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The Ice House

112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
+1 603-431-3086
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (59 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had to queue a bit and clientele were certainly of a certain age! Service was quick though and food exactly as described with good portions. Make sure you bring cash though!

Thank C T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Home cooked seafood at its best. I've been to more seafood restaurants than I can count and this one stood out for its simple, homestyle recipes, friendly, sincere service and bright, woody decor. The menu offers a good variety of fried and grilled fish along...More

Thank Prentiss P
Reviewed 28 September 2017

It was the end of summer, not quite fall and a Friday, but everyone was SO friendly and welcoming ! I ordered the shrimp taco special. My husband got the Friday chowder special- oh, so good !!! He got the clam strips ! The waitresses...More

Thank Jacq047
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim and had a quick meal. It was just okay for us. Seafood chowder mediocre - a little watery. Shrimp not the best. My husband had some ice cream and it was good - that’s their specialty after all. We...More

Thank jvangets
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I ate here last Sunday of Labor Day weekend with a party of three people. It is clearly an organized, sought after place: you wait outside the closed wooden restaurant dining room door in a waiting area with international signs, the restaurant's menus, restrooms available,...More

Thank Bianca G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The food was great. The corn and scallop chowder was amazing, so was the crab melt! They offer great homemade sides like three bean salad and beets , something a little different than the usual coleslaw and fries. ....and the ice cream....... WOW! awesome sundaes....More

Thank wrongfootjones
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Being a parent of 3 there is nothing worse as when you buy dinner for the family and they don't eat. Well this did not happen at The Ice House. The kids loved the fried shrimp and claim stripes. My wife and I enjoyed the...More

Thank John T. C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food and ice cream. Staff is friendly and personable. I had the Rueben sandwich and it was great; followed by ice cream, of course.

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We dined inside which turned out to be a very delightful experience. Our server "Marie" was unbelievable efficient in providing what seemed to be very exceptional service. -But, low and behold, she treated everyone in the same manner.- The prices were very reasonable and the...More

Thank capbob838
Reviewed 1 August 2017

In one week, we visited Portsmouth, Kennebunkport, Portland and Bar Harbor. Of all the places we visited, The Ice House had THE BEST and the BIGGEST ice cream. Huge value here! My husband had the salted caramel, I had the moosetracks, my son had bubblegum,...More

Thank ccw060609
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-3086
We are a seasonal family friendly restaurant. We serve fried seafood, sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs and great ice cream. You can eat in our dining room or enjoy our picnic table area.
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