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Harpoon Willy's

) #95 of 141 Restaurants in Portsmouth $$ - $$$ , Seafood,
67 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3858
+1 603-433-4441
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“mahi mahi” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
67 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3858
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These photos are not Photos of the restaurant.. We had fried Haddock sandwiches... Very good... Wait staff...Mmmm I was not impressed...at all... Too many young men for the waitresses to look at... they don't pay attention to the patrons... 12oz draft was $5.00...... The app...More

Thank Phoodus M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My brother had the fried scallops which were plump & juicy! I had the lobster roll which was stuffed with fresh lobster! Great place to get lunch or dinner. Festive atmosphere in the evenings. Great view of the Piscataqua River & the tugboats. Right on...More

Thank Gottogotomo
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Casual dining. Staff is great. Patrons are happy and everyone chats and has a good time. Food is very good. The view is really neat. Outdoor and covered seating at the bar with open views. Will go back again when I visit Portsmouth.

Thank Madeline B
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We stopped in to escape the big crowds on the street level and very much liked the hidden location right on the water. The setting has much potential but unfortunately did not live up to our expectation. The service was friendly and the food was...More

Thank Muralto60
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Cute little put that is quite literally on the water. Busy spot for a quick bit and a few refreshments - wine is served in plastic cups but that is ok, cause it goes with the plastic table cloths, fun place to hang out for...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a very casual place right on the deck.We went there for lunch and ordered fish tacos and blackened Mahi Mahi sandwich. We ended up liking fish tacos more than Mahi Mahi.Fish was nicely seasoned and served with a nice sauce. The fries that...More

Thank Too S
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Seafood delight, fried clams with in house made starter sauce very good. Bar scene on the river deck fun, gets crowded. Music, drinks pub seafood drinks great time

Thank more2fudge
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Have been going to Willy's for maNy years. About as unpretentious as it gets, with good bar food and draft beer that's wicked cold. Other beer is sold in cans only and all the plates and utensils are disposable. Like I said, not pretentious at...More

Thank T9917YMtimc
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Starring the waterfront, with tug boats and cries of the seagulls, enjoy your lunch or dinner inches from the water in downtown Portsmouth. They have heaters to extend the season. This eatery is the most casual of the restaurants on the decks but the food...More

Thank TravelBugNH
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We went for lunch to Harpoon Willy's. Our seats over looked the harbor with a great view of the bridge. There was only one person working both the bar and food orders. But, she did an awesome job in a very busy place. The food...More

Thank dmperreira1
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Pub, American
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Bow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3858
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-433-4441
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