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Puritan Backroom

245 Daniel Webster Highway, Manchester, NH 03103
+1 603-669-6890
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken tenders” (174 reviews)
“greek salad” (70 reviews)
“ice cream” (68 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
245 Daniel Webster Highway, Manchester, NH 03103
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Puritan Backroom is a great place to dine! Family friendly atmosphere with pleasant staff and a wide variety to choose from on the menu! The best swordfish in town! Their lobster rolls are out of this world! They are known for their delicious chicken...More

Thank CajunLadyNH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, the loads of chicken fingers--and great chicken fingers. Enough for lunch tomorrow too! But they also have gluten free items for those who can't enjoy the chicken fingers. I've had the chicken parmigiana, and the chicken cordon blue. They are good. Very nice to...More

Thank 6potter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a busy place so come early or be prepared to wait a while .. The food is Quintessential American cuisine comfort food .. Fried or baked haddock , seafood platter Meat loaf or any number or old school staples .. I had the lobster...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed 1 week ago

After years of listening to folks rave about Puritan, we finally stopped in to see for ourselves. We're believers now! They have an extensive menu, lots of options. But we were there for the chicken tenders and they definitely are every bit as good as...More

Thank Wishniki
Reviewed 1 week ago

A family member leaving nearby recommended the Puritan Backroom for its famous chicken tenders. After hearing about how good they were, we decided to stop by while on a trip to NH. We arrived at dinner time and the place was packed! It had to...More

1  Thank Pat-newengland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good facility. Clean rest rooms and the food is very good. Service is outstanding. You will be happy with your decision to eat or hold an event here.

Thank globtratta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant as others told me best chicken fingers ever. Were we surprised!! The atmosphere pleasant, very busy place, waitress wonderful. Rolls warm, salad cold and crisp, varied menu served sizzling hot. Italian and Greek items as well as America fare. Highly recommend.

Thank Anne-Marie O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be one of the greatest restaurants not to mention, landmark, in Manchester, NH. Over the years the quality I feel has slipped. The chicken with the special sauce was always spot on, the last 2 times, I've sent it back as the...More

Thank Sdaneault6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

1st time visitors and we stopped on a busy Friday night. Was able to order their oversized delicious mudslide and enjoy it while seated at a table in their waiting area. Once seated our waitress was very pleasant and helpful. The salads were fresh and...More

Thank DMAtractorlady
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our alumni group met there for dinner several weeks ago. It was my first visit to this long time establishment. They don't take reservations so we had a short wait as a similar size group was seated just as we arrived. Kelley was our server....More

Thank DM155
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25 November 2016|
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Response from Piscataquog | Reviewed this property |
It's a short 10 minutes away. From the SNHU Ctr, drive north on Elm st thru the downtown for a mile or so. Take Right at lights at Webster Street (Rte 3/28). Puritan is on your right in about another mile or so.
25 November 2016|
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Response from NickTech16 | Reviewed this property |
No. Near Livingston Pool
19 November 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
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
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