Here's a list of the best restaurants in Portsmouth where you can eat outside or by the ocean as well as the best outdoor dining restaurants in Nashua, Laconia and Manchester.

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More>> Outdoor and waterfront dining

The best outdoor dining spots in the White Mountains

Where to dine and take in gorgeous views of Mount Washington, picturesque Jackson and the Ammonoosuc River

The best outdoor dining restaurants in the Lakes Region

Check out our list of NH's best lakefront dining options for Alton Bay, Lake Winnipesauke and Wolfeboro.

The best outdoor dining spots in south and eastern NH

Discover great food and outdoor dining options in Nashua, Merrimack and Salem

The best outdoor dining spots in greater Manchester

Our favorite restaurants to eat outside at in the greater Manchester area including Fratellos, Cotton, Bedford Village Inn, The Foundry and more.

The best outdoor dining spots in the Seacoast

Where to eat outside by the ocean or on the water in Portsmouth and Hampton

Where to eat outside in western NH

If you live or are venturing to the western part of the state (Keene, Peterborough or Hanover), here's where you'll want to check out for outdoor dining options
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Food & Drink Events

  • Concord Farmers Market

    05.06.17

    Support your local farmer by shopping and buying locally. The Concord Farmers Market, located on Capitol Street next to the State House, is one of...

  • Henniker Brewing Brewery Tours

    05.27.17

    It all started back in 2011 with four guys, a passion for craft beer, and an abandoned warehouse in the woods of Henniker, New Hampshire. The team...

  • Memorial Day Weekend at Waterville Valley

    05.27.17

    The Memorial Day Weekend at Waterville Valley is the perfect way to kick off summer. It is two days of fun with activities for all ages, from...

  • Free Wine Tasting Weekend

    05.27.17

    At Copper Beech Winery in Hooksett, memorable award-winning wines are produced from top quality non-traditional fruits, rather than grapes. ...

  • Comedy Wednesdays

    05.10.17

    Throughout the summer, The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch will host a new comedy show every Wednesday with comedians from all over New England. While...

  • LaBelle Winery Presents Live Music Thursdays

    06.01.17

    All are welcome each Thursday to enjoy live music on the terrace and al fresco dining overlooking the vineyard! If the weather is not ideal,...

  • Food Trucks for CASA

    06.02.17

    Manchester's McIntrye Ski Area will host on the first ever Food Trucks for CASA on June 2, 3, and 4. This event will feature 15 of New...

  • Wheels of Soul IPA Release Party

    06.03.17

    Kelsen Brewing Company is excited to announce a partnership with Craft for Causes and the Tedeschi Trucks Band Wheels of Soul Summer Tour 2017...

  • Greek Night at The Castle on Charles

    06.03.17

    At the Castle on Charles' Greek Night, enjoy live music with intimate seating surrounding the band, dancing, and Greek food and drink table...

  • NHSPCA Paws Walk 2017

    06.04.17

    Come on down to Stratham Hill Park on June 4 to support Paws Walk, the New Hampshire SPCA’s largest grassroots fundraiser to raise essential...

  • Rat Pack Night

    06.04.17

    The newly opened Tuscan Kitchen Portsmouth presents a Rat Pack Night on June 4 featuring Michael Dutra & The Strictly Sinatra Band. The menu...

  • Intro to Wine Workshop

    06.07.17

    Join Winemaker Amy LaBelle for a class focused on how to taste and appreciate wine. Attendees will leave with an understanding of: how wine is...

  • New Boston Farmers' Market Opening Day

    06.10.17

    Jeremy DeLisle of UNH Cooperative Extension and WMUR's Grow It Green will be at the market to explain what the extension is, and what resources...

  • Henniker Brewing Kickoff to Summer

    06.10.17

    Join Henniker Brewing on Saturday, June 10, for their 4th Annual Kickoff to Summer! They will be celebrating the return of Sour Flower,...

  • Shuck and Chuck

    06.11.17

    Enjoy a picnic with food prepared by some of the best local chefs around, including James Beard nominees, Matt Louis from The Franklin Oyster House...

  • Knife Skills Class

    06.14.17

    LaBelle Winery's Wine Maker’s Kitchen Cooking with Wine Instructional Series presents a course on knife skills. Learn the proper...

  • Best of NH Party

    06.15.17

    The 16th annual Best of New Hampshire Party is your chance to sample food and drink from all over the state in once place - the Northeast Delta...

  • The Farmers Dinner at LaBelle Winery

    06.16.17

    LaBelle Winery is pleased to partner with Keith Sarasin, founder of the Farmers Dinner, for a spectacular farm-to-table wine dinner experience in...

  • Rock'n Ribfest

    06.16.17

    "Three days of ribs" should be all you need to hear about this annual festival, but if that's somehow not enticing enough, don't...

  • Father's Day Beer Dinner

    06.18.17

    Treat dad to a four-course dinner featuring beers by Ossipee's Hobbs Brewing Company. The first course will be house cured pork belly, creamed...


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