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Weathervane Seafood Restaurants

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2 Dover Point Rd, Dover, NH 03820-4687
+1 603-749-2341
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Dover, New Hampshire
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898 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,793 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

When arrived to claim our reservation at The Weathervane, we were greeted promptly. Our table was waiting. We were seated immediately. Our waitress came by to take beverage orders as soon as we were settled. She delivered our beverages a few minutes later. Friend #1 ordered the Haddock at $9.99 from the Fried Seafarers section of the menu which was... More 

Thank Maurene_K
Sanford, Maine
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not impressed with the food I received at the Weathervane Restaurant. I had heard mixed reviews from friends and decided to try it myself. Being a New Englander who has been born and raised by the ocean I am used to excellent seafood. I found both mine and my husbands dinners below par. One dry and the other... More 

Thank CaroleDearborn
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with standard type seafood,my mother loves the place and really not a bad place to take an older patron.My chowder was a bit in the bland side but full of fish and potatoes,very nice to have .My mother loved her Fish and Chips,service was quick and friendly.Overall a nice experience.

Thank Tracie P
Dover, New Hampshire
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing out of the ordinary here, but if it not broke don't fix it. Just good sea food at reasonable prices. They don't try to be pretentious, no fancy presentation, just the basics. Friendly wait staff.

1 Thank kmkrnn
Rye Beach, New Hampshire
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

wicked good food for the masses ------ you need to talk the time and be a new Englander -- --- go red sox ---- go Celtics ---- go bruins ---- go patriots ---- leave your weight watches at home ---------- fresh caught fish ------ the only way

Thank mdinola
Hernando, Mississippi
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93 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Came here to meet a couple that we have known for years for some local seafood. We all got something different from the menu and we all enjoyed the meal we got. Last time we were here I got the lobster roll and thought it was just too small to order again but I got the fried haddock and fried... More 

Thank sphyte
Dover, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The weathervane does seafood as it should be in New England, simple and tasty. Though nothing fancy the food is always cooked perfectly and fits the budget. They do have more than just seafood and their steak tips are worth the try.

Thank Paul B
Phoenix, Arizona
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Unprepossessing casual restaurant located on the outskirts of town. However, if you do stop in, the prices are reasonable and the seafood is very good. The native shrimp are tender and delicious, and something I always get when visiting. Fish and lobster also good. Onion rings and vegetables good, but avoid the French fries which are bland.

Thank june d
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

First stop from the airport on my way to Rochester. I grew up here so I pretty much have to have the fisherman's platter! Full belly clams of course! It's what you would expect from fried seafood. Not too heavy and the service was good, although it is 2pm on a Thursday. And yes, you still get silly bibs with... More 

Thank LumberDave
Bentonville, Arkansas
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49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch while traveling to Boston. We ordered the fried haddock sandwich and chowder. The fried haddock was good although the batter was slightly heavy and it tasted like it was fried and old grease. Tartar sauce was terrible tasted fake and imitation not good at all. Coleslaw tasted like a refrigerator very old I believe. Chowder... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Dover Point Rd, Dover, NH 03820-4687
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 603-749-2341

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?