Fine Dining-Seated                       
The Village Tavern                           110 Alfred Rd                                 Kennebunk, ME
207 604 7954  
Salmon, Short Ribs and Lamb Shank were all excellent. Short ribs are a very large serving …. great for leftovers. Good service, nice atmosphere, reasonable prices. The locals seem to love it!
Stripers                                      133 Ocean Ave                               Kennebunkport, ME
 (207) 967-3118    
Fresh, innovative, local seafood and beautiful sunset views where the ocean meets the river in Kennebunkport, Maine.  This is the Bush family’s favorite stop. Yes, that Bush!
Old Vines Wine Bar                           173 Port Rd                                   Kennebunk, ME
This small French cuisine is located downtown. Housed in a 19th-century barn with a heated covered outdoor patio. Fine wine, craft cocktails, local beer, popular place, so reservations are recommended.
White Barn Inn Restaurant                 37 Beach Ave                            Kennebunk, ME
Local landmark for over 150 years. AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star endorsements. Serving a four-course prix fixe menu featuring the finest fresh local ingredients. The White Barn Restaurant is a very memorable experience.
Hurricane Restaurant             29 Dock Square                            Kennebunkport, ME
Sitting over the Kennebunk River in Kennebunkport.   Hurricane serves only the freshest seafood, steak, and chops.   The wine….130 plus selections by the bottle with almost 60 available by the glass and has won Hurricane Wine Spectator awards for over 20 years.
Earth at Hidden Pond                  354 Goose Rocks Rd           Kennebunkport, ME
(207) 967-6550
Nestled amongst balsam trees and birch forest, local meats, and seafood. Hand-made pastas, house-made charcuterie, and wood oven entrees. Pond and garden views and nightly bonfires…. Truly unique and romantic!
Fisherman's Catch Restaurant      134 Harbor Road                             Wells, ME
Fresh Maine seafood, for more than 40 years.  A welcoming and unique atmosphere and great food. Go to “The CATCH" to relax and enjoy wonderful people. Since 1982 (closed Wednesday)
Jonathan's Ogunquit                      92 Bourne Ln                                  Ogunquit, ME
(207) 646-4777
Fresh seafood, classic European dishes, grilled steaks and more…for a romantic date night with casual-fine dining with entertainment.  All lamb products that we have on the menu has been farm-raised at Jonathan’s Farm in South Berwick, Maine
Jackie's Too Restaurant            91 Perkins Cove Rd                          Ogunquit, ME
(207) 646-4444
Where the Marginal Way begins and ends!   A great views place to share a meal with family and friends.  The award-winning menu on the ocean with fresh seafood dishes, steaks, grilled chicken and creative pasta dishes
Barnacle Billys                       70 Perkins Cove Rd                                  Ogunquit, ME
(207) 646-5575
Tucked along the edge of picturesque Perkins Cove with extensive indoor and sundeck seating. Known for their lobster everything!  They also have barbecue chicken, corn, hamburgers, hot dogs, and great desserts.
Clay Hill Farm                                  220 Clay Hill Rd                        Cape Neddick, ME
(207) 361-2272
Built-in 1780 as a working farm, nestled amidst acres of rolling lawns, protected woodlands, and colorful gardens.  Fresh, local, and seasonal food products. Be greeted by live entertainment
Frankie & Johnny's Natural Foods       1594 US Rt 1                   Cape Neddick, ME 
(207) 363-1909
Elegant BYO restaurant American restaurant with local ingredients; salads are renowned, homemade pasta.
Mimmo's Italian Restaurant            243 Long Beach Ave                   York Beach, ME
(207) 363-3807
Right across from Long Sands Beach a BYOB restaurant specializing in authentic Italian entrees with garlic bread that is made with fresh garlic daily. All dinners are prepared to order.
Robert's Maine Grill                                      326 US Rt 1                               Kittery, ME
(207) 439-0300
Seafood, farm-to-table vegetables, all-natural grass-fed beef, lobster, baked and fried seafood, burgers, and local craft beer.   Check out a Bloody Mary!
Tulsi                                                 20 Walker St                                               Kittery, ME
(207) 451-9511
Northern Indian cuisine, Moghlai and contemporary dishes. The eatery has been named one of the top Indian eateries in the country.
Ristorante Massimo                          59 Penhallow St                          Portsmouth, NH
(603) 436-4000
Nestled in historic downtown Portsmouth this truly authentic, Italian fine dining, upscale restaurant.  Ultimate dining experience. The Tiramisu here is a MUST!
The Puddle Dock                                   66 Marcy St                      Portsmouth, NH
(603) 373-8192
Comfort food with a fine-dining spin.  Located in Strawbery Banke and abutting Prescott Park
Black Trumpet                          29 Ceres Street           Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Neighborhood bistro & bar overlooking the harbor. Small, intimate, and romantic. Nice Mediterranean approach, local craft cuisine, American, and vegetarian available.
Bridge Street Bistrot & Wine Bar            64 Bridge St                       Portsmouth, NH
French dinners with a small-warm ambiance, delicious food from fresh ingredients and a quality wine list.   Feels like a true French bistro!
The Cure                                         189 State Street                            Portsmouth NH
American Bistro Cuisine, cozy American comfort food with an upscale twist. Items are prepared fresh daily, and they brine and slow-cook many meats for maximum tenderness and flavor. Five onion soup and squash soup for sure! (reservations recommended)
Moxy                                           106 Penhallow St                                Portsmouth, NH
(603) 319-5011
The French Laundry-trained chef brings inventive unique and contemporary tapas plates. Locally sourced seafood and oysters (from Great Bay); as well a selection of American foods that make the pallet pleased.
The Library Restaurant               401 State Street #5,                         Portsmouth, NH
Upscale classic, traditional steakhouse with an original Colonial Revival vaulted ceiling, three crackling fireplaces, and a thirty-seat bar.  Finest cuts of prime steaks Since 1975
Botanica Restaurant                       110 Brewery Ln St 105                 Portsmouth, NH
(603) 373-0979
A French Restaurant and Gin Bar located in Portsmouth's West End. (full bar and a nice wine list as well) The duck is always the taste test for the French menu and the confit here passes with flying colors! Don’t miss the chocolate souffle.                   
Surf Seafood                           99 Bow St Suite 200W                                 Portsmouth
(603) 334-9855
Top-end seafood with a great view of the harbor.   A must-try is the crab cake appetizer! Seasonally both indoor and outdoor dining are available
The River House Restaurant                      53 Bow St                            Portsmouth, NH
(603) 431-2600
Seafood on the waterfront is housed in a building that dates back as far as 1807. Seven-time champions of the "Golden Ladle" for our seafood chowder
Durbar Square Restaurant                         10 Market St                          Portsmouth, NH
(603) 294-0107
 Himalayan cuisine is delicious Nepalese food momos and tarkari curried delicacies. Authentic and amazing. If you are looking for something different and good, try this place!

Martingale Wharf Restaurant                           99 Bow St suite W     Portsmouth, NH
(603) 431-0901
Seafood and farm fresh ingredients on the waterfront with the largest deck for outdoor dining deck, beautiful views.
Vida Cantina                                          2456 Lafayette Rd                       Portsmouth, NH
(603) 501-0648
Modern Mexican Cuisine from a James Beard nominated chef.  Fun night out, cocktails are a nice treat here, has a large bar area and lots of seating.
The Oar House                                 55 Ceres St                                Portsmouth, NH
(603) 436-4025
Fine American cuisine. seafood, steaks, lobster in the historic Merchant's Row building; the deck at The Oar House is on the harbor.
5 Thai Bistro                                    40 Pleasant St                              Portsmouth, NH
Solid authentic Thai restaurant; coconut milk curries, noodle dishes, khao soi with chicken, crispy duck… fresh ingredients and beautiful presentation.
Salt Kitchen & Bar     588 Wentworth Rd Wentworth by the Sea       New Castle, NH
(603) 373-6566
Located inside the Wentworth by the Sea, elegant dining, (New American) inspiring resipes. Great lounge and dining ambience.   A must try is the lobster bisque.
Cava                                                   10 Commercial Alley                  Portsmouth NH
Two wine bars, one upstairs, one in the cave.  Spanish tapas plates with excellent pairing assistance.  Seasonally, the “vertical garden” offers a great outdoor dining experience.
Atlantic Grill Fresh                              5 Pioneer Road                                               Rye NH
(603) 433-3000
Creative classic and fresh seafood, steaks, oysters along with locally inspired seasonal recipes.  Heated deck and beautiful lounge with fireplace, tables overlook colorful gardens.
CR's The Restaurant                        287 Exeter Rd                            Hampton, NH
(603) 929-7972
High end ambiance, everything from pizzas, satisfying salads, to classic entrées. Great place to have a nice romantic dinner
The Old Salt & Lamie's Restaurant        490 Lafayette Rd             Hampton, NH
(603) 926-0330
Built in 1740, fresh seafood and traditional New England fare with a nautical tavern. Recommend the Sunday brunch buffet.
The Galley Hatch                                           325 Lafayette Road                      Hampton, NH
(603) 926-6152
Established in 1970, traditional American Food freshest seafood, steaks, prime rib, poultry, pasta and the desserts that were amazing!  Award-winning bakery
Epoch Gastropub                                           90 Front St                                 Exeter, NH
(603) 778-3762
Where the culinary experience is just as important as the drink, farm to table concept with an extensive wine list. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch are a mix of small plates, sandwiches, large plates, sides and sweets.
Jalisco                                             89 Main Street                                East Kingston, NH
(603) 347 - 5256
Pronounced [haˈlisko], a family Mexican restaurant & cantina. Classic Mexican dishes and daring new ventures; authentic taste of Mexico for the entire family.
Rick's Food & Spirits                  143 Main Street                                   Kingston, NH
Small restaurant with lots of good options. New American menu, indoor & outdoor seating.   Check out the movie night tasting.
Barrington                                  567 Calef's Hwy Rt 125                         Barrington, NH
(603) 664-4000
Dante's Bistro Bar and Grille
Excellent Italian Fare with organically fed locally raised meats and fish.  Maybe you want to relax? This location also has uniquely a 12000 sq/ft spa and salon
Three Chimneys Inn & Frost Sawyer Tavern        17 Newmarket Road                     Durham, NH      603-868-7800
In the 1649 homestead, dishes from scratch, farm-to-table cuisine, craft brews and cocktails Indoor Dining: Wednesday through Saturday 5-9pm.
Fun & Casual -Seafood
The following have delicious food in a more casual setting.
Billy's Chowder House                             216 Mile Road                       Wells, Maine    
Delicious seafood since 1979. The restaurant is known for its award-winning clam chowder, which is made with fresh clams, potatoes, onions, and cream. Great views overlooking the Rachel Carson Wildlife Refuge & Tidal Marsh
Chauncey Creek Lobster Pier          16 Chauncey Creek Rd               Kittery Point Me
(207) 439-1030
BYOB Bring a tablecloth, some wine, and bread for sitting outside over the creek while enjoying you cooked to order lobster!
Old Ferry Landing                                           10 Ceres St                   Portsmouth, NH   
Classic New England seafood since the 1970s.  For those who indulge check out the famous “Jimmy Juice” cocktail.  Seasonal restaurant open May – October outside on the water next to the tugboats
Petey's Summertime Seafood                1323 Ocean Blvd                              Rye, NH
(603) 433-1937
Lobster and fresh Seafood, oysters, lobster tails, and onion strings…quaint nautical restaurant sits on the marsh across from the beach. Dine-in or take-out.
Ray's Seafood & Lobsters                   1677 Ocean Blvd                                  Rye, NH
(603) 436-2280
 Seafood Casual dining rooms and decks. Great setting overlooking the ocean on the second floor.
Al's Seafood                            51 Lafayette Rd (Rt 1)                            North Hampton
Fresh seafood restaurant in a casual New England setting. Dine-in, take-out. Check out the fresh seafood market too!
Newick's Lobster House           431 Dover Point Road                            Dover, NH 
While looking at the Piscataqua River and Great Bay enjoy great food, great funservice since 1948.
Rye Harbor Lobster Pound                 1870 Ocean Blvd                                   Rye, NH
A Shack in a parking lot, on the harbor grab a quick bite, noted for the lobster roll and the chowders were excellent!  
Just Fun & Casual!
Ronaldo's Ristorante                 69 Lafayette Rd Suite 2              North Hampton, NH
(603) 964-5064
 Italian cuisine, from pasta to seafood, in an informal dining room
Airfield Café                                  9A Lafayette Rd                          North Hampton NH
(603) 964-1654
 Family restaurant, breakfast & lunch, see the planes takeoff from airport and. revolving display of model airplanes on the ceiling inside.
Seacoast Soups                          85 Lafayette Rd                           North Hampton, NH
(603) 379-2787
Soups, salads, wraps, take-home meals. All homemade, delicious, simple foods
The 401 Tavern                                401 Lafayette Rd                               Hampton, NH
(603) 926-8800
New England tavern featuring comfort pub food, fun local atmosphere. Friday prime rib special!
The Goat                             142 Congress Street                                    Portsmouth NH
A country bar for breakfast, lunch & dinner with burgers, large whiskey selection, homestyle brunch, and live entertainment.
Portsmouth Brewery                        56 Market St                                Portsmouth, NH
(603) 431-1115
Local brewpub in downtown since 1991 with American (traditional) food.  Try a beer flight with all the fun!
Popovers On the Square                     8 Congress Street                    Portsmouth, NH
Cafe/lounge serving breakfast, sandwiches & American fare. Bakery including pastries, cakes, pies & wedding cakes. Great local gathering space on the square.
Genos Chowder & Sandwich Shop          177 Mechanic St                Portsmouth, NH
(603) 427-2070  (seasonal restaurant)
Casual family dining, chowders, stews (made from scratch), lobster rolls and seafood dishes.  From the deck, you can see the lobster boats!
Goody Cole's Smokehouse and Catering Co.        374 Rte. 125        Brentwood, NH
(603) 679 - 8898
Southern Barbecue for over 10 years; BBQ Pit is fueled by 100% hickory wood. The method of low and slow for 12 hours.
The Railpenny Tavern                                    8 Exeter Road                         Epping NH 
Tavern food American (Traditional) ultimate locals’ restaurant. The ambiance is that of a cozy gastro pub.  The burgers are great!

Holy Grail Restaurant and Pub                   64 Main St                                 Epping NH
(603) 679-9559
Irish pub set in a 115-year-old former church! Upscale pub food, unique beer selections (32 drafts) A great local place to socialize and have fun.  Entertaining Menu!
Oriental Pearl                                            285 Calef Hwy                             Epping, NH
Chinese & Japanese eats.
Blue Latitudes                                        431 Central Ave                              Dover, NH
Since July of 2004 where the greater Dover seacoast can connect for good times with great American cuisine and merriment.  Located in the historic Cocheco Falls Millworks building.
Patty B's Ristorante                       34 Dover Point Road                           Dover, NH
(603) 749-4181
Some solid Italian American food, open kitchen, family friendly. Patty, being brought up in an Italian restaurant environment, has nailed it!
Fogarty's Restaurant                        471 Main Street                        South Berwick, Me
Home-style cooking was established in 1960. Scallops and chowders are a specialty. Try the homemade desserts too.
Oriental Delight                                         436 Central Ave                            Dover, NH
(603) 742-5611
Chinese, Sushi, Asian, and Japanese, with a sushi bar that gets rave reviews.
Taste of India                                             55 Main St.                                      Dover, NH
(603) 742-8306
Northern Indian style cuisine lamb, chicken, seafood, beef and vegetarian. Freshly prepared, spiced to your taste and delicious!
Little Lebanon To Go                            547 Central Avenue                           Dover NH
Authentic Lebanese food wraps such as Shawarma, Falafel, and Taouk; meals such as grape leaves, tabouli, and Kibbi. Amazing flavors!
DIVERGE                                                  421 Central Ave                                Dover, NH
A scratch kitchen of American cuisine; tavern dishes with a modern creative twist, along with local fresh seafood. The bar and dining room at Diverge overlooks the Cocheco River.