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The Kitchen

171 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4209
+1 603-319-8630
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“coleslaw” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
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American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
171 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4209
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So we dropped in for a quick bite to hold us until dinner. This restaurant has table service or you can place your order at the counter for take out or dine in. Nice older home converted to an eatery. Intimate interior not the modern...More

Thank Compass598988
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We found this place through Tripadvisor and it was a great surprise. We ordered meatball pasta, new englander sandwich and the poutine. The sandwich was an original and risky combination and we must say that it was delicious. There was a mistake with the meatballs...More

Thank Mi G
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and was blown away. Enjoyed the most delicious sandwich I’ve had in a while. Made with a lot of love. Outstanding service. Can’t wait to go back.

Thank Kris1008
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I found this place along with friends after a boat commissioning. It is a very cute establishment. Many charming details on table and throughout decor. They also have a counter and stocked bar. Many choices on the menu including GF and vegan. I got the...More

Thank passportfun
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I keep getting cold food here and it's such a shame because otherwise it would be a great place. I ordered the meatball sub and my girlfriend got the maghareti pizza - both were cold. She asked me if it was cooked! I sent my...More

Thank Christopher L
Reviewed 6 March 2018

A friend and I decided to have lunch at the Kitchen and we were very glad we did. Very good food. Food was fresh and delivered very quickly

Thank AllThreeOfUs
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We always stop here when traveling from CT as the prepared selections are creative and delicious as well as the numerous selections on the chalkboard....healthy or indulging selections always satisfy our group. Salads, sandwiches, numerous creative dishes, baked goods all delicious. Staff is always friendly...More

Thank BooneSX
Reviewed 19 November 2017

A local B and B recommended the Kitchen when we said we wanted to have a cocktail and appetizers. We walked there and had a beer, a short glass of wine and small spudsters. $22.00 lighter in the wallet and not satisfied! It was not...More

Thank 111coastal111
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Stopped in as the inn was not ready for use to check in. Alright food. Ordered the chicken sandwich wrap.. and the famous spudsers (their version of fries).. they were alright.. interesting, small fried mashed potatoes..

Thank sweetie764
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I went here with a gluten free friend because she knew they had good gluten free options. She got a frittata that was very thick and delicious. Another friend got a burger, it was very large and on a thick roll. I got the soup...More

Thank Linda M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4209
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-319-8630
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