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NH1 Top 5: The best restaurants in Portsmouth


Going to be in Portsmouth for dinner? NH1 takes a look at the top five restaurants the Port City has to offer based off reviews from Yelp.com.

5) The Wellington Room at 67 Bow St.

The Wellington Room features new American cuisine on a waterfront location. Tucked inside one of Portsmouth's side streets, The Wellington Room could be easy to miss. Out of 81 reviews on Yelp.com, the restaurant averages a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Reviews most recommend the crème brulee, mushroom crepes and crab cakes. For The Wellington Room's website, follow this link.

4) Cava at 10 Commercial Alley St. Suite 1

Cava is a tapas bar featuring Mediterranean style cuisine. Cava is another restaurant that may be easy to miss, but reviewers on Yelp think you'll want this on your radar. Out of 167 reviews on Yelp, Cava averages a 4.5. Reviewers recommend the tasting menu, chickpea fries and the flank steak. To visit Cava's website, follow this link.

3) Flatbread Company at 138 Congress St.

In the mood for pizza? Look no further than the Flatbread Company. Flatbread offers a wide array of specialty flatbreads, including nitrate free pepperoni and toppings from local farms. Flatbread received a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 on 190 reviews. This is due to what reviewers say are a wide-array of flatbreads on the menu plus specialty root-beer floats and brownie sundaes. One reviewer wrote, "Our organic salad was really, really good, one of the best salads I've had at a restaurant." For more information about Flatbread, follow this link to their website.

2) Shio at 2454 Lafayette Road

In the mood for Sushi or Japanese cuisine in on the Seacoast? Shio has got what you're looking for. Shio features a sushi bar and Japanese food so good that one reviewer commented, "If you're looking for Japanese, Shio is absolutely the best place to end up on the seacoast." Others seem to agree Shio has a 4.5 star rating on 220 reviews. To find out more about Shio, follow this link to their website.

1) Lexie's Joint at 212 Islington St.

Lexie's Joint is an American style restaurant that offers burgers, fries, even fish tacos and delicately cut onion rings at an affordable price. Several reviewers have called it "the best burger on the seacoast" and many more would likely agree. Lexi's Joint has a 4.5 star rating out of 223 reviews. In the mood for something different? Reviewers recommend the fried pickles. Lexie's also has several specialty drinks and a wide selection of craft beers. Combine the delicious burgers with specialty drinks and it's no wonder why Lexi's Joint has received such high marks from reviewers on Yelp. To visit Lexie's website, follow this link.


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