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“Good food, friendly staff, very popular happy hour”
Review of Rudi's Portsmouth

Rudi's Portsmouth
Ranked #29 of 219 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Price range: US$31 - US$50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Congress Street
Description: Ease your way in to a bright and brassy Sunday afternoon or moody weeknight when Rudi's charismatic atmosphere boasts an eclectic mix of downtown charm and uptown polish. Sample the freshest of local farms and Seaport bounties featuring a wide array of traditional dishes with signature twists.
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We arrived at the end of happy hour to find a very friendly crowd and good drinks. Then, everyone else left, so we were the only people there, dining in a place that felt as if it was about to close. The food, however, was delicious.

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Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Popped in at the bequest of a local couple who greeted us so warmly and gave us great info on local hotspots and places to check out. Though the kitchen was already closed they did make us 4 awesome desserts including creme brulee and warm lava cakes... the drinks, service, locals and bartenders were the reason I will coming back here again and again

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Reviewed 10 July 2018

We had dinner here our last night in Portsmouth and were extremely happy with the choice. Husband had the pork chop, I had the swordfish, both were to die for, I had lemon cake for desert, also delicious. The bread was warm, plentiful and lovely, the specialty butter was amazing. Overall can't fault it, service great, food great, wine great, cocktails also great. thank you for a lovely end to our New England roadtrip

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I stopped by just to have a Bloody Mary at the bar after going to a nearby art exhibit but decided to have a meal after looking at the menu. The homemade corned beef and red potato hash with two poached eggs was very good and priced extremely reasonably, less than what you'd pay in a diner or coffee shop for the same meal. The atmosphere was great -- live jazz entertainment, classy decor, lit candles at the bar and tables (usually that's done only in the evening), and even complimentary Sunday newspapers available. The bartender was professional and friendly. I hadn't been to Rudi's in a few years, but I'll definitely go back and bring family or friends along -- we're always looking for a nice place to have brunch, and you can't get much nicer than Rudi's.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Please try the truffle fries as an app - competely delicious! Wanted to order more! Our table had the salmon, scallops, the filet, lobster risotto — all prepared perfectly each with original and amazing sides. The delicacy and care is shown in every detail - even the presentation. Do yourself a favor and stop in! (And we haven’t even mentioned the bartender!) (And we haven’t mentioned the secret horseradish spread that my husband wanted to eat by the spoonful!)

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