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Riverworks Tavern

164 Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857-2086
+1 603-659-6119
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“prime rib” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
164 Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857-2086
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On all accounts. Menu, decor, staff, etc... worked in town for 6 years and went here in and off. Good for beer with friends but food is bland, service is slow, can be hard to get service, smells and dank setting, wish it was good...More

Thank torbtronics
Reviewed April 22, 2018

I liked the bar's rustic interior, TV's with a game on, good food, nice staff, etc. Reasonable price for glass of wine and a good pour. Beer is poured into an ice cold glass. Street parking. Sometimes limited but you are able to find a...More

Thank Eclectic T
Reviewed April 11, 2018

Stopped in for dinner while visiting in neighboring Exeter, NH. Had a wonderful meal, provided to us by a friendly waiter, and all in a wonderfully restored historic building. We ate in the lower tavern portion of the restaurant as there was a private function...More

1  Thank FJDriver
Jennifer J, Owner at Riverworks Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you soon. :)

Reviewed January 21, 2018

Most offerings here come hot and fast, making you happy alongside a large draft beer. Upstairs is a bit more restaurant. Downstairs is a bit more bar. Newmarket is a fun town and there are sure to be some local characters chatting at the bar....More

1  Thank simplegifts2016
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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

When we walked into the tavern he sat at the bar. The bartender said hi but then waited on a table that arrived after us. We were being looked at by a crabby looking lady at the end of the bar, we thought she was...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Second visit to the Riverworks, for lunch at the bar. The Mac and Cheese with steak tips was OK. Arrived at the table and the food was warm, not hot. Leads me to think it was sitting in the kitchen wait to be delivered. The...More

Thank DrPJA
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I’ve eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is rustic and casual. The food is delicious.

Thank Staceyrn
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Stopped by for supper, the meal was fantastic, service was good and the drinks were fine. I will be back.

1  Thank rogtrem
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Was good . Very confusing just going in-3 outside doors-finally read all the signs and opened door. Faced with 3 two more doors-Tavern or Restaurant. We picked tavern- small rooms with bar. Old building and beautiful brick and stone walls with wood ceiling-two levels. Food...More

2  Thank lybohero
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Limited bar seats but great atmosphere and staff. I got the house burger which was good and the bartenders were very friendly and fun to talk to. They even recommended some beers, one of which I tried and am now a huge fan thanks to...More

2  Thank Bob O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
American, Bar, Pub
After-hours, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857-2086
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +1 603-659-6119
  • E-mail
House-made American pub favorites, fresh seafood, and more! We have something for everybody. All dishes, sauces, dressings, and extras are made in-house, and our seafood and raw oysters are fresh. Join us in our upstairs dining room or downstairs in our pub!
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