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Axel's Food and Ice Cream

608 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054-2715
+1 603-429-2229
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
“fried clams” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Fast food, American
608 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054-2715
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a good place to get an ice cream or made to order dinner. It is an ice cream stand so keep that in mind. I've had the Fish and Fries and was pleasantly surprised as to how good it was. My favorite is...More

Thank David W K
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I got their fishermen's platter which came with fried whole belly clams, scallops and haddock. It also came with French fries and onion rings. Unfortunately, all the fried food was soggy and undercooked. Ate a little and decided to just bring the rest home and...More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Axels just open for the season and my grandson & I just stopped in. It is a beautiful day and Axels was crowded, so it took a while to get served. Service was quick after we got to the windows. On beautiful, sunny & warm...More

Thank riprocheleau
Reviewed 9 February 2016

It is an outside picnic table place. No bathroom so make sure the kids go before you stop here. Also it is a cash only business. I like to go here for Fried Clams and ice cream. The ice cream is great and if you...More

Thank riprocheleau
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Our kids love the burgers and fries here just as much as the ice cream! Great summer place. Give it a try.

Thank mhart2002
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Love this place---and JoAnn the owner is awesome! Really miss the quality of this ice cream when it's closed for the winter!

Thank Daisy8108
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

This is an outdoor icecream shack with great ice ream and lobster rolls. The tables to use a cleaning more often

Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We have been going to Axel's for years and love it. Their fish fry is exceptional. My husband gets the clams, I get the scallops, and our daughter can't live without the fish and chips. Of course, the ice cream is phenomenal. My daughter used...More

Thank FoodieNashua
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We visit Axel's frequently as a family. I tend to stick with the frozen yogurt option of purple cow. My favorite! They have hard and soft serve. The hard ice cream is great - the soft is just the typical soft serve. They have lots...More

Thank NHmama23
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Didn't have a very good experience with Axel's Memorial Day weekend as the staff was not on the ball. Ordered an Axel's special a Tuna Melt but what came out initially was nothing as the clerk neglected to put the tuna melt on the slip...More

Thank Spoomax
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: 608 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054-2715
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Merrimack
  • Phone Number: +1 603-429-2229
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