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Shorty's Mexican Roadhouse

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1050 Bicentennial Dr, Northside Plaza, Manchester, NH 03104-2140
+1 603-625-1730
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We went to Shorty's on a Saturday night and were pleasantly surprised to get a table for 2. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. Drinks were good as usual. Food was terrible. We had the hot poppers and the insides were not cooked. The fired chicken salad was just that, salad with fried chicken on top. The Cuban special... More 

Thank N C
Concord NH
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Travelled down to Shorty's from Concord on Saturday afternoon for Shorty's Ribs - The Surprise was - They were out of Ribs! REALLY??? Very disappointed.

Thank Tropicalconversion
Manchester, New Hampshire
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

It's a chain so enough said.. hit or miss every time depending on the staff working that night.. if you love fridays, the 99, Olive Garden, than you'll love shortys

Thank jay d
Manchester, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

i love shorty because they have fast service and i love their chips and salsa. i love the great take out service too i just love shorty's!!!!!

Thank Ryguy1566
Bow, New Hampshire
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211 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We ate in the bar, and our waitress was attentive and terrific! We find the food here just average for Mexican in Manchester, and there are other spots with better food. That said, the atmosphere is fun and the margaritas are good.

Thank ElauNH
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Very good Mexican American food. I ordered the fish tacos with a fall IPA. The fish was cool excellently. The tacos has all the flavors you expect from a street vendor. I would highly recommend this establishment! I would be prepared to spent an above average price for the food quality.

Thank Lordcss
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Shorty's has always had some of our family favorites but I think some of the dust and dirt has been there for 25 yrs. Does anyone know how to clean? On a recent visit I looked up and saw cobwebs, dust attached to everything over six feet in the air. In addition, the window sills were covered with dirt. It... More 

Thank good4us
Manchester, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I just tried Shorty's 'new' Roadhouse Mexican Cobb salad. It was excellent !!! Very nicely presented, without the 'ton' of lettuce usually present in dinner salads. Highly recommended.

Thank Susan C
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

2nd time to this restaurant. Previously food and service was great. Recent visit, not so. Drinks watered down. Steak not cooked as requested. Waiter forgot to bring drinks or offer chips and salsa. Had to be reminded. Will not return.

Thank Flavio P
Manchester, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My all-time favorite Mexican restaurant since they had the place in Litchfield. Great food at good prices.

Thank dajacob03103

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 Bicentennial Dr, Northside Plaza, Manchester, NH 03104-2140
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 603-625-1730

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