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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 good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (36 reviews)
“fried clams” (7 reviews)
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
1681 Candia Rd, Manchester, NH 03109-5509
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a Manchester staple during warm days. If you enjoy ice cream, this is the place to go! Lots of flavors to choose from and the servings are huge! I can never finish even a small. Goldenrod also offers fried seafood, chicken, salads and...More

Thank hjbjd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kiddie size is more like a medium size!!!!! Huge portion. Got the Pistachio and it's ahhhhhhhmazing. Tons of Pistachios and it's so crazy creamy and delicious. My hubby got cherry vanilla. I cannot believe it took me this long to try their ice cream because...More

Thank gracebaymay506
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a group of 7 people. Waited for a table but was worth the wait. My lobster roll was outstanding. Just lobster and a little mayo..no fillers. Others had the scallops, shrimp and haddock dinners. All agreed great fresh sea food.

Thank Tipsgogo
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A local landmark. Always god. A basic drive in woith a great selection.Great icecream, fried clams and burgers.

Thank DawnBavaro
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Our party had the fried clam plate, grilled chicken salad, and the ribeye steak plate. The plates come with french fries and coleslaw. The whole belly clams were as delicious as any place I've previously been, Everyone enjoyed their meals with the generous portions. Two...More

Thank Ger2852
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Very pleasant bare board sea food restaurant- visited 6 times over a year and a half - food always excelent

1  Thank pjlandrover
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Why pay big money when you can enjoy a plate of scallops right here..with french fries makes a nice cheap date.

Thank ELL386
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

If looking for clam strips or other local seafood, this is a great option. They also serve typical diner items; burgers, hot dogs, etc., but the fried clam strips will bring me back when in the area. The fries and slaw are also stand outs...More

1  Thank 633sailor
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I worked on call one Saturday and a patient's family asked if my husband would have dinner ready when I got home after 7 pm. I told them no, since I lived so far away I had plans to go to Goldenrod's to get a...More

Thank Clarice G
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I've been going here for a couple of years now. My family is constantly in search of the perfect seafood and this is as close as we've come, even in comparison to Maine or NH coastal seafood restaurants. Batter is perfectly crispy and light; shrimp...More

Thank Shelly L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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