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Blue Mermaid Island Grill

116 High St, 409 The Hill, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3709
+1 603-427-2583
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“corn fritters” (12 reviews)
“scallops” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Jamaican, Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
116 High St, 409 The Hill, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3709
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1 - 10 of 252 reviews

Reviewed 13 June 2017

I had the jerk chicken at Blue Mermaid Island Grill and it was amazing! I will definitely come back!

Thank KPtravels20s
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Ironically we just arrive from St Croix in the Caribbean. There was a "musician" playing a steel drum with a pre recorded backing track. My wife and I could not talk to each other due to the noise level. When he packed up and left,...More

Thank Cliff B
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We were going to hit up a big name brewery but opted for a local place instead and we are so happy we did. When you first walk in, it is a little tight. This is a small place with tiny chairs that are definitely...More

Thank lisadZ9727KY
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here in several years. It's an old historic home in an area known locally as the hill, a group of beautiful historic homes now horribly surrounded by hotels that tower over them. The restaurant is now difficult to see as it is buried...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

from making reservations for 7 to the greeting at door through to the check the service was wonderful-happy staff there to make the dining experience a wonderful event. the food could not have been better with vegetarian choices from appetizer to main dish. We were...More

Thank Chrisbiggar
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We walked from our hotel to this establishment since it was close and the weather wasn't cooperating. The smell is overpowering when you walk in and not in a good way. Still have no idea what it was - but it wasn't good. We were...More

Thank mrav1072
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Small , very casual place better for a drink then food.. VeryvConvenient to Hilton Inn Gardens Hotel. Good place to maybe have a drink or two and listen to open mic on Wednesday night..

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Blue mermaid is a very eclectic restaurant in portsmouth, nh. I was there while visiting my daughter at UNH. They had a wide selection of foods with very interesting dates, I would definitely eat here again.

Thank cabocathy1
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Our UNH Class of 78 Brunch Group met at Blue Mermaid - we had all just returned from 2 weeks in ST. John so the Caribbean menu including Painkillers got our attention. I have been going to Blue Mermaid since it opened several years ago...More

Thank Kenattarwood
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Lets just say we now all belong to the clean plate club! The food was delicious and very flavorful- definitely a Carribean taste! Our waitress was helpful and seemed happy to be there. For cocktails we ordered their Pain Killers which were perfect and helped...More

Thank JPhpf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 High St, 409 The Hill, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3709
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-427-2583
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