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Spaulding Steak & Ale at The Governor's Inn

78 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867-1921
+1 603-332-0107
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
19 Jul 2018
“Superior dining”
24 Jun 2018
“Very pleasant ”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
78 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867-1921
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

This is a gem inside a gem. Located inside the historic Governor's Inn this bar and eatery serves up a great and extensive menu. The chef is great if you have a special request and the food is delicious. Service is quick and very friendly....More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Our 1st visit but not our last. The clam chowder was excellent. Their shrimp and haddock scampi was good too.

Thank wrpupkis
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Was staying at The Governors Inn and decided to have dinner here to celebrate our daughter’s college graduation. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. Our food came cooked to order and was all delicious with the exception of our one beef dish which was cooked...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The bar is small but nice, old school you could say. the service is ok the regular crowd seems to get better service than the drop ins.

Thank _rwwsr
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

So this is on the first floor of the Inn. You can hit the bar, there are a couple dining areas, the staff was very nice, good stiff drinks, and everything I ate was quite good. I hope to go back next year!

Thank Steele-Worldwide
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Food was EXCELLANT as always .. Robin is a SUPERB manager and Dawna is a GREAT bartender....!!!. I love this place.. great atmosphere..!!

1  Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good food, a friendly staff who are knowledgable of the food and the area, you feel like you are dining in a family home as you are seated in small rooms with only a few tables.

1  Thank Michael R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have dined here many times and the food is usually good. Friday's lunch was not pleasant because of the loud rock music. Yes, it is a pub atmosphere -- but for lunch, the music should be mellow and suitable for dining conversation. The tables...More

Thank 1salam1
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We've been to the Governor's Inn many times, and are always happy with the menu choices and food. It helps that the inn is a spectacular old building with antique atmosphere all around.

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went to the governors inn for dinner at their restaurant. They were very friendly. We ordered the French onion soup and Caesar salad to start and the butternut squash ravioli and steak tips for dinner. The food was good. Portions were ok but a...More

Thank Chris K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867-1921
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-332-0107
  • This restaurant is at The Governor's Inn
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