Best Fine Dining Restaurants
Around Lake Winnipesaukee

Some of the best fine dining restaurants can be found inthe Lake Winnipesaukee area and beyond.  You can find all types of fodd as well as all types of environments.

Usually upscale dining brings to mind white table cloths, fancy table settings and a formal ambiance. 

Around the lakes region, upscale dining may include down to earth eateries with a casual air to them.

Most people tend to stay  near their hotels and miss out on some fabulous dining experiences a little out of the way.

The following are some of the best fine dining restaurants in the Lake Winnipesaukee region of New Hampshire.

You can find both an upscale ambiance as well as a casualness depending on where you go and whether you are celebrating a special occasion.


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Pasquaney Restaurant

The Inn on Newfound Lake
Formerly Pasquaney Restaurant and Wild Hare Tavern
1030 Mayhew Turnpike, Rte. 3A
Bristol, NH 


One of the finest best fine dining restaurants in the area.  Enjoy the incredible dinners while overlooking the lake.

Reviews of Pasquaney Restaurant


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O' Steaks and Seafood

O' Steaks and Seafood
62 Doris Ray Court
Laconia, NH 

O' Steaks and Seafood is definitely on the list of best fine dining restaurants in the New Hampshire lakes region. Experience upscale dining while overlooking Lake Opechee.  Enjoy fresh steaks and seafood and a variety of wines to choose from.

Reviews of O'Steaks and Seafood


Laconia Local Eatery

The Local Eatery
21 Veteran's Square
Laconia, NH 

The Local Eatery is situated at the historic Laconia train station.  The food is fabulous and the menu changes every two weeks.

Reviews of The Local Eatery


Fratello's

Fratello's
799 Union Ave.
Laconia, NH 

The ambiance is wonderful and the food is absolutely delicious.  This one rates high on my list of best fine dining restaurants.

Reviews of Fratello's


Hector's

Hector's
53 Beacon St. West
Laconia, NH 

Located in downtown Laconia, New Hampshire, Hector's offers a superb selection of food that will delight everyone.

Reviews of Hector's


Weathervane Lobster in the Rough
279 Lakeside Ave.
Laconia, NH 

The Weathervane provides generous portions of wonderful food at a reasonable price.

Reviews of Weathervane


Naswa/Blue Bistro

Naswa/Blue Bistro
1086 Weirs Blvd.
Laconia, NH 


Enjoy a lovely dinner with a beautiful view of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire.  The famous Beach Bar and Grill is a must for every vacationer.

Reviews of Blue Bistro at the Naswa


M/S Mt. Washington

M/S Mount Washington Dinner Cruise
Route 3
Weirs Beach, NH 

Looking for something different?  Try dinner and dancing on Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the M/S Mount Washington.  You'll enjoy a scrumptious meal, wonderful dancing and romance in the air.

Reviews of M/S Mount Washington


Lyon's Den

Lyon's Den
25 Dock Rd.
Gilford, NH 


The Lyon's Den has great food, cooked to perfection.  There's a beautiful view of Lake Winnipesaukee to enjoy your dinner.  Dining is reasonably priced and it's non-smoking.

Reviews of Lyon's Den


Ellacoya Barn & Grille
2667 Lakeshore Rd., Rte. 11
Gilford, NH 


Ellacoya Barn & Grille has become a popular spot for a fine dining experience in the Lake Winnipesaukee area of New Hampshire.  Enjoy the rustic charm while relaxing after a fun day in the NH lakes region.

Reviews of Ellacoya Barn & Grille


Lakehouse Grill

Lakehouse Grille
281 Daniel Webster Highway, Rte. 3
Meredith,  NH 


The Lakehouse Grille offers a unique dining experience in Adirondack-style setting with panoramic views of Meredith Bay.  Located inside Church Landing at the Inns & Spa at Mill Falls.

Reviews of Lakehouse Grille


Lago

Lago Trattoria
Route 3 and 25
Meredith, NH 


Lago offers an authentic old world dining experience with rustic Italian specialties and Italian-American favorites.  Located at the Inn at Bay Point, Meredith, New Hampshire on Lake Winnipesaukee.

Reviews of Lago


The Woodshed

Woodshed
(603) Lees Mill Rd
Moultonboro, NH 


The Woodshed is an old farm house and barn.  It's comfortable and rustic.  The lounge has a fireplace and over stuffed chairs.  It's a nice relaxing place to eat.  Service is great and the food is always good.  This is one upscale dining restaurant around Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire you won't want to miss.

Reviews of the Woodshed


Kevin's Cafe

Kevin's Cafe
118 Whittier Hwy.
Center Harbor, NH


Kevin's Cafe has tasty seafood, cooked to perfection.  They also serve steak and chicken for those who don't care for seafood.

Reviews of Kevin's Cafe


Canoe

The Canoe
232 Whittier Hwy.
Center Harbor, NH 


The Canoe is also on the list of best fine dining restaurants in the Lake Winnipesaukee area of New Hampshire. It is wonderful, pleasant and has friendly service.  The food is superb. 

Reviews of the Canoe


Coe House

Coe House Restaurant
Route 25B
Center Harbor, NH 


Select from many delectable dishes and experience upscale dining at its best.

Reviews of Coe House


The Restaurant

The Restaurant
37 N. Main St.
Wolfeboro, NH


The Restaurant provides a cozy atmosphere with excellent food and service.  It has a new style and offers great specials.  The atmosphere is fun and full of energy.

Reviews of The Restaurant


Mise En Place

Mise En Place
96 Lehner St.
Wolfeboro, NH 


Mise En Place is a wonderful place to eat.  Everything is fresh, top-notch ingredients and impeccable service.  It's well worth the visit.

Reviews of Mise En Place


Wolfe's Tavern

Wolfe's Tavern
90 N. Main St.
Wolfeboro, NH


Wolfe's Tavern is an authentic New England style pub as well as a high end restaurant.  Warm yourself by the fire int e winter and enjoy great views with outdoor seating in the summer.

Reviews of Wolfe's Tavern


Garwoods

Garwood's Restaurant & Pub
6 North Main St.
Wolfeboro, NH 


A terrific place to dine.  Have dinner overlooking Wolfeboro Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.

Reviews of Garwood's


The Inn on Main

The Inn On Main
200 N. Main St.
Wolfeboro, NH


The Inn On Main uses locally grown foods to create delicious meals for everyone.  Enjoy the contemporary and sophisticated dining area with old world charm.

Reviews of The Inn On Main


The Cider Press

Cider Press Restaurant
30 Middleton Rd.
Wolfeboro, NH 


The Cider Press Restaurant offers fine country dining with delicious foods including seafood, steaks, chicken and chops.

Reviews of Cider Press Restaurant


Sandy Point

Sandy Point
Rte. 11
Alton Bay, NH 


The food is superb at Sandy Point.  It sits on the edge of Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire so you can enjoy great views of the lake.  Sandy Point is only open from April to October

Reviews of Sandy Point


Shibley's at the Pier

Shibley's at the Pier
Rte. 11
Alton Bay, NH 


Shibley's has an excellent choice of menu, a great view and friendly staff.  It's a bit pricey but worth every penny.

Reviews of Shibley's at the Pier


The Shaker Greenwood's

The Shaker Greenwood's Restaurant
Canterbury Shaker Village
288 Shaker Rd.
Canterbury, NH 


Experience the atmosphere of dining in a reconstructed blacksmith's shop and enjoy a culinary experience you won't forget.

Reviews of Greenwood's


Onions Pub and Restaurant

Onions Pub and Restaurant
255 Main St.
Tilton, NH


Onions is located at the 1875 Inn and brings you exciting meals with a bit of influence from the island of Bermuda.

Reviews of Onions Pub and Restaurant


Top of the Town

Top Of The Town
88 Ladd Hill Rd.
Belmont, NH 


Top of the Town combines fine dining with a casual atmosphere.  They offer prime rib, seafood, pasta and more.  Live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings.  Open Tuesday through Saturday.


Pasquaney Restaurant

The Inn on Newfound Lake
Formerly Pasquaney Restaurant and Wild Hare Tavern

1030 Mayhew Turnpike, Rte. 3A
Bristol, NH 


One of the finest best fine dining restaurants in the area.  Enjoy the incredible dinners while overlooking the lake.

Reviews of Pasquaney Restaurant


The Homestead

Homestead Restaurant
Route 104
Bristol, NH 


Enjoy classic country meals and a comfortable dining experience.  The Homestead is highly recommended and was voted #1 in dining excellence.

Reviews of the Homestead


Ledge Water Steak House

Ledge Water Steak House
77 Ravine Dr.
Bristol, NH


Ledge Water overlooks Newfound Lake and offers many choices from the menu.  They serve grass-fed beef and local, organic veggies.  Food is scrumptious and the service is exemplary.

Reviews of Ledge Water Steak House


The Hilltop

Hilltop Restaurant
516 Steele Hill Resort
Sanbornton, NH 


The Hilltop is one of the best fine dining restaurants where you'll experience the magnificent views of the lakes region in New Hampshire.



The Common Man

The Common Man
60 Main St.
Ashland, NH 


The Common Man serves great American fare.  Taste the delicious prime rib and don't forget to try their famous crab cakes.

Reviews of The Common Man


Common Man Express

Common Man Express
59 Main St.
Ashland, NH

Enjoy the taste of the Common Man foods without having to sit in a restaurant.  It's a quick, easy meal and much tastier than the traditional fast food restaurants.

Reviews of Common Man Express


Squam Lake Inn, Kitchen

Squam Lake Inn, Kitchen and Bar
28 Shepard Hill Rd.
Holderness, NH


Squam Lake Kitchen serves unique wines and local brews as well as serving locally grown veggies and other ingredients.  This little inn has a most welcoming atmosphere.

Reviews of Squam Lake Inn, Kitchen and Bar


Van Horn Dining Room

Van Horn Dining Room
31 Manor Dr.
Holderness, NH


The Van Horn Dining Room has exceptional food prepared with fresh seasonal offereings.  This is a top-notch restaurant that goes out of the way to serve you a seven-course meal.

Reviews of Van Horn Dining Room


Foster's Boiler Room

Foster's Boiler Room
231 Main St.
Plymouth, NH 


Serving a variety of fine American foods that will delight everyone.  This is another place that is on the best fine dining restaurants list. Enjoy upscale dining in the Abenaki room or lighter fare in the lively pub.

Reviews of Foster's Boiler Room


Six Burner Bistro

Six Burner Bistro
13 S. Main St.
Plymouth, NH


Six Burner Bistro offers an intimate and inviting atmosphere in an 1850's farmhouse.  The food is excellent and is a good value.

Reviews of Six Burner Bistro


Italian Farmhouse

Italian Farmhouse
337 Daniel Webster Highway, Rte. 3
Plymouth, NH 


Serving Italian cuisine in a quaint farmhouse with wonderful views of the surrounding countryside.  Start your dinner off with mussels or antipasto and move up to a hearty main dish.  Wood-fired brick oven pizzas are a favorite with the guests.

Reviews of the Italian Farmhouse


Corner House Inn

The Corner House Inn
Junction of Rte. 109 and 113
Center Sandwich, NH 


The Corner House Inn has been serving dinners for over 150 years.  Dine intimately by candlelight or sit by the fire the the rustic pub.  Either way, you'll have a most enjoyable meal.

Reviews of the Corner House Inn


There are probably many more best fine dining restaurants in the Lake Winnipesaukee area and beyond.  As I come across them, I will add them to the list.

I hope you enjoy eating at these fabulous restaurants while on your vacation, getaway or just trying something new in the area.




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