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Poco's Bow Street Cantina

37 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3819
+1 603-431-5967
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“nachos” (23 reviews)
“margarita's” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
37 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3819
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a few days of vacation, eating nothing but fried fish, we needed a change. Poco’s hit the spot. Located in the heart of super cute and trendy Portsmouth, Pocos offers delicious moderately priced Mexican cuisine. Be sure to start with a margarita and the...More

Thank JuliaC41
Reviewed 1 week ago

They are very proud of the their Margaritas - which were ok. Hot sunny day - seemed mystified when we ask for the umbrella to be put up. Service was not all that attentive.

Thank FundDude
Reviewed 1 week ago

Poco's has a really great menu - yes, Mexican is prominent, but they have loads of other interesting dishes as well. Very good value in what can be a pretty pricey town. And the setting on the water is marvelous as well!

Thank rgmDurham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After wearing ourselves out and working up an appetite walking around the shops in downtown Portsmouth on a beautiful summer day, my mom and I took a well-needed lunch break @ Poco's. We were able to get a table for 2 on the upper deck...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for quick lunch during a business trip and only had an hour. It was an easy walk downtown and was seated on the deck immediately. Great, quick service on a busy Saturday. The chips and salsa were huge, and the shrimp tacos were...More

Thank Sw4767
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You'll be eating near to Portsmouth harbor, outside or inside, with good food & friendly staff. The nachos are among the best I've eaten, & the main courses are appetizing & tasty. The price is right, & I recommend you give it a try.

Thank DocSag
Reviewed 7 July 2018

If you get nothing else here, make sure you get the nachos! Their chips are amazing! We always try to sit outside on a nice day, but the atmosphere here is great all around. The seating is a little cramped, which can make it difficult...More

Thank kevindV8411QP
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We got chips and queso and it was good. But, not amazing. The lobster and corn chowder was good but made in a red sauce. Not your basic clam chowder base. The haddock sandwich was incredible!

Thank alisafranz50by50
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 5 family members. We sat right away on the first floor outside patio overlooking the harbor. Our server, Mia was interactive and efficient. The food was ok/good (lobster roll, fried haddock sandwich, broiled haddock, shrimp tacos, pork enchiladas) priced at...More

Thank Dmlsun
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I had the coconut shrimp with mango sauce which was very good. Then I had a Lobster Roll. This was a good place to eat for lunch. Waitress was very pleasant.

Thank 193harrym
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3819
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-5967
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Poco's Bow Street Cantina offers a great atmosphere and menu for all occasions. Whether you are looking for lunch on the water, a romantic dinner, or a night out with friends, we are the perfect place. Dining and Porch Our beautiful dining room is the perfect place to enjoy a meal and look out at the Piscatuqua River whether inside or on the porch. With plenty of seating we can provide a quaint table for two or host your large party. The dining room is also available for private functions. Please call for more details. Non-Smoking. Cantina Poco's cantina has been a local hot spot for a long time. Locals and those visiting Portsmouth for the first time come to enjoy our romantic fireplace, enjoy the atmosphere, and grab a drink from our new extensive drink menu. Full menu available. Deck Our two large seasonal decks (one upstairs and one downstairs) are the perfect spot to relax, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy the views of a working waterfront.
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