About our top rated restaurant

est. 1975

Located in the Rockingham House, The Library Restaurant is one of Portsmouth’s most valued historic landmarks. Join us for traditional New England fare, while surrounded by architectural treasures of an era gone by. Open for dinner. Reservations suggested.

esquire magazine award - Top 50 lounges in America, 2007, 2011

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best portsmouth nh restaurant of 2022 award
wine spectator award of excellence 2019
best taste of the seacoast 2018 award
wine spectator award of excellence 2018
2018 best of the seacoast first place award
best taste of the seacoast 2017 award
wine spectator award of excellence 2016

7 years running

nh city list voter award - Nominee - Best Steakhouse 2016

Nominee - Best Steakhouse 2016

esquire magazine award - Top 50 lounges in America, 2007, 2011

Top 50 lounges in America, 2007, 2011

best taste of the seacoast 2016 award

Best Steakhouse, Best Business
Lunch, Best Fine Dining & #15 in the
TASTE TOP 30!

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