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Shorty's Grill

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Bar, Pub
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206 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110-5420
+1 603-488-5706
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Merrimack, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to love Shorty's but things have declined over the years. This location , in particular seems to struggle. The décor needs some serious attention. Tired posters in cheap frames and worn out tables and chairs need updating. The awkward seating arrangements in the dining room, too loud barroom music and poor acoustics do not make for a pleasant... More 

Thank DollyGr
Peterborough, New Hampshire
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stopped in here as a family for a late lunch. We were seated quickly and all had Mexican food except one person had a big salad. All of the food was good and there was lots of it. Most of us took doggie bags home. Worth a stop if you like Mexican. If they have other types of food,... More 

Thank Kathy A
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128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Came in between events. Grab a beer or two. Nice set up. Staff friendly as well. Will be back when I'm in this area

Thank Chadwyck1
Bedford, New Hampshire
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157 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I visited here twice in the last month with my husband and with a friend. Both times we were seated quickly and the food was great. Definitely one of the better values around. I love the salads here that come in the tortilla bowls and they have happy hour too!

Thank cpennnh
Falmouth, Maine
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We were driving by and we're drawn by the cool exterior of the restaurant. Once inside, the atmosphere was vibrant and fun as well. We opened the menus and were further pleased. Everything seemed great. Then the food arrived...large portions (of mostly filler) and pretty bland flavor profiles. We got the pulled chicken burrito, fish tacos and braised beef tacos.... More 

Thank moxie88
Bedford, New Hampshire
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great Mexican and American food. Nachos served with salsa at no charge. Very nice atmosphere. Great wait staff. This restaurant has been around for years.

Thank margaret s
Taylorsville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

At my last visit, August 23, 2016, Jess was very attentive and helpful. Best server, ever. I have always loved Shorty's. When I was a kid, we were fortunate enough to live near the original Shorty's in Litchfield. . . My favorite location has always been Bedford. . . Now I live hundreds of miles away, but I make it... More 

Thank C H
1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We've been longtime Shortys customers and always enjoyed good service and good food. Our last trip may be our last. Although the service was great and the atmosphere busy and fun, the food was awful. The complementary chips (and salsa) were stale. My husbands chicken sandwich came out on a plastic tray lined with a checkered piece of paper. The... More 

Thank Mary B
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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139 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I'm not sure what this place is trying to be, but it's not Mexican. There are several choices in the area for much cheaper and better quality Mexican food. We go the cheese dip for an appetizer and I got the fajitas. The cheeses dip was very expensive for that amount (comparing to similar cheese dips at other restaurants) and... More 

Thank Mezasu
Boston, Massachusetts
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240 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place looks great, Texas roadhouse meets Mexican restaurant. It has very interesting architecture and a big flight of stone steps up to the front door. A nice, stylish hostess greeted us and sat us right away in a booth. The walls have roadhouse decor with some neon signs, etc. The menu looked good. We were excited. And then the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110-5420
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 603-488-5706

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?