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The Common Man

304 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054-4115
+1 603-429-3463
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“crackers” (44 reviews)
“pot roast” (23 reviews)
“escargot” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
304 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054-4115
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The charming farm-like setting was perfect for the rainy evening, and our party of 8 was comfortably seated at a large round table. While enjoying drinks and the free cheese and crackers, we all found something tempting on the extensive menu--lots of New England dishes...More

Thank Marion T
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We enjoy this restaurant! It has a cozy, homey feel, and the food is always good. We bring our girls and just relax. The prices are not bad at all and it's a nice ending after some shopping at the nearby outlets. We fortunately do...More

Thank 237margareta
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Beautiful setting in an old farmhouse, authentically decorated, very warm, welcoming, cozy. The trademark Common Man free cheeses and crackers is a plus! This is not haute cuisine, but excellent New England fare, wholesome ingredients, well prepared. Great service. What they do, they do very...More

Thank lexmiller
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Met friends for a Christmas lunch. I had the Quiche of the day (Spinach, Cheese & Sausage) with a Caesar Salad. Very Good! The men each started with the "Soup of the Day" a South Western Chicken Chowder, a bit spicy but Excellent! My husband...More

Thank Marjorie C
Reviewed 19 December 2017

The food was excellent, service was outstanding, don't be put off by the prices, because you get way more than just the meal - you get breads and butter, crackers and dip, cheese all free whilst awaiting your meal. It's a cozy, comfy place -...More

1  Thank Janet B
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We've just come from another evening at the Merrimack Common Man Restaurant. It's so good. We love this restaurant chain. We chatted with Scott, the boss and our server Sonja. Both were fantastic! It's so nice when all the pieces go together to make a...More

Thank Anita M
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We were in Merrimack to see the Christmas light at the Budweiser brewery and need a good meal. Trip Advisor to the rescue! I had the pulled pork mac & cheese, delicious! My wife had the vegetable ragu with polenta, she loved it. Great atmosphere,...More

1  Thank Joe G
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This is a very nice restaurant with great character. It is a building from the 1700s. The staff were great. The food was awesome. Large variety of different foods. They have complimentary crackers, dips and cheese while you are waiting.

1  Thank kimcarvery
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were visiting Merrimack and The Common Man was suggested as to where to have dinner. It was a GREAT suggestion. Food, service, environment; all GREAT. I had the New England Pot Roast and excellent. A bit too-salty but still very good. We will still...More

1  Thank Canada-TourDirector
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was wonderful. We chose the high top table upstairs in the lounge area. Was relaxing and the menu offered a variery of choices to satisfy what you are in the mood for. Real food...good service...great place. We would definitely come again! We like...More

Thank CCgoshen
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Response from Tallgirl42 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
14 February 2016|
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Response from Jackie F | Reviewed this property |
As of recently, they do not take reservations. As I remember, they will give you special consideration if you call ahead, right before you leave. It is a large restaurant and generally has very short lines.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 Daniel Webster Hwy, Merrimack, NH 03054-4115
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Merrimack
  • Phone Number: +1 603-429-3463
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