Best of NH 2021 Readers’ Poll Winners

More than 14,500 people voted – now see who was named as the best the state has to offer

The results listed here will be published in the July Best of NH issue, which is available on newsstands, online and in mailboxes in late June. This list serves as a quick reference guide and full contact information, including address, phone and website, will be included with the July issue.

Best of NH Category 2021 Winner
Art Gallery AVA Gallery & Art Center
AM Radio Station 610, WGIR
Antique or Vintage Shop Junction 71
Automotive Group Grappone Automotive Group
Bakery – Concord Area Bread & Chocolate
Bakery – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Blue Loon Bakery
Bakery – Great North Woods Region Polish Princess Bakery
Bakery – Lakes Region Yum Yum Shop
Bakery – Manchester Area Bearded Baking Co.
Bakery – Monadnock Region Culture
Bakery – Nashua Area Buckley’s Bakery & Café
Bakery – Overall Harvey’s Bakery and Coffee Shop
Bakery – Overall Multi-location Local Frederick’s Pastries
Bakery – Salem Area Klemm’s Bakery
Bakery – Seacoast Region Popovers on the Square
Bakery – White Mountains Region Red Wagon Bakery
Barbecue KC’s Rib Shack
Barbershop Lucky’s Barbershop
Bartender Becca Paine, Machina Kitchen & Art Bar
Bed and Breakfast Christmas Farm Inn and Spa
Beer Store Bert’s Better Beers
Bicycle Shop Multi-location Goodale’s Bike Shop Nashua
Bicycle Shop S&W Sports
Breakfast Place – Concord Area The Windmill Restaurant
Breakfast Place – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Lou’s
Breakfast Place – Great North Woods Region Wilderness
Breakfast Place – Lakes Region The Farmer’s Kitchen
Breakfast Place – Manchester Area Poor Boy’s Diner
Breakfast Place – Manchester Area Multi-location regional The Friendly Toast
Breakfast Place – Monadnock Region The Riverhouse Cafe
Breakfast Place – Monadnock Region Multi-location Local Red Arrow 24 Hr Diner
Breakfast Place – Nashua Area Suzies Dinner
Breakfast Place – Overall The Purple Finch
Breakfast Place – Overall Multi-location Local Tucker’s
Breakfast Place – Salem Area Maddies Bagel & Eatery
Breakfast Place – Salem Area Multi-location Local MaryAnn’s Diner
Breakfast Place – Seacoast Region Big Bean
Breakfast Place – Seacoast Region Multi-location Regional The Friendly Toast
Breakfast Place – White Mountains Region Polly’s Pancake Parlor
Brewery – Concord Area Lithermans Limited Brewery
Brewery – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille
Brewery – Great North Woods Region Copper Pig Brewery
Brewery – Lakes Region Kettlehead Brewing Co.
Brewery – Manchester Area Pipe Dream Brewing
Brewery – Monadnock Region Modestman Brewing
Brewery – Nashua Area Spyglass Brewing Co.
Brewery – Overall 603 Brewery
Brewery – Salem Area Rockingham Brewing Co.
Brewery – Seacoast Region Stoneface Brewing Co.
Brewery – White Mountains Region Woodstock Inn Brewery
Brewpub Woodstock Inn Brewery
Brunch The Foundry
Burger – Concord Area The Barley House
Burger – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Little Brothers Burgers
Burger – Great North Woods Region The Burg
Burger – Lakes Region Surfside Burger Bar
Burger – Manchester Area New England’s Tap House Grille
Burger – Monadnock Region Papa Joe’s Humble Kitchen
Burger – Nashua Area Buckley’s Great Steaks
Burger – Overall Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery
Burger – Overall Multi-location Local Lexie’s Restaurants
Burger – Salem Area Granfanallys
Burger – Salem Area Multi-location Local T-BONES Great American Eatery
Burger – Seacoast Region BRGR Bar
Burger – White Mountains Region Black Mountain Burger Co.
Burrito Taco Beyondo
Burrito – Multi-location Local Dos Amigos Burritos
Butcher Shop Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery
Cakes Jacques Fine European Pastries
Cakes – Multi-location Regional Frederick’s Pastries
Campground Wakeda Campground
Caterer Celebrations Catering
Chicken Fingers The Puritan Backroom
Chili Red Wagon Bakery
Chinese Restaurant Lilac Blossom
Chocolatier Granite State Candy Shop
Clam Chowder Petey’s Summertime Seafood
Clam Chowder – Multi-location Regional Weathervane Seafood Restaurants
Cocktails The Copper Door
Coffee Roaster Wayfarer Coffee Roaster
Coffee Roaster – Multi-location Local A&E Coffee & Tea
Coffee Shop – Concord Area Revelstoke
Coffee Shop – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Lucky’s Coffee Garage
Coffee Shop – Great North Woods Region Granite Grind
Coffee Shop – Lakes Region Wayfarer Coffee Roaster
Coffee Shop – Manchester Area Café La Reine
Coffee Shop – Monadnock Region Union Coffee Company
Coffee Shop – Nashua Area Riverwalk Café & Music Bar
Coffee Shop – Overall Flight Coffee Co.
Coffee Shop – OverallMulti-location Local A&E Coffee & Tea
Coffee Shop – Salem Area The Grind Rail Trail Café
Coffee Shop – Seacoast Region Adelle’s
Coffee Shop – White Mountains Region Metropolitan Coffee House
Comic Book Store Jetpack Comics & Games
Crab Cakes Surf Seafood
Crab Cakes – Multi-location Local The Common Man
Cupcakes Queen City Cupcakes
Day Spa Wingate Spa
Delicatessen Biederman’s Deli
Diner – Concord Area Northwood Diner
Diner – Concord Area Multi-location Local Red Arrow 24 Hr Diner
Diner – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Four Aces Diner
Diner – Lakes Region 104 Diner
Diner – Manchester Area Airport Diner
Diner – Manchester Area Multi-location Local Red Arrow 24 Hr Diner
Diner – Monadnock Region Peterborough Diner
Diner – Monadnock Region Multi-location Local Red Arrow 24 Hr Diner
Diner – Nashua Area Joey’s Diner
Diner – Overall Tilt’n Diner
Diner – Overall Multi-location Local Red Arrow 24 Hr Diner
Diner – Salem Area The Bacon Barn
Diner – Salem Area Multi-location Local MaryAnn’s Diner
Diner – Seacoast Region Roundabout Diner and Lounge
Diner – White Mountains Region Littleton Diner
Distillery Tamworth Distilling & Mercantile
Doughnuts Donut Love
Family Friendly Resort
TIE – RiverWalk Resort at Loon and The Inn at East Hill Farm
Family-friendly Dining The Puritan Backroom
Family-friendly Dining Multi-location Local T-BONES Great American Eatery
Farmstand Lull Farm
Favorite Restaurant – Concord Area The Barley House
Favorite Restaurant – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region The Refinery
Favorite Restaurant – Great North Woods Region Rainbow Grille & Tavern
Favorite Restaurant – Lakes Region Patrick’s Pub & Eatery
Favorite Restaurant – Lakes Region Multi-location Local T-BONES Great American Eatery
Favorite Restaurant – Manchester Area The Copper Door
Favorite Restaurant – Monadnock Region Pickity Place
Favorite Restaurant – Nashua Area Surf Seafood
Favorite Restaurant – Overall Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery
Favorite Restaurant – Overall Multi-Location Local The Common Man
Favorite Restaurant – Salem Area The Copper Door
Favorite Restaurant – Seacoast Region Surf Seafood
Favorite Restaurant – White Mountains Region Woodstock Inn Station and Brewery
Fine Dining Restaurant Hanover Street Chophouse
Fitness Instructor Meagan Sbat, Get Fit NH
Florist Cobblestone
FM Radio Station WZID, 95.7
Food Truck Cheese Louise
Garden Center Wentworth Greenhouses & Garden Center
Gourmet To Go Presto Craft Kitchen
Greek Restaurant Amphora
Guten-free Options Multi-location Regional 110 Grill
Guten-free Options Troy’s Fresh Kitchen and Juice Bar
Hair Salon Hair Daze Salon and Spa
Home Décor Shop Junction 71 Home Decor
Ice Cream – Concord Area Arnie’s Place
Ice Cream – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Sanctuary Dairy Farm Ice Cream
Ice Cream – Great North Woods Region Moose Alley Cones
Ice Cream – Lakes Region Jordan’s Ice Creamery
Ice Cream – Manchester Area Puritan Backroom
Ice Cream – Monadnock Region The Walpole Creamery
Ice Cream – Monadnock Region Multi-location Local Kimball Farm
Ice Cream – Nashua Area The Big 1 Ice Cream Stand
Ice Cream – Overall Hayward’s Ice Cream
Ice Cream – Salem Area Moo’s Place Homemade Ice Cream
Ice Cream – Seacoast Region Lago’s Ice Cream
Ice Cream – White Mountains Region Bishops Homemade Ice Cream
Indian Restaurant Shalimar of India
Independent Bookstore Gibson’s Bookstore
Independent Movie Theater Red River Theatres
Independently Owned Fitness Center Get FIt NH, Concord
Indoor Cycling CycleFierce, Portsmouth
Irish Pub Patrick’s Pub and Eatery
Italian Restaurant Angelina’s Ristorante Italiano
Italian Restaurant Multi-location Local Fratello’s Italian Grille
Japanese Restaurant Moritomo
Jeweler Bellman’s
Kid’s Clothing Shop Puddlejumpers
Large Music Venue Bank of NH Pavilion
Lobster Roll Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery
Lobster Roll Multi-location Local The Beach Plum
Local Jeweler with Store Bellman’s
Locally Sourced Menu Pickity Place
Mac and Cheese Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery
Mac and Cheese Multi-location Regional Mr. Mac’s Macaroni and Cheese
Martinis The Copper Door
Mediterranean Restaurant
Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Martini Lounge
Men’s Clothing Shop George’s Apparel
Meteorologist Hayley LaPoint, WMUR
Mexican Restaurant Hermanos Cocina Mexicana
Mexican Restaurant Multi-location Local La Carreta
Museum Currier Museum of Art
New Restaurant Col’s Kitchen
NH Radio Morning Show Greg and the Morning Buzz
NH Radio Talk Show The Exchange, NHPR
NH Sports Team Fisher Cats
Outdoor Dining Tie Cheers
Outdoor Dining Tie Woodstock Inn, Station and Brewery
Pet Boarding K9 Kaos
Pet Groomer Mac and Cooper’s Pet Supply Outlet
Pet Supplies Store Mac and Cooper’s Pet Supply Outlet
Pet Training No Monkey Business Dog Training
Pies Multi-location Local Red Arrow 24 Hr Diner
Pies Red Wagon Bakery
Pizzeria – Concord Area Constantly Pizza
Pizzeria – Concord Area Multi-location Regional Sal’s Pizza
Pizzeria – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Charlie Mac’s Pizzeria
Pizzeria – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Multi-location Local Ziggy’s Pizza
Pizzeria – Gourmet 900 Degrees
Pizzeria – Great North Woods Region The Burg
Pizzeria – Lakes Region Tilton House of Pizza
Pizzeria – Lakes Region Multilocation Regional Sal’s Pizza
Pizzeria – Manchester Area Alley Cat Pizzeria
Pizzeria – Manchester Area Multi-location Regional Sal’s Pizza
Pizzeria – Monadnock Region Athens Pizza House and Restaurant
Pizzeria – Monadnock Region Multilocation Local The Pizza Barn
Pizzeria – Monadnock Region Multi-location Regional Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza
Pizzeria – Nashua Area Nashua House of Pizza
Pizzeria – Nashua Area Multilocation Local Kendall Pond Pizza
Pizzeria – Nashua Area Multi-location Regional Sal’s Pizza
Pizzeria – Overall La Festa Brick & Brew Pizza
Pizzeria – Salem Area Granfanallys Pizza Pub
Pizzeria – Salem Area Multi-location Regional Sal’s Pizza
Pizzeria – Seacoast Region The Community Oven
Pizzeria – Seacoast Region Multi-location Regional The Flatbread Company
Pizzeria – White Mountains Region Elvio’s Pizzeria
Pizzeria – White Mountains Region Multi-location Regional The Flatbread Company
Restaurant With Best Beer List New England’s Tap House Grille
Restaurant With Best Beer List Multi-location Local Thirsty Moose Taphouse
Restaurant With Best Wine List The Bedford Village Inn
Resort/Hotel Spa Wentworth by the Sea
Sandwich Cheese Louise
Sandwich Multi-location Local Wrap City Sandwich Company
Seafood Restaurant Surf Seafood
Secondhand Clothing Shop M&C Clothing and Goods
Ski Resort Loon Mountain
Ski Shop Piche’s Ski & Sports Shop
Small Music Venue Tupelo Music Hall
Soup Collins Brothers Chowder Co.
Specialty Food Store Angela’s Pasta & Cheese Shop
Sports Bar Billy’s Sports Bar & Grille
Steakhouse Tuckaway Tavern & Butchery
Summer Outdoor Attraction – Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee Region Mount Sunapee Resort
Summer Outdoor Attraction – Lakes Region Gunstock Mountain Resort
Summer Outdoor Attraction – Manchester Area Bear Brook State Park
Summer Outdoor Attraction – Monadnock Region Northlands (formerly, Drive in Live)
Summer Outdoor Attraction – Overall Canobie Lake Park
Summer Outdoor Attraction – Seacoast Region Hampton Beach
Summer Outdoor Attraction – White Mountains Region Santa’s Village
Tacos Multi-location Local La Carreta
Tacos Taco Beyondo
Thai Restaurant Siam Orchid
Theater/Performing Arts Venue The Palace Theater
Toy Store G. Willikers! Toys & Books
TV News Anchor Erin Fehlau, WMUR
TV News Reporter Ray Brewer, WMUR
TV Sports Anchor Jamie Staton, WMUR
Vegetarian Green Elephant Vegetarian Bistro & Bar
Wine Shop WineNot Boutique
Winery or Vineyard LaBelle Winery
Wings Multi-location local Wing-itz
Wings Billy’s Sports Bar
Women’s Clothing Shop Gondwana & Divine Clothing Co.
Yoga Studio Sol Power Yoga, Bedford