Pickwick's Mercantile, State St., Portsmouth, N.H.
View of Portsmouth Harbor from downtown Portsmouth, N.H.
Market Square in downtown Portsmouth, N.H.

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

SHOPPING | GENERAL | RESTAURANTS | ACCOMMODATIONS | ACTIVITIES | KIDS | SHOW ALL

Shops
RiverRun Bookstore - new and used books, events, typewriters sold & repaired; online store; book publishing; 142 Fleet St., 603-431-2100WEBSITE
Sheafe Street Books - new and used books; 29 Sheafe St., 603-498-5202WEBSITE
Footnotes Footwear - women's brand name shoes and boots; 9 Market St., 603-431-7331WEBSITE
Blue Moose - new and used vinyl records; also, cd's, posters, video games, dvd's, memorabilia; 82-86 Congress St., 603-422-9525WEBSITE
Seaside Allure - clothing shop; Lilly Pulitzer and Vineyard Vines fashions; 24 Congress St., 603-380-9904WEBSITE
Good Vibes Life Is Good - men's, women's and children's casual clothing and accessories; optimistic, inspirational messages on clothing; 16 Congress St., 603-433-1300WEBSITE
Wear House - women's clothing consignment boutique; jewelry and accessories; 74 Congress St., 603-373-8465WEBSITE
Ten Thousand Villages - internationally sourced artisan made crafts, gifts, jewelry, accessories, kitchenware and home decor items; 87 Congress St., 603-431-2392WEBSITE
Off Piste - joke gifts, off color novelties; 37 Congress St., 603-319-6910WEBSITE
Lit Boutique - women's clothing boutique; outerwear and shoes also; 19 Congress St., 603-319-6780WEBSITE
Second Time Around - CLOSING; designer consignment boutique; 19 Congress St., 603-433-0200WEBSITE
Gus & Ruby Letterpress - paper goods; cards, stationery, desk items, agendas, calendar, prints; home and kitchen items; 29 Congress St., 603-319-1717WEBSITE
Hazel Boutique - stylish unique women's clothing, accessories; European styles; 7 Commercial Alley, 603-766-1780WEBSITE
I Like That - casual clothing shop; socks, accessories, humorous t-shirts; 31 Market St., 603-319-4202WEBSITE
Portsmouth Fabric Company - beautiful designer fabrics; sewing and quilting kits, books, patterns; 112 Penhallow St., 603-436-6343WEBSITE
Portsmouth Candle Co. - candles, artwork, pottery, gifts; 62 Congress St., 603-430-0353WEBSITE
Pickwick's Mercantile - wonderful gift shop with costumed sales staff; books, candles, soaps, Harry Potter and Downton Abbey items; 64 State St., 603-427-8671WEBSITE
Lady Pickwick's - lingerie, robes, perfume, soaps, makeup, jewelry; 56 State St., 603-427-8671WEBSITE
Pickwick's at the Banke - museum shop located at Strawbery Banke Museum; costumed staff, locally made items; 43 Atkinson St., 603-433-1100WEBSITE
Deadwick's Ethereal Emporium - psychic parlor and shop; one of the Pickwick shops; 19 Sheafe St., 603-319-6946WEBSITE
Scallops, Mineral and Shell Emporium - semi-precious stones, fossils, crystals, shells, gifts, jewelry; 65 Daniel St., 603-431-7658WEBSITE
Club Boutique and City Shoes - women's clothing boutique, plus shoes; 10 Pleasant St., 603-433-4455WEBSITE
The Face Cafe Spa Boutique & Gallery - make-up, skin care items; 110 State St., 603-433-3223WEBSITE
Stonewall Kitchen - prepared foods, sauces, jellies, spreads; home and kitchen items; 10 Pleasant St., 603-422-7303WEBSITE
Byrne & Carlson Chocolatier - high quality hand crafted small batch chocolates; also, glace fruits, fruit jellies; assortment gift boxes; 121 State St., 603-559-9778WEBSITE
Market Square Jewelers - gemstone rings, earrings, pendants; engagment rings; watches, pins; repairs; 12 Market Square, 603-343-2705WEBSITE
Village Silversmith - sterling silver jewelry, minerals, rocks, gems; 71 Congress St., 603-294-0941WEBSITE
Summerwind Jewelers & Goldsmiths - variety of designer jewelry pieces; also, custom work and repairs; 49 Market St., 603-436-9188WEBSITE
Kaya Jewelers - variety of jewelry products incorporating new designs with traditional styles; 4 Market Square, 603-433-4211WEBSITE
abc Fine Rugs - handmade Oriental rugs; cleaning and repair also; 50 Daniel St., 603-319-8798WEBSITE
Menemsha Blues - men's, women's and children's casual cotton clothing; accessories; 1 Congress St., 603-559-9800WEBSITE
Serendipity Portsmouth - women's clothing and swimwear; accessories; 41 Pleasant St., 603-427-0650WEBSITE
Ireland on the Square - Irish products; sweaters, scarves, pottery, jewelry; 6 Market Square, 603-319-1670WEBSITE
Diversions - games, puzzles; 123 Congress St., 603-766-6220WEBSITE
Salt Cellar - salt products; skin care, food salts, gifts; 7 Commercial Alley, 603-766-1616WEBSITE
Canine Cupboard - organic dog treats and food; toys, collars, beds, bowls; 220 State St., 603-431-0082WEBSITE
Stiletto - designer shoes and accessories, including Kate Spade; 28 Deer St., 603-436-5633WEBSITE
Pretty Poppy - women's clothing and accessory boutique; 47 Market St., 603-294-0632WEBSITE
Leroux Kitchen - variety of items for the kitchen; tableware, cookware, aprons, cookbooks; 23 Market St., 603-430-7665WEBSITE
Glass Pear - gifts, home decor, jewelry, accessories; 10 Commercial Alley, 603-373-8093WEBSITE
Warner's Card & Gift Shop - cards, gifts, souvenirs, accessories; 2 Market Sq., 603-431-6641WEBSITE
Water Monkey - clothing and hats for women and men; also, jewelry and home decor; 33 Vaughan Mall, 603-431-2243WEBSITE
20 Below Boutique - women's boutique; accessories, jewelry; 31 Vaughn Mall, 603-436-2010WEBSITE
Pretty Little Things - women's clothing boutique; also, shoes and accessories; 21 Vaughan Mall, 603-436-1690WEBSITE
Kittery Trading Post - outdoor gear and apparel; located at the Maine Outlet Shopping Center; located 2 miles north of downtown Kittery and 2.3 miles north of downtown Portsmouth; 301 US Route 1, 888-587-6246WEBSITE
Kittery Outlets - outdoor outlet mall with over 120 outlet stores; located 2 miles north of downtown Kittery and 3 miles north of downtown Portsmouth; 306 US Route 1, Kittery, Maine, 888-548-8379WEBSITE
Portsmouth Book & Bar - used books with indoor and outdoor cafe; drinks, live music, events, evening hours; 40 Pleasant St., 603-427-9197WEBSITE

General Information
Portsmouth Visitor Info - portsmouthnh.com; Portsmouth and area lodging, restaurants, attractions, events, historyWEBSITE
Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce - goportsmouthnh.com; visitor site with info about lodging, restaurants, activities, eventsWEBSITE

Restaurants
Popovers on the Square - cafe & bakery serving breakfast, lunch, baked goods including popovers; also serves wine, beer, specialty coffees; 8 Congress St, 603-431-1119WEBSITE
Fezziwig's Food & Fountain - soda fountain drinks and ice cream, espresso, pastries, crepes, sandwiches, soups, salads; part of Pickwick collection of shops; 112 State St., 603-501-0023WEBSITE
Ceres Cafe & Bakery - lunch and baked goods; 51 Penhallow St., 603-436-6518WEBSITE
RiRa - Irish pub, brunch, lunch, dinner; live music schedule; 22 Market Sq., 603-319-1680WEBSITE
MN La Maison Navarre - French patisserie serving macarons, baked goods, breakfast and lunch items; 121 Congress St., 603-373-8401WEBSITE
Bubby's NY Style Deli - sandwiches, burgers, soups, salads, breakfast all day; 241 Hanover St., 603-373-8981WEBSITE
Moxy - small plates done in American contemporary style, plus drink pairings; 106 Penhallow St., 603-319-8178WEBSITE
Shalimar India - Northern Indian Punjabi restaurant; 80 Hanover St., 603-427-2959WEBSITE
The Works Cafe - breakfast all day, bagels, sandwiches, smoothies, baked goods; 9 Congress St., 603-431-4433WEBSITE
The Goods - market and cafe; breakfast all day, lunch sandwiches and salads, pizza, dinners to go; 29 Vaughn Mall, 603-373-8415WEBSITE
Bennett's Sandwich Shop - breakfast sandwiches, hot and cold lunch sandwiches, kids sandwiches; 41 Congress St., 603-436-3353WEBSITE
Dunbar Square Restaurant - Nepalese dishes; mostly vegan, vegetarian and gluten free; 10 Market St., 603-294-0107WEBSITE
Rosa Restaurant - family style Italian restaurant; lunch and dinner, kids menu, desserts; 70 State St., 603-436-9715WEBSITE
Agave Mexican Bistro - lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch; 111 State St., 603-427-5300WEBSITE
Ceo's Gelato - homemade gelato and sorbet; 43 Pleasant St., 603-425-8234WEBSITE
Cafe Mediterraneo - Italian bistro; lunch and dinner; 119 Congress St., 603-427-5563WEBSITE
Jumpin' Jay's - seafood restaurant with raw bar; 150 Congress St., 603-766-3474WEBSITE
Library Restaurant - New England steakhouse in historic building; lunch, dinner, brunch; 401 State St., 603-431-5202WEBSITE
Ristorante Massimo - elegant Italian dinner restaurant; European ambience; small plates plus wines served upstairs; 59 Penhallow, 603-436-4000WEBSITE
Cava - tapas and wine bar; menu varies; 10 Commercial Alley, 603-319-1575WEBSITE
Kilwins - chocolate, fudge, ice cream; 20 Congress St., 603-319-8842WEBSITE
Franklin Oyster House - oysters, seafood, poultry; small plates and entrees; late afternoon and dinner hours; 148 Fleet St., 603-373-8500WEBSITE
Louie's - rustic Northern Italian dining; fresh pastas; seafood entrees; 86 Pleasant St., 603-294-0989WEBSITE
Tuscan Kitchen - Italian restaurant; fresh pasta and bread made onsite; located 3 miles south of downtown; 581 Lafayette Rd., 603-570-3600WEBSITE
Block Six - casual dinner and brunch restaurant located at 3S Artspace; 319 Vaughan St., 603-294-9060WEBSITE
Geno's Chowder & Sandwich Shop - seasonal, casual, family run lunch spot with chowders, lobster rolls, salads & sandwiches; river view from deck; also, indoor seating and boat dock; 177 Mechanic St., 603-427-2070WEBSITE
Green Elephant - Asian vegetarian serving lunch and dinner; 35 Portwalk Pl., 603-427-8344WEBSITE
British Beer Company - British tavern meals, plus pizza; gluten free dishes, pizza available; live music; 103 Hanover St., 603-501-0515WEBSITE
Martingale Wharf - waterfront dining; outdoor deck in season; live music schedule; 99 Bow St., 603-431-0901WEBSITE
Gilley's Diner - burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches; lunch and late night hours; limited seating; 175 Fleet St., 603-431-6343WEBSITE
Profile Coffee Bar - espresso and coffee bar, plus breakfast and lunch sandwiches, soups, salads; 15 Portwalk Pl., 603-501-1801WEBSITE
Surf Restaurant - seafood restaurant serving lunch, dinner, sushi, desserts; raw bar, cocktails; 99 Bow St., 603-334-9855WEBSITE
The Juicery - smoothies, organic juices, salads, veggie wraps; 55 Hanover St., 603-431-0693WEBSITE
The Soupery - soups and grilled cheese sandwiches; gluten free, vegetarian and vegan choices; 51 Hanover St., 603-431-7687WEBSITE
Friendly Toast - large breakfast and brunch menu; also, burgers, salads, soups, sandwiches; late hours on weekend; 113 Congress St., 603-430-2154WEBSITE
Thai 5 Bistro - Thai restaurant serving lunch and dinner; gluten free options; 40 Pleasant St., 603-373-8871WEBSITE
Blue Mermaid Island Grill - Caribbean dishes served in family friendly restaurant; lunch, dinner, specialty drinks; live music schedule; 409 The Hill, for GPS use 116 High St., 603-427-2583WEBSITE
Cure - small cozy dinner restaurant; slow cook meat, pork and poultry dishes; 189 State St., 603-427-8258WEBSITE
Poco's on the Waterfront - Mexican cantina plus burgers, soups and salads; indoor and outdoor seating; water views; 37 Bow St., 603-431-5967WEBSITE
Morrison's Lobsters - small casual lobster shack, cash only; dock seating; byob; 11 Badgers Island West, Kittery, Maine, 207-439-2501WEBSITE
The Pointe - New England fare; small and large plates; Portsmouth Harbor views from Kittery; indoor/outdoor; 31 Badgers Island West, Kittery, Maine, 207-703-2987WEBSITE
Oar House - lunch, dinner in rustic indoor, or harbor view deck settings; seafood, steak, raw bar, sandwiches; 55 Ceres St., 603-436-4025WEBSITE
Portsmouth Book & Bar - used books with indoor and outdoor cafe; drinks, live music, events, evening hours; 40 Pleasant St., 603-427-9197WEBSITE

Accommodations
Portsmouth Harbor Inn & Spa - five room Victorian B&B and spa located one half mile from downtown Portsmouth via the Memorial Bridge; 6 Water St., Kittery, Maine, 207-439-4040WEBSITE
Martin Hill Inn - B&B located a half mile from downtown Portsmouth; full breakfast; 404 Islington St., 603-436-2287WEBSITE
Inn at Strawbery Banke - historic nineteenth century seven room B&B located in town; 314 Court St., 603-436-7242WEBSITE
Ale House Inn - ten room contemporary boutique hotel downtown; 121 Bow St., 603-431-7760WEBSITE
Hotel Portsmouth - thirty two room contemporary boutique hotel downtown; 40 Court St., 603-433-1200WEBSITE
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel - downtown hotel; onsite restaurant; 250 Market St., 603-431-2300WEBSITE
Hampton Inn & Suites Portsmouth Downtown - located in town; 23 Portwalk Pl., 603-430-3033WEBSITE
Residence Inn Portsmouth Downtown - located downtown; 100 Deer St., 603-422-9200WEBSITE
The Port Inn - dog friendly boutique hotel with seasonal outdoor heated pool, breakfast, electric car charging station; located 2 miles from downtown; 505 Rt. 1 Bypass, 603-436-4378WEBSITE
Homewood Suites - studios and suites, breakfast buffet, indoor pool; located 2 miles northwest of downtown; 100 Portsmouth Blvd., 603-427-5400WEBSITE
Fairfield Inn Portsmouth Seacoast - continental breakfast, shuttle to local attractions, seasonal outdoor pool; located 2 miles west of downtown; 650 Borthwick Ave., 603-436-6363WEBSITE
Courtyard Portsmouth - guest rooms and suites, indoor pool, shuttle to local attractions, breakfast cafe; 1000 Market St., 603-436-2121WEBSITE
Anchorage Inns & Suites - family run hotel; guest rooms, studios, suites; pet friendly; smoking rooms available; indoor pool, continental brkfst.; 1 1/2 miles from downtown; 417 Woodbury Ave., 603-431-8111WEBSITE
Holiday Inn Portsmouth - guest rooms and suites; kid friendly; on site restaurant; check kids eat free offer; located 1 1/3 mile from downtown; 300 Woodbury Ave., 603-431-8000WEBSITE
Wentworth by the Sea - large historic waterfront hotel and spa by Marriott; indoor and outdoor pool; marina; guest rooms and suites; restaurants; located 3 1/2 miles from downtown Portsmouth, N.H.; 588 Wentworth Rd., New Castle, N.H., 603-422-7322WEBSITE

Events, Activities, Attractions
3S Art Space - gallery, art exhibits, events, restaurant; 319 Vaughan St., 603-294-9060WEBSITE
Albacore Museum - self-guided tour on preserved research submarine; visitor center with exhibits; 600 Market St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-3680WEBSITE
Esther's Marina & Kayak Rentals - seasonal kayak and SUP rentals and marina located downtown; 41 Pickering Ave., 603-828-6462WEBSITE
Fort Constitution State Historic Park - old fort ruins located on New Castle Island; picnic spot; 25 Wentworth Rd., New Castle, N.H., 603-271-3556WEBSITE
Great Island Common - local town beach, picnic area, playground; 301 Wentworth Road, Rte. 1B, New Castle, N.H., 603-436-1992WEBSITE
Isles of Shoals Steamship Co. - lighthouse and island cruises; 315 Market St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-431-5500WEBSITE
John Paul Jones House - seasonally open historic located downtown; 43 Middle St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-8420WEBSITE
Moffatt Ladd House & Garden - eighteenth century seasonal historic Georgian mansion and gardens; tour schedule and special events; 154 Market St., 603-436-8221WEBSITE
Odiorne Point State Park - seasonal state park with walking trails, picnic area; Seacoast Science Center located here; 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, N.H., 603-436-7406WEBSITE
Portsmouth Harbor Cruises - harbor and island cruises; 64 Ceres St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-8084WEBSITE
Seacoast Science Center - seasonal marine science center; touch tanks, exhibits; located in Odiorne Pt. State Park; fees for park and science center; 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, N.H., 603-436-8043WEBSITE
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center - seasonal nature trail and zoo with educational programs, gardens and lake cruises; 23 Science Center Rd., Rt. 113, Holderness, N.H., 603-968-7194WEBSITE
Strawbery Banke - outdoor historic colonial museum with costumed guides, hands-on activities, events; wintertime outdoor ice skating rink; 14 Hancock St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-433-1100WEBSITE
Summer Sessions - surf and SUP board lessons, rentals; 15 Vaughn Mall, 603-373-8147WEBSITE
The Music Hall - performing arts and cultural center in historic downtown Victorian theater, plus Music Hall Loft nearby; TED talks, concerts, tours, movies; 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-2400WEBSITE
Wallis Sands State Beach - beach with picnic tables, bathhouse, concession store; 1050 Ocean Blvd., Rye, N.H., 603-436-9404WEBSITE
Water Country - seasonal outdoor water park; 2300 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-427-1111WEBSITE
Wentworth Coolidge Mansion - walking trail and ocean view mansion grounds open seasonally; mansion open for special events; 375 Little Harbor Rd., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-6607WEBSITE
Prescott Park Arts Festival - waterfront park events, including summer concert series, musical festivals, theater in downtown Portsmouth, N.H.; 603-436-2848WEBSITE
Peirce Island - walking paths, outdoor pool, playgrounds, boat launches, dog park, city and harbor view spots; walk to island from downtown Prescott ParkWEBSITE
Rye Beach - ocean beaches in Rye, New HampshireWEBSITE
Sagamore Creek Farm - historic wildlife reservation with walking trails, kayaking; 99 Creek Farm Rd.WEBSITE
Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail - guided and self-guided historic walking trail of African American sites in downtown Portsmouth, managed by the Portsmouth Historical Society, 10 Middle St.; 603-436-8433WEBSITE

Kids
Blitz Air Park - indoor trampoline park; 140 West Rd., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-501-0853WEBSITE
Children's Museum of New Hampshire - hands on children's museum with play and learning activities; located 12 miles north of Portsmouth; 6 Washington St., Dover, N.H., 603-742-2002WEBSITE
3S Art Space - gallery, art exhibits, events, restaurant; 319 Vaughan St., 603-294-9060WEBSITE
Albacore Museum - self-guided tour on preserved research submarine; visitor center with exhibits; 600 Market St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-3680WEBSITE
Esther's Marina & Kayak Rentals - seasonal kayak and SUP rentals and marina located downtown; 41 Pickering Ave., 603-828-6462WEBSITE
Fort Constitution State Historic Park - old fort ruins located on New Castle Island; picnic spot; 25 Wentworth Rd., New Castle, N.H., 603-271-3556WEBSITE
Great Island Common - local town beach, picnic area, playground; 301 Wentworth Road, Rte. 1B, New Castle, N.H., 603-436-1992WEBSITE
Isles of Shoals Steamship Co. - lighthouse and island cruises; 315 Market St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-431-5500WEBSITE
John Paul Jones House - seasonally open historic located downtown; 43 Middle St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-8420WEBSITE
Moffatt Ladd House & Garden - eighteenth century seasonal historic Georgian mansion and gardens; tour schedule and special events; 154 Market St., 603-436-8221WEBSITE
Odiorne Point State Park - seasonal state park with walking trails, picnic area; Seacoast Science Center located here; 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, N.H., 603-436-7406WEBSITE
Portsmouth Harbor Cruises - harbor and island cruises; 64 Ceres St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-8084WEBSITE
Seacoast Science Center - seasonal marine science center; touch tanks, exhibits; located in Odiorne Pt. State Park; fees for park and science center; 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye, N.H., 603-436-8043WEBSITE
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center - seasonal nature trail and zoo with educational programs, gardens and lake cruises; 23 Science Center Rd., Rt. 113, Holderness, N.H., 603-968-7194WEBSITE
Strawbery Banke - outdoor historic colonial museum with costumed guides, hands-on activities, events; wintertime outdoor ice skating rink; 14 Hancock St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-433-1100WEBSITE
Summer Sessions - surf and SUP board lessons, rentals; 15 Vaughn Mall, 603-373-8147WEBSITE
The Music Hall - performing arts and cultural center in historic downtown Victorian theater, plus Music Hall Loft nearby; TED talks, concerts, tours, movies; 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-2400WEBSITE
Wallis Sands State Beach - beach with picnic tables, bathhouse, concession store; 1050 Ocean Blvd., Rye, N.H., 603-436-9404WEBSITE
Water Country - seasonal outdoor water park; 2300 Lafayette Rd., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-427-1111WEBSITE
Wentworth Coolidge Mansion - walking trail and ocean view mansion grounds open seasonally; mansion open for special events; 375 Little Harbor Rd., Portsmouth, N.H., 603-436-6607WEBSITE
Prescott Park Arts Festival - waterfront park events, including summer concert series, musical festivals, theater in downtown Portsmouth, N.H.; 603-436-2848WEBSITE
Peirce Island - walking paths, outdoor pool, playgrounds, boat launches, dog park, city and harbor view spots; walk to island from downtown Prescott ParkWEBSITE
Rye Beach - ocean beaches in Rye, New HampshireWEBSITE
Sagamore Creek Farm - historic wildlife reservation with walking trails, kayaking; 99 Creek Farm Rd.WEBSITE
Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail - guided and self-guided historic walking trail of African American sites in downtown Portsmouth, managed by the Portsmouth Historical Society, 10 Middle St.; 603-436-8433WEBSITE