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The Seacoast Restaurants

Library Restaurant

  • 401 State St. Map It
  • Portsmouth
  • Steakhouse

Updated 12/24/2013

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In this bibliophile's dream, the 12-foot hand-carved ceiling and the Spanish mahogany walls were constructed by the Pullman Car Woodworkers in 1889. Although the kitchen creates lighter dishes such as jumbo crab cakes and crispy fried shrimp in sweet chili sauce, the mainstays are thick-cut, juicy steaks and chops. The crushed-peppercorn steak is meat heaven. Choose from six different rich, creamy sauces, including hollandaise and Gorgonzola, plus an array of fresh vegetables.

The English-style pub serves nearly 100 martinis made from over 250 brands of international vodkas. Sunday brunch is also popular.

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401 State St., Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 03801, United States

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  • Credit cards accepted

Updated 12/24/2013


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