisfied.

Thank Jeanne L
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Of you like seafood you need to try this place. Old fashioned dairy style restaurant. Drive in.sit in, sit outside or take home. I was very surprised, having once owned a,seafood restaurant, I didn't have much hope,but it was awesome

Thank James F
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We decided to do take-out and go sit by the lake. All the picnic tables outside were full from the ice cream buyers. We both ordered fried seafood. The seafood platter was plentiful and tasted very fresh but a little pricey. The shrimp were cooked...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

First time here. Had whole clams, chicken sandwich, meatball sub and onion rings. Atmosphere and decor is drab and has a sub shop feel. Putting that aside though, the food was overall very good and of an excellent value. The clams were plentiful and pretty...More

Thank NCHS80
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

My sister and I decided to escape the hype of the eclipse in the Midwest and headed for New England. We flew into Boston, rented a car, and headed north. One of our stops was in Manchester. We looked on TripAdvisor for a nearby place...More

Thank bajola
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The chicken tenders alone make this place amazing. I can't say I've ever had a disappointing meal here. The price is always reasonable, too.

Thank Amanda D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I grew up walking distance from Goldenrods, so it's fair to say I have eaten here quite a bit. I have always loved their ice cream, especially the butter crunch, probably the best I have ever had, although I also love the orange pineapple. Recently...More

Thank OuCilly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1681 Candia Rd, Manchester, NH 03109-5509
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-623-9469
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