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Black Trumpet Bistro

29 Ceres St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3727
+1 603-431-0887
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
29 Ceres St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3727
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Decent restaurant, high class. Our food was good, but not a lot for the kids. Dan was amazing! Desserts were incredible!

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Started with the charcuterie, moved to the mussels and finished with the paella. Start to finish the meal satiated my tastebuds. This place is a must while in Portsmouth.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I would highly recommend this restaurant! Everything was outstanding! Specialty drinks, appetizers, dinner, dessert, desert drinks.... you name it -it was wonderful. I must go to. On the expensive side, but well worth it! There are many wonderful restaurants in Portsmouth and this is CERTAINLY...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We were recommended this place by another friend and our expectations were exceeded. The atmosphere was cozy and the seasonal menu was incredibly delicious.

Thank Ivy W
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We found this restaurant by accident as it started snowing as we were walking by and had a really positive experience. Limited but well designed menu and food both presented and cooked to perfection . Combinations and favouring crafted by an expert . Recommended to...More

Thank Eileen S
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Every trip to Portsmouth needs some Back Trumpet. The food is amazing. Our waiter paid attention to every detail describing the ship from which our shrimp was caught and course of several ingredients, They accommodated my requests for gluten free meal and my husband's request...More

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Never had dinner here before but have done several "happy hours" here and had app's! One of my favorites for cocktails and happy hour!

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Great Bar and seating upstairs. Cozy, space and with an elegant feel. Menu can be a bit eclectic at times, but always delicious. Great for a romantic night out.

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Intimate, quiet enough for easy conversation, interesting small plate menu but pricey considering portions even on main course. Squid based dishes especially good and drinks quite fine. Parking in public garage close but $21 on Sat. evening. Left scarf by mistake but got call from...More

Thank amosnealp
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Very nice meal, really good assortment of unique dishes. Quaint little restaurant. Dinner w some friends, enjoyable night.

Thank Vittoria S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Ceres St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3727
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-0887
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