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F Frost Sawyer Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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17 Newmarket Rd., Durham, NH 03824
+1 603-868-7800
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Today
17:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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USA
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97 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The menu at the ffrost Sawyer Tavern is diverse, modern, and traditional all at once. The quality of food is superb and there's something on the menu for everyone. My only regret is that I couldn't try more things on the menu!

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Thank Musician47
Lee
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

been there many times because it is the only nice facility in Durham.....only when friends schedule an event there.. Fish was old and over cooked. Potato crusr was greasy. Service slow. All as usual

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Thank CarlinNH
Plattsburgh, New York
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The f Frost Tavern in the Three Chimneys Inn where we spent two amazing nights. We ate dinner in the tavern and it was Devine to say the least. We both ordered the special of the day which was filet mignonette served with red roasted potatoes and fresh green beans. This was possibly the best steak I have ever had... More 

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Thank Jeannie1717
Reston, Virginia
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We were staying at 3 Chimneys and tried their ffrost Sawyer Tavern. The food was quite good, locally sourced. The clam chowduh was really outstanding.

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Thank deemery
Alton, Virginia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We had a marvelous dinner with an old friend on the patio. The scallops were done just perfect! Great service as well!

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Thank EricSadoski
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

...darkish and antique with good seating arrangements for a small area so no one had to squeeze by or interrupt others to get to seating. Food was very good, I splurged on the 12 oz. steak and with all the rest of the meal was sorry as I couldn't finish it all! A very decent brunch that came with our... More 

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Thank Mark L
Westborough MA
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed at the 3 Chimney's Inn for 2 nights midweek and took advantage of the their Grape Escape Package. Included was a $75 GC for F Frost Sawyer Tavern. It was warm out so we decided to eat out on the patio, it was dusk. We were seated quickly and water was poured. Took a while for our waitress... More 

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Thank DeborahInnkeeper
Karen M, General Manager at F Frost Sawyer Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback regarding your dining experience while staying at the Inn. I will be certain to bring your thoughts on the bread to the Chef's attention and will see that the lighting on the Terrace at dusk is corrected. Your feedback is valuable and greatly appreciated. More 

Kittery, Maine
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100 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We hadn't been there for a while and now I have to think why we don't go there more often. I had the salmon with a citrus sauce paired with the risotto. It was perfectly cooked and the taste was excellent. My husband had the haddock fish and chips and they gladly substituted the french fries. We started with drinks,... More 

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Thank susan s
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94 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

This restaurant is in one of oldest houses in New Hampshire. Dining area is worth enjoying in a classic and rustic setting. Food is excellent. Very friendly staff.

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Thank Timothy R
Newmarket, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We were there for a surprise birthday party. We had a private room, one waitress who was very personable to her memory was amazing. Food was also very good.

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Thank Gerry B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Newmarket Rd., Durham, NH 03824
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 603-868-7800

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