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Address: 77 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
Phone Number: +1 603-431-5186
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16:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 01:00
Mon 17:00 - 01:00
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00

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Great Old Time Feel

This pub has a great "old time" ambiance. When we were there, a group was playing Irish music. The authentic brick walls are decorated with a local artist's paintings, which were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 July 2016
Jim T
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Stratham, New Hampshire
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Trumbull, Connecticut
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Loved this old time bar, with a great local beer selection as well as the American standards. My husband and I each had 2 beers and our tab was only $12. Apparently they have a Saturday happy hour. What a find!

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Thank Faith K
Fox Point, WI
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

An unexpected surprise at the Press Room. Ate at the bar and I had a fantastic burger and my wife said her salad was great. Didn't have any expectations coming in but left very happy! Keep up the good work

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Thank stillalarm
Stratham, New Hampshire
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

This pub has a great "old time" ambiance. When we were there, a group was playing Irish music. The authentic brick walls are decorated with a local artist's paintings, which were for sale. Their jerk wings are among the best I've had. Service and prices were great. This is a pub worth visiting and revisiting.

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Thank Jim T
Charlotte NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Little gem we walked into with a decent selection of craft beer, food and drinks. Great chicken wings, lobster salad, and almost any other item you may desire. Bar atmosphere, so I wouldn't bring kids, maybe in the afternoon hours, but not after 7 p.m. If you like sports, lots of TVs and they were definitely a Boston/NE crowd. Friendly... More 

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Thank EMB08
Rochester MA
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Very comfortable bar and small venue to hear music. Great crowd and bartenders offered great service.

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Thank bruno53
New Hampshire
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

The group "Combo Sabroso" appeared at the Press Room on Sat., Dec. 5th playing their rendition of "Salsa/Regge Party". Great vibes as the place was rocking with dancers and a full house of patrons! Each set got better...playing to the wee hours of the night. If you dig great Latin music...watch for their next appearance...come early!

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1 Thank Mark J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

We went here with some friends while the decks where crowded. The service was poor and drinks really weak for the high price. No bar food either as the menu is for the restaurant upstairs and is kinda fancy. Plus side is love music, but I a small place you can't hear yourself think while it's happening.

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Thank Palmgirl33
NH
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

Not our typical hangout but they had a group there we wanted to check out. Creaky, dark, dank place...some people like that but...given the age of the building that's what you get. Liked the oriental rugs hanging on the wall for acoustic and deco. The seating is uncomfortable, sticky, dated furniture. Some people get into that vibe...I guess it just... More 

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Thank MurphyNh
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2014

Had been a few years since I had been to Portsmouth and this overnight trip was for business. Our small group of four chose Press Room for dinner. Three of us had steak tips and one had fish and chips. Other than the fact that my tips were undercooked (which the staff quickly corrected) I don't think anyone had a... More 

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Thank huntmhd
Hudson, Massachusetts
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600 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

Maybe for pub lovers which I am not. Its interesting - the staff is nice, and the jazz was great. Other than beer there is not much else worth drinking. The food was mediocre pub food - over cooked fries and greasy onion rings, over cooked falafel... I just was underwhelmed. Not worth my lunch... Atmosphere was nice, but the... More 

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Thank Rita V

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