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45 Market Street Bakery & Cafe ($$)
(9 ratings)

45 Market St Map It!
Somersworth, NH 03878
(603) 692-4511
4.5 out of 5
9 ratings
Lexie's Joint ($)
(768 ratings)

212 Islington St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 319-4055
lexiesjoint.com
  • Stairway to Heaven (Burger)
    burger w/ braised short ribs, caramelized onions, BBQ & cheddar; looks good
4.5 out of 5
768 ratings
#20 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); specialize in taking regular meals & putting them on burgers
Mr. Mac's ($$)
(406 ratings)

497 Hooksett Rd Map It!
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 606-1760
mr-macs.com
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Manchester, NH"
  • "Deluxe" Cheeseburger Mac
    cheeseburger mac plus bacon, onions, pickles & Thousand Island dressing, topped w/ bread crumbs; looks good
4.5 out of 5
406 ratings
opened in 2010; offers a variety of skillet baked mac 'n' cheese, plus take & bake
  • Buckwheat Pancakes
    batter made w/ organically grown grains that is stone-ground in-house; served w/ maple tray (maple sugar, maple paste & NH maple syrup); looks good
4.5 out of 5
420 ratings
since 1938; 2006 James Beard winner (American Classic Award); open 7am-3pm daily
Cotton ($$)
(454 ratings)

75 Arms St Map It!
Manchester, NH 03101
(603) 622-5488
www.cottonfood.com
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Throwback"
  • Steak Diane
    beef flatiron steak, grilled asparagus, mashed potatoes & sauce of shallots, mushrooms, brandy, dijon, demi glace & cream; looks good!
4.0 out of 5
454 ratings
est. 2000; American upscale dining w/ traditional & modern dishes plus creative drinks
Friendly Toast ($$)
(1503 ratings)

113 Congress St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 430-2154
thefriendlytoast.net
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Portsmouth"
  • Sklarmageddon
    6-egg omlette w/ sausage, bacon, ham, red-chile pecans, jalapeno-jack and Swiss cheeses topped w/ a zesty maple sour cream and sides of home fries & toast; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1503 ratings
opened in 1996; funky, crazy and fun decor; ABC's Good Morning America says Toast as one of four Best Breakfast restaurants in country (from its website); also in Cambridge, MA
Gilley's ($)
(169 ratings)

175 Fleet St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 431-6343
www.gilleyspmlunch.com
  • Chili Dog
    topped w/ chili, relish, onions, ketchup, mustard & sauerkraut; looks good
  • Hot Dog w/ Everything
    steamed beef-pork-and-veal frank w/ chili con carne, relish, onions, mustard, ketchup and sauerkraut; looks good
  • Poutine
    side dish; fries covered in cheese curds topped w/ housemade gravy; "poutine" translated is "mess"; looks good
4.0 out of 5
169 ratings
#96 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); started as a hauled-in lunch cart in Market Square since 1912 and then a permanently-situated diner in 1974; long lines; trivia: Guinness book of world records has cited Gilley's as having the most parking tickets ever issued (over 5,000) from 1912-1974
Jumpin Jay's Fish CafeSee Jumpin Jay's Fish Cafe Video ($$$)
(389 ratings)

150 Congress St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 766-3474
www.jumpinjays.com
  • Crab Grilled Cheese Sandwich
    freshly picked Jonah crab meat w/ Vermont sharp cheddar; offered seasonally; endorsed by Samantha Brown; looks good
4.0 out of 5
389 ratings
two blocks down from Market Square in Portsmouth
KC's Rib Shack ($$)
(629 ratings)

837 Second St Map It!
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 627-7427
www.ribshack.net
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Manchester, NH"
  • "The Feedbag Shovel"
    feeds 3-5 people; 1 rack of ribs, 1/2 lb each of pulled pork, beef brisket, pulled chicken & sausage, plus 2 sides of 16 oz & 4 pieces of cornbread
4.0 out of 5
629 ratings
est. 1998; menu highlights hickory-smoked ribs & BBQ in a casual setting; smokers run 24/7
  • Apu Burger
    named after Apu from the show The Simpsons; Indian spiced lamb burger; Paneer cheese; Jalapeno-mango chutney; cilantro-lime mayo; crumbled pistachios
  • Kitchen Ribs
    brined, slow roasted, house BBQ rub, finished w/ an Agrodolce sauce; "that is outstanding!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.0 out of 5
223 ratings
opened in 2011; serving mainly sandwiches focused on scratch cooking & creative spins on comfort fare; "NY-style deli on steroids"
Moxy ($$)
(389 ratings)

106 Penhallow St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 319-8178
moxyrestaurant.com
  • Goat Stroganoff
    w/ Russian banana fingerling potatoes, baby carrots, potato straws & fresh dill
  • New England Dinner 2.0
    corned beef brisket, napa cabbage, crisp potatoes, Raye's maple mustard, pickled veg
4.0 out of 5
389 ratings
serving modern American tapas; James Beard best chef northeast semifinalist, 2016, 2015
Red Arrow Diner ($)
(627 ratings)

61 Lowell St Map It!
Manchester, NH 03101
(603) 626-1118
www.redarrowdiner.com
  • American Chop Suey
    elegant version of Beefaroni (macaroni, beef in tomato-based sauce); looks good
  • Pork Pie
    "Grandma's recipe"; spiced ground pork mixed w/ mashed potatoes served in a pie; looks good
  • "Dinah Fingers"
    homemade Twinkies; looks good
  • French Toast Sticks
    deep fried
4.0 out of 5
627 ratings
since 1922; 24/7 diner; local favorite; "By sticking to the simple formula of good food, low prices, courteous service, and clean atmosphere, the Red Arrow packs 'em in." (USA Today); won multiple awards & accolades
Street Food 360 ($$)
(535 ratings)

801 Islington St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03802
(603) 436-0860
www.streetfood360.com
  • Lamb Shawarma
    slow roasted middle eastern spiced lamb on pita w/ tzatziki, tomato, onion, lettuce; looks good
  • Seamita
    sandwich w/ scallop, shrimp & local whitefish cake or seared whitefish w/ all the Cemita fixin's
4.0 out of 5
535 ratings
eclectic, casual restaurant & cocktail lounge serving the world's most flavorful street food in one lively place
  • Chili & Cheese Corn Holes
    house-made chili & cheese infused hot dogs bites, corn hole batter, chili queso dip, Sriracha ketchup
  • Steak Tips
    looks good
  • Whole Tuckin' Farm Burger
    Angus cow burger, fried chicken, smoky bacon, Tuck sauce, cheddar cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
897 ratings
opened in 2012; started as a meat market specialty shop but added the food & drink tavern shortly thereafter; "a Carnivore Emporium" - Guy Fieri
Vida CantinaSee Vida Cantina Video ($$)
(367 ratings)

2456 Lafayette Rd Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 501-0648
www.vidacantinanh.com
  • Confit Pork Belly Tacos
    in corn tortillas w/ cotija cheese, mango habanero salsa
  • Pig Head Platter
    full split-in-half pig head w/ all the sides to make tacos
4.0 out of 5
367 ratings
local favorite serving modern Mexican cuisine
J P's Eatery [CLOSED] ($)
(3 ratings)

38 Main St Map It!
Durham, NH 03824
(603) 868-7449
As Seen On:
Man v. Food Nation, Episode: "Portsmouth"
  • Slapshot Challenge
    challenge: 15 sliders, half-pound of fries and a pound of milkshake (total of 4 lbs) in 30 min; Paul "Chappy" Chapman (Univ. of NH strength and conditioning coach) won...w/ 4 seconds to spare
3.5 out of 5
3 ratings
[CLOSED]
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Manchester, NH"
  • Inferno Burger Challenge
    1-lb burger patty infused w/ ghost pepper paste, topped w/ jalapeƱos, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato & red onion on a toasted bun; served w/ 2-lbs of spicy fries; finish in under 20 minutes for a t-shirt & a spot on the Wall of Fame; Casey lost
3.5 out of 5
64 ratings
est. 2001; classic Carolina barbecue & catering
  • Lobster Roll
3.0 out of 5
422 ratings
Tie for #36 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Markey's vs. Brown's
Markey's Lobster Pool ($$)
(373 ratings)

420 New Hampshire 286 Map It!
Seabrook, NH 03874
(603) 474-2851
  • Lobster Roll
3.0 out of 5
373 ratings
Tie for #36 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Markey's vs. Brown's
New Hampshire   (19 restaurants)