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1933 Lake Shore Rd, Gilford, NH 03249-7657
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York Beach, Maine
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

It looked promising...crowded. Sign said best chicken in town, but I wouldn't agree. Staff was rude. Young girls need to be more polite. I was just asking what was in one of the wraps.

Thank Marija G
Naples, Florida
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This is a local institution but a $50. lunch for four of burgers and drinks (no sides) is steep even in a touristy area. Their burgers are good, but not that good, atmosphere is a self service drive-in.

Thank NaplesFL9
gorgeous hudson valley
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214 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Something for everyone! Lobster rolls, burgers, tuna burgers, hot dogs, fried fish platters, fresh made onion rings- Place was spotless and crowded. Eat-in, take-out, whatever you choose, make sure you try their house made ice cream.

Thank 2toots
Exton, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for ice cream and were pleasantly surprised by the HUGE portions and yummy ice cream. Cute family owned place. Recommend for a cute memory for families.

Thank esfrigas
Dallas, Texas
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This ice cream was fresh and delicious. A wide range of flavors to chose from. Reasonably priced and big scoops! The servers were friendly too.

Thank Nancy S
Farmington, Connecticut
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272 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

The best lobster roll ever. They are not cheap but they are worth it for a treat once a year! Their clam strips are amazing too, not greasy! We stop here for these treats for a special occasion. My only issue is the untrained unmotivated staff who work the registers. I give a girl my order and I know it... More 

Thank stagetek23
Manchester, New Hampshire
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Went to Sawyers on Friday night with my family. My wife and I each ordered the Haddock sandwich, the kids ordered chicken tenders. upon the first bite the fish taste was over powering. So much so that we couldn't finish them. The chicken tenders were fine, but nothing special. Went outside and decided to get ice cream. They were of... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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117 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on a camping trip as it was doing a brisk business. Glad we stopped. I had a green pepper burger and wife a chicken salad roll, both very good. Owner Larry and wife run the place and he stopped a spent a long time talking with us at the table. Ice cream is a specialty which is run... More 

Thank William H
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Love this place! Great fried seafood. Me and my husband split one and then we each get hot fudge sundaes...with strawberry ice cream....delicious !!

Thank bellalinda55
Niskayuna, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This place is right across from where we stay for bike week (fireside) and each year we look forward to going over there to eat. Great ice cream...great lobster rolls. Also very quick.

Thank Caroline B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1933 Lake Shore Rd, Gilford, NH 03249-7657
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Gilford
  • Phone Number: 9043436107

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?