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Green Bean On Water

) #2 of 33 Restaurants in Exeter €€ - €€€ American, Cafe, Soups
33 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
+1 603-778-7585
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“soups” (54 reviews)
“beans” (58 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
33 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When company drops by, Green Bean on Water is a great place to visit for a tasty sandwich, soup, or salad. It's a popular lunch spot, so we try to arrive early to avoid the crowds. Good window views overlooking the Squamscott River or fun...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting a friend at Exeter hospital and wanted to grab lunch before making the hour ride home. As always, I looked on Trip. The reviews for Green Bean on Water were good so we decided to check it out. What a great spot!...More

Thank macdkris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although recent menu changes (fewer bread/roll up choices) and price increases this restaurant remains our "go to" place for a fresh local, non-chain, casual, cafeteria-style ordering, healthy menu. The many selections we have had here have been delicious! Nice tree canopy in courtyard for good...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Popular lunch destination. Great homemade soups and sandwiches. Excellent ingredients, recipes and choices.

Thank FredNH92051
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Food is so fresh and delicious! Reasonably priced too and nice outdoor eating space. Good for getting work done or catching up with friends. Can get busy, but the workers keep the line moving and are most kind!

Thank AlexOrange04
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We read several reviews that this place was the best in New Hampshire for sandwiches and soup, so we tried it. I will say it was good, but certainly not the best. I had the house special mozzarella, tomato and pesto sandwich. To be fair...More

1  Thank Green1Ma
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I was bummed to see they hung "new menus" only to realize that means "new prices" and less selection. The best part of the Green Bean was the selection of bread you can choose with your sandwich. They have taken that choice away and all...More

1  Thank ZZNH
Reviewed 22 May 2017

One of the most popular lunch spots in town so expect a line if its anywhere around mid- day. This is a stand in line to place your order kind of place with a small courtyard for outdoor dining. The gorgonzola and spring green salad...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great artisan sandwiches. Cafeteria style. Only con is the staff is not too friendly. Very long lines between 12 AND 1:00 to go early or late. Indoor and outdoor seating. Cool vibe.

Thank NewHampshiretraveler
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The green bean used to have many choices in bread and used to have avacado as an option. Now you can't even get west or whole grain. I was ok with the long waits and cranky cashier, but now that the quality and selection have...More

3  Thank Rachael P
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11 September 2016|
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Response from DrPJA | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the level of handicap, if a person is walking with a walker, then you will be fine. If a person uses a wheelchair this location may not be the best. The bathrooms may also be a challenge for wheelchair/scooter... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
11:00 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 19:00
07:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Water St, Exeter, NH 03833-2440
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +1 603-778-7585
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