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Puritan Backroom

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

APPETIZERS‎
$7.50
Tzatziki
Greek cucumber yogurt dip served w/ warm pita bread
$5.95
Fresh Fruit Cup w/ Sherbet
$4.95
Cheese & Crackers
$9.95
Scallops Wrapped in Bacon
Three $10.50
Each additional $3.50
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (Three)
$7.95
Fresh Vegetables w/ Dip
$6.95
Fried Mixed Vegetables
$6.95
Howlers
Breaded jalapenos w/ cheddar cheese
$6.95
Broccoli & Cheese Puffs
$6.95
Beer-Battered Cheddar Sticks
SIDES‎
$2.95
Kalamata Olives
Sm $3.75
Lg $6.50
Onion Rings
Sm $3.75
Lg $6.50
Sweet Potato Fries
$2.95
Fat Free Cottage Cheese
Sm $3.75
Lg $6.50
Steak Fries
Sm $3.75
Lg $6.50
Spicy French Fries
$2.95
Mashed Potatoes
$4.50
Spaghetti w/ Sauce
Sm $2.95
Lg $5.95
French Fries
$3.50
Feta Cheese
ENTREES‎
In addition to coffee or tea, all entrees are served with: greek salad or soup du jour & one choice of french fries, baked potato, homemade mashed potatoes, rice or vegetable. Add $.50 for spicy fries, sweet potato fries or onion rings if substituted for other choices.
LAMB, PORK, VEAL‎
One chop $11.95
Two chops $17.95
Charbroiled Pork Chops
One or two 8 ounce tender center cut pork chops charbroiled & served w/ applesauce
$13.50
Veal Cutlet
A‎ cut of prime milk-fed tender veal tossed in italian breadcrumbs, deep-fried & served w/ mushroom sauce
$13.50
Veal Cacciatore
A cut of prime milk-fed tender veal fried & topped w/ cacciatore sauce
$16.25
A second skewer $+14.25
Barbecued Lamb
Marinated lamb skewered w/ green peppers & onions & charbroiled to order
$13.50
Veal Parmigiana
A cut of prime milk-fed tender veal fried & topped w/ marinara sauce & melted parmesan cheese
VEGETARIAN‎
$11.95
Greek Macaroni & Cheese
A savory macaroni & cheese made w/ gruyere cheese, a hint of cinnamon, spinach, scallions, & shallots, topped w/ feta cheese & breadcrumbs, & served w/ a salad
$11.95
Vegetable Lasagna
A hearty slice of homemade lasagna consisting of green pepper, spinach, summer squash & zucchini served w/ garlic bread & salad
$11.95
Vegetable Stir-Fry
A medley of squash, zucchini, carrots, broccoli, peppers & onions sauteed in your choice of extra virgin olive oil or teriyaki sauce & served over pasta w/ a salad
CHICKEN‎
$12.75
Coconut tenders $+2.00
Buffalo tenders $+1.00
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Fried Chicken Tenders
Our own famous chicken tenders fried golden brown & served w/ duck sauce on the side also enjoy the fried chicken tenders in a spicy or coconut breading, or buffalo style w/ bleu cheese dressing on the side.
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Broiled Chicken Tenders
Our famous chicken tenders broiled in our special sauce
$13.75
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Chicken Tenders Cacciatore
Your choice of either fried or broiled chicken tenders topped w/ cacciatore sauce
$13.50
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Breast of Chicken Cacciatore
A boneless chicken breast either fried or broiled then topped w/ cacciatore sauce
$14.95
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Chicken Cordon Bleu
An eight ounce breast of boneless chicken stuffed w/ ham & cheddar cheese & baked in our special sauce
$12.50
Crumb topping $+13.50
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Boneless Breast of Chicken
An eight ounce boneless breast of chicken broiled in our special sauce
$14.50
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Chicken Tenders Parmigiana
Your choice of either fried or broiled chicken tenders topped w/ marinara sauce & melted parmesan cheese
$13.95
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Breast of Chicken Parmigiana
A boneless chicken breast either fried or broiled then topped w/ marinara sauce & melted parmesan cheese
$13.95
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Chicken Kabob
A charbroiled skewer of marinated chicken breast, green peppers, onions, & tomatoes
FROM THE SEA‎
$23.95
Lobster Pie
Lazyman's lobster from the gulf of maine baked in a casserole dish w/ butter & crumb topping
$19.95
Sea Scallops
Fresh‎ atlantic sea scallops fried or broiled & served w/ tartar sauce
$19.95
Fried Clams
A generous portion of fresh, whole-bellied clams lightly fried & served w/ tartar sauce
$18.50
Shrimp $+4.50
Baked Stuffed Shrimp
Three baked jumbo gulf shrimp stuffed w/ bread crumb stuffing & served w/ drawn butter
$15.95
Shrimp $+3.75
Fried Jumbo Shrimp
Three jumbo gulf shrimp deep-fried & served w/ drawn butter & our homemade cocktail sauce.
$16.25
Filet of Haddock
A 9 ounce filet of fresh atlantic haddock either fried or broiled. Enjoy it broiled in our famous special sauce w/ crumb topping for 17.25)
$17.25
Baked Stuffed Haddock
A fresh atlantic haddock filet baked in a casserole dish w/ crumb topping
$19.95
Charbroiled Swordfish
A‎ 12 ounce filet of fresh atlantic swordfish charbroiled. Also try it w/ lemon pepper or blackened w/ cajun spices
$16.50
Broiled Salmon
A 12 ounce filet of the freshest broiled atlantic salmon, sprinkled w/ dill. Also try it charbroiled or blackened w/ cajun spices
$25.95
Fisherman's Platter
8 oz. Clams, 8 oz. Scallops & a 6 oz. Haddock filet fried golden brown & served w/ tartar sauce
BEEF‎
$17.95
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Black Angus Sirloin
10 ounce choice center cut of premium, charbroiled black angus sirloin
$26.95
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Prime Rib of Beef
A thick 24 ounce king cut of aged black angus prime rib served au jus when available
(n/a) $18.95
(Twin filets) $33.95
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Black Angus Filet Mignon
A 7 ounce premium black angus tenderloin charbroiled & served w/ our own mushroom sauce
$16.25
A second skewer $+14.95
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Beef Tenderloin Kabob
A skewer of marinated beef tenderloin, green peppers, onions & tomatoes charbroiled to order
$16.50
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Guinness Steak Tips
A generous portion of sirloin tips in our guinness marinade, pan-seared w/ bell pepper & onion, & served over brown rice
$16.50
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Teriyaki Steak Tips
A generous portion of sirloin tips in our homemade teriyaki marinade, pan-seared w/ bell pepper & onion, & served over brown rice
$10.95
6 oz. Haddock $+6.95
Chopped Sirloin
12 ounces of 100% ground black angus beef charbroiled & topped w/ our own mushroom sauce
SANDWICHES‎
Served on your choice of whole-grain white, 15-grain wheat, rye, pumpernickel, bulkie, onion roll, hot dog roll, syrian pocket or wrap w/ french fries & a kosher spear. With any sandwich, add $.50 for spicy fries, steak fries, sweet potato fries or onion rings if substituted for regular fries.
Sliced Turkey Breast
5 ounces of sliced turkey breast w/ green leaf lettuce & mayonnaise on your choice of bread
$6.50
Roast Beef
5 ounces of lean roast beef on your choice of bread
$5.95
Corned Beef
5 ounces of corned beef on your choice of bread
$8.95
Grilled Salmon Sandwich
Fresh 6 oz. Filet of fresh salmon charbroiled & served w/ a side of homemade tartar sauce
Tuna Salad
Solid white albacore tuna w/ chopped celery & mayonnaise topped w/ green leaf lettuce
$12.95
Lobster Salad Roll
100% north atlantic lobster meat w/ chopped celery & mayonnaise on a bed of green leaf lettuce in a grilled roll
$11.95
Clam Roll
Fried fresh clam bellies in a grilled roll w/ homemade tartar sauce on the side
$11.95
Scallop Roll
Fried fresh sea scallops in a grilled roll w/ homemade tartar sauce on the side
$5.95
BLT
Six slices of bacon w/ fresh green leaf lettuce, sliced tomatoes & mayonnaise
FROM THE CHAR-BROILER‎
Served on a bulkie roll w/ french fries & a kosher spear. Customize your burger w/ cheese ($.50) or bacon ($.80).
$6.95
Beefburger
8 oz. Premium black angus ground beef
$7.45
Texasburger
Lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise & onion on our charbroiled burger
$7.95
Big Blue Burger
8 oz. Premium black angus ground beef w/ melted bleu cheese & sauteed mushrooms
Pepperburger
Our charbroiled burger w/ a grilled green pepper half
$7.25
Bisonburger
1/3 pound heart healthy 100% pure south dakota buffalo meat served w/ lettuce & tomato
$6.95
Veggieburger
Low-fat, 100% vegetarian burger grilled & served w/ lettuce & tomato
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have now held our company here Christmas Party for the last 3 years. The room is nice, the food is great and the staff is welcoming. We have no thought of going anywhere else in the future.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NancyGayle
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are long-standing places where you can count on quality and consistency. Puritan Backroom is that place. A loyal and local following tell the story. The menu is varied, but most people come for the legendary chicken tenders. These are not your kids' chicken tenders....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bklyn56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a Sunday afternoon during the holiday break when traveling in the region, and wow was this place hopping! When you visit the "Backroom" you have to try the house specialty - the chicken tenders and the house sauce. The food was fresh, tasty...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WboroMA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For years the Puritan Backroom has been a favorite of ours - our “go to” restaurant as we knew the quality of the food and service was consistently great. We had a poor experience a few weeks ago and decided to give them another try...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CajunLadyNH
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

We walked in on a Wednesday night at 4 and we were seated within 10 minutes. It was my teenage boys and I. My son got the Fisherman's Platter and although it was plentiful it wasn't half as big as it usually is with the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MelissaG3605
Reviewed November 28, 2018

I have not been to the Puritan for some time. Went out to dinner while at a conference here in Manchester. Food was very good and the staff very friendly. All the traditional American restaurant favorites. If lookig for a good meal tha twon't break...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bryant A
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

I’ve read mixed reviews and have to say that I’m glad we decided to go and see for ourselves. We decided to try the chicken tenders after watching the table next to us enjoying theirs and we were not disappointed! I had the appetizer size...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kimf306
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

When you visit the Backroom, please make to try their chicken tenders! The dipping sauce is awesome too! Very family friendly! Busy all of the time!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wendy C
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This is a favorite among locals. The chicken tenders are famous in the region and in the summer there is always a line for ice cream. If you're dining in and enjoy adult beverages, their mudslides are delicious - but not for the faint of...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LauraB14098
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Known for their chicken fingers and mudslides, the Puritan Backroom is also a local political hotspot. They also have fantastic strawberry shortcake. It does get quite busy, so plan ahead!

Date of visit: November 2018
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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.
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