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175 Fleet St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-6621
+1 603-431-6343
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“chili dog” (10 reviews)
“poutine” (10 reviews)
“fries” (38 reviews)
American, Fast food, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
175 Fleet St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-6621
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being that I grew up across the river in Maine, I remember the original Gilley's mobile kitchen before it became a fixture. NO trip to Portsmouth should be considered complete without a stop at Gilley's!! In my opinion, Gilley's is synonomous with Portsmouth! It's a...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was looking for a place to get some food before a concert. Never been to portsmouth before and looked up a place and found what looked like a nice dinner. It is a small place and was busy when we walked in. The guy behind...More

Thank v7tom
GilleysDiner, Owner at Gilley’s, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are always happy to welcome new customers! We are very sorry your first experience was a negative one. We normally run with one person on per shift. When it is close to shift change our employee will lock the door for about 15 minutes...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Wow! Great burgers and chili cheese fries. Price is good also. Only 8 stools so plan on eating outside or standing, but well worth it.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Must try Gilleys. Very small, one man operation for hotdogs and burgers. Only a few stools to sit in what looks like a retrofitted subway car. Cool, must see place the locals frequent.

Thank Italiangirl826
Reviewed 27 December 2017

It has wonderful food. We had hotdogs but we went because it was different. We highly recommend trying this place.

Thank hopr10
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Needed a meal to hold me over and it hit the spot. Friendly and fast for not a crazy amount. Will go back.

Thank will4202017
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Greasy yummy burgers, fries and dogs. That simple. Greatest way to end a late night. Used to be a horse drawn diner located on Market Square and holds the Guinness world record for most parking tickets. They dragged it to the current location about 30...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Over the last 8 years we have brought scouts to Portsmouth to show them the history of Portsmouth. This year on 2 occasions, the scouts have been insulted by the blond woman who works there. The fist visit she made a mistake in the order...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 25 October 2017

So as a Portsmouth native, I grew up going here. I have since moved, but was in the area this past weekend so went here to get a quick bite, and enjoy some nostalgia. I had show up during "shift change" which I did not...More

Thank Elean V
GilleysDiner, Owner at Gilley’s, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi Elean, Thank you for your feedback. Positive or not we feel it is very important to be informed on how we are being perceived by our customers. We sincerely apologize that you were not politely greeted and informed about our shift change procedure in...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Gilley's since I wasn't old enough to know I was going. This is a classic American hot dog cart type eatery with some great history. Anything you order here will leave you satisfied but I tend to go traditional with...More

Thank Joe T
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Steven H
27 February 2017|
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Response from GilleysDiner | Property representative |
Yes we have 4 spaces - off street parking. Customers are in and out so spaces open up quickly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Fleet St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-6621
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-6343
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Established in 1912, Gilley's is the place for Good Food Fast! Your Portsmouth, NH visit is not complete until you have Stopped by during the day or late night!
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