Lunch Restaurants in the NH Lakes Region

Lunch restaurants in the NH Lakes Region

Whether you’re looking to eat a big meal to last you a while or a small snack to hold you over till dinner, the lunch restaurants in the Lakes Region have it all! You will find sandwiches, pizza, salads, seafood and even places that rank as serving the “best burger in NH” and more! You’ll easily find food to fill your cravings here, plus everything just tastes better at the lake, right? The lunch restaurants in the lakes region of NH feature talented chefs that know how important your vacation experience is! Plan a foodie lunch tour around Lake Winnipesaukee!  From Weirs Beach, to Alton Bay, then on to Wolfeboro, Center Harbor, Meredith and Laconia…hope your vacation will be long enough! Food is just part of the fun when you are on vacation in New Hampshire

48 Main Cafe & Creperie - Meredith

Offering local roasted coffee and local loose leaf teas, always fresh ingredients for our one of a kind sweet and savory crepes, we carry local bagels and have gluten free and vegan options! We also have freshly made Goody Good Donuts and other baked items! A one of a Kind Espresso Bar in the Lakes Region.  Kids Menu. Event Space Available.

48 Main Street
Meredith, New Hampshire 03253

Akwa Marina Beach Bar - Laconia

Lake Winnipesaukee lakeside gazebo beach bar and restaurant; large post and beam pavilion the Arona Boat Bar is a must see.  Weddings under the tent for 2 to 250 people; After party at the Gazebo.  Come by car, boat, PWC or by Foot!

95 Centenary Avenue
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246

Boardwalk Bar and Grill - Laconia

Family friendly American Grill menu with specialties such as burgers, wings, pizza, sandwiches, salads and ice cream.  Indoor seating and largest outside deck with amazing views of Lake Winnipesaukee.  Outside Cabana Bar with large selection of beer & summer cocktails, live music & karaoke.  Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day.    

45 Endicott Street N
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246
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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
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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

Cardigan Country Store & Orchard Bistro - Bristol

The Orchard Bistro is chock full of antiques offering an atmosphere filled with  quintessential New England charm.  Specialty gourmet sandwiches, home-made soups & salads, cider donuts, apple pie and more. The adjacent Cardigan Country Store is a destination in itself, featuring local artisan’s crafts, locally grown produce, as well as product and preserves from Mt. Cardigan Apple Orchard.  Come here with the family for a  memorable trip into the past where you can shop and eat LOCAL.  Bistro Open Tues-Sun 8am-3pm. Store Open Tues-Sun 8-5pm Year-Round.   

231 Lake Street
Bristol, New Hampshire 03222
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Cielito Mexican Restaurant - Bristol

Come into Cielito Mexican Restaurant today for an authentic Mexican meal, cooked to perfection! From our burritos and tacos, to our quesadillas and table-side homemade guacamole, stop by our restaurant for lunch or dinner in BRISTOL, NH for a fantastic dining experience today!  Open Daily at 11am.


50 S. Main Street
Bristol, New Hampshire 03222
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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
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Crazy Gringo - Weirs Beach

Mexican and American favorites served at Crazy Gringo with the best Margaritas in the Lakes Region. 2018/2019 Winter hours: Opens at 11:30am.  Closed Tuesdays

306 Lakeside Ave
Weirs Beach, NH 03247
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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
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Dive-NH, The -

Lake Winnipesaukee’s newest floating 2,400 square foot bar & grill and entertainment hot spot opening Summer 2018!  Two-level bar and quick order food venue. Come enjoy great food, ice-cream, drinks and a fun atmosphere with TV’s and music while we are anchored at one of the lake’s popular sand bars.  Or you can use our mobile app or website to order food ahead of time from wherever you are on the lake!  We’ll text you when order is ready and you pick up at the first-of-its-kind boat drive through window…no need to anchor or find dock space!  Private group charters for corporate outings, special events and weddings are also available. 

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
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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

Garwoods Restaurant & Pub - Wolfeboro

Overlooking Wolfeboro Bay with boat access, enjoy a great meal with spectacular views!  Raw bar, great sandwiches, pasta, seafood and classic entrees will make this a dining experience to remember.

6 North Main Street
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894
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George’s Diner - Meredith

Just Good Food!  George’s Diner basic philosophy is that fresh and simple ingredients make the best meals possible. Whether it be our made to order breakfasts, quick turn around lunch specials or our more leisurely dinner specials followed by our homemade desserts, we hope you enjoy your meal.  Open year-round 7 days/week.  6am-8pm.

10 Plymouth Street
Meredith, New Hampshire 03253

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
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Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Company - West Ossipee

A countryside tavern and brewhouse offering warmth, classic comfort food, and handcrafted beer at the foot of the White Mountains. 

2415 White Mountain Hwy.
West Ossipee, New Hampshire 03890
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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
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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

Lakes Region Community College Culinary at the Shaker Table - Laconia

Lakes Region Community College – Laconia 
The hospitality department offers degrees, certificates, and/or individual classes in Restaurant or Lodging and Conference Management; Baking & Pastry; and on the horizon is the new Culinary Arts Associate Degree program.  The curriculum incorporates opportunities to learn and work in a student-operated restaurant. 

Contact Pat Hall for information; 
379 Belmont Road 
Laconia, NH 03246 
524-3207 – Belmont (603) 267-1155

379 Belmont Road
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246
603-524-3207 603-267-1155

Liliuokalanis Ice Cream Shop & Coffee Bar - Laconia

Large variety of delicious ice cream, frozen yogurt, desserts, hot dogs, chips & salsa and more!.  Three 40′ boat docks make it easy to come by car or by boat to this lakeside dining spot on Lake Winnipesaukee!  Beer & wine is also served from the spacious deck or down on the patio bar.  OPEN May through October.

956 Weirs Boulevard
Laconia, New Hampshire 03246

Lucas Roasting Company - Wolfeboro

New commercial coffee roasting facility in Wolfeboro with a quaint walk-in café, open to the public with a full beverage menu, hot and cold, and assorted food items. Lucas Roasting Company also supplies numerous small and large businesses on a weekly basis.  Find us at 7 King St., Wolfeboro, NH,  03894. Open Year-Round: W-F 7am-5pm and Sat 7am-3pm. 


7 King Street
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894
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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
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Mello Moose Coffee House - Meredith

Coffee house in Meredith, NH offering Café Monte Alto coffee, espresso, teas, Cold Brew, Nitro, Kombucha, fresh baked goods, breakfast sandwiches, quiche, soups (seasonal), salads and light lunch offerings.  Open Tuesdays through Saturdays 6:30am-2:00pm Sundays 6:30am-11:00am  Open all-year.

136 Daniel Webster Highway
Meredith, New Hampshire 03253
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Morrissey’s Front Porch - Wolfeboro

Family restaurant located at beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro.  We offer fresh lobster, incredible fried seafood, turkey dinners, over 30 flavors of premium ice cream, soft serve and more!  Open daily from mid-march until Thanksgiving. 

286 South Main Street
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894
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Morrissey’s Steakhouse at The Greenside Tavern - Wolfeboro

Morrissey’s Steakhouse at the Greenside Tavern on Kingswood Golf Course.  Open Year-Round.  Lunch and Dinner.  Open 11am-to last call.  Function space & Catering for special events is also available.    

24 Kingswood Road
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire 03894
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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
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Pop’s Clam Shell - Alton Bay

Since 1945, no trip to Lake Winnipesaukee has been complete without a delicious meal at Pop’s! Family owned and operated, we feature generous portions of tasty, fresh seafood, fried clams, onion rings and more at reasonable prices. Indoor and outdoor seating available. We look forward to serving you!

55 Mt. Major Highway
Alton Bay, New Hampshire 03810
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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

Sap House Meadery - Center Ossipee

A rustic honey-winery offering tours and tastings every Saturday at noon. Reserve your tickets online! 

6 Folsom Road
Center Ossipee, New Hampshire 03814
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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
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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
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Smitty’s Cinema - Tilton

Smitty’s Cinema removes the stress of planning two events-dinner and a movie-in one night by combining them into one fun and highly entertaining event! And if you’re a traditionalist, of course we have popcorn, candy, and soda, too! Theaters open one hour before show time, so you can plan your day or night just the way you like.

630 West Main Street
Tilton, NH 03276

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

Tartaglia’s Pizza - Campton

New specialty wood fired pizza shop and off-site catering company located in the Lakes Region right off of I-93 in Campton, NH.  Fresh made Pizzas, lasagna, salads, desserts  and more, using the highest quality ingredients.  Dine-in at the restaurant, or let us come to you and cater your special event, making fresh pizza at your location with our mobile wood fired pizza oven for groups large and small…catering available May through Oct 10th.  Exceptional food and fun go hand and hand, and our love of both is sure to make your next party a memorable one.   New winter hours. Thursday 5-9 Friday 3-9 and Saturday 12pm to 9pm

250 Route 49
Campton, New Hampshire 03223
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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
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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
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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

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
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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
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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

Winnipesaukee Bay Gulls - Moultonboro

Two great locations..Moultonboro and now also in Gilford at Patrick’s Plaza! We use only the finest ingredients and bake on premises continuously throughout the day to ensure you the freshest and tastiest bagels of all time.  Serving breakfast bagels, breakfast sandwiches and lunch sandwiches (on bagels and wraps).  Open 7 days a week!  6am-2pm Moultonboro; 7am-2pm Gilford. 


118 Whittier Hwy
Moultonboro, New Hampshire 03254

18 Weirs Road
Gilford, New Hampshire 03249

Wrap City Sandwich Company - Tilton

Off Exit 20 on route 3 in Tilton. The Wrap City team is committed to making fresh, consistent, great tasting food from our homemade potato chips to our endless selection of unique wraps and sandwiches.  We hope to earn a top spot as one of your go to destinations for lunch, dinner, catering or just a quick bite.  Sandwiches, wraps, salad and flatbreads, sweet treats and more.  Open year-round. 

215 Laconia Road
Tilton, New Hampshire 03276
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