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The Farm

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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25A Portland Ave, Dover, NH 03820-3521
+1 603-516-3176
11:30 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Dover, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you can find the "Flying Pig" sign, you will strike GOLD. This adorable, charming and great restaurant is tucked away by the river. The deck has stunning views and the the inside is a quaint Farm atmosphere. The house named "Farm Burger" is the best in Dover. Pub style food at a great price! The wait staff is courteous... More 

Thank mmchampagne603
Gilmanton Iron Works, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We went to the farm for dinner. We got buffalo tenders for an appetizer expecting the usual 4 tenders. Not here....4 huge tenders, twice the size of usual ones. A neighboring table ordered nachos and they came out stacked about a foot high. The food was excellent and prices were very reasonable especially considering the potions. We will definitely return.

Thank Chris K
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times. If you like BBQ you should absolutely try this place. It does get busy and parking can be tricky but there is a big dirt lot down the hill from the farm. It is quite a hike if you have any issues walking. Portions are large and in the summer the scenary from... More 

Thank Julie M
Berwick, Maine
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Meat is the best, and we all had the proper style. Th e onion rings are fantastic. We will be going at least 4 times a year.

Thank brhodylv
Dover, New Hampshire
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126 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Despite empty tables, the hostess directed us to a table in the bar area which is also near the front door and the bathrooms. Not a good start. The servers were made up as cats for the halloween season and the service from start to finish was good. The place is an old barn located along the river but not... More 

Thank slarson127
Dover, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Pulled pork burrito... Sunday morning Bloody Mary... Awesome Buffalo Tenders... This place is great for a fun night out, or for Sunday brunch. For American soul food it is above the cut, but not exceptional. If you want anything beyond a more classy version of a fun night out, look elsewhere because this is what The Farm is made for.... More 

Thank ToodleOn
Dover, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

First time visiting but absolutely excellent experience. We shared the BarBQue plate, little bit of chicken, little bit of beef short ribs, little bit of pork ribs and little bit of pilled pork with nice and creamy mashed potatoes. Also, had a salad, dessert and drinks. The salad was huge, the dessert was rich and the drinks were really nice.... More 

Thank JEG311
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

All of the food is delicious here! Quaint rustic surroundings & an excellent staff! They had seating indoors as well as outdoors right off the water. Parking is a bit tricky but worth it. Nice beer selection & good prices! A must try while you are here.

Thank Deborah F
Needham, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My daughter, a student at UNH, introduced me to this spot. There was a wait and it looked underwhelming. Once seated, it was anything but. As a result, I've been back 2 times since! The service is solid, the food delicious and the outside deck on a nice day is wonderful! Don't miss this spot...even if you can only snag... More 

Thank ncampy23
Hollis Center, Maine
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stumbled upon this hidden gem along the river, having not an idea as to the treat we were in for. Proof that an adventurous spirit comes in handy! We sat out on the deck and enjoyed the river traffic as much as we enjoyed watching the variety of diners and wait staff. We were very pleased with the menu... More 

Thank khconn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25A Portland Ave, Dover, NH 03820-3521
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 603-516-3176

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