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The District

103 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-501-0586
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“taco trio” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
103 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went for a 50th anniversary dinner and enjoyed the fish and chips with ;house ketchup, lovingly spiced. However we did order off a menu attached to the front of their normal menu. The price for the fish and chips was $17. Reasonable considering this...More

Thank bucketlistend
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Alright, here goes my first negative review. The whole place is great, the food is solid, and the drinks are good, but my wife and I (separately) had awful experiences with the same bartender. I ordered a drink that’s not that common and when he...More

Thank drmalone6
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We went to The District, mid August, for a early evening meal, before the summer crowds filled the downtown streets, so a reservation was unnecessary. Their fried pickles are always fun. Crab cakes are good and can opt as a light meal. The grilled ceasar...More

Thank Morey G
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Stopped for dinner one night and ate outside. The food and service were good. I would recommend for dinner.

Thank RalphK328
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The servers here are all so friendly and attentive. Also doesn't hurt that the chicken and waffles appetizer is delicious

Thank atrainor15
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Let's start this off saying I'm not one to go to a place like this. My daughter wanted to go out to lunch with us for my birthday. There was a long wait at the Toast? so we went here instead.Seated promptly on the outside...More

Thank buickman55
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

First of all, I would say I had the best burger I've had in Portsmouth. Well done! Perfect temp and charred crust flavor- seared to perfection. My wife had Pad Thai and loved it and our daughter had the fried checked with waffles off the...More

Thank scott b
Reviewed 18 June 2017

One must scoot past the bar that had several people clustered around others sitting on the stools making for a crowded experience. We sat up on high stools which helped things feel less crowded. My dining partners both had bountiful burgers which they declared were...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

There was a wait for the food. I recommend the Huevos Rancheros, very tasty. Not that thrilled about the bloody Mary. They did deliver it spicy enough as requested. My son's French Toast was gooey and delicious.

Thank traylo
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I had local Cod that was perfectly cooked and a generous portion. Service was excellent and the chef even cleaned the grill before cooking my food to accommodate my gluten allergy. We will definitely be going back.

Thank GooberGrapes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-501-0586
Contemporary New American, locally sourced, fresh seafood. Weekend Brunch, full menu tip midnight 7 nights a week
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