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Bubba's Bar & Grille

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar
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976 Route 103, Newbury, NH 03255-0846
+1 603-763-3290
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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Newbury, New Hampshire
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102 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You can expect friendly service and good quality food at this often very busy, informal eatery. The fish sandwich accompanied by tasty fries was a winner as was the special of the day, a turkey wrap with garlic aioli. Bubba's is frequented by locals and visitors to the scenic Lake Sunapee area. It does not disappoint!

Thank traveler06032
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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449 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was wonderful and service very good. Our group of five all had really excellent dinners and desserts. One tip - clear dirty dishes off before dessert is ordered.

Thank smthibs
Boston, Massachusetts
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE has the chef's special that night and it was just as good as we have had in Italy. The place is an informal pub style restaurant, but the cuisine that night was gourmet Italian

Thank Caroltod
Newbury, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

A local restaurant with okay food. Good for social gathering. Pleasnt staff & good service. Don't expect the culinary experience of your life, but for locals, many gather for social time. Their fish & seafood dishes are their best.

Thank Prudygirl1
Newbury, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food is average to good. Portions adequate. In warmer weather view of Lake Sunapee across the road. Good ice cream dyring the summer.

Thank judyb059
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good variety on the menu and good number of specials. If you get a seat near the window, there is a great view of the lake.

Thank Bill C
boston, ma
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75 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

How did I miss this place before? Hands down the best beer and chowder and most interesting people to talk to in this area. Directly across from the lake, five minutes to the ski area. They have an eclectic menu ranging from pizza to seafood to specials like Cuban sandwich, risotto loaded with local ingredients. Great place to dine with... More 

Thank newtonmum
Sunapee, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Bubba's is a great place for bar food. The staff is friendly and efficient. My family and I have been there many times and appreciate the consistency . We never have to worry about getting served garbage, which by the way can happen at the new place down the road, Suna. We'll stick with reliable Bubba's

Thank Gutsea
Hartford, Connecticut
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226 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Everyone loved their meal at Bubba's. We were a party of nine - four adults and five children - and they were very kind to us. My son's nut allergy was easily accommodated. I would definitely go back next time I am in the area!

Thank Wendy S
Manchester, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My family of four went to dinner one night and had such a good experience, we went back again as a group of 8 the following night. The servers were very friendly and the food was really good. Some had the fish and chips - a large portion, lightly breaded and delicious. Kids meals are reasonable, with the exception of... More 

Thank Kdlwall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 976 Route 103, Newbury, NH 03255-0846
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +1 603-763-3290

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