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Martingale Wharf

) #40 of 141 Restaurants in Portsmouth €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
99 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-8401
+1 603-431-0901
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“salmon blt” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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99 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-8401
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Set out for a restaurant next door to this one, but the power was out so I ended up at this one. Not disappointed at all. Nice tables right on the water with a great view. I had the lobster mac and the clam chowder....More

Thank roadstarAustin_TX
Reviewed 4 days ago

So happy we wandered past other crowded restaurants on the waterfront to find this great spot. Got a high top table outside with an awesome view of the river. The service was fantastic as was the food. Great oysters and tuna poke. Delicious bloody marys...More

Thank Debbie K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband is a celiac and was pleased to note the availability of gluten free rolls at Martingale Wharf, since he is a "landlubber" and prefers burgers over seafood. He was disappointed that gluten free fries were not available. I thoroughly enjoyed my fish n'...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sitting outside in July was perfect. The fish n chips was a little bland as far as the battery was concerned, but the tartar sauce served with it more than remedied that. In fact, they ran out of tartar sauce. I had the crab cakes...More

Thank Louis H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great. We were allowed to have our baby strollers near us vs. someplace not on the deck or near us. The nursing mothers said the bathroom was clean and adequate for their needs. The food was very good. We had raw bar...More

Thank bob n
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Portsmouth, one of our favorite destinations, for a late lunch/early dinner on a beautiful Sunday. It was our first time at the Martingale Wharf, and we almost didn't end up there because there was a wait for an outside...More

1  Thank stonelinda
Deb W, General Manager at Martingale Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Morning stonelinda, Thank you for your review. Glad you and your husband enjoyed a beautiful Sunday with us at Martingale Wharf. I will make sure Julie and the team see the review and we look forward to seeing you both next time you come to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, we went there twice in two days because we goofed up the arrangements with our friends the first time. This place is all about the location. Right on the piscataqua river. GREAT view, lots of fun. Terrific deck. A place for Portsmouths metrosexuals and...More

Thank chimayred
Deb W, General Manager at Martingale Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

chimayred Thank you for joining us twice in two days. Glad you enjoy what Martingale Wharf is all about, great food & drink, guest experience, fun and best view on the Piscataqua river. Also thank you for recognizing our host/hostess team and friendly service. Glad...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The star at Martingale Wharf is clearly the patio overlooking the Piscataqua River and its iconic tug boats - a great place to relax while gazing at this busy and ever-changing waterway. I give the food a B - good but not great. The one...More

Thank loujack48
Deb W, General Manager at Martingale Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

loujack48 I couldn't have said it any better. Glad you enjoy our location and our grilled salmon BLT one of the communities favorite sandwich. Thank you for your review and we look forward to next time you visit Martingale Wharf. :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a local recommend this location due to the interesting bar. We sat outside so we didn't see it, but enjoyed the deck seating and views. I had a fantastic Cobb salad. It was one of the most interesting ones I have had, with...More

Thank terry j
Deb W, General Manager at Martingale Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

terry j Thank you for the smile this morning. "fantastic Cobb salad" are words I love to hear and read. I agree with you it is one of the best salads in Portsmouth. Glad you enjoyed. Hope to see you again soon. Deb :-)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate dinner one night there recently. Food was okay. The view into the river is very good, particularly if you can get a table with an umbrella outside on their deck.More

Thank RalphK328
Deb W, General Manager at Martingale Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Morning ralphk328, The water front dining at Martingale Wharf is truly one of the best dining views in the city. Glad you were able to join us for dinner. Next time you are in please let me know, we are always listening and want to...More

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Response from CMTPortsmouth | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not allow dogs on the decks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-8401
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-0901
Features an expansive deck overlooking Portsmouth Harbor, lounge with one of a kind 360 degree bar, and a diverse menu appealing to all palates.
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