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Purple Urchin Restaurant

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167 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH 03842-3619
+1 603-929-0800
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

First time eating at a restaurant with beach view..view was amazing, staff was friendly but a little too pricey for average food..we ordered 2 burgers and fries and 2 kids tenders with fries and sodas lol ,, almost $80.. Unfortunately was a windy day..so napkins were blowing

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Thank Dawn V
Hampton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

No doubt one of the finest restaurants on the Boardwalk at Hampton Beach. Located on the second floor and directly across the street from the Half Shell it has become a place to enjoy great food along with the ongoing concerts. Presently under repair and hopefully will reopen in the Spring of 2017.

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Thank critic49
Hubbardston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I came here and wasn't too impressed. The purple urchin has caught fire, it's October 12th today, and I saw this on the news this morning. But anyways, if you want a good drink, this is the place to go.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The Purple Urchin was a fun Restaurant across the street from the beach with delicious Seafood. The front of the restaurant was all opened to the beach with a beautiful view. It had a fairly large bar. The service was fantastic.

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Thank tmflyaway
Boston, Massachusetts
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135 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A nice place overlooking the Hampton beach hatch shell. Good food and friendly staff make this a favorite for locals. Reasonably priced meals with specials nightly. Enjoyed hearing the live bands below and watching the people stroll by below on the street.

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Thank gypsywomen2
North Reading
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

the food was OK and the service was good. It was Seafood Festival so they were real busy. Much better to eat in the restaurant.

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Thank Joe V
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

A great experience for a late summer trip on our way to Maine. There happened to be a live music event across the street from the restaurant the night of our visit. The food was delicious (yummy clam chowder! I also loved the grilled salmon with rice pilaf), and the staff was very friendly. My husband had the lobster meal... More 

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Thank she72639
Tahoe City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

You won't find a better, more fun location than the Purple Urchin. Located right next to the Casino Ballroom (a great music venue btw), The breezy, open-air bar is the perfect for meeting locals. Proprietors Jake and Moira are always there and make you feel like you've been a regular for years. The dining room sits across from the Band... More 

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Paxton, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I enjoyed the location and the music...great with kids, as they can go play in the arcade while waiting on dinner.

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Troy, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stopped here to have lunch, I had fish and chips, My daughter had fetuchinni, And my friend had fish and chips. The food was good . A little on the higher side in price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Ocean Blvd, Hampton, NH 03842-3619
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 603-929-0800
Description
Ocean View Restaurant in the Heart of Hampton Beach located in the Historic Casino Building. 200 Seat Restaurant offering Local Fresh Seafood and Beef . We are family friendly restaurant and Love Large Parties. Celebrating 21 years of Family Owned Buisness

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