Dinner on the Water

Every dinner is a special occasion in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region.

Dinner restaurants in the NH Lakes Region

From bistros to banquet halls to BBQ’s… Dinner restaurants in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire have a wide variety of dinner options to choose from. Whether it be causal family fun or gourmet fine dining, the Lakes Region Tourism Association is here to help you find your next favorite restaurant!  No matter where you are staying, we’ll help you find the top dinner restaurants picks in Meredith, Center Harbor, Ashland, Plymouth, Laconia, Tilton, Weirs Beach, Holderness or Wolfeboro!  There is a tasty surprise around every beautiful lakeside turn.


Blue Bistro & NazBar at the NASWA Resort - Laconia

Lakefront cottages with kitchens & screened porches, AquaVista Building and studio suites, most with lake views. The Blue Bistro at NASWA Resort serves brilliantly crafted cuisine for breakfast and dinner. The World Famous NazBar & Grill serves lunch and dinner at the water’s edge. Live Entertainment on the Beach. 1000 feet of Beach, Free Dockspace, Kayaks, Paddleboats & WIFI. Great location to …Unwind & Relax. Family owned since 1935.

1086 Weirs Blvd
Laconia, NH 03246
603-336-4341, 888-55-NASWA


Broken Spoke Saloon & Museum - Laconia

NOW OPEN YEAR ROUND! We have everything from live music and friendly staff to GREAT FOOD and GREAT DRINKS!  Specials every day. Swing in and check us out. Open for Lunch and Dinner daily. 

1072 Watson Road
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246


Café Lafayette Dinner Train - North Woodstock

Nestled on the western slopes of the White Mountains, the Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train is one of the area’s premier destinations.The beautifully restored railcars are a truly unique way to experience this beautiful region, while indulging in a distinctive culinary experience. The two-hour, 20 mile round trip train ride takes you south from North Woodstock, through the woods, along the river, past the Jack-O-Lantern Golf course in Thornton and returns on the same track. Indulge your senses with this most memorable dining experience – family owned and operated, Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train. All aboard!  

3 Crossing at Riverplace
North Woodstock, New Hampshire 03262


Camp at the Chase House Inn - Meredith

Welcome to our version of a real New England Camp – fieldstone fireplace, screen door and all! Try Fried Green Tomatoes, Pan-Fried Crabcakes, Campfire Steak & Smores for dessert! (Dinner nightly.) Open Year-round. Inside the Chase House at Mill Falls.

300 Daniel Webster Highway
Meredith, NH 03253


CANOE -A Restaurant and Tavern - Center Harbor

Enjoy porch dining, valet shuttle service from CH town docks, on and off premises catering, private function rooms at CANOE Restaurant. Sit back, Relax, and Enjoy! Open Year-round.

232 Whittier Hwy
Center Harbor, NH 03226


Common Man (The) - Ashland

Since 1971, we’ve been serving great American dinners in our brick home on Main Street in Ashland. Enjoy fresh seafood and salads, hearty steaks, and seasonal and nightly specials. (Lunch & dinner daily.) Open Year-round.

60 Main Street
Ashland, NH 03217


Corner House Inn - Center Sandwich

Located in one of NH’s most picturesque villages, the Corner House Inn has been serving up a slice of New England hospitality over 150 years. Serving Dinner & Sunday Brunch year ’round and Lunch June through October.

22 Main St. Center Sandwich
Center Sandwich, NH 03227
603-284-6219, FAX: 603-284-6220


Crazy Gringo - Weirs Beach

Mexican and American favorites served at Crazy Gringo with the best Margaritas in the Lakes Region. Open 7 days a week at 11:00am.

306 Lakeside Ave
Weirs Beach, NH 03247


Dexter’s Inn – Restaurant - Sunapee

Come join us for breakfast, lunch, or dinner at a beautiful & friendly country resort inn near Mount Sunapee. Panoramic views of Mount Kearsarge, Mount Sunapee and the surrounding countryside. Catering available.

258 Stagecoach Rd.
Sunapee, NH 03782
603-763-5571, 800-232-5571


Ellacoya Barn & Grill - Gilford

Ellacoya Barn & Grill’s food, service and ambiance are unmatched in the region. Winnipesaukee’s hottest new restaurant. 7 days a week 11:30am til close. Featuring steaks, chicken, pasta, seafood and more. New event space for up to 65 people.

2667 Lakeshore Road
Gilford, NH 03249


Foster’s Boiler Room - Plymouth

Traditional chop house menu with an unmistakable Common Man touch. The open, exhibition kitchen adds to the general ambience of our elegant dining room. Join us for dinner Sunday – Thursday from 5 PM until 9 PM, and Saturdays from 5 PM until 9:30 PM. We offer a wonderful Brunch Buffet on Sundays from 10:30 AM until 2:00 PM. Open Year-round.

At The Common Man Inn & Spa, 231 Main Street, Exit 26 off I-93
Plymouth, NH 03264


Fratello’s Italian Grille - Laconia

Great Italian cuisine, superb atmosphere, and the best value in the Lakes Region. Come on, Enjoy Life! Beef, seafood & all your Italian favorites.  Wood-fired Brick Oven pizza, great kids menu.  Live piano in the dining room from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays   Live entertainment in the lounge Friday nights 6:30 – 10:00  799 Union Avenue, Laconia, 155 Dow Street, Manchester and 194 Main Street, Nashua

799 Union Avenue
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246


Friendly’s - Laconia

Founded on ice-cream, built around families for the past 82 years.  From apps to pancake stacks, hot lunches and dinners to hot fudge sundaes, Friendly’s has just the thing for you. 

1160 Union Avenue
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246


Giuseppe’s Pizzeria & Ristorante - Meredith

Giuseppe’s Pizzeria & Ristorante is a full-service restaurant with a festive Italian atmosphere. Serving our gourmet pizza, pasta, seafood, steak,veal, chicken & vegetarian. Very Musical, Very Italian, & Very Good! Live musical entertainment.

Mill Falls Marketplace
Meredith, NH 03253


Homestead Restaurant & Tavern - Bristol

Homestead Restaurant and Tavern offers a wide selection our favorite comfort foods to include chicken, ribs, seafood, pasta, burgers and sandwiches in a beautiful setting. Located in an old two-story house built just after the Revolutionary War it is said to be the oldest standing house in Bristol. The original fireplaces and many different rooms offer a comfortable dining experience for all ages.  Visit our website for a full list of weeknight specials!  From hand cut steaks to fresh seafood, The Homestead is where you wanna go! Two locations:  Route 104, Bristol and  641 DW Hwy. Merrimack 

Serving Dinner Monday – Saturday at 4:30, All day on Sunday starting at Noon

Route 104
Bristol, New Hampshire 03222


Inn on Main - Wolfeboro

Combining the comfort of a boutique bed and breakfast with all of the amenities you’ve come to expect from a full service hotel the Inn on Main is located on Main Street in historic Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, offering beautiful rooms, delectable food, and gracious hospitality.

200 N. Main Street
Wolfeboro, NH 03894


Italian Farmhouse - Plymouth

Our Farmhouse offers fun Italian food and atmosphere, great brick oven pizza, and a unique Greenhouse for your special event! (Dinner nightly.) Open Year-round.

337 Daniel Webster Highway, Route 3
Plymouth, NH 03264


Johnson’s Seafood & Steak - New Durham

“The Original New Hampshire Family Restaurant”.  Fresh lobsters, steak tips, and much more.  Sit down dining or large walk up window for ice cream, meals and snacks.  Johnson’s Marketplace is also on site and offers Boars Head deli meats and sandwiches, fresh seafood, meats, cheeses, produce, baked goods, wine, beer and other gourmet items.  Ample Parking. Bus tours and other large groups can also be accommodated.  Open Year Round.



69 State Route 11
New Durham, New Hampshire 03855


Lago Trattoria at The Inn at Bay Point - Meredith

Dine overlooking Meredith Bay at Lago Trattoria at The Inn at Bay Point with dining areas both inside and on the deck. Authentic Old World Italian dining experience. Serving lunch, dinner and brunch. Open Year-round.

1 US Route 25
Meredith, NH 03253


Lakehouse at Church Landing - Meredith

Introducing Lakehouse at Church Landing offering freshly prepared, creative American cuisine in an Adirondack-style setting on Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith. Open Year-round.

281 Daniel Webster Highway (Rt 3)
Meredith, NH 03253


Lavinia’s Restaurant & Belknap Tavern - Center Harbor

We focus first on finding the best in fresh and local ingredients, building a menu of New England comforts with a modern twist. We mix that in with a level of impeccable service befitting of the city and a touch of New Hampshire friendliness.

18 Main Street
Center Harbor, NH 03226


Lemon Grass Restaurant & Sake Bar - Moultonborough

Redefining Fine Pan Asian Cuisine featuring organic, all natural ingredients with a friendly knowledgeable staff. We hope to see you!

64 Whittier Highway (Rt 25)
Moultonborough, NH 03254


Makris Lobster & Steak House - Concord

Located on Rt. 106 North just south of the NH Motor Speedway, specializing infresh seafood & steak for over three generations! Featuring Concord’s largest outside patio & Bar. Enjoy Live Music on Friday nights! Visit their Specialty Store for all your BBQ, picnic & home-cooking needs. Great variety, cold beer & wines available. For Store call (603)226-6588. Check website for specials & events.

354 Sheep Davis Road
Concord, New Hampshire 03301


Manor on Golden Pond (The) - Holderness

Indulge yourself to an evening of delectable cuisine and comfortably elegant fine dining. New American Cuisine featuring Chateaubriand, Lobster Bisque, or try our Chef Tasting menu. Martini Menu, Piano Bar. Dinner served nightly. Wine Spectator Wine List AAA 4 Diamond.

31 Manor Drive
Holderness, NH 03245
603-968-3348, 800-545-2141


Nolan’s Brick Oven Bistro & Pub - Wolfeboro

The Best Italian Dishes & Hand Tossed Wood Fire Brick Oven Pizza in The Lakes Region. Made Only With Fresh Ingredients From Local Farms, Made FRESH Daily By Us.Two great choices in the restaurant & bistro atmosphere. Dine In or Take Out. Catering available. Bring your group up to 120 people xmas parties; social events; company gatherings or special occasion.



39 N. Main Street
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894


O Bistro at the Inn on Main - Wolfeboro

Now open Wed – Saturday starting at 3:00pm.   Available for private parties, rehearsal dinners, etc.

Starters, salads, steaks & seafood. Call for reservations 603-515-1003


200 North Main Street
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894


O Steaks & Seafood at the Lake Opechee Inn - Lakeport

O Steaks & Seafood welcomes you to experience sophisticated dining overlooking Lake Opechee. Enjoy hand cut steaks and the freshest seafood complemented by a new world of wine and martinis. O, where the classics become new again. Serving lunch Monday – Friday 11:30am to 2:30pm. Serving dinner daily at 5:00pm.

62 Doris Ray Court
Lakeport, NH 03246


RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain - Lincoln

RiverWalk Resort at Loon Mountain is a grand new destination experience in the Basecamp of the White Mountains, Lincoln, NH. Full kitchens, fireplaces, and soaker tubs in every suite. Mountain views in all directions from private balconies.

22 South Mountain Drive
Lincoln, New Hampshire 03251


Route 104 Diner - New Hampton

Stop in at the 50’s themed Route 104 Diner and let the good times roll! Comfort foods and American classics just like Mom used to make. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6 a.m. – 8 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. (Closed on Tuesday during the winter months). Get in here!

752 NH Route 104
New Hampton, NH 03256


Sawyer’s Dairy Bar - Gilford

A family tradition since 1945.  73 years making ice creams in the same location using only the best ingredients with no artificial growth hormones.  Come and join four generations of families enjoying our homemade ice creams, famous lobster rolls, fresh fried seafood, chowders, burgers, sandwiches and more!  Indoor and outdoor seating available.


1933 Lakeshore Road
Gilford, New Hampshire 03249


Shibley’s at the Pier - Alton Bay

Lots to watch while enjoying lakeside dining on Lake Winnipesaukee at Shibley’s at the Pier. Lunch or dinner 7 days/week spring, summer, and fall. Winter: Open Friday thru Sunday starting the third weekend in January

42 Mount Major Highway
Alton Bay, NH 03810


Shiloh’s Restaurant - Tilton

A little restaurant with a BIG reputation. With two locations in NH: Woodsville and Tilton Shiloh’s serves fresh flavorful salads, a variety of burgers, classic & unique sandwiches, and various other delectable dishes. We also offer many spectacular specials that you will not find anywhere else as well as our many homemade desserts.

504 Laconia Road
Tilton, NH 03276


Steakhouse at Christmas Island, Inc. - Laconia

Re-Opening May 2017 under new management! A full service restaurant and lounge located minutes from Weirs Beach.  Superb Chef Dean serves up delicious dinner and pub cuisine daily.  Come on in!

Subway White Mountains - Moultonborough

Check for a location near you! located Dover; Gorham; Intervale; New Hampton; Lincoln; Littleton; Meredith; Moultonboro; N. Conway; Plymouth; Rochester; and West Ossipee.

377 Whittier Highway
Moultonborough, NH 03254


Suna Restaurant - Sunapee

The latest addition to the Magic Foods Restaurant Group!
Suna Restaurant offers American Cuisine with a twist!

6 Brook Road
Sunapee, New Hampshire
(603) 843-8998


Tamarack Drive In Restaurant - Laconia

Open since 1962. Take Out or Dine In.  Indoor and Outdoor Seating available.  American (traditional) cuisine served (lobster rolls, burgers, seafood and more!).

691 Endicott Street N
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246


Tavern 27 - Laconia

Premier Americana Tapas Restaurant and Piano Bar in a 235 year old farm house featuring a Farm to Table Experience in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region located at the Mystic Meadows in Laconia, NH.

2075 Parade Road
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246


Tilt’n Diner - Tilton

It’s more than a Diner… It’s a way of life. Enjoy real 50’s food and atmosphere in an authentic steel diner. Craving a Vanilla Coke, Mom’s Meatloaf, or a Turkey Dinner? Try us! (Breakfast, lunch & dinner nightly.) Open Year-round

61 Laconia Road
Tilton, NH 03276


Tilton Inn & Onions Pub & Restaurant - Tilton

Centrally located in historic Tilton in the Lakes Region of NH, just minutes to the Tanger Outlets, NH Motor Speedway, mountains and more. Distinctly themed rooms and unique international style foods with inspiration coming from the Caribbean islands. Live sports and entertainment on Friday & Saturday nights.

255 Main Street
Tilton, NH 03276


Town Docks - Meredith

Dine lake-side! We’ve got a sandy beach, tiki bar, all-you-can-eat fish fry, homemade ice-cream, fresh seafood, lobster bakes for here or to go, and live music on the weekends! (Lunch & dinner daily.)

Route 3
Meredith, NH 03253


Traditions Restaurant & Pub at Purity Spring Resort - East Madison

Traditions Restaurant & Pub at Purity Spring Resort offers New England style family fare with Purity Lake views. Pub open* 4-8 Summer; cook-outs and New England Lobster Bake. Winter; grab a bite apres ski at King Pine Ski Area.   * Seasonal schedules apply. Facebook.com/TraditionsNH for updates & specials. 

1251 Eaton Road /Rte. 153
East Madison, New Hampshire 03849


Union Diner - Laconia

Dine in an authentic 1951 Worcester dining car filled with vintage 60’s and 70’s music memorabilia. We strive to create all your diner favorites along with reinventing some new ones. Our way of doing things is simple; great food made with fresh products at a fair price. Open year-round. Mon-Wed 6 am-3 pm, Thu-Sat 6 am-8 pm, Sun 6am-1pm (breakfast only).

1331 Union Ave
Laconia, NH 03246


UNO Pizzeria & Grill - Tilton

UNO Pizzeria & Grill features legendary Chicago Deep Dish pizza with other American favorites including juicy steaks, fresh seafood, crisp salads, home-style soups, all natural flatbreads, delicious pastas and award winning desserts. Tour Groups Welcome! Named America’s #1 Healthiest Chain Restaurant by Health Magazine & #4 Family Friendliest by Parents Magazine

122 Laconia Road at Tanger Outlets Center off I-93
Tilton, NH 03276
603-286-4079, FAX: 603-286-4097


Water Street Cafe - Laconia

Taste the difference! Best breakfast and lunch, 7 days. Open Friday nights until 8 p.m. Serving Prime Rib and AYCE haddock. Casual, family style. Off the beaten path, but worth finding!

141 Water Street
Laconia, NH 03246


Weathervane Lobster in the Rough - Laconia

Lobster, clams, shrimp, chicken and more, freshly prepared and served with a genuine smile. Come visit New England’s Favorite Seafood Restaurant.

279 Lakeside Ave
Laconia, NH 03246



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