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Cafe Mediterraneo

119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-427-5563
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood risotto” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (22 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed 6 days ago

During my visit to New England, I was eager to try as many seafood dishes as possible, so I ordered a lobster and shrimp dish in cream sauce here. I thought it was excellent, and loved the bread which accompanied the meal. I have to...More

Thank Ginny1234_5678
Reviewed 1 week ago

I rated Cafe Mediterraneo a 4 out of 5 over a year ago, but i'm upgrading it to a 5 because it truly is excellent. I had their tuna pasta salad for lunch, and it was outstanding. It came with a mini loaf of bread...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner on a whim after leaving Cava still hungry. We were pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. We both enjoyed our meals and the service was also very good. A good option for those seeking satisfying Italian/Mediterranean food.

Thank ropqsr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner at Cafe Mediterraneo tonight. The vegetable soup was first. The soup was full of ingredients but was missing liquid. I added a little water, that it was tasteless. I had the chicken parm. It was dry and overcooked. The service was the...More

Thank robert r
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We took my daughter here for 21st birthday. The service was average and one they delivered a burnt overcooked piece of chicken parmesan they reluctantly took it back and replaced it with a another order. The used the same pasta didn't even replayed it. The...More

Thank paul l
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve been dining at Cafe Med for years and it’s always our go-to place. Friends from DC were visiting and I suggested Cafe Med for lunch. Their lunch menu varies from the dinner menu. I do wish they would carry over some of their items...More

Thank FiftyandDiningOut
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This would have been a better review were it not for our server, but more on that later. We met friends at Cafe Mediterraneo and have a very good meal. Each couple shared a salad, and the Caesar salad and the Cabrese salad were both...More

Thank bbwex
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Nick was his usual jovial self as the bartender. Owners are normally there and very friendly. Good food and service.

Thank Marcus C
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We visited Cafe Mediterraneo again on January 26, 2018 with friends from Massachusetts. As always we were warmly greeted. The food and service was wonderful and even our friend who is a foodie commented on how good the meal he ordered was. We have eaten...More

Thank Medrosr
Reviewed 26 January 2018

My daughter wanted Italian food while we were in Portsmouth and cafe mediterraneo came recommended. It was a busy Saturday night , the place was packed, we were early for our reservation, but we were offered a table in the front. The bread and oil...More

Thank coppola3
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Questions & Answers
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
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.
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
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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