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106 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
+1 603-319-8178
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17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped by on a whim last saturday night and were able to get seated fairly quickly with no reservation. We had the calamari as a starter and I agree with other reviews this was delicious and we were pleasantly surprised with how much we got. We also got the broccoli salad, ricotta, and short ribs which... More 

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Thank Jacqueline L
Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here with friends and enjoyed most everything. Quality was right on and felt the portions just a bit small. This place has a great vibe and service was perfect.

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Thank Lisellek
Boxford, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

How did I not know about this place? Small plates, all amazing. A continental tapas, if you will. Every dish was unique, especially the rarebit and the short rib. Calamari was excellent but not so different than you can get elsewhere, but that was the exception. Drinks were well constructed without being super pretentious. Highly recommend and mad at myself... More 

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Thank SeanMarblehead
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Great for couples or friends, not for little children. New England Dinner 2.0 was absolutely delicious. Sizes were perfect for our date night and sharing!

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Thank Jen B
Dalton, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We made a reservation here for dinner while in Portsmouth during a holiday weekend. The restaurant was slammed so they were delayed in getting our table. We were continuously checked on, offered free drinks, and our table had snacks waiting when we were seating. The waitstaff and host were INCREDIBLE! We probably tried 1 of everything on the menu and... More 

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Thank Afterangel
Rye, New Hampshire
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950 reviews
605 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I stopped by for a quick dinner, had the sangria, beef short rib marmalade and the hasty pudding frites. The sangria wasn't that flavorful, the frites were bland, and the two tiny servings of the beef short rib marmalade on the hors d'oeuvre-size bread were good but not worth $9. For the price, the food and drink should have been... More 

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Thank NHjo
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Tapas great and loved deserts, Chef outstanding and loved the atmosphere, great place to go for a wonderful family experience.

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Thank Robert M
Goffstown, NH
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I took my parents here when they were up visiting from North Carolina. We all LOVED Moxy. So much fun. The menu style was a little confusing to us at first, and we were unsure how much to order, but once the food started coming out it all made perfect sense. Every single bite of everything we tried was such... More 

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Thank Erika_F
Dover, New Hampshire
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This restaurant is tucked away on a quiet street and its worth the stroll to find it. The tapas offer you the opportunity to try new dishes without having to commit to a large entree. The roasted beef bone marrow is out of this world and one of the only food items that I have eaten and continue to think... More 

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Thank mmchampagne603
Framingham, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a tapas restaurant with AMAZING high quality and creative food. In support of local fare and flavors, the creations are both beautiful and delicious. My sister and I had a lovely evening exploring the various dishes. High on my list (and in my memory banks) were the pan seared chicken thighs and the NH mushrooms. The blend of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-319-8178
Description
Moxy; Self-possessed confidence. An attitude of fearlessness in everyday circumstances. The capacity to stand alone in favor of an unpopular opinion or course of action with a casual demeanor. Moxy is a modern American tapas restaurant focusing on smaller plates meant for sharing and taking our inspiration from our local farmers, culture and history. Moxy is tapas in spirit, energy, style of din

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