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Purple Urchin Restaurant

167 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH 03842-3619
+1 603-929-0800
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good26%
  • Average27%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
167 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH 03842-3619
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Kids pizza was very bland, like a frozen box pizza. My ravioli were delicious. Highest lunch bill we paid all vacation for good, not great, food.

Thank beckylt
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Visited the Purple Urchin while vacationing in Hampton with friends. 2nd floor restaurant with steep stairs. We chose to sit in the open area although it was a bit windy. We had a great view of the beach. The menu does not offer a lot...More

Thank VAM65
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We chose this restaurant because they advertised a gluten free menu but choices were limited and food was just ok. My lobster roll was plain without much taste

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We made last minute plans to see a show at the Hampton Beach Casino, asked the parking guys where to eat and they said Purple Urchin on the deck. It was a beautiful evening. We had the scallop with ginger sauce and Maine crab stuffed...More

Thank bidpool1
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Outdoor dining so we dined on a windy evening but not bad. Menu a bit different. Some plastic utensils. Husband loved his steak. My stuffed haddock average. Son enjoyed his clams, daughter got chicken fingers, hard to mess up, and chicken wrap which her brother...More

Thank Evelyn M
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I have a service dog and served in the United States Army. They refused to serve me because of my service dog. I told them he was a service dog in according to federal law it is required they take me on my word and...More

Thank Justin K
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Never had a bad dish from the purple urchin. Their staff is courteous and on the ball. I have had many a dinner and lunch here and look forward to every meal. I wonder if some of these negative reviews have not been to another...More

Thank Jayzter77
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My girl and I arrived really early to see a comedy show at the casino ballroom so we seen the Purple Urchin and I said to my girl this should be interesting so it only took about 10 minutes to wait for a table to...More

Thank Hjnoonan
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

When sat chairs were dirty, one plate they gave us look like what was had dried up ketchup on it. Lobster Roll was a finger sandwich, waitress rushed us and never asked if we wanted any other drinks. My bad as I go to the...More

Thank Marty N
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I was not impressed by their service, menu options or the location. It seemed cheap and dirty inside. There were only sandwiches basically for options. The waitstaff could not answer my questions on the fish tacos. I would find a different place to eat.

Thank Samantha N
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Kerrie B
Do you have any gluten free options?
11 August 2015|
Response from Maura F | Property representative |
Yes, check out our website or call and we can discuss the wide variety of Gluten Free options 603-929-0800
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH 03842-3619
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 603-929-0800
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Ocean View Restaurant in the Heart of Hampton Beach located in the Historic Casino Building. 200 Seat Restaurant offering Local Fresh Seafood and Beef . We are family friendly restaurant and Love Large Parties. Celebrating 21 years of Family Owned Buisness