A comprehensive guide to the area’s best dining. Restaurants in Portsmouth, Kittery and York, Dover, Hampton and other Seacoast towns.

Anneke Jans

Anneke Jans

American Bistro
(207) 439-0001   Kittery, ME

Anneke Jans is a neighborhood bistro with a NY city feel, where old and new friends gather to enjoy delicious food and drink good wine from our extensive list. Our menu changes often, and the parking is easy.

Carriage House Rye

Carriage House

(603) 964-8251   Rye, NH

Casual dining at Rye Beach. Just minutes between Portsmouth and Hampton Beach overlooking the ocean serving: Fresh daily catch, lobster, pasta, seafood, burgers, all-natural beef, and chicken. So sit and relax in a warm casual setting, listen to some local chit chat and enjoy great food, wine, cocktails and service on the water.

Clay Hill Farm Restaurant

Clay Hill Farm Restaurant

American, Locally-sourced
(207) 361-2272   Cape Neddick, ME

Clay Hill Farm is an award-winning restaurant and wedding venue on 11 sprawling acres. With beautiful garden paths and protected woodlands, the restaurant is the first in the country to be a certified wildlife habitat, bird sanctuary and state Environmental Leader property. Cocktail deck and weekly dining specials. NEW! Outside Dining on the Deck (In-season) Live Entertainment-Experiential Dining. Voted #1 for weddings and romantic dining.

Dockside Restaurant and Bar on York Harbor

Dockside Restaurant and Bar on York Harbor

Seafood with a Northern Italian leaning. Fresh and Local
(888) 793-5379 or (207) 363-2722   York Harbor, ME

The Dockside has the best view of York Harbor. A beautiful setting inside and out. The big mahogany bar and outdoor patio bar offer cocktails and lite fare, while our warm and comfortable dining room serves contemporary Maine cuisine for lunch and dinner. Facilities for private groups up to 160.

Mombo Restaurant


New American
(603) 433-2340   Portsmouth, NH

Mombo's dining experience is an escape from it all, offering creative cuisine with international influences and warm hospitality. Sit beside the fireplace, at the open kitchen bar, or next to the bubbling patio fountain.

Orchard Street Chop Shop

Orchard Street Chop Shop

(603) 749-0006   Dover, NH

Northern New England's only Chicago-style USDA Prime steakhouse, Orchard Street Chop Shop serves the finest meats and seafood, carefully prepared with a stunning assortment of traditional steak house sides and sumptuous desserts. Upstairs, the Top of the Chop serves a rustic menu in a less formal atmosphere.

Rudi's Portsmouth / Rudi's Market Square


(603) 430-RUDI (7834)   Portsmouth, NH

Rudi's serves savory American-style dishes in a cool, quiet, classic modern atmosphere. Relax in our brass and oak lounge, and listen to music from the baby grand piano. Or stop by our wine bar for drinks and a bite with friends.

Salt Kitchen & Bar

SALT Kitchen & Bar

Serving fine, locally-inspired food and craft cocktails at the historic Wentworth by the Sea.
(603) 373-6566   New Castle, NH

An approachable adventure of bright flavors, fresh from the sea and garden. With courses inspired by local offerings - from area-grown produce and fresh seafood to house-made pasta, and prime quality cuts of meat, only the best ingredients are used to create a wholly satisfying seasonal menu at SALT.

Stage Neck Inn restaurant

Stage Neck Inn

Seafood & Continental Cuisine plus Pub Menu
1-800-340-1130   York Harbor, ME

When you want great food with selections to please everyone in your party AND ambiance beyond compare, think of Stage Neck Inn. The Inn's cliff-top setting and grand ocean, beach and river views complement the creative cuisine and friendly service.

Three Chimneys Inn

Three Chimneys Inn

Authentic New England Cuisine
(603) 868-7800, 1-888-399-8777   Durham, NH

Three Chimneys Inn features settings for both formal and casual dining. 'Maples,' with its four fireplaces and Georgian furnishing, offers fine dining in a candlelit atmosphere. 'The Tavern,' with its granite walls, fireplace and massive beamed ceilings, provides a cozy spot for casual dining. And in season, 'The Conservatory' is a delightful place to dine in the shade of an old English grape arbor.