The Lake Sunapee Region offers a grand variety of dining experiences, from down-home country cooking to world class dining. Many restaurants are locally owned and managed, making each unique to the region and the people that run them. Prices vary as well, ensuring something for everyone when they come to visit or have a special night out.

Lake Sunapee Restaurants
by Type

American
The Appleseed Restaurant
Back Side Inn
Bradford Junction Restaurant
Country Kitchen
Common Man
The Millstone at 74 Main
Traditions Restaurant
MV Kearsarge Restaurant Ship
The Old Courthouse
The Local
Suna
Tucker’s

Barbecue

Wildwood Smokehouse

Cafes

Fenton’s Landing
School House Café
Schoodac’s
Stacie’s Smoothies

Caribbean

Cataleya’s Bar & Grill

Chinese
China City
Ming China
Plaza Dragon
     Gourmet
Oak & Grain
The Coach House Restaurant

Italian

Marzelli’s Deli

Pizza

The Original Village Pizza
Charlie Mac’s Pizzeria
Newbury Palace Pizza
Pizza Chef of Bradford
Pizza Chef of New London
Pizza Chef of Warner
Ramuntos

Tavern

Bubba’s Bar & Grille
The Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille
The Salt Hill Pub Newport
The Salt Hill Pub Shanty
The Anchorage at Sunapee Harbor
Mountain Spirit’s Tavern
Moutain View Tavern
Peter Christian’s Tavern
Taverne on the Square

 

Lake Sunapee Restaurants
by Town

Bradford

 

Bradford Junction Restaurant
Serves breakfast and lunch at great prices.
2370 State Route 114, Bradford, NH 03221
(603) 938-2424
Bradford Junction
Pizza Chef of Bradford
Part of the local pizza chain serving pizzas, salads, and sandwiches. This branch also serves ice cream and milkshakes.
107 E Main St, Bradford, NH 03221
(603) 938-2600
Pizza Chef Bradford NH
The AppleSeed Restaurant
Open year round. In the summertime enjoy your meal on the deck overlooking Lake Todd, or in the air conditioned dining room. In the winter the woodstove is always roaring providing a warm and cozy environment. Breakfast buffet is served every Sunday 9am – Noon.
603-938-2100
Appleseed Restaurant

Claremont

The Common Man
Dinner from 4 – 9:30 p.m. Monday – Friday, from 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Sunday. Our lighter fare grill menu is available from 4 – 10 p.m. Monday – Thursday, from 4 – 11 p.m. on Friday, from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Sunday.
21 Water Street, Claremont
(603) 542-6171
Common Man Claremont
Ramuntos Brick Oven Pizza
Wood-fired pizza, microbrews, whole wheat pasta, gluten free pizza, assorted wraps and whole wheat sub rolls, soups,sauces, breads and desserts.
71 Broad St, Claremont, NH 03743
Phone: (603) 542-9100
Ramuntos Claremont Pizza
Taverne on the Square
Full Service Restaurant and Bar. Serving Lunch and Dinner. Open Sunday through Saturday. The Taverne offers several events ongoing weekly along with special events, seasonal events and sponsored events.
2 Pleasant St, Claremont
603-287-4416
Taverne on the Square

Goshen

 

Back Side Inn
The Backside Inn Located at the back side of Mount Sunapee. One of the closest full service inns to Mount Sunapee. Dining at the Back Side Inn includes Sunday brunches (9 am- 12 pm) and dinner served Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday (6pm- 8:30). BYOB. Reservations required. 1171 Brook Road, Goshen
603-863-5161
Backside Inn

New London

 

Cataleya’s Caribbean Bar & Grill
Caribbean and Venezulan-style food ranging from traditional Jerk-seasoned chicken over coconut ride to a black bean risotto, to an eclectic pizza menu which will truly make your tastebuds dance.
420 Main Street, New London
Call (603) 526-6600
Cataleyas Caribbean Grill
The Coach House Restaurant at the New London Inn
Some of the freshest haute cuisine in New England. Reservations Recommended
353 Main Street, New London
Serving dinner Tuesday – Saturday, 5:30pm – 9:00pm
(603) 526-2791
Coach House Restaurant New London Inn
Peter Christian’s Tavern
Rustic, hearty, homestyle comfort food. No french fries and no reservations. (closed for renovations)
Mon – Tues:11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wed – Sat:11:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sun:11:00 am – 8:00 pm
95 Main Street. New London, NH, 03257
603) 526-4042
Peter Christians Tavern
Oak and Grain
Serving inspired New England cuisine for brunch and dinner. Cocktail Reception begins at 6:15 pm
Dinner Seating is at 7:00 pm
Open to the public Wednesday – Sunday.
Reservations Required
853 Pleasant Street, New London. 603-526-6271
Oak and Grain
Tucker’s
This new extension of the Hooksett restaurant has fast been becoming one of the most popular places in town. They serve breakfast until 11 am (and til two on Sundays) and lunch until 2 pm. Gluten-free friendly.
207 Main St, New London, NH 03257
Tuckers Restaurant NH
The Millstone at 74 Main
American cuisine with European flair.
Flavorful, creative dining with an extensive wine selection.
74 Newport Road, New London
603-526-4201
Millstone 74 Main
Pizza Chef
The New London branch of this local chain serves pizza, sandwiches, and salads, but allows the ice cream store, Arctic Dream’s, next door to handle dessert.
394 Main St, New London, NH 03257
(603) 526-9201
Pizza Chef New London NH
Traditions Restaurant at Lake Sunapee Country Club
Exceptional cuisine that draws diners from all over the area. A beautiful country setting with lovely gardens and sweeping fairway views of Mt. Kearsarge.
Lake Sunapee Country Club
100 Country Club Lane
603-526-0260
Traditions Restaurant
China City
Szechwan, Cantonese, Polynesian, Lunch & Dinner Specials, Dine-In Or Carry-Out.
276 Newport Rd. New London
603-526-2868
China City Restaurant
The Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille
Great food, atmosphere, entertainment, and an amazing view of Mt. Kearsarge.
155 Route 11 (Crocket’s Corner), New London
603-526-6899
Flying Goose Brew Pub and Grille

Newbury

Bubba’s Bar & Grille
Formerly Milsey’s, formerly Belissima. Serving lunch & dinner daily. Extensive list of daily specials. Now offering full catering service.
Rt 103, Newbury Harbor
603-763-3290
Bubbas Bar and Grille
Mountain Spirit’s Tavern
The restaurant is attached to the Mountain Edge Resort but the public is welcome to enjoy the family friendly tavern.
1380 Route 103, Newbury, NH 03255
(603) 763-4600
Mountains Spirits Tavern
Newbury Palace Pizza
Delicious, but low key, pizzeria that delivers to the area.
104 Rt 103 Newbury, NH 03255
(603) 938-5050
Newbury Palace Pizza
Salt Hill Pub Shanty
The newest Salt Hill Pub located near Mt. Sunapee features live music on the weekends and trivia on Tuesday nights.
1407 Rt. 103 Newbury, NH
603-763-2667
Salt Hill Pub Shanty
Marzelli Deli
Home-style Italian take-out. Delicious sandwiches, dinners, chocolate, candy, gelato and sorbetto, espresso bar, wine and beer.
889 Route 103 Newbury
603-763-3208
Marzellis Deli Newbury

Newport

The Salt Hill Pub
“Good Friends, Honest Food, and Perfect Pints”
Newport’s newest dining establishment is an Irish themed restaurant and pub featuring large portions and reasonable prices.
58 Main Street Newport
603-863-7774
Salt Hill Pub Sign
Fabulous 50’s Car Hop Drive-In
One of the few remaining car hop drive-ins in New England is so much fun on a warm summer night. You can eat in your car or use the picnic tables. They also serve ice cream and on the weekends serve breakfast from 7am to noon. Open Summer season only.
308 Sunapee Street, Newport
603-863-5171
Fabulous 50s Drive In
The Old Courthouse
30 Main St. Newport (behind the Opera House)
Lunch: Wed – Sat 11:30am – 2pm
Dinner: Wed – Sun from 5pm
Sunday Brunch Buffet: 9:30am – 1:30pm
Closed Mon and Tues. Reservations Appreciated.
603-863-8360
Courthouse Restaurant
Country Kitchen
Serves country breakfast and lunch from 6 am to 2 pm, with big portions, great food, and a friendly staff. The only problem is the wait when they get too full!
339 Sunapee St, Newport, NH 03773
(603) 863-7881
Country Kitchen Newport NH
Plaza Dragon
Offers a dine-in buffet for lunch and dinner, and a plethora of specials, platters, and family dinners for take-out or dine-in.
58 John Stark Highway, Newport, NH 03773
(603) 6665/1929
Ming China
This tiny storefront Chinese restaurant, barely big enough for its 3 dining tables, has a huge variety on its menu and serves up large portions of delicious food.
(eat in or take out)
3 South Main St. Newport
603-863-7730
Ming China Restaurant
The Original Village Pizza
This excellent pizza shop features thick-crust pizza, Italian style dinner plates and salads.
7 South Main Street, Newport
603-863-3400
Village Pizza

Sunapee

The Anchorage at Sunapee Harbor
Located right on the water next to the marina, most tables offer a fantastic harbor view, especially the outdoor patio. The Anchorage features the best local live music on Saturday nights.
17 Garnet St. Sunapee
603-763-3334
Anchorage
Dinner buffet cruise on the MV Kearsarge
The boat operates seasonally from May to October and departs Sunapee Harbor at 6:30 Tuesday-Sunday for scenic dinner cruises. Each cruise is narrated by the Captain and lasts for two hours. The outstanding roast beef buffet is prepared by the Appleseed Restaurant. We loved the fantastic dessert selection. 603-938-6465
MV Mt Kearsarge 2
Fenton’s Landing
Good food, deli and provisions. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. We are also your harbor stop for groceries, beer and wine.
Mon-Sun:  7:00 am – 7:00 pm
(603) 763-6032
Fentons Landing Sunapee
Mountain View Tavern
A family friendly restaurant and tavern near Mount Sunapee. The mostly gluten free menu features traditional food as well as vegan dishes.
699 Route 103, Sunapee
(603) 843-8654
Mountain View Tavern
Suna Restaurant
American Cuisine with a twist, featuring seafood, sandwiches, Kobe beef burgers & thick cut steaks
6 Brook Road, Sunapee
603-843-8998
Suna Restaurant Sunapee
Stacy’s Smoothies
Healthy food and beverage choices featuring salads, wraps, nuts & seeds, snacks, boaters lunches, smoothies & acai bowls.
Monday – Closed, Tuesday – Sunday 8-4
Music Nights Wednesday, Friday, Saturday open until 8pm
tacy's Smoothies
Wildwood Smokehouse
Authentic slow smoked barbecue including pulled pork, pulled chicken, ribs, beef brisket, smoked chicken & sandwiches with scratch-made trimmings.
45 Main Street, Sunapee
603-763-1178
Wildwood Smokehouse BBQ

Warner

The Foot Hills of Warner
The Foot Hills is a popular local restaurant in Warner serving breakfast (all day) and lunch (starts at 11AM). The lunch menu offerings include specialty sandwiches, wraps, charbroiled burgers, soups, salads, chili, appetizers, and sides.
15 E Main St, Warner, NH 03278
(603) 456-2140
Foothills of Warner
School House Café
A renovated school house has become home to fantastic food for breakfast and lunch and freshly made pastries. They also offer oven ready meals from 2pm to 6 pm. Closed Mondays.
787 Route 103 E Warner, NH 03278
(603) 746-3850
Schoolhouse Cafe Warner
The Local
Locally owned and operated, with a full bar, handcrafted burgers, and popular trivia night on Thursdays.
2 E main St Warner, NH 03278
(603) 456-6066
The Local Warner NH
Charlie Mac’s Pizzeria
Giant pizzas and calzones at a locally owned pizzeria.
17 E Main St, Warner, NH 03278
(603) 456-2828
Charlie Mac Pizza Warner
Schoodacs Coffee Shop & Tea Room
Serving espresso drinks, artisan coffees, the area’s best selection of loose leaf teas with pastries and soups in a relaxing indoor and outdoor space.
1 East Main St
(603) 456-3400
Schoodacs Warner NH
Pizza Chef of Warner
The Warner branch of this local chain is attached to the gas station for convenient dining while maintaining their quality.
23 Route 103 W, Warner, NH 03278
(603) 456-3600
Pizza Chef Warner NH

 

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