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Portsmouth Brewery

56 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3750
+1 603-431-1115
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Pub, Soups, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
56 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3750
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited while staying in Portsmouth. I had the fish and chips. It was good. The service was very good.

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to eat at one of the local breweries and chose the Portsmouth Brewery because of the Truffle Fries. The three of us ordered beer first - 5 C's IPA, Royal Impy Stout and Wild Thang - all good. We also ordered Truffle Fries...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This a combination eatery/store. We only visited the store and those who wanted tasted the current offerings. The host is knowledgeable and engaging. Almost convinced me to try the beer. I don't drink beer but like the smell of some. A curse tempered with wine.

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by to reward my wife with a burger after her excellent finish in recent Portsmouth road race. Service was very good, food was very good, and beer was great. We did sit down at about 11.50 AM and the place was just filling up,...More

Thank KandNLakeGeorge_NY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in to try the local brews and wasn't disappointed. A nice selection that were reasonably priced.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a lunch. Service was a little basic nothing great nothing horrible. Place was neat looked like there's a lot of history but hard to tell as nothing really explains any history. Food was good and like the wait staff nothing great and...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a difficult review to write because on the one hand, they messed up, but on the other hand, they tried to make it right. The end result is that while some of the food was quite delicious, I would not go back. Because...More

Thank Aibutiej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little brew pub in the heart of Portsmouth. I was impressed with their beer selection of which most were their home brews and they were quite good! I have to admit that I was most impressed by the food. I would say way above...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beer is above average and the food is quite tasty Overall a great experience 🍺Parking is rough especially on busy nights

Thank garykB8764LC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a town full of great restaurants, Portsmouth Brewery is definitely one of the top. Fantastic food and an ever changing selection of great craft beers makes a visit to the the Portsmouth Brewery a must for both visitors and locals alike.

Thank Robert K
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Questions & Answers
24 September 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline L | Reviewed this property |
There's no outdoor seating so I would say no to the dog
24 September 2017|
Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
There is no outdoor patio
Patricia C
14 June 2015|
Response from Peter E | Property representative |
Good morning, Thanks for your question. The answer is a qualified yes. Like many other older buildings in downtown Portsmouth, ours was not built to meet ADA requirements. Our front entrance is two steps up from the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Market St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3750
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1115
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Welcome to New Hampshire's original brewpub, a landmark in downtown Portsmouth's thriving restaurant scene since 1991. Our wide-ranging menu is complemented by a selection of our own unique, hand-crafted beers, as well as selected guest beers, including hard-to-find selections from our sister company, Smuttynose Brewing Co. Come for the beer. Stay for the food. We serve all types!
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