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Common Man

60 Main St, Ashland, NH 03217-4545
+1 603-968-7030
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
60 Main St, Ashland, NH 03217-4545
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going there annually for at least 20 years, and it's always good whether it's for lunch or dinner. Cozy atmosphere.. Excellent service. Good food. Good drinks. Good prices. (And, across the street is the Common Man Country Store where you can buy "goodies"...More

Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm giving CM four stars based on my overall decades of experience...but something has clearly changed. This used to be the go-to place for my adult family even though it takes us ~30 minutes to travel. We could always count on great service and super...More

Thank Abiextra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always have a good time there and the food is delicious. The service is a little slow but the tasty food and drinks make up for it.

Thank jewell0ver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want authentic american fair then this is the place for you. I would recommend it to anyone visiting Squam Lake. There aren't many places that are within walking distance from the place I stayed at, so being this close it was a good...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here 2 out if 3 nights while staying at a B&B in Ashland. Upstairs very casual and comfortable, the downstairs which was cozy and also very nice. The food is Ok. The chicken pot pie had a very tough, breads crust and the...More

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They do not take reservations, however you are allowed to call ahead if you have a party of 6 or more to be put on their waiting list (if there is one). We went on a Saturday around 7pm and had a very brief wait....More

Thank NH-Enigma1989
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This is one of the best restaurants in the lakes region! The service is amazing.The food is simply delicious!

Thank Laurie E
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

I didn't know this was the original Common Man on NH. Very good. Small seating area outside. Lobster chowder and tomato bisque were excellent. Waitress was very nice as well as hostess. Service was great. Good place for lunch after Squam Lake science center. Didn't...More

Thank Dennis J
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My husband said it was the BEST French onion soup he had ever eaten. The childrens portions were large and the pizza was a flat bread home made. Not the typical pizza kids get on a menu. One of my granddaughters had a bowl of...More

Thank susan s
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Great food. Great service. Wonderful atmosphere. Always enjoy our meals when we are in the area. Love sitting upstairs in the comfortable bar area.

Thank Susan P
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Questions & Answers
March 6, 2017|
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Response from taesmith | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember, but when we got there it wasn't crowded at all. We had our pick of downstairs or a more lively vibe in the bar/restaurant upstairs. Great food!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Main St, Ashland, NH 03217-4545
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 603-968-7030
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