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Spaulding Steak & Ale at The Governor's Inn

) #8 of 70 Restaurants in Rochester $$ - $$$ American, ,
78 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867-1921
+1 603-332-0107
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
78 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867-1921
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good food, a friendly staff who are knowledgable of the food and the area, you feel like you are dining in a family home as you are seated in small rooms with only a few tables.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have dined here many times and the food is usually good. Friday's lunch was not pleasant because of the loud rock music. Yes, it is a pub atmosphere -- but for lunch, the music should be mellow and suitable for dining conversation. The tables...More

Thank 1salam1
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We've been to the Governor's Inn many times, and are always happy with the menu choices and food. It helps that the inn is a spectacular old building with antique atmosphere all around.

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We went to the governors inn for dinner at their restaurant. They were very friendly. We ordered the French onion soup and Caesar salad to start and the butternut squash ravioli and steak tips for dinner. The food was good. Portions were ok but a...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We went for dinner here with our daughter and son in law as they had never been to dinner there. There was a show at the Opera House in town and the place was a little crazy. We all had appetizers which were delicious and...More

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The blackened chicken Alfredo was disappointingly bland. Not terrible, but nothing special either. Caesar salad to start was the best part of the meal. We were seated next to a large family with a very loud unruly child, and the decor is such that noise...More

1  Thank Ken T
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Our favorite dining place in the area. The staff is awesome, so friendly and accommodating. The food is consistently the best around with daily specials that are just as awesome as the menu items. The bar staff is great and also so accommodating with drink...More

1  Thank defenda509
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Wedding held outside when after the guests assembled on a tent covered patio before having the reception in the banquet room. On the picky side the lawn could have been in better condition (weather had been very warm with little rain) and the arranged chairs...More

Thank pearl33814
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A varied selection of specialty dishes available from sandwiches to surf and turf. There were 10 of family members in our party who chose 10 different dishes and they were all very good. All price ranges available.

Thank mcr1010
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We were a late, late arrival due to traffic and the front desk was very understanding. The room was nice enough but the curtains & comforter, etc. needed to be updated. The door to our room was unusual in that you couldn't lock it from...More

Thank Kathy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Wakefield St, Rochester, NH 03867-1921
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-332-0107
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  • This restaurant is at The Governor's Inn
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