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Cafe Mediterraneo

119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-427-5563
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood risotto” (14 reviews)
“chicken” (23 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The sauces were excellent. The service prompt and very friendly. I alway test the pasta at an Italian resturant first. The linguine and marinara sauce were terrific. We tried the egg plant and it was excellent also. The bread was fresh baked and served with...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dined here many times, this was not an A visit. The sauce on Chic Parmesan not up to par. The Chic. was good. The Insalata Del La Casa was very good as were the drinks and service.

Thank rslaaliensr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our faves in Portsmouth. Great food, great service, reasonable prices. Our go to place. Never been disappointed.

Thank Terry G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm half Italian, so, it's hard to find a restaurant that will knock my socks off. The first time I went to Cafe Medierrano, I was very pleased! The Caesar Salad and Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca are sheer winners in my book! What made it so...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Dropped in while walking through town. Meal was ok mussels were good but could have had more flavor and been a bigger portion. Salmon was very good and covered with a nice cream sauce. Veal picata was too lemoney and really not sautéed Ambience was...More

Thank TMC159
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

There mostly seafood joints here in town, which is fine but I was looking for some Italian tonight. Food was very good. Hardy soup, nice pasta(although the chicken was weird). Everything was good and hot, from the bread on....Plus definitely not shy on the wine...More

Thank GaryMcCoy
Reviewed 3 June 2018

There is plenty of restaurants to choose from in Portsmouth, but the owner of Cafe Mediterraneo (and his seafood Lasagna) made me appreciate our family's choice. The service was exceptional and so was the food, including my wife's seafood risotto. You know the food is...More

Thank Jesse B
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We celebrated a colleagues retirement and had a lovely time. Atmosphere was relaxing,not rushed. Service was attentive not pressured. From The bread and seasoned dipping oil, salad, to the apps. & pasta dishes - food was well crafted and delicious . Wonderful intimate venue &...More

Thank JennylynnK
Reviewed 28 May 2018

while walking around downtown Portsmouth--shopping etc.--stopped here for lunch--superb--not busy at time of my visit--great service--excellent Bloody Mary--soup unreal--main course--special stuffed ravioli w/mushrooms and seared scallops--to die for

Thank roperron
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Nothing makes a meal better than charming service! This is our second time here and both times our waiter made the meal! My husband had the shrimp appetizer and house lasagna which easily feeds 2 and I had the Caesar and tortellini. Both generous portions...More

Thank Elizabeth S
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Questions & Answers
3 March 2017|
Response from LucyLu801 | Reviewed this property |
They were able to make our meals gluten free. My daughter had the marsala with penne, I believe.
Kelly W
19 February 2016|
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Response from zinfulone | Reviewed this property |
There is on the street parking and the city public parking lot is a very short walk away.
7 October 2015|
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Response from lefty117 | Reviewed this property |
The menu is on their website and if you walking around Portsmouth, it is in their window.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-427-5563
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