New Hampshire casual dining restaurants treat the guest as king

New Hampshire's casual dining is a treat of magnificent variety in style and traditions. You’ll find something for everyone and for every taste and whim from comfort food to classic cuisine to smoothies and shakes. Accompanying your meal is relaxed indoor and outdoor seating, cozy or majestic settings, and welcoming hosts. Chefs know their customers and offer creative menus from full plate to lighter and late night fare. Pubs, bistros, cafés and that favorite little restaurant turn local ingredients into simple and savory dishes. Fabulous beer lists abound as do children’s menus at most establishments.

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Casual Outdoor Dining - Hampton Beach Village District - Hampton, NH
Hampton Beach Village District

115 Ocean Boulevard Hampton Beach, NH, 03843 Phone: 603-926-8717

Variety spices up the restaurant, bar and cafe scene by the water at Hampton Beach

If variety is the spice of life, there is no hotter place for a foodie vacation than Hampton Beach. Is your mouth watering for a lobster roll or award-winning “chowdah”? Mexican or Chinese cuisine? An island vibe with a live band every night and a tiki bar? Do you want to start your day with hot mini donuts and fresh coffee, or are you in the mood for chicken and waffles? Whatever your preference, the oceanside restaurants, smoothie bars, neighborhood coffee cafes, tap rooms with deck dining and casino eateries will be able to satisfy your taste buds. And don’t forget the annual seafood festival in September, with over 50 restaurants serving a variety of seafood specialties, as well as chef demonstrations and entertainment.
Casual Dining 500x250 - Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club - Jackson, NH
Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club

179 Carter Notch Road Jackson, NH, 03846 Phone: 603-383-9111 Toll-Free: 800-966-5779

Dine in a relaxed atmosphere, with spectacular views, at this welcoming resort tavern

Casual dining at its finest in a relaxing atmosphere: That’s what awaits guests at the Eagle Landing Tavern at the timeless, four-season Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club. In the Dining Room, you’ll enjoy award-winning classic comfort cuisine with a local twist, served while you admire the panoramic views of the White Mountains and the Wildcat River. Or, meet friends and family for cocktails and a light meal in the Tavern’s quaint bar setting. In season, dine al fresco on the grand hotel’s expansive veranda. Whether you’re in the mood for a brew and loaded nachos or a glass of wine and pan-seared breast of duck, you’ll find the perfect meal, and the perfect atmosphere, at the Eagle Landing.
Carriage House Restaurant - Castle in the Clouds - Moultonborough, NH
Castle in The Clouds

Route 171 - 455 Old Mountain Road Moultonborough, NH, 03254 Phone: 603-476-5900

Restaurant, cafe great places to relax while enjoying the natural beauty of Castle in the Clouds

Relax with lunch and a take-your-breath-away view at Castle in the Clouds. The seasonal Carriage House Restaurant, overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee and the mountains beyond, serves a variety of classics, original recipes and new versions of old favorites for lunch from May through October. It also hosts a popular Dinner Music Night series in the summer, offering guests the opportunity to listen to live music while watching dramatic sunsets. Over near The Meadows by Shannon Pond, Cafe in the Clouds serves light lunch items including salads and wraps, beverages and ice cream, which you can eat on picnic and patio tables while the kids run around in the open fields. The cafe also offers wine and beer. It’s a great place to stop after a scenic hike past the property's seven waterfalls.
Dining - The Wolfeboro Inn - Wolfeboro, NH - Credit Callan Photo
The Wolfeboro Inn

90 North Main Street Wolfeboro, NH, 03894 Phone: 603-569-3016 Toll-Free: 800-451-2389

Good food, good drinks, good company: Come enjoy the dining experience at this inn’s tavern

For more than 130 years, Wolfe’s Tavern at the Wolfeboro Inn on Lake Winnipesaukee has been a popular gathering place for guests and locals – the perfect spot to relax over a casual dinner and creative cocktail or bountiful Sunday brunch. Start your dinner with local artisan cheeses or clam chowder, then feast on fried chicken, fish and chips, a tavern burger or marinated sirloin tips. Sunday brunch features short-rib Benedict, a garden scramble, breakfast tacos and lunch items like a pork belly Cuban or catch-of-the-day tacos. Both dinner and brunch have kids’ menus and lots of gluten-free and vegetarian options. Come see why the tavern is known as the place for good food, good drinks and good company.
Enjoy a Slice! - Mt. Washington Valley Chamber - North Conway, NH
Mt. Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce

A feast of different dining experiences in the Mount Washington region

The menu of food experiences in the Mount Washington Valley region is extensive indeed. Go for something traditional like Indian pudding at the Indian Head Resort or a lobster roll at The Little Red Schoolhouse. Or try something a little different, like the Woodstock Inn Brewery’s duck wings, or the veggie burrito at the Margarita Grill. Want something really different? How about lunch or dinner aboard a train as it chugs up a mountain? Or a (literal) farm-to-table meal at a family farm? From burgers cooked over open flames to blueberry delights at a pancake parlor to delightful nibbles at farmers markets and general stores, there is something for every casual diner in the popular region. Click above to visit our website or call our friendly concierge at 800-337-3563 for more info on first class lodging and exciting events to plan your next adventure!
Lakeside Bar - Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee - Laconia, NH
Margate Resort on Winnipesaukee

76 Lake Streeet Laconia, NH, 03246 Phone: 603-524-5210 Toll-Free: 800-627-4283

Sit back and enjoy a great menu, signature cocktails and stunning lake views at beach restaurant

In a soothing waterside atmosphere, the Gazebo Beach Bar serves guests staying at the Margate on Winnipesaukee a variety of delectable lunch and dinner dishes, starting perhaps with loaded nachos and working up to a variety of salads and different black Angus burgers and a fish-and-chips plate. Kids (and their parents) will enjoy the children’s menu selections, including a hot dog basket, grilled cheese and, of course, PB&J. And then there are the desserts, like luscious blueberry cobbler cheesecake or brownie caramel cheesecake. Admire the unparalleled lake views as you sip a signature cocktail (you won’t want to miss the Margate-a-rita). A popular hot breakfast buffet is offered during the summer and other select high-occupancy periods.