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BG's Boathouse

) #48 of 141 Restaurants in Portsmouth ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Bar, Seafood
191 Wentworth Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
+1 603-431-1074
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steamers” (13 reviews)
“fried clams” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
191 Wentworth Rd, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
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81 - 90 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2014

We had dinner here, the lobster needed nothing on it and was excellent as well as those steamers,ummmm good.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

This is a comfortable restaurant on a very nice waterside location with good food. BE CARE however. Their specialty alcohol drinks are VERY EXPENSIVE, more so than high end restaurants in the area, and they don't list the prices. We were really surprised and a...More

1  Thank Alan G
Reviewed 18 August 2014

nice location, water view, sat out on the deck. We ordered the clam chowder, swordfish, fried clams and fried scallops. All were really good. Clam chowder was excellent - as was the swordfish. Wine prices were reasonable. We ordered a house margarita - which was...More

Thank acadiabenji
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Felt like a "regular"...first time eating there. Food was great. Liked eating on the covered deck, looking out at the view. Vacation at its best. Headed back today!

Thank lindasaleski
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Our first visit after BG's being recommended by friends. While the setting is a nice water and boat dock view, and the service was very good, the food was barely ok at best. I had the Fried Calms which were over done, rubbery, and had...More

2  Thank T D
Reviewed 25 July 2014

WE were there on Tuesday night. We went by dingy as its right off the inlet from the marina. We waited 5 mins to clear a table and sat outside right on the water. We had a great frozen mudslide, huge, they put it in...More

2  Thank 46oceangirl
Reviewed 24 July 2014

My wife and I and our son and grandson came here for our final meal of a week-long vacation as I had saved it for last based on many previous visits. Two of us had fried seafood platters and one had fish and chips. All...More

Thank retiredvaprof
Reviewed 23 July 2014

BG's is a summer staple for me, a great place to get a fried seafood fix. It is right on Sagamore creek, outdoor seating, and though offers up plastic silverware and paper plates, is about as upscale as you are going to find in a...More

Thank rscimagery
Reviewed 13 July 2014

I went here once before and it was good, what you would expect from a fried seafood place. However, I took my fiance for a late lunch. I ordered the scallops and they were okay. He ordered the fried haddock and it smelled so awful...More

Thank lexluther31
Reviewed 11 July 2014

We recently had the opportunity to sample some local cuisine and atmosphere in New Castle/ Portsmouth NH. Our friends have been coming to BG's for years and, now, we understand the attraction. The food, service, ambiance, were outstanding. Parking is easy and the views were...More

1  Thank Lv2Ski_Sail
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Sandi J
Do you have gluten-free options?
28 July 2016|
Response from Kronberg | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. Hope the answer you directly.
Stephanie S
Do you have available parking on site?
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
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Wentworth Rd, 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 in October and Reopen March 16th, 2017 for our 40th Season!