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BG's Boathouse

191 Wentworth Rd, Rye NH, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
+1 603-431-1074
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (41 reviews)
“clams” (21 reviews)
“lobster roll” (31 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
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191 Wentworth Rd, Rye NH, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Birthday dinner, with family...I had Lazy lobster (all picked out and sauted in butter0. and excellent union rings.....the others had a variety of seafood baskets (whole clam, osyter) which were well prepared. Good service.

Thank Graham N
Reviewed 23 August 2017

BG's was a great choice for lunch recently. The clam chowder and fried lobster was very good. We had a nice time eating outside on the deck that overlooks the water. We will plan on coming again the next time we are in Portsmouth.

Thank jsnc2004
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We have been coming here for years. The food is good. Both indoor and outdoor seating. Has dock to tie up to so you can visit by boat. The chowders and bisque are really tasty. It would probably be a fun place just to have...More

Thank wrongfootjones
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Going to BG's has always been an amazing experience, but yesterday's dinner was a big disappointment. I feel that a $28 scallop dinner should be awe inspiring and yesterday's meal was definitely not up to that caliber or price. The broiled scallop dinner consisted of...More

Thank BostonDiners
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The food was just ok but the wait staff and atmosphere were nice. Portions weren't very big and everything is served on paper plates. Would definitely look elsewhere if you want a nice evening out as a couple or nice dinner with family.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Put this on you places to dine list, you won't be disappointed. On our last visit I ordered the combo platter and when it came to our table I couldn't believe the size of this meal. My wife and I could have made two meals...More

Thank TMan01
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

After a day a Wallis Sands a beer, clams and French fries hit the spot. Sitting on the deck enjoying the made for a pleasant end of the day. AND they serve an excellent gluten free lager.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We had a nice coastal drive and stopped at BG's for dinner. Two of us ordered the Fish and Chips - Haddock - it was ok, Mini jumbo shrimp - very good, oniion rings - ok. Wine and beer. One grilled haddock - ok. Service...More

1  Thank bgfuntime
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

B G's Boathouse has awesome atmosphere and great food and drinks. Sitting out in the marina with great steamers and a beautiful grilled blackened shrimp salad , WHO CAN ASK FOR MORE. Stop by you won't be sorry. Ask for Natasha at the bar she'll...More

1  Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Good location if you have to stay at the Marriott or anywhere else nearby. Easy and free parking. Drinks good. Food completely forgettable and served with the charm of a McDonald's.

2  Thank GlobalPolyglot
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Sandi J
28 July 2016|
Response from Kronberg | Reviewed this property |
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Stephanie S
17 July 2015|
Response from Jeff G | Property representative |
We have ample parking at the Restaurant and Across the Street for Our Customers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Wentworth Rd, Rye NH, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5507
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1074
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"Where the Locals Go" - This family owned favorite has been preparing the freshest seafood on the seacoast for 40 years! Enjoy the beautiful water views of Sagamore Creek while dining on the 2 outdoor decks, in the dining room or in the Sagamore Pub. Come by boat as well! Open Thurs-Monday until Mother's Day. Open 7 days Mother's day - Labor Day. Open Thurs-Monday after Labor Day. We close for the Season October 21st and Reopen in March.
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