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Rudi's Portsmouth

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20 High St, and 5 Congress Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4022 (Congress Street)
+1 603-430-7834
Today
11:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Paia, Hawaii
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from Italy and Costa Rica, we brought these visitors for a great dinner. Starting with wine choices, a French white and California Pinot great suggestions. Service was on point and friendly. Background jazz piano set a perfect atmosphere. Calamari, lobster crepes to start, grilled asparagus salad, Arctic char and a swordfish special all well prepared. Great night, thanks Keith!

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Readfield
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The piano player was fabulous! Made my night. Our server Jamie was so sweet. The Asian pear martini is a MUST-HAVE! Apple crisp with grand mariner a perfect finish.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Rudi's is a beautiful place and the food is quite excellent. Service was good. Located in downtown near everything.

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bar harbor
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This place was amazing. The food was excellent and service was number #1. Very relaxing place to go for drinks and food.

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Hampton nh
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278 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Visited during restaurant week quaint little restaurant two ways you can enter the restaurant, we ate in the bar area nice and cozy visited during restaurant week. Started with the most delicious soup apple pumpkin apple bisque absolutely delicious. For the main meal my husband had chicken was very good tasty moist, I ordered the haddock seemed dry not moist... More 

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Weatherford, United States
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were in town for a wedding and went into town to look around and decided to have lunch. We had crab cakes for an appetizer, some wine and beer and I decided to try their hamburger. Our waitress was excellent and the food was great. We ended up going back again for dinner and drinks. Great bartender and our... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and myself had dinner on Saturday night 11/5. We did not have a reservation, not a problem, we seated ourselves at a high top in the piano bar. Our server Anthony, was knowledgeable and attentive! I ordered the Pink Grapefruitini, which was perfect! My husband decided on a beer on tap after being offered a sample! We shared... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Dinner in the Dark on Oct 25th was another wonderful event at Rudi’s. The food was excellent, as always, the wait staff was professional and very accommodating to people with visual impairment. The warm and beautiful atmosphere at Rudi’s makes it the perfect place for any special occasion or just date night.

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Callington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is an attractive, intimate setting for lunch or dinner. Mixture of settings by the bar or more conventional restaurant seating inside. Very quick and attentive service. Good range of light snacks and interesting sandwiches, good wine list. Well worth a visit.

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Kittery, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Drinks were great. Good draft beer choices and yummy Martinis. Food selection varied. Bartender was fun. Cozy on a drizzly day. Parking right outside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 High St, and 5 Congress Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4022
    (Congress Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-430-7834

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