Where To Eat Prix Fixe Now

Great prix fixe dinners from a romantic inn to a themed experience



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Photo by Susan Laughlin

Blackboards with a prix-fixe menu are typically seen posted outside restaurants abroad, but increasingly the option and trend for dining from a set menu at a set price is appearing here as well. Diners can relax and experience whatever the chef creates that evening, released from making choices à la carte — and better able to pace their meal and estimate the bill.

 

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Sugar Hill Inn
116 New Hampshire 117
Sugar Hill
(603) 823-5621
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Four-Course Prix Fixe Dinner For $60 pp, Chef Val Fortin conjures a candle-lit gourmet dinner beginning with an amuse bouche, starter, salad, entrée and dessert.

Tip:  The small dining room fills up so reserve ahead.
ROMANTIC
Tuscan Kitchen
67 Main Street
Salem
(603) 952-4875
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Pranzo Family Dining
For $28 pp, this four-course Sunday meal is designed to invoke the nostalgia and aromas of dinner at nonna’s. Salumi e formaggi with truffle honey to start; a first course of chicken, sausage and meatballs over pasta; a second course of spit-roasted sirloin steak with vegetables; and house-made cannoli with orange zest to finish with a flourish.

Tip:  Five thousand bottles of Italian wines in their wine cellar to be tempted by.
ARTISINAL
One Washington Street
Suite 325 Dover
(603) 842-4077
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Concept Dining $85 to $125 pp, a five-course themed dinner includes beverages, tax and tips. Executive Chef and Owner Evan Hennessey designs a new dining experience each month from the menu to the décor while using the hottest new trends in cooking.

Tip: Ask to sit at the kitchen bar to view all the chef action.
GASTRONOMIC
Mile Away Restaurant
52 Federal Hill Road
Milford
(603) 673-3904
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Prix Fixe Dinners $19.95–$32.95 four-course dinners, depending on which entrée you choose. Includes appetizer, salad, main course and dessert. From wienerschnitzel to chicken parmigiana to American-style surf and turf.

Tip: Ask for a table near the two huge fireplaces.
 
ATMOSPHERIC
The Inn at Pleasant Lake Restaurant
853 Pleasant Street
New London
(603) 526-6271
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 Prix Fixe Dinners  $58 pp, five-course dinners prepared by Chef/Owner Brian MacKenzie includes a soup starter, salad, palate-cleansing sorbet, entrée and dessert.

Tip: This personable chef elevates a meal to an occasion.
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