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Surf

) #1 of 141 Restaurants in Portsmouth ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
99 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-8401
+1 603-334-9855
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (79 reviews)
“lobster” (102 reviews)
Closed
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
99 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-8401
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1 - 10 of 853 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I would give this a 5 but we had to wait a little on the service side. However to be fair it was worth the wait. Food was great, wine selection was very good. Would like to have seen some local wines featured. We would...More

Thank Fred Q
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went in without a reservation and the wait wasn't long at all. We got the most spectacular table overlooking the water. The food was delicious! Can't wait to go back

Thank AFZ1968
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I travel to Portsmouth frequently to have a nice meal on the water and maybe a drink or two. We often stop in during the early afternoon hours during the week and late afternoon on weekends. Surf opens around 4:00 and often...More

3  Thank brittdad
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were on our way back from VT and decided on a water/seafood detour to celebrate our anniversary. Food was very good but service slow. Also very loud which was ok by us as we were not expecting quiet and romantic. I...More

Thank Michnmaur
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the good fortunate to attend a small wedding (50 ppl) for some good friends and the reception was held at Surf. Everything was great-- delicious food, responsive, friendly service, beautiful view right on the water with some seating on a deck to enjoy...More

1  Thank Momofmessworcester
Robyn S, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for the kind review! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at The Surf Room, our waterfront private event space! We would love if you could review The Surf Room on their Facebook Page as well! Thanks again!

Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was average and the price is a bit pricey. But it was a great atmosphere so all in all it was not bad.

1  Thank Dara P
Robyn S, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for dining with us, and taking the time to leave us your feedback! We'd love to hear if there is anything specifically we could improve on in regard to your food?

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate lunch today at Surf in Portsmouth. It was a perfect day for spending on the water. We were seated quickly with a view of Maine through the window. As we waited we could see the boats come and go. I had the haddock...More

Thank grosbea
Robyn S, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for dining with us, and taking the time to leave us your feedback on your most recent experience! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your Haddock Gyro, and that you enjoyed the view as well! We hope that we will see you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined at Surf on July 11 and had a fabulous meal. No reservation for a party of two but the maitre d' found us a table outside with no wait. Annett, our waitress, was incredibly fast and took our drink order immediately served with...More

1  Thank flyboy767i
Robyn S, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words! We appreciate you dining with us and taking the time to leave us feedback! We hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Picked the Surf Restaurant randomly on a Saturday afternoon stroll in Portsmouth. What a nice surprise. Early in the season so only the bar area and outdoor restaurant were open. Great table overlooking Portsmouth harbor. However, what I really liked about the Surf was the...More

1  Thank Jumper100
Robyn S, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for dining with us! We really pride ourselves on the creativity of our chefs and the unique dishes they make (along with classics like clam chowder!) We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your feedback, and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were seated at a very nice seat with a great view. Our waiter was very attentive and pleasant. The lobster nachos were very tasty and well done. The shrimp and jasmine rice appetizers were ok....nothing special. The seafood platter was very nice. Great slaw...More

Thank bmk1459
Robyn S, Guest Relations Manager at Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for dining with us, and taking the time to leave us your feedback! We hope to see you again soon!

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Questions & Answers
TSollen
21 February 2017|
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Response from Robyn S | Property representative |
Hi Tanya, Surf has a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, there is no particular dress code for Surf, though it is considered casual. Thank you, Robyn Spittle
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woolvert31
5 November 2016|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
My answer may be too late, but I do not know the answer. I did not see any children.
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jmh895
10 September 2016|
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Response from SeacoastSmith | Reviewed this property |
Same answers as above but this is a really loud scene. There's a huge bar and raw bar that dominates most of the space so as such, it dose feel like a more adult-esque restaurant. I think there are more comfortable seafood... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-8401
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-334-9855
  • E-mail
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