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Canoe Restaurant

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232 Whittier Hwy, 232 Whittier Highway, 03226, Center Harbor, New Hampshire, Center Harbor, NH 03226-3616
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 21:00
Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Like a lot of Lobster... and multiple kinds of cheese. It was delicious and took ZERO spraying my loved ones and ZERO ruined shirts trying to eat the lobster. Also, my date got the scallops, which were great, but I was pretty focused on my thing. Excellent service! The special menu was far too long, I felt sorry that the... More 

Thank Josh M
New England
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Thank goodness for Canoe! Hands down soooo much better then Lavinia's (formerly The Coe House). Love the calamari. Live their bread, their fantastic service, the ambience. you won't be disappointed. Everything is delicious.

Thank lynnz22
Mirror Lake, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is one of my favorite places to eat. My wife and I both usually order salads, a Caesar salad with ahi tuna and a Waldorf with calimari.

Thank nhpaul6
Fall River, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and great eats. A quaint little town where this gem of a restaurant sits, right on the water. Gracious staff, friendly and fast service with a smile. A definite for our next travel north. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank Melissa P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Had a nice dinner with my wife and parents here. Nice wine selection with some unique bottles. Everyone in our party enjoyed the meals from seafood to steak.

Thank pch181
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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26 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We've been to Canoe several times and as usual, the food was fine. Not spectacular but fine. Our waiter, Aidan, was excellent and did a nice job. What really disappointed us was where we were seated. If you're not familiar, Canoe has kind of long narrow dining area with a mid-level length-wise wall separating the two halves. It makes for... More 

2 Thank AbenakiW
Sanbornton, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I have been visiting Canoe for many years. I continue to be pleased with the consistency of their food, service, and comfortable atmosphere. I tend to find myself here when I am in the mood for a steak, the Chef here always gets it right. On this visit, I had the Kobe Burger, turned out to be one of the... More 

Thank Bob M
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2 reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We wound up at the Canoe Restaurant during a snow storm. They were very short staffed as a result, but our waiter was terrific. He apologized repeatedly for any delay but aside from one glass of wine taking a while to arrive, we weren't disappointed in the service at all. In fact, we were quite impressed given the circumstances! Our... More 

Thank Tara B
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Good hamburgers with delicious sweet potato fries. Friendly service and probably a beautiful view of the lake (when we were there it was dark).

Thank Reinoud B
Holderness, New Hampshire
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221 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My best friend and I stopped by Canoe for dinner. My friend was dying to have the lobster mac and cheese. I chose the lobster roll. It was early so we expected great service. We appreciated the bartender "Lilly" for helping to find our waiter. Other staff seemed to be standing around waiting for customers. After a few minutes we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Whittier Hwy, 232 Whittier Highway, 03226, Center Harbor, New Hampshire, Center Harbor, NH 03226-3616
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Center Harbor
  • Phone Number: 16032534762

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