The 10 Best Places for Oysters in New Hampshire!

Oysters are a delicacy from the sea. Whether you enjoy them raw on the half shell, fried or in a stew, they’re an indulgence you should enjoy whenever you can get them fresh. For delicious oysters that will keep you coming back for more, check out these 10 awesome places in New Hampshire!  

1. Row 34, Portsmouth, NH

For the freshest oysters around, visit Row 34. The upscale eatery employs sculptors who use oysters as their clay. The food is unbelievable.

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2. Newick’s, Dover & Concord, NH

Newick’s serves it’s oysters on the half shell or fried as part of one of their many seafood baskets. The view over Great Bay is hard to beat while you enjoy your seafood.

3. The Franklin, Portsmouth, NH

Featuring a stellar oyster bar, The Franklin also serves up fried oysters, oysters on toast, and a New Orleans favorite—the po’boy sandwich. The ambience and service at this restaurant is fabulous, as are—of course—the oysters.

4. The Carriage House, Rye, NH

If you’ve never tried Oysters Rockefeller, you must tried it at The Carriage House. The classy atmosphere, elegant setting and exceptional service make it all the more special. 

5. BG’s Boathouse, Portsmouth, NH

A summer favorite, BG’s Boathouse is open seasonally and serves up an amazing fried oyster dinner. The batter is light and flavorful, allowing the taste of the oysters to shine.

6. The Old Salt, Hampton, NH

A visit to Hampton means a stop at the Old Salt—and that means an amazing, crisp fried oyster dinner. Served with your choice of sides, rolls and butter, you’ll be full—but oh, so happy—when you finish.

7. Dinnerhorn, Portsmouth, NH

The oysters on the half shell at Dinnerhorn are a seacoast staple in Portsmouth. They begin every meal with a taste of what the region offers.

8. The Atlantic Grill, Rye, NH

The Atlantic Grill serves up amazing fresh oysters on the half shell. Paired with one of their delicious cocktails, it’s the perfect way to spend Happy Hour.

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9. Surf, Portsmouth & Nashua, NH

Tempt your palate with an Oyster Shooter at Surf. Choose from a Bloody Mary Shooter, a Tequila Shooter or a NOLA Shooter. You’ll think you’ve died and gone to oyster heaven.

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10. Ray’s Seafood, Rye, NH

The fried oyster dinner at Ray’s Seafood is a treat. Served with French fries and coleslaw, travelers stop back every summer to enjoy the entrée.

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