These 9 New Hampshire Restaurants Serve The Most Creative And Delicious Cocktails
There’s something about sipping a cocktail that always feels classy – and it’s even better if it’s a unique drink that strikes just the right notes of flavor. Whether you’re looking to sit down for a full meal accompanied by cocktails, or heading out with some friends for drinks at the bar, these spots are sure to satisfy.
1. CodeX, Nashua
Slip into this hidden speakeasy - if you can figure out how - to enjoy classic cocktails like Sidecars as well as a wide range of delightful CodeX creations. You'll love the 20s vibe! Look for the hidden entrance at 1 Elm St, Nashua, NH 03060.
2. The Birch on Elm, Manchester
The cocktails at the this new Manchester spot are creative, delicious, and perfectly balanced. Mixed with homemade syrups and elixirs, they're perfect alongside the restaurant's tapas-style bites. Have a drink at 931 Elm St Manchester, NH 03101.
3. Moxy, Portsmouth
This Portsmouth spot has delightful food and even better drinks, with on-point takes on the classics as well as their own inventions. Visit at 106 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801.
4. Blue Moon Evolution, Exeter
If you like your cocktails organic and locally-sourced, this is the place for you. Even if you don't really care about that, you'll appreciate the fresh, inventive drinks and tasty food. Visit at 8 Clifford St, Exeter, NH 03833.
5. Canoe Club, Hanover
In this old-school Hanover establishment, the liquor is stored in - you guessed it - a canoe. The bartender turns out consistently good cocktails from the menu and from customer requests. Visit at 27 S Main St Hanover, NH 03755.
6. Firefly American Bistro & Bar, Manchester
At Firefly, the cocktail menu is so long that you could finish a drink before you'd read the whole thing! You'll find yourself going back over and over to revisit your favorites and work your way through the list. Stop by at 22 Concord Street, Manchester, NH 03101.
7. Bar One, Milford
This Milford gastropub is a great place for food and drinks that'll knock your socks off. Try one at 40 Nashua St Milford, NH 03055.
8. Jocelyn's Mediterranean Restaurant & Martini Lounge, Derry
When a restaurant has a dedicated martini lounge, you know you have to get one! They have over 50 martinis to choose from, all delicious. Not a martini fan? There are plenty of other cocktails too. Have a sip at 355 S Broadway, Salem, NH 03079.
9. Tavern 27, Laconia
This Laconia restaurant is tucked into a 235 year old farmhouse, so you'll enjoy incredibly cozy ambiance along with your cocktails. You surely won't be able to resist some of their tasty small bites either. Stop by at 2075 Parade Rd, Laconia, NH 03246.
Where’s your favorite place to get a cocktail in New Hampshire? Tell us in the comments!