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Puritan Backroom

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245 Daniel Webster Highway, Manchester, NH 03103
+1 603-669-6890
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place. We had Haddock which was great. Next day company party there and the food was unbelievable.

Thank John K
Middleton, MA
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127 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fully agree to order the chicken fingers and Milky Way mudslide. Greek salads that come with meals are ample size. Nice service but can be a bit inattentive when very busy. House Mac and cheese was just ok - don't recommend it. The special sauce for fish was outstanding. Long wait at peak times but moved quickly as some folks... More 

Thank Donna D
Amherst, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my daughter to lunch after picking her up for Thanksgiving weekend. We used to live in Manchester and loved this place. I had the chicken breast with special sauce, and she had the chicken fingers. Both came with Greek salads and I chose rice to soak up that delicious sauce. She chose French fries. Her plate was overflowing. She... More 

Thank Brian C
Concord, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are a huge fan of chicken tenders or are looking for a good place to eat, then I recommend the Puritan!! Not only do they serve large portions, but they also serve amazing chicken tenders. They are not to crisp and the chicken is a little moist when you bite into and it taste amazing!! Now I am... More 

Thank moosechris2015
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here a number of times and they always come thru on quality of food and drinks. The ice cream is always great. Just be prepared for a wait on a Friday or weekend night. They have a good menu for gluten free customers as well. All the food I have had here has been very good and so... More 

Thank Josh G
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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203 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Friday afternoon after not having eaten at the Backroom for over 10 years. The pros: the portions are huge. I ordered the chicken tenders parmesan, and had enough time for two, probably even 3 meals. All entrees also come with coffee, and salad or soup. The drinks are strong. I ordered a watermelontini and I swear... More 

Thank RPR84
Salem, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and service was also good. The only thing that we were having some problems with is the table ready call . Most people don't hear anything about the call..

Thank Sickovit
Bedford, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go-to restaurant for a great casual meal - lunch or dinner. Widely known for their chicken tenders, Greek salad, and mudslides but we have tried many of their menu selections and have never had a meal we didn't enjoy. Nice family atmosphere and friendly staff. The only downside is there can be a long wait in the... More 

Thank PoePoeNana
new hampshire
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food. Never had a bad meal here and love the mudslides! The espinaca dip is wonderful too ! We eat here often and would recommend!

Thank mikenco
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been a favorite of mine since I was a young teen. Consistently great food, huge portions and fair prices for the thirty plus years I've been going. Definitely a winner, don't let the wait discourage you it goes by quick and there is almost always a wait no matter the time of day because they are so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Daniel Webster Highway, Manchester, NH 03103
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-669-6890

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