Review of The Merrimack Premium Outlets Food Court



Salad from Green Leaf’s.

photo by susan laughlin

When faced with hours of walking around and shopping at a huge mall, there may come a point when you just have to stop and eat. We felt compelled to report our experience at the Merrimack Premium Outlets as we were pleasantly surprised. The restaurants in the Food Court try to use quality ingredients, cook fresh and offer healthy alternatives to traditional mall fast foods. See what you think of our taste tests.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLACE DISH DESCRIPTION IN A WORD
Buckhead Grill
Merrimack Premium Outlets
80 Premium Outlets Blvd.
Merrimack
(603) 424-6964
Double Mushroom Swiss Burger

A double patty burger that is just-grilled juicy, topped with a mound of fresh mushrooms and melted Swiss cheese, with onions, pickles, tomato and lettuce for $5.19


Tip: Loads of tables outside to picnic in the warmer weather.

HEARTY
China Max
Merrimack Premium Outlets
80 Premium Outlets Blvd.
Merrimack
(603) 424-8878
Hot & Sour Soup

A meal in itself for $1.59. A classically spicy hot and sour soup with deep rich flavor, topped with chunks of fresh mushrooms.

Tip: Vegetarians vote for the vegetable plate for $5.99 that comes with rice or noodles with mixed vegetables and a vegetable egg roll.
 

DELICIOUS
Villa Italian Kitchen
Merrimack Premium Outlets
80 Premium Outlets Blvd., Merrimack  
(978) 973-0294
 Mac n’ Cheese

Villa is the direct descendent of the original pizza shop that opened in New York City in 1964 by Michele Scotto and still uses the original recipes he brought with him from Naples. For their Mac n’ Cheese, they take mild cheddar cheese and melt it into a classic Alfredo sauce to bathe the macaroni.

Tip: Side it with their $1.30 homemade garlic rolls.

SURPRISING
Green Leaf’s
Merrimack Premium Outlets
80 Premium Outlets Blvd.
Merrimack
(603) 424-6964
Pick & Mix Salad

You get a made-to-order salad of greens with a choice of four toppings from their salad bar for $7.79. Who said you can’t eat healthy at a mall food court?

Tip: Ask for their yummy Salsa Ranch dressing, which they prepare from Ken’s Ranch dressing then mix in fresh chopped salsa.

RAW
Chicken Now
Merrimack Premium Outlets
80 Premium Outlets Blvd.
Merrimack, NH
(603) 424-8818
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Tender Box

Cooked-to-order, never frozen, only fresh chicken served with either coleslaw or mashed potatoes with gravy or French fries or corn or black beans, topped with a thick  slice of Texas Toast. For two pieces of chicken and the fixings: $6.39

Tip: Ask for Sriracha hot sauce to spice it up a bit.

COMFORTING
Bananas
Merrimack Premium Outlets
80 Premium Outlets Blvd.
Merrimack
(603) 424-6964
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 Banana Berry Smoothie

A thick smoothie made only from non-fat yogurt, fresh bananas and fresh strawberries for $4.99

Tip: Non-fat yogurt is also available in a cup or cone topped with fresh fruit toppings.

REFRESHING

 

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