We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Puritan Backroom

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
245 Daniel Webster Highway, Manchester, NH 03103
+1 603-669-6890
Website
Today
08:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 08:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

568 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 567: English reviews
Middleton, MA
Level Contributor
127 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fully agree to order the chicken fingers and Milky Way mudslide. Greek salads that come with meals are ample size. Nice service but can be a bit inattentive when very busy. House Mac and cheese was just ok - don't recommend it. The special sauce for fish was outstanding. Long wait at peak times but moved quickly as some folks... More 

Helpful?
Thank Donna D
Amherst, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my daughter to lunch after picking her up for Thanksgiving weekend. We used to live in Manchester and loved this place. I had the chicken breast with special sauce, and she had the chicken fingers. Both came with Greek salads and I chose rice to soak up that delicious sauce. She chose French fries. Her plate was overflowing. She... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brian C
Concord, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are a huge fan of chicken tenders or are looking for a good place to eat, then I recommend the Puritan!! Not only do they serve large portions, but they also serve amazing chicken tenders. They are not to crisp and the chicken is a little moist when you bite into and it taste amazing!! Now I am... More 

Helpful?
Thank moosechris2015
Level Contributor
30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here a number of times and they always come thru on quality of food and drinks. The ice cream is always great. Just be prepared for a wait on a Friday or weekend night. They have a good menu for gluten free customers as well. All the food I have had here has been very good and so... More 

Helpful?
Thank Josh G
Merrimack, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
196 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Friday afternoon after not having eaten at the Backroom for over 10 years. The pros: the portions are huge. I ordered the chicken tenders parmesan, and had enough time for two, probably even 3 meals. All entrees also come with coffee, and salad or soup. The drinks are strong. I ordered a watermelontini and I swear... More 

Helpful?
Thank RPR84
Salem, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good and service was also good. The only thing that we were having some problems with is the table ready call . Most people don't hear anything about the call..

Helpful?
Thank Sickovit
Bedford, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our go-to restaurant for a great casual meal - lunch or dinner. Widely known for their chicken tenders, Greek salad, and mudslides but we have tried many of their menu selections and have never had a meal we didn't enjoy. Nice family atmosphere and friendly staff. The only downside is there can be a long wait in the... More 

Helpful?
Thank PoePoeNana
new hampshire
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food. Never had a bad meal here and love the mudslides! The espinaca dip is wonderful too ! We eat here often and would recommend!

Helpful?
Thank mikenco
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been a favorite of mine since I was a young teen. Consistently great food, huge portions and fair prices for the thirty plus years I've been going. Definitely a winner, don't let the wait discourage you it goes by quick and there is almost always a wait no matter the time of day because they are so... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jeff L
Manchester, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal was great... best chicken tenders and greek salad. Others had baked stuffed fish, and baked chicken in special sauce with seasoned rice. The atmosphere is always good, and the wait staff has been there for years. We are never unhappy with anything we've ordered there. It was the first smoke free restaurant in Manchester, and it didn't hurt... More 

Helpful?
Thank Karynlynn7

Travellers who viewed Puritan Backroom also viewed

 

Been to Puritan Backroom? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Daniel Webster Highway, Manchester, NH 03103
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-669-6890

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Puritan Backroom and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Groton, Massachusetts
9 days ago
Groton, Massachusetts
9 days ago
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Puritan Backroom staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?