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Cafe Mediterraneo

119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-427-5563
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (26 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
“house salad” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to dinner here and our food was amazing. We had four different dishes and we all enjoyed them! The Cafe Med soup was amazing! The service was excellent! I highly recommend Cafe Med! We have come here a few times and have never...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As Portsmouth restaurants were jammed, our family of 7 decided to try Italian vs. seafood. We discovered this gem of an Italian restaurant right on Congress St. All of our dishes were tasty and very large portions. Highly recommend the salads, mussels and entrees of...More

Thank jad11111
Reviewed 1 week ago

A table with a commanding view of the street traffic outside and an attentive waiter started the experience made better by a very tasty strawberry basil margherita. Hot garlicky bread with dipping oil held us until the food arrived. I had a delicious Caesar salad...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked by this restaurant which for an early dinner was not that crowded. By the time we left it was a different story. Ordered the special which was lasagna. Never saw an order of lasagna so big and filling before. Could have easily fed...More

Thank h0ylandm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We each had s Caesar salad which was excellent. My wife had linguine and clams and loved it. I had the seafood risotto which was also excellent. Very rice and filling. Drinks were good and wine was nice. Service was also good.

Thank JimW551
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, first off it was graduation weekend at the UNH campus down the road so you could expect crowds. However, a well run restaurant really needs to be more careful in taking reservations and not overbooking. Even with a reservation, our party had a LONG...More

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The staff is lovely and polite. It is the 4th time that we go back to Mediterraneo. It's a nice restaurant located in the middle of the town. The owner is a lovely man. Food is just very good and the prices pretty fine for...More

Thank MissSaretta
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation for Saturday night. Our table was ready. Great because we were hungry & thirsty. We Ordered wine & cocktails which came right away. Our server was great. I had chicken parmigiana with eggplant parmigiana on top. It was terrific. After dinner...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim on the way home from a family vacation. Our two teenagers are of the "pizza, burgers and spaghetti" persuasion, and not big fans of fine dining or anything their palate isn't already familiar with. My husband and I, on...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Very friendly staff and food is always good. Great place to start before checking out a show at the Portsmouth Music Hall.

Thank Bkip137
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they have any gluten free pasta/bread?
3 March 2017|
Response from LucyLu801 | Reviewed this property |
They were able to make our meals gluten free. My daughter had the marsala with penne, I believe.
Kelly W
Is there a parking lot with ample parking for this restaurant or is it street parking only?
20 February 2016|
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Response from zinfulone | Reviewed this property |
There is on the street parking and the city public parking lot is a very short walk away.
where is the menu?
7 October 2015|
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Response from lefty117 | Reviewed this property |
The menu is on their website and if you walking around Portsmouth, it is in their window.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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