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Top recommendations from locals

Music Venue
“Just across the bridge from Kittery - and the best place to catch a movie, a performance, a book reading and more......”
  • 36 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“The hot spot of Kittery! Their deviled eggs are 100/10. Don’t like deviled eggs? You will after you try these. “The Black Birch is built on community; it is a small, cozy restaurant. At times the room becomes noisy and raucous as friends, neighbors, and strangers meet and gather to share a conversation and dinner. We are shaped by our community; the neighbors and partnerships we build along the way.” I would eat here every night of the week if I could. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Museum
“Voted Yankee Magazine's best historic village. Step back in time at this outdoor living history museum.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Crullers are amazing. 1.5 mile scenic walk through town and into Maine. Or a 5 min drive.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful flowers everywhere! Walk out on one of the piers and breathe in the salt air!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Park
“One of the most remarkable summer venues on the east coast. Why? Its a park on the water. Its top quality acts are seen by voluntary donation. Its big enough to feature superb and eclectic artists and small enough to feel like you really saw them. There are also films and a musical that runs the season. Get there early and lay down a blanket to reserve your spot or "rent a spot"- the website explains how. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bakery
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“healthy, or not, your choice! best baked items, salads and sandwiches around. not a lot of seating inside, nice outdoor tables”
  • 29 locals recommend
Water Park
“Huge! Seasonal! Spend the whole day! (Get your $ worth...pricey..but a blast!)”
  • 10 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“ Seasonal. Even more so, as a favorite with locals and tourists, crowded. More of the same, local seafood, chowder and fried things. This one is by the ocean though, no views but close. 1323 Ocean Blvd. (Rt. 1A) Rye ”
  • 14 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Chef Matt Louis, who trained with Thomas Keller at the French Laundry, is a community favorite. At Moxy (his first of three restaurants, see: The Franklin and soon to open, Luigi's) he serves up small plates (tapas) with an America twist. Not only do his dishes feature local ingredients, he pushes the boundaries by including ingredients like green crab, an invasive species on the coast of Maine. This is a place to share food. Reservation recommended. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“Like Korean food? This is the place to go in Kittery. Fresh, local ingredients. Kim chi galore. Open for lunch and dinner.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“When our family comes to town hankering for good seafood that is not fried, this is the place we go. Really fresh fish, inventive sauces and side dishes. Lovely, low-light atmosphere. Best to get a reservation. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Big place with fun ambiance, big plates and basic to funky foods. 113 Congress St. Portsmouth (downtown) On the main drag by Market Square. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
History Museum
“It's a submarine!!! great stories and experience of its history. Walkthrough at your own place. My kids loved the periscope”
  • 8 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“very cool venue -- eclectic music and art scene with restaurant attached with outdoor seating. not in a touristy area....but easy walk from Market Square”
  • 13 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Oldest and most established location in town and best place to go if you also want dinner.”
  • 13 locals recommend