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Shorty's Grill

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Mexican, Bar, Pub
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206 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110
+1 603-488-5706
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Falmouth, Maine
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving by and we're drawn by the cool exterior of the restaurant. Once inside, the atmosphere was vibrant and fun as well. We opened the menus and were further pleased. Everything seemed great. Then the food arrived...large portions (of mostly filler) and pretty bland flavor profiles. We got the pulled chicken burrito, fish tacos and braised beef tacos.... More 

Thank moxie88
Bedford, New Hampshire
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great Mexican and American food. Nachos served with salsa at no charge. Very nice atmosphere. Great wait staff. This restaurant has been around for years.

Thank margaret s
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

At my last visit, August 23, 2016, Jess was very attentive and helpful. Best server, ever. I have always loved Shorty's. When I was a kid, we were fortunate enough to live near the original Shorty's in Litchfield. . . My favorite location has always been Bedford. . . Now I live hundreds of miles away, but I make it... More 

Thank C H
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We've been longtime Shortys customers and always enjoyed good service and good food. Our last trip may be our last. Although the service was great and the atmosphere busy and fun, the food was awful. The complementary chips (and salsa) were stale. My husbands chicken sandwich came out on a plastic tray lined with a checkered piece of paper. The... More 

Thank Mary B
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I'm not sure what this place is trying to be, but it's not Mexican. There are several choices in the area for much cheaper and better quality Mexican food. We go the cheese dip for an appetizer and I got the fajitas. The cheeses dip was very expensive for that amount (comparing to similar cheese dips at other restaurants) and... More 

Thank Mezasu
Boston, Massachusetts
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221 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This place looks great, Texas roadhouse meets Mexican restaurant. It has very interesting architecture and a big flight of stone steps up to the front door. A nice, stylish hostess greeted us and sat us right away in a booth. The walls have roadhouse decor with some neon signs, etc. The menu looked good. We were excited. And then the... More 

1 Thank Dutch Brother
New Boston, United States
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

I have been to Shorty's many times and have always had a very good meal and the service has always been very good. They have a very large bar area and many people eat in the bar it is not all that noisy. I have not been recently, now i feel guilty, have to go back ! Richard S Very... More 

Thank Richard S
Manchester, New Hampshire
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

The Mexican good is pretty decent and I like the variety (cousin blue type burrito is amazing). Salsa is very good and staff is friendly. Fun atmosphere, but not best for a date night out conversational dinner, it's just too loud.

Thank WinniGal68
Milford, New Hampshire
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

The atmosphere is fun, the food is good and the service is good. Very relaxed, casual place to hang with friends. Jalapeno margarita is a must!!

Thank paws28
Manchester, New Hampshire
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Love this place, friendly, great food, good portions, decent prices and their guy Leon is awesome! Love the avocado crisps, espinaca, the chimichangas, the Southern Fried Chicken Salad, the Tres Colores enchiladas, and I love the Durango Steak bowl. You can't go wrong here. It's basic, but consistent.

Thank WinniGal68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 603-488-5706

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?