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The District

103 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-501-0586
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“gnocchi” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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103 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

We arrived around 9 and ordered several appetizers and soup. Fried pickles were our favorite, great pumpkin soup...but share it because it's really rich!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had dinner here one night because it was late and they stay open late. The burgers were Ok but my companion's had a funny burnt taste. We had brunch there on a Sunday because the restaurant on the same block we had wanted to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank James1585
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We went for a late lunch. Service was very slow even thought was not busy. I ordered a veggie burger, was told they may be out, I said that beef was fine. A ridiculous amount of time later, the food came. I bit into the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank cvalence
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to get a drink and some food after 9pm in Saturday night, and The District was hopping. I enjoyed the mission fig infused bourbon and fish tacos (they ran out of my first choice, the gnocchi). The fish tacos...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JeffK175
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Friendly service and a delicious salad. Cute little patio outside on a quiet side street. Very enjoyable experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dirk6460
Reviewed 13 September 2018

This used to be my “ neighborhood “ restaurant in Portsmouth. We traveled extensively this summer so it had been a few months since I last visited. I don’t know if they have changed management , chefs or both. I loved this place friendly engaged...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rockski
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We needed a place close to the Music Hall and stumbled across this place. The name was a bit odd-I still don't know what it means. However, the kitchen staff is outstanding. My wife was still raving about her vegetarian meal and my steak was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BoilerDaveNH
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The district is open until midnight 7 days a week. After a long day of flights and driving, we finally checked into our hotel and found this place. Fantastic NE clam chowder and homemade gnocchi with veggies. Great local beer and nice seating both inside...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nancycA5997LT
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This place is great! We have added this to our regular lineup and it hasn't disappointed yet! The roasted brussel sprouts are AMAZING as is their scallop pad thai. I've usually been there with a large group and they are more than accommodating and welcoming....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jacqui R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My first experience was Wow, how can they have food like this at these prices. I don't know but I've been telling my friends ever since. Management is awesome! A mistake was made on my order and he took care of it on my next...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carol T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-501-0586
Contemporary New American, locally sourced, fresh seafood. Weekend Brunch, full menu tip midnight 7 nights a week
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