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Otis Restaurant

4 Front St, In center of town, across from the town hall, Exeter, NH 03833-2737
+1 603-580-1705
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good12%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
4 Front St, In center of town, across from the town hall, Exeter, NH 03833-2737
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was fine but not too special. Hostess and bartender were both a bit snobby. Don't feel the need to go back which is too bad because it's very cute inside.

Thank anadamamanda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Otis has upgraded the Exeter (and Seacoast) dining experience significantly since it opened around 2016. It’s equally great to sit at the bar or at one of the small tables, in a group. The service is first class. I like how the menu is seasonal,...More

Thank zola025
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Was given good recommendation about this place. Recently moved to area so went to Try,it out. Real nice small restaurant. Food very expensive for what you get. I am told this is fine dining. If so I am ok with that but my only advice...More

Thank BA777300ER
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Cocktails, innovative food, all good. We will come back. We have surveyed 4-5 restaurants in Exeter and this one is best. You will need reservations. Only negative is this restaurant is all hard surfaces, so it is extremely noisy. We couldn't hear each other.

Thank 694srogers
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I am sorry to say but the whole dinner was a disappointment. I hope they improve because I would like to try to again.

Thank E C
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Three of us share the same birthday. Each year we meet for dinner to celebrate. This year we dined at Otis! Chef Lee came to the table to highlight details of the menu. The waitress was charming and helpful! From the wine to the desserts,...More

Thank May Y
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Otis in Exeter NH is an amazing restaurant and probably one of THE BEST places to eat in the Northeast!!! The menu changes daily and you have to make a reservation to eat there. One comment...just GO!

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 12 April 2018

this little restaurant in downtown Exeter is the best restaurant on the seacoast. We visited several times now, and each time was better than the last! Drinks, appetizers and entrees are ever changing, unique and exquisitely prepared. This gem of an eatery tops them all....More

Thank Mike Cimon
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Chef Lee Frank and Sous Chef Ryan Kane and their team have created a gem, and tucked it into a little space near the bandstand in downtown Exeter. We've tried many competitors in both Portsmouth and Boston and Otis can stand with the best of...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Could easily be the best meal on the seacoast-My usual standard is would I pay to eat this in NYC and the overwhelming answer is yes. Very reasonably priced for what you get.

Thank littlebay279
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Joan K
5 May 2017|
Response from Lori L | Reviewed this property |
Fairly reasonable for a green salad each and a yummy omelette. It was close to $45 before tip
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Front St, In center of town, across from the town hall, Exeter, NH 03833-2737
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Exeter
  • Phone Number: +1 603-580-1705
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