The best outdoor dining spots in the Seacoast
It’s finally time for ocean-front dining so hit the decks (or patios) and enjoy our favorite and most popular outdoor dining spots in Portsmouth, Hampton Beach and the Seacoast.
Friendly reminder: Summer 2020 looks and feels different this year, so do your homework before venturing out to a restaurant. Some restaurants require reservations and do not take walk-in diners.
Atlantic Grill in Rye
This beautiful building includes an oversized patio well-shielded from the parking lot with tall fencing. Find tables nestled between plantings and heaters and plastic walls for nippy evenings. Outdoor dining is now open, and they’ve posted some additional guidelines for guests on Facebook and the website.
5 Pioneer Rd., Rye
61 North Main St., Rochester
78 Wakefield St., Rochester
Tinos Kitchen + Bar in Hampton
This Mediterranean restaurant has a screened room with fire pit on the second level. They are now open for outdoor dining with a combined Galley Hatch and Tinos menu. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the reservation line at (603) 918-6386. See Facebook for updates.
325 Lafayette Rd., Hampton
The Tuscan Market in Portsmouth
Located on picturesque Market Square in downtown Portsmouth. The Tuscan Market and Kitchen in Salem are also both open, the latter with the addition of a large open-air tent.
14 Market Sq., Portsmouth
Latitudes at the Wentworth by the Sea Hotel & Spa in New Castle
The decks, which overlook the marina, are now open. Enjoy your meal and beverages while watching the boats navigate the harbor. Visit their website to learn more about their plan for safely reopening.
588 Wentworth Rd., New Castle
Cure Restaurant in Portsmouth
This lovely restaurant on the corner of State Street and Penhollow in downtown Portsmouth has a beautiful (and Best of NH award-winning) garden patio that can seat up to 20 people.
189 State St., Portsmouth
More outdoor dining options in Portsmouth Harbor
Collectively, the restaurants on Bow and Ceres Streets with their backs to Portsmouth Harbor are known as The Decks of Portsmouth.
Poco’s Bow Street Cantina
37 Bow St., Portsmouth
Old Ferry Landing
10 Ceres St., Portsmouth
Surf Restaurant — Now open for outside dining. Reservations are required, and can be made starting at 12 p.m. for a table later that day. See Facebook for updates.
99 Bow St., Portsmouth