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Walter's Basin Pub or the Basshole Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
+1 603-968-4412
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our last night on vacation and we decided to eat at Walter's, we had been driving by it all week and couldn't pass it up any longer. We ate in the lounge/bar area which was great because you had good views to people watch out...More

Thank nikniron
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walter's Basin is my wife and my favorite restaurant in the lakes area and we go there often. The food and the service are always excellent and the view of Little Squam Lake and the pass-through into Big Squam is always fun to view as...More

1  Thank John C H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Water view restaurant nice atmosphere with a nice menu selection from sandwiches to ribeye with foie gras. The fried fisherman’s platter I had was done very well with all the different seafood items cooked to a lightly battered perfection. There was a seafood saffron dish...More

Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends here for lunch. We ordered a few of their appetizers and they were Awesome! The Fried Brussel Sprouts were great as was the Fried Cauliflower and Chicken in Lettuce Cups. We got the Basin Burgers and they were great as usual. Nice view,...More

1  Thank Marjorie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of travel we stopped at Walter’s for dinner. The menu selection was great and the wait staff was extremely friendly! We enjoyed the fried clams, lobster roll and fish tacos! All were fantastic and not over cooked! Make sure you try...More

4  Thank Mike Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the view of the lake, service was great, food was delicious. Hubby and I bother chose Bisan Burgers, medium with French fries. The fries were hot, delicious, great flavor. It was so relaxing, tranquil, great experience.

2  Thank janet f
Reviewed 6 May 2018

My review is only for the lounge. The main restaurant has never given us a problem. My husband and I were told to seat ourselves. It took about ten mins to just get a menu. Twenty mins later our waiter was still no where in...More

2  Thank carolyn s
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Food here is way to overpriced, and isn't the best. Great view of the water and incoming boats. Place could really use a make-over, there is no ambience- only good thing is the view. Staff has always been nice.

Thank xcountrychamp27
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Never ever had a bad meal or service and we have been coming here for over 5 years. We always recommend to friends if you want a meal that is consistent then go to Walter's. Great view also. Just in summer make sure to make...More

1  Thank Lakemama23
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views of the lake. Relaxed atmosphere with great food! I would recommend this restaurant to anyone! Staff was all really friendly and helpful.

1  Thank Danigirl87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Holderness
  • Phone Number: +1 603-968-4412
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