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Governor's Inn

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Pub
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78 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867-1921
+1 603-332-0107
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Sat 11:00 - 13:00
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We've been to the Governor's Inn many times, and are always happy with the menu choices and food. It helps that the inn is a spectacular old building with antique atmosphere all around.

Thank Arthur C
Gilmanton Iron Works, New Hampshire
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went to the governors inn for dinner at their restaurant. They were very friendly. We ordered the French onion soup and Caesar salad to start and the butternut squash ravioli and steak tips for dinner. The food was good. Portions were ok but a little on the smaller side, I would of liked to see a couple more steak... More 

Thank Chris K
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We went for dinner here with our daughter and son in law as they had never been to dinner there. There was a show at the Opera House in town and the place was a little crazy. We all had appetizers which were delicious and came in a timely manner. We all then ordered our dinners after we completed our... More 

1 Thank Linda R
New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The blackened chicken Alfredo was disappointingly bland. Not terrible, but nothing special either. Caesar salad to start was the best part of the meal. We were seated next to a large family with a very loud unruly child, and the decor is such that noise levels are echoed and amplified.

1 Thank Ken T
Rochester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Our favorite dining place in the area. The staff is awesome, so friendly and accommodating. The food is consistently the best around with daily specials that are just as awesome as the menu items. The bar staff is great and also so accommodating with drink selections.

1 Thank defenda509
Killingworth, Connecticut
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Wedding held outside when after the guests assembled on a tent covered patio before having the reception in the banquet room. On the picky side the lawn could have been in better condition (weather had been very warm with little rain) and the arranged chairs a little cleaner. The appetizers served by waitresses were hot and plentiful. The fruit and... More 

Thank pearl33814
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

A varied selection of specialty dishes available from sandwiches to surf and turf. There were 10 of family members in our party who chose 10 different dishes and they were all very good. All price ranges available.

Thank mcr1010
Southern Pines, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We were a late, late arrival due to traffic and the front desk was very understanding. The room was nice enough but the curtains & comforter, etc. needed to be updated. The door to our room was unusual in that you couldn't lock it from the inside, although you couldn't open it from the outside. We were definitely disappointed in... More 

Thank Kathy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Four of us ate dinner in the Parlor on a Monday night to celebrate a wedding anniversary. The food was very good and reasonably priced and the wait staff were friendly and attentive.

Thank Cynthia S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

The rooms are great. It has a great pub style restaurant on site and smaller deli like restaurant next door a fabulous outdoor patio and function room. It is close to downtown for other shopping and theater.

1 Thank Lisa V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867-1921
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-332-0107

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