Portsmouth + Southern New Hampshire

Restaurants in Portsmouth + Southern New Hampshire

"Lexie's is a little burger place with a great philosophy and an admirable commitment to cooking from scratch. Their burgers aren't the typically obscene American flesh bombs--you can have one with french fries, fried pickles, and beer and still stand up afterward.

Black Trumpet Bistro, in a 19th-century ship's chandlery on the town harbor, posts an international menu that changes every six weeks to capitalize on fresh ingredients.

After biking around the trail, stop in for warm popovers and chai.

The town's paramount diner is replete with vinyl-covered swivel stools and flannel-shirted regulars enjoying buttery French toast with maple syrup.