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The Homestead Restaurant & Tavern

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$$ - $$$
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1567 Summer St, Route 104), Bristol, NH 03222-3238
+1 603-744-2022
16:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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North Haven
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

It had been at least a dozen years since I last visited the area, but one of my favorites, The Homestead, was still around and I was looking forward to dining at a place so full with good memories. Thanksgiving dinner did not disappoint. The dinner was excellent, turkey moist, stuffing was flavorful and the fresh cider on the table... More 

2 Thank graybarn41
Newport, New Hampshire
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233 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

There are numerous formal (although comfortable) dining rooms throughout this restaurant - one has a large fireplace that burns wood - others utilize gas. Charming set up! Nice lounge (tavern/pub) with wood stove. Good selection of tap beer. Seafood Chowder was good. Pumpkin Risotto special was not so good - no creamy enough and way too sweet! Our server Jamie... More 

1 Thank Sunapee17
Tilton, New Hampshire
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Full menu, wine list;Wonderful ambiance. Menu consists of palate pleasing culinary delights and great desserts as well. Very 'homey', warm surroundings. An 'eating place' not to be missed in central New Hampshire close to Newfound Lake.

1 Thank B Hodges J
Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

My husband and I have been spending time in Bristol every summer for 15 years. Once each year we go to the Homestead, and it never disappoints. The flavored martinis are great, the homey, New England food is consistently good and the prices are reasonable. They serve a cottage cheese spread with crackers before the meal, and offer a sweet... More 

1 Thank Jackie I
Bedford, New Hampshire
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place. Every time we come here we're welcomed like old friends. The food is fantastic and they'll change a meal to suit your request. The menu is tavern type to high-end.

1 Thank Michele G
New Hampshire
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We took a small Family Group, including (2) young, well behaved Grandchildren... to "The Homestead" in Bristol, NH, this (2016) Labor Day weekend. I made a phone reservation for eight... requested a private setting... and was treated as an old friend, on the phone. We had a wonderful quiet area... with only a few tables... and every meal drew great... More 

1 Thank RentCheck
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Bathrooms smelled of old urine 😣 not impressed with this place i think at one time it was likely quaint and one of the better restaurant in area but its had it day......if your ok with bathrooms reeking of urine that you can smell over the smell of food being cooked, i cant imagine what there kitchen is like. Its... More 

2 Thank Rosalie Y
East Greenbush, New York
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

The staff was lovely and my party of 6 all received good service and the food was tasty. However, I suspect that they are not especially careful in preparing their gluten free choices. I can't be sure of this but it is my suspicion since I was sick all of the next two days. The place needs a decorating make... More 

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Naples, Fl
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154 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We joined a local from the lake regions for dinner at the Homestead.recently. It was lovely and comfortable. The service was friendly and good, The food was extremely good and the prices were more than fair. We all chose different seafood entree's and they were all fresh and prepares to perfection. Portions were large. The soups were flavorful. The establishment... More 

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Worc County
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

we haven't been to the white mountains in NH in awhile and decided to visit a camp site (see camp site review). We stopped at the homestead and found it just as good as when we last visited. While the food was good it also struck home that the prices seem steep for the portions provided. A sign of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1567 Summer St, Route 104), Bristol, NH 03222-3238
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 603-744-2022

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?