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189 State St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3827
+1 603-427-8258
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (22 reviews)
“short ribs” (13 reviews)
“cornbread” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
189 State St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3827
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was visiting New England for a week and I have been eating fish and lobster for several days. I decided to try Cure because of the different items on the menu, compared to the standard fare. I had the duck which is one of...More

Thank Ronlv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant and reasonably priced. I had the short ribs and my husband had the chicken. We both liked our entrees a lot.

Thank Elaine925
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

A rather larger than normal family dinner party could not have been accommodated any better than our recent experience at Cure. And there was unanimous agreement that every dish - from appetizers, entrees & desserts - was spectacular. I had a taste of the portobello...More

Thank 962marianned
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Great food and really nice people. Julie (owner/chef) was very welcoming and extremely accommodating. We booked at short notice but she did everything to get us a table. Book ahead as the Cure gets booked up - and with an exceptional menu then this is...More

Thank Phil-Angie2014
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We decided to eat here based on TripAdvisor reviews and were NOT disappointed. The food was excellent and was matched by the service. We eat out often and this was one of the best meals we have ever had! The lobster bisque was out of...More

Thank Judy A
Reviewed 3 October 2018

As someone who eats out weekly, this was one of the nicest dinners we experienced in a long time. We called last minute & were able to dine in the courtyard w/heaters (away from the crowd in the dining room.) The room & bar is...More

Thank beachruler
Reviewed 1 October 2018

First time in Portsmouth and made reservation at Cure based upon Tripadvisor reviews. We were seated immediately on time despite a crowded restaurant. It's a not a big place. The food was excellent. Everyone enjoyed all their selections in including the desserts. The owner was...More

Thank 568thomask
Reviewed 25 September 2018

We ate here on a quiet Sunday night. The restaurant is cozy. To start we had a complimentary amuse bouche of a delicious cheese spread with crackers. As appetizers we had the garlic toast with mushrooms and grilled caesar salad - both delicious.I had the...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018

Small 40 seat restaurant with a small menu but with delicious food. The hostess who was also the owner who also was very pregnant was very personable seated us and then our waitress who also was very personable and very pregnant was very knowledgeable and...More

Thank N7297JDmichaelj
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had a table for 5 and had a wonderful dinner. Server was great, Oregon Pinot Noir was excellent and all 5 meals were excellent - Short Ribs (3), Duck (1), Moroccan Lamb (1). Always a favorite restaurant. Look forward to having Osso Bucco on...More

Thank NG-York
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18 June 2016|
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Response from MountainsRock | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but it's not easy to find. There is a place that says to click on it for the menu and then it downloads as a PDF. If you still have trouble maybe you could call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 State St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3827
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-427-8258
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