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Cafe Mediterraneo

119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-427-5563
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood risotto” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (21 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited Cafe Med for dinner with friends. Calamari was very salty but lobster raviolis were very good. Everyone really enjoyed their meals and the wine! Staff was attentive, friendly. I recommend making a reservation as this place gets packed!

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I visited recently with a few friends. Dinner started with bread and some flavored oil (herbs, spices, cheese). The pasta calabrese I had was very nice, just enough spice. The carbonara was OK, but the pancetta lacked flavor and was a bit too fatty. The...More

Thank RedEyeRonnie
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Cafe Med has the very best food and best people in Portsmouth, NH! It is consistently outstanding! Thanks Suweel, Abby, Nick and Adeel!

Thank sgva
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Service ok but every part of meals were poor. Starchy fettuccine, horrible sauce, chicken tough, etc.

Thank CarlinNH
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Delicious bread and dipping oil is a delicious start. The lobster ravioli is amazing. Creative wine list.

Thank hvonderh
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had a large party and we taken care of quite well. Food and service top-notch. Fun bartender. Will definitely return whenever in Portsmouth.

Thank Greathound
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Nice atmosphere. Had a great waitress who took good care of us. All the food was very good, reasonable wine, we enjoyed our dinner. Not rushed at all , even being a Saturday.

Thank Terry G
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Enjoyed a dinner Saturday evening. Absolutely FABULOUS cuisine.. Bread fresh out of the oven with dipping sauce was great. Mussel dish for appetizer was superb Had the lobster ravioli which was beyond fantastic. A Go To place!

Thank thedogologist
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a great appearance and the food is ok. LOCATION: great area in the downtown, market street area of Portsmouth. Appearance: romantic and casual. It was a mix of clients. Young daying couples to families, to friends dining. The decoration and the colors...More

Thank nadro2010
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped to eat diner in Portsmouth without knowing where to go. We ended up at Café Mediterraneo and we weren't disappointed at all! Attentionned staff, generous and delicious plates. ..i went down to 4 stars because it was pretty noisy, but I have to...More

Thank kOng2912
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Questions & Answers
3 March 2017|
Response from LucyLu801 | Reviewed this property |
They were able to make our meals gluten free. My daughter had the marsala with penne, I believe.
Kelly W
19 February 2016|
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Response from zinfulone | Reviewed this property |
There is on the street parking and the city public parking lot is a very short walk away.
7 October 2015|
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Response from lefty117 | Reviewed this property |
The menu is on their website and if you walking around Portsmouth, it is in their window.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-427-5563
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