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Thanksgiving Dining Options in Portsmouth, NH?

So far for Thanksgiving we have (and these are in downtown Portsmouth)

The Library Restaurant. Clubby, classic. Excellent bar for dining...both at the bar and in cushy chairs in the lounge.

The Common Man. Another great bar to sit at for solo dining. I don't have specifics on the dinner yet, but I know they are serving.

The Dolphin Striker. They have a "common table" with a view from the window that's a sort of bar to sit at for solo diners. Classic Thanksgiving Dinner and seafood.

The Chef’s Table...late lunch not dinner--closing early so It's one of those holiday meals you'll eat in the afternoon.. Upstairs is the RipTide bar to sit at or a lounge area table. Very friendly, welcoming staff.

Harbor’s Edge--This is the restaurant in the Sheraton Hotel...they do a buffet and you can sit upstairs in the lounge/bar.

more to come, hopefully that's not all!

Outside of Portsmouth

In York...Blue Sky at York Beach. Swank. modern decor and good food by the beach. .

Wentworth By the Sea Hotel and Spa... They pull out all the stops on Thanksgiving.It's outside of downtown but if you have no car, a short cab ride. They do a dinner from 1-10 and a buffet from 11-5. The bar in the lounge is small, but fine for dining and in the lounge are plenty of small tables. There will likely be other solo diners there. The buffet is always great.

Dolphin Striker
15 Bow Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Thanksgiving Dining Options in Portsmouth, NH?

Hi- I'm the restaurant critic and food writer for the Portsmouth Herald---
I'll get a list together for you. I also dine alone at the bar so I'll let you know which ones are best for that. It might take a day or so.
Rachel Forrest

Lydia Shire's Blue Sky on York Beach, ME

The Website is

I've made three visits so far, one a month after opening and the last one last night and the last visit was much better.

huevos rancheros in Hampton/Portsmouth NH Area

Colby's on Daniel Street in Downtown Portsmouth has it! I just had some the other day...terrific. Open lunch and breakfast.

Dinner in Newburyport?

I'm going to second the 10 Center St. recommendation. there's also Agave which is modern Mexican and a classic steakhouse called Mission Oak Grill which is nice.

Margaux: Bistro Populaire in South Berwick

yes, I have. It's very small and like dining in a little house out on some country road in France. Very intimate and casual and the menu changes frequently. It's real bistro food, unfussy simple and good.