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Cafe Mediterraneo

119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-427-5563
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood risotto” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (22 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took my daughter here for 21st birthday. The service was average and one they delivered a burnt overcooked piece of chicken parmesan they reluctantly took it back and replaced it with a another order. The used the same pasta didn't even replayed it. The...More

Thank paul l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been dining at Cafe Med for years and it’s always our go-to place. Friends from DC were visiting and I suggested Cafe Med for lunch. Their lunch menu varies from the dinner menu. I do wish they would carry over some of their items...More

Thank FiftyandDiningOut
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would have been a better review were it not for our server, but more on that later. We met friends at Cafe Mediterraneo and have a very good meal. Each couple shared a salad, and the Caesar salad and the Cabrese salad were both...More

Thank bbwex
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Nick was his usual jovial self as the bartender. Owners are normally there and very friendly. Good food and service.

Thank Marcus C
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We visited Cafe Mediterraneo again on January 26, 2018 with friends from Massachusetts. As always we were warmly greeted. The food and service was wonderful and even our friend who is a foodie commented on how good the meal he ordered was. We have eaten...More

Thank Medrosr
Reviewed 26 January 2018

My daughter wanted Italian food while we were in Portsmouth and cafe mediterraneo came recommended. It was a busy Saturday night , the place was packed, we were early for our reservation, but we were offered a table in the front. The bread and oil...More

Thank coppola3
Reviewed 11 January 2018

A great addition to your "foodie" treks. Fantastic drinks, apps and awesome dinners. Fruitte de Marre awesome....scallops...so many to choose from...terrific service to boot

Thank DogFoodGuy_57
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

My first ahi tuna..... which was absolutely delicious. My first lobster ravioli..... also absolutely delicious. Loved this restaurant and the service was excellent. Wish we had more Italian restaurants like this in England. I also had my first cannoli.....yummy. My boyfriend wasn’t as impressed with...More

Thank Vicky A
Reviewed 17 December 2017

My wife and I often have dinner at the bar. The food is always exceptional and the staff are always friendly and professional

Thank joel b
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Recently visited Cafe Med for dinner with friends. Calamari was very salty but lobster raviolis were very good. Everyone really enjoyed their meals and the wine! Staff was attentive, friendly. I recommend making a reservation as this place gets packed!

Thank Denise D
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Questions & Answers
3 March 2017|
Response from LucyLu801 | Reviewed this property |
They were able to make our meals gluten free. My daughter had the marsala with penne, I believe.
Kelly W
20 February 2016|
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Response from zinfulone | Reviewed this property |
There is on the street parking and the city public parking lot is a very short walk away.
7 October 2015|
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Response from lefty117 | Reviewed this property |
The menu is on their website and if you walking around Portsmouth, it is in their window.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-427-5563
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