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The Ice House

112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
+1 603-431-3086
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (61 reviews)
“fries” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ice House is a family-owned and operated restaurant near Newcastle, NH. The menu is expansive and is what you would expect in coastal New Hampshire. The quality of the food is very good, and the portions are large. They do not take credit cards...More

Thank Yankee26Soldier
Reviewed 22 January 2018

its hot and you need a well earned pleasure and a place the entire family can eat and have fun....locals favorite

Thank mdinola
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The Ice House is a wonderful treasure in the NH Seacoast. Yummy seafood, soups, and pot roast in the fall along with yummy ice cream frozen yogurt, sundaes, shakes and much more! Fun and causal!

Thank Q745LUmaryf
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Eat in,eat at the picnic tables,or take it to go it's all good. Great summertime place to get a lunch, dinner or just a treat. A couple of notes: the inside dinning room is small so there can be a line for dinner. Also this...More

Thank ITProjectManager
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Had to queue a bit and clientele were certainly of a certain age! Service was quick though and food exactly as described with good portions. Make sure you bring cash though!

Thank C T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Home cooked seafood at its best. I've been to more seafood restaurants than I can count and this one stood out for its simple, homestyle recipes, friendly, sincere service and bright, woody decor. The menu offers a good variety of fried and grilled fish along...More

Thank Prentiss P
Reviewed 28 September 2017

It was the end of summer, not quite fall and a Friday, but everyone was SO friendly and welcoming ! I ordered the shrimp taco special. My husband got the Friday chowder special- oh, so good !!! He got the clam strips ! The waitresses...More

Thank Jacq047
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on a whim and had a quick meal. It was just okay for us. Seafood chowder mediocre - a little watery. Shrimp not the best. My husband had some ice cream and it was good - that’s their specialty after all. We...More

Thank jvangets
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I ate here last Sunday of Labor Day weekend with a party of three people. It is clearly an organized, sought after place: you wait outside the closed wooden restaurant dining room door in a waiting area with international signs, the restaurant's menus, restrooms available,...More

Thank Bianca G
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The food was great. The corn and scallop chowder was amazing, so was the crab melt! They offer great homemade sides like three bean salad and beets , something a little different than the usual coleslaw and fries. ....and the ice cream....... WOW! awesome sundaes....More

Thank wrongfootjones
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Wentworth Rd, Rye, NH 03870-6107
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Rye
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-3086
We are a seasonal family friendly restaurant. We serve fried seafood, sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs and great ice cream. You can eat in our dining room or enjoy our picnic table area.
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