New Hampshire

  (22 restaurants)    
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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
Big Dave's Bagels & Deli ($)
(169 ratings)

1130 Eastman Rd Map It!
North Conway, NH 03860
(603) 356-3283
  • Jalapeno Parmesan Bagel
    parmesan-crusted; Guy had it w/ bacon horseradish cream cheese; looks good
  • Kweenies
    dessert pastry; "like a croissant on steroids" (from its website); looks good
4.5 out of 5
169 ratings
since 2010; husband-and-wife team started successful bagel shop in NY in 1989, sold it in 2006, & started new shop in NH in 2010
Lexie's Joint ($)
(848 ratings)

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

497 Hooksett Rd Map It!
Manchester, NH 03104
(603) 606-1760
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
457 ratings
opened in 2010; offers a variety of skillet baked mac 'n' cheese, plus take & bake
Polly's Pancake Parlor ($$)
(513 ratings)

672 Rt 117 Map It!
Sugar Hill, NH 03586
(603) 823-5575
  • 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
513 ratings
since 1938; 2006 James Beard winner (American Classic Award); open 7am-3pm daily
Barley and SaltSee Barley and Salt Video ($$)
(389 ratings)

1699 White Mountain Hwy Map It!
North Conway, NH 03860
(603) 307-1037
  • Chicken Piccata
    fried, lightly breaded chicken breast, fontina cheese, arugula, warm lemon caper piccata sauce, focaccia bread, garlic mashed potatoes; "one of the best piccatas I've ever had...destination dish" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Thai Coconut Chicken Tacos
    organic chicken thighs slow roasted w/coconut milk & curry, snow peas, red onion, cilantro, sweet & spicy chili sauce
4.0 out of 5
389 ratings
"New Hampshire's largest tap house--you can choose from 30 rotating craft draft beer lines" (from its website); focus on beer & complimentary international cuisine
Cotton ($$)
(502 ratings)

75 Arms St Map It!
Manchester, NH 03101
(603) 622-5488
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
502 ratings
est. 2000; American upscale dining w/ traditional & modern dishes plus creative drinks
Friendly Toast ($$)
(1714 ratings)

113 Congress St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 430-2154
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
1714 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 ($)
(182 ratings)

175 Fleet St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 431-6343
  • 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
182 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
J P's Eatery [CLOSED] ($)
(4 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
4.0 out of 5
4 ratings
Jumpin Jay's Fish CafeSee Jumpin Jay's Fish Cafe Video ($$$)
(428 ratings)

150 Congress St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 766-3474
  • 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
428 ratings
two blocks down from Market Square in Portsmouth
KC's Rib Shack ($$)
(759 ratings)

837 Second St Map It!
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 627-7427
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
759 ratings
est. 1998; menu highlights hickory-smoked ribs & BBQ in a casual setting; smokers run 24/7
Kitchen Eatery and Catering ($$)
(250 ratings)

171 Islington St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 319-8630
  • 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
250 ratings
opened in 2011; serving mainly sandwiches focused on scratch cooking & creative spins on comfort fare; "NY-style deli on steroids"
Moat Mountain Smokehouse & BrewingSee Moat Mountain Smokehouse & Brewing Video ($$)
(982 ratings)

3378 White Mountain Hwy Rte 16 Map It!
North Conway, NH 03860
(603) 356-6381
  • BBQ Meatloaf
    served w/ garlic mashed, squash & green beans topped w/ Austin sauce; looks good
  • Brisket & Mushroom Empanadas
    beef brisket, mushrooms, Austin BBQ sauce, sauteed onions, smoked Gouda, drizzled w/ goat cheese ranch & Austin BBQ sauce
4.0 out of 5
982 ratings
since 2014; "full spectrum of hospitality, great beers, good vibes, and some amazing eats" (from its website); 20-barrel brewing system is housed in an historic, 1700s renovated barn
Moxy ($$)
(417 ratings)

106 Penhallow St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 319-8178
  • 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
417 ratings
serving modern American tapas; James Beard best chef northeast semifinalist, 2016, 2015
Red Arrow Diner ($)
(696 ratings)

61 Lowell St Map It!
Manchester, NH 03101
(603) 626-1118
  • 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
696 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 ($$)
(610 ratings)

801 Islington St Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03802
(603) 436-0860
  • 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
610 ratings
eclectic, casual restaurant & cocktail lounge serving the world's most flavorful street food in one lively place
Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery ($$)
(1060 ratings)

58 Route 27 Map It!
Raymond, NH 03077
(603) 244-2431
  • 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
1060 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 ($$)
(410 ratings)

2456 Lafayette Rd Map It!
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 501-0648
  • 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
410 ratings
local favorite serving modern Mexican cuisine
Smoke Shack Southern Barbecue & Ice Cream ($$)
(79 ratings)

146 King St Map It!
Boscawen, NH 03303
(603) 796-2046
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
79 ratings
est. 2001; classic Carolina barbecue & catering
Brown's Seabrook Lobster Pound ($$)
(477 ratings)

407 Rte 286 Map It!
Seabrook, NH 03874
(603) 474-3331
  • Lobster Roll
3.0 out of 5
477 ratings
Tie for #36 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Markey's vs. Brown's
Markey's Lobster Pool ($$)
(405 ratings)

420 New Hampshire 286 Map It!
Seabrook, NH 03874
(603) 474-2851
  • Lobster Roll
3.0 out of 5
405 ratings
Tie for #36 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown): Markey's vs. Brown's
New Hampshire   (22 restaurants)