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Durbar Square Restaurant

) #14 of 141 Restaurants in Portsmouth $$ - $$$ , Asian, Vegan Options
10 Market St, Intersection of Market and Congress, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3704
+1 603-294-0107
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Nepalese, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
10 Market St, Intersection of Market and Congress, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3704
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Durbar Square is an excellent restaurant right in the heart of the shops in Portsmouth. It was a wonderful surprise to have beautiful Nepalese food - momos (steamed dumplings), stir fries, chilies - all prepared by Nepalese chefs. The owner is very gracious and welcoming,...More

Thank HoopoePhiladelphia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It isn't everyday you run into Nepalese food unless you are in Nepal! Authentic and delicious with helpful staff guiding you if you've never had Nepalese before like us. Dishes can be made on a scale of spicy and are so flavorful. Everyone we spoke...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I visited Durbar Square while visiting some friends I met trekking in Nepal. The owner greeted us warmly upon arrival, and spent lots of time explaining the dishes and the special cocktail they were offering that day which was made with fresh ginger and either...More

Thank EarthSki68
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much.

Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Durbar in quaint Portsmouth, NH is a very nice to place to relax and be taken care of by gracious hosts. I have been here 3 times already. I love spicy foods but level 5 is the level I need to order when here....More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

Two for dinner with no reservation on a busy Memorial Day weekend. We were greeted kindly and seated immediately. Decor matched the Nepal theme. Waiters and owners took their time to make sure we understood everything we were ordering. We started off with the MoMo's,...More

Thank albert_hines
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The Gundruk soup was unbelievable - a centuries-old recipe full of tomatoes, oil, herbs and some ground soy protein. If you like tomato soup, just get it, period. The chicken chili was delicious and the veggie dish was also quite good, although servings are huge...More

Thank tyler93023
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Himalayan/Nepalese cuisine. Very tasty, fresh ingredients. Very friendly staff. Only downfall is you have to go upstairs to eat in the restaurant so not sure if it is handicap accessible.

Thank Kimweh12
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Based on other reviews I decided to visit. I was greeted immediately and seated within a few minutes. The host suggested a chili dish. Never having eaten Nepalese cuisine, I wasn't sure even what to expect. It didn't take long for the food to arrive...More

Thank Beth J
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The courteous and welcoming owner explained the spice levels available for every dish and we customized our order to our palate. What a surprise to find these intense aromas and flavors, meat roasted or grilled to perfection and huge variety of vegetables, cooked but crisp....More

Thank Jane V
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Nepal is the origin of these delicious flavors. So delicious. Way beyond Indian food, Durbar Square is amazing. The servers were gracious and food arrived quickly. Loved every dish. See photos, lamb, shrimp, and chicken. We will be back!

Thank Scott D
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9 February 2017|
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Response from Jeffers1530 | Reviewed this property |
My review was for Durban. It was excellent. We ate there going to and from Maine
Ann H
29 December 2016|
Response from Doug N | Reviewed this property |
They do!
Lauren Q
1 April 2016|
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Response from beautywalks | Reviewed this property |
For the record, as of August 2016, there is now a fabulous Nepalese restaurant at this address. Many of the old reviews (and the menu listed here) are left over from Michele's the previous restaurant. I hope that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Market St, Intersection of Market and Congress, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3704
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-294-0107
Fresh healthy and local food in Nepali traditional style cooking . Exciting every bite!!
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