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BG's Boathouse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Seafood
191 Wentworth Rd, Rye NH, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
+1 603-431-1074
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“steamers” (15 reviews)
“clams” (22 reviews)
“seafood” (41 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
191 Wentworth Rd, Rye NH, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
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81 - 90 of 247 reviews

Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I love eating outside at BG's! They have great fried seafood but also lots of options that aren't fried. The only this I wish is that everything wasn't served on disposable plates. Other than that, this place has great seafood!

1  Thank Marian E
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We no longer live in the area but make a point of visiting BG's whenever we are in town. Best Wine and premium cocktails. Best ambiance, especially sitting outside with beautiful views of the water. Still the best onion rings on the planet! Quality food...More

4  Thank Patsy A
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I love BGs and wait all winter for it to open in the spring. Overlooking a river marina, the comings and goings of motor boats, canoes, and kayaks provide entertainment. You can chose from indoor seating, covered outdoor-ish seating on a deck, or open air...More

1  Thank mary c
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

This is now my 4th visit this year to bgs. I really enjoyed the drinks and the view. Every time I order fried food here it is fairly burnt and the fry batter is disgusting. I'm a fan of haddock so I went with the...More

Thank MaineMeg
Jeff G, Owner at BG's Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

We have a sign posted that No children should be beyond a certain point without an adult. After our Management Staff, Owners and Employees observed their children in a Restricted area where we keep our lobster tank intake and electrical wires, swinging from rafters underneath...More

Reviewed 18 May 2016

it's a great spot to sit outside on the water, or arrive by boat for a casual meal. However, the food has gone down hill and is just not good quality anymore, not fresh tasting at all. We always loved BG's, but I don't think...More

2  Thank jackjrt
Jeff G, Owner at BG's Boathouse, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2016

Hi- I am sorry hear you had a less than positive experience. Please contact me to discuss in further detail at info@bgsboathouse.com on our Bg's home page so I know how in further detail why quality wasn't up to standard. Thanks! Jeff

Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Excellent fresh daily catches. Party member loved the lobster roll. Burger was dry and over-cooked. Everything else was very good. Outdoor seating on an inlet off the ocean.

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 5 May 2016

A great summer spot for lunch or dinner. Fresh seafood out on the deck, you really can't beat the view. It's a little off the beaten track, but worth the trip. Great for afternoon cocktails too.

Thank cutterman
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Very relaxing, laid back spot. Indoor, enclosed patio, and outdoor seating. Varied menu. Daily specials. Typical New Hampshire style of plastic cutlery, paper plates etc. despite price. Apparently it becomes very crowded during tourist season, but now for a midweek late lunch it was perfect....More

1  Thank shartzerj
Reviewed 26 April 2016

One of my favorite restaurants. It's such a cute place with beautiful views. The service is great and so is the food. I come here all the time in the spring/summer.

Thank Gerty F
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Views are great, the seating is very crowded. Fish sandwich is excellent. Not overcooked, just right. Lobster roll looked good.

Thank NHDad86
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Sandi J
28 July 2016|
Response from Kronberg | Reviewed this property |
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Stephanie S
18 July 2015|
Response from Jeff G | Property representative |
We have ample parking at the Restaurant and Across the Street for Our Customers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Wentworth Rd, Rye NH, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1074
  • E-mail
"Where the Locals Go" - This family owned favorite has been preparing the freshest seafood on the seacoast for 40 years! Enjoy the beautiful water views of Sagamore Creek while dining on the 2 outdoor decks, in the dining room or in the Sagamore Pub. Come by boat as well! Open Thurs-Monday until Mother's Day. Open 7 days Mother's day - Labor Day. Open Thurs-Monday after Labor Day. We close for the Season October 21st and Reopen in March.
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