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11 Water Street Restaurant

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11 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
+1 603-773-5930
11:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 21:30
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

There is a good and varied menu here, and it is generally very well executed. My wife and I have eaten here a number of times, and generally enjoyed the food, atmosphere, and service. The only downside was one server, who was attentive and brought things quickly, and a decent guy, but he had no finesse, often banging dishes down... More 

Thank LocalMan2017
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I can always count on a great meal for lunch or dinner. There isn't a lot of variety or change to the menu but the regular dishes are very good. Good for groups or a couple's meal. One of the top spots in town!

Thank LockwoodNH
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Came in with a friend to have a beer. Nice little place. Bar is down stairs. Will have to come back to check out the food

Thank Chadwyck1
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Went for lunch. Food was great. Service was great. Loved the view of the river below. I would definitely go again if visiting Exeter, NH.

Thank soxfan60
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I came here for a wedding rehearsal dinner with of course a big party. The majority of us had the steak tips. Plenty of meat and super tender and juicy. A must try! Service was wonderful as was the beautiful water view.

Thank Hadley07
Tokyo, Japan
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by this somewhat small restaurant because a local brewery said they'd have their beers on tap. They didn't in the end but they had 4-5 good options on tap and a great menu, including delicious home made gnocchi. The vegetarian portions were significantly smaller than the others but all very good.

Thank J L
Epping, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

This was not our original destination to dine but we decided to give 11 Water St. a shot and we were very happy we did. Started in the downstairs Bar, not to be missed, Mike the bartender made great drinks and the atmosphere sitting right on the river was beautiful. The bar furniture could use some updating but the service... More 

Manchester, New Hampshire
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a quick place to stop in after a Christmas parade, but many of the fast-food locations were packed. This little place was so cute and quaint with wonderful food! There were lots of families with younger kids so I'm assuming they had a kids menu. our family visit had only adults. The warm rolls with herb... More 

Thank Melanie E
Newmarket, New Hampshire, United States
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

on time, great prep, good taste fun wait staff..good price....parking sucks ...but worth it i think. in good weather nice walk

1 Thank Chip L
Raymond, New Hampshire
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

A great place for a relaxing evening with friends. The downstairs bar is much warmer, friendly atmosphere - upstairs is more sparsely decorated. The food is consistently good though when they change their menu seasonally they seem to eliminate some of the long time favorites. Their salad and sandwiches could use some tuning up in terms of the combinations and... More 

Thank macs8259

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +1 603-773-5930

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