The 4 Best Dining Spots around Portsmouth, NH

In and around Portsmouth are located some of the best and most beautiful places to wine and dine in all of New Hampshire. Everything is just minutes from your Portsmouth Inn or Bed and Breakfast location, and you won't be afraid to indulge in the food that tastes just as good as it looks.

The Friendly Toast
113 Congress St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 430-2154

Nominated by Good Morning America as one of the best breakfast restaurants in the country, this morning delight can offer its customers a treat that will continue beyond the table and keep them coming back for more. Enjoy the party atmosphere offered here by renting out the back room, which is often used for parties, meetings and get-together opportunities during the off-peak hours. Try something on the delicious breakfast menu the next time you're around Portsmouth. You won't soon forget your experience, and it will keep you coming back year after year for the goodies that The Friendly Toast has to offer.

The Dolphin Striker
15 Bow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 431-5222

Set in the historic downtown near your Portsmouth Bed and Breakfast, this gem of a restaurant offers cuisine from all over the world with a fresh twist on New England taste. Live bands of all genres grace the stage nightly, so check the website for the event schedule. With a wide variety of entertainment and no cover fee charged, enjoyment comes easy at this high class restaurant. You'll never feel like anything less than a VIP here.  Reservations are often needed and available online.

Black Trumpet Bistro
29 Ceres Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 431-0887

Also around Portsmouth, near the historic port district, is this cute two-story bistro and wine bar. This unique building was previously used as a ship's chandlery in the early 1900s and would often sell goods to Colonial era ships docked at the harbor. In fact, a flair is added to the wine bar by the beams overhead that hold signatures from the early chandlery that add historical significance and give the place an authentic feel. Dinner is served from 5:30 p.m. until close each day, and reservations are often required. This bistro gives off an air of dignity and high class, so diners should come dressed appropriately.

The Library Restaurant
401 State Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

There is no shortage of historical landmarks around Portsmouth, and The Library Restaurant is no exception. Located in the Rockingham House, this beautiful restaurant boasts affordable, casual elegance. Located near your Portsmouth Inn, it was named one of the top martini bars in the nation. It has more than 120 vodka varieties from all over the world, a list of 96 world class martinis and an award winning wine cellar. Feel free to celebrate your special occasions at this beautiful place; events often range from weddings to birthday parties. Take a bite out of history, walk where George Washington walked and step back in time to experience the magic of Portsmouth.