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Best New Hampshire Seafood Restaurants

Nothing is more disappointing than going to an oceanfront restaurant, only to discover that the bland fish you're eating was frozen between being caught and being served to you. The best seafood is fresh, and prepared in such a way as to accent the natural flavors of the sea without overwhelming them. Presented in alphabetical order, here are the best seafood restaurants in New Hampshire.

Blue Mermaid Island Grill Caribbean
409 The Hill
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Exotic island cuisine in the heart of New England. More...

Hooked Seafood
110 Hanover St.
Manchester, NH 03101

Seafood galore in a lively urban spot. More...

Jumpin' Jay's Fish Cafe Seafood
150 Congress St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Local and exotic seafood occupies the same space in this welcome alternative to the ubiquitous fried clam shacks on the coast. More...

O Steaks & Seafood Steakhouse
11 S. Main St.
Concord, NH 03301

Classic steakhouse for the state capitol crowd. More...

Petey's Summertime Seafood & Bar Seafood
1323 Ocean Blvd.
Rye, NH 03870
An ocean view, fresh sea fare and a fun bar scene make Petey's the place to go on a warm evening. More...

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