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Cafe Mediterraneo

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119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-427-5563
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17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Berwick, Maine
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had tickets to a show at The Music Hall during a weeknight, so time was critical. We were a little concerned, because the person who answered the phone to take our reservation was grumpy and didn't care that we were asking if they could accommodate our timeline. He basically made me feel like, whatever, come, don't come. We don't... More 

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Thank LucyLu801
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently had dinner at Cafe Mediterraneo with some friends. Our server who's name is Abby was polite but not very professional, The problem is once your food is placed in front of you, you never see your server again until your meal is pretty much gone. This has happened to us on multiple occasions. Our last... More 

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Thank c0achrick
seacoast, nh
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103 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

When I called for a reservation I asked for a great table for 2 for our 50th anniversary. The man who answered the phone was grumpy and said Saturday is a very busy night, but he'd see he could do. When we arrived, we were brought to a table for four right in front of the window. Best table in... More 

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Thank Linda M
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had reservations, tools us in promptly on a busy Saturday night. We sat in a little back room with other larger parties, our was 11. It was a little darker than my wife liked but I didn't mind it. Waitress was at 3 star, not great but not bad just ok. Apps came good, main courses came a little funky.... More 

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Thank Mark T
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food was good and we all enjoyed our meals. Our server only took a single drink order from us and took our dinner order. She didn't check back with our table in the 30 mins it took for our food to come out. A server from another area noticed we stacked our empty cocktail glasses at the edge of... More 

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Thank Chris W
Rye, New Hampshire
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805 reviews
512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I love the bar ambience here. I ate here with family and we had standard Italian pasta dishes. The food is good but nothing really stood out. Prices are standard Portsmouth -- high. Service is good, and the atmosphere is nice.

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Thank NHjo
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Although from the area, I had never been to this restaurant. It was recommended for it's veal piccata. We had a party of five, made reservations, arrived on time. Our server was uninspiring. Although he made sure we had drinks and took our order, there wasn't much more interaction. The restaurant was not busy, but it took an extremely long... More 

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Charlotte
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner in the cozy, local atmosphere of Cafe Mediterraneo. The staff and service were excellent as was the menu selection. The authentic taste of each bite left us satisfied and eager to return!

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Thank wendrawoman
Warwick, Rhode Island
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62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Joined our friends who live nearby in Dover, for a delicious dinner last night here at Cafe Mediterraneo, and so glad we did!!! There's so many choices dining in wonderful Portsmouth, but if you are heading here don't miss out on dinner here! Owner greeted us at the door, waiter was attentive to our needs and the food was DELICIOUS... More 

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Thank Gail J
Stratham, New Hampshire, United States
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Had a great meal with my wife. Good wine, Great veal and chicken plates and the pasta was perfect. Great desert and coffee as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-427-5563

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