Surf Restaurant
99 Bow St
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 334-9855
best seafood restaurant in nh, best seafood restaurant, top seafood in new hampshire

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  • Pan Sautéed Sea Scallops
    With pancetta bacon, roasted red pepper, white wine, olives, cream & butter, on grilled ciabatta. $15
  • Stickey Rice and Shrimp Rolls
    Ginger shrimp, scallions and jasmine rice in crispy spring roll wrappers, served with peanut-ponzu sauce. $10
  • Lobster Corn Dogs
    Shrimp and lobster "dogs" fried in a cornmeal batter; served with a creamy chili dipping sauce. $12
  • Chips and Salsa
    Warm tortilla chips with house made guacamole, and mango salsa. $7
  • Hot Stone Tuna or Hot Stone Beef
    Marinated sliced raw ahi tuna or beef tenderloin, served with a hot granite stone for you to sear to your liking. Accompanied by seasoned soy and spicy chili dipping sauces seaweed salad and fried wonton chips. $14
  • Parmesan-Fried Calamari
    Tossed with parmesan cheese and cherry pepper vinaigrette. $10
  • Lobster and Brie Nachos
    6 warm nacho chips topped with cheddar cheese, mango salsa, sliced jalapeño, and lobster in warm brie. $16
  • Chourico-Braised Mussels
    In a white wine broth with red pepper, tomato, garlic, herbs and butter; served with grilled ciabatta for dipping. $9
  • Surf Clam Chowder
    Made with fresh clams, bacon,  heavy cream, and butter :  cup $7 bowl $9
  • Sesame-Peanut Wings
    Brined, slow roasted wings tossed in our house peanut-ponzu sauce, with scallion and toasted sesame seeds.  $10
  • Pastrami Swordfish
    House cured and grilled swordfish toro, served with grilled rye bread, bourbon mustard, and red onion jam. $10
  • Buffalo Fried Oysters
    buttermilk fried oysters tossed in our house buffalo sauce, served with a celery salad and ranch dressing. $12
  • Surf Seafood Cakes
    Crab, shrimp, and haddock cakes panco crusted served with our whole grain mustard sauce and cole slaw.$10


  • The Surf Fleuben
    Crispy fried flounder on griddled rye bread with Cabot cheddar, Thousand
    Island dressing served with your choice of coleslaw or hand-cut fries. $12
  • Hot Lobster Roll
    1/4 lb. of fresh shucked lobster meat warmed in drawn butter; served on a warm brioche roll with coleslaw. $22
  • Surf Tacos
    Blackened cod, fried haddock, or fried tofu in flour tortillas with house mango salsa, guacamole, napa cabbage, grilled onions and peppers, cheddar cheese, & cipotle-lime sour cream. $14
  • California Fish Taco
    Blackened cod, fried haddock, or fried tofu with napa cabbage, cheddar cheese, mango salsa, guacamole and chiptle-lime sour cream, all rolled burrito style in a flour tortilla. Served with warm tortilla chips and salsa. $14
  • Surf Burger
    1/2 lb Burger, charbroiled to order, served on a griddled potato roll with cherrywood smoked bacon, Cabot cheddar, lettuce and tomato. $12


  • Olive Oil Grilled Tuna
    Olive oil and sea salt grilled tuna on zucchini noodles with garlic chi takes, ginger-citrus broth and sweet pea puree. $29
  • Seared Scallops
    On baby greens with strawberries, grapefruit, goat cheese, toasted almonds and strawberry-citrus vinaigrette. $18
  • Flax & Quinoa Crusted Haddock
    Sautéed red potatoes with asparagus and oven dried tomatoes, fennel, watermelon radish, and arugula salad, yellow tomato vinaigrette, sweet pea puree. $24
  • Bamboo Steamed Salmon
    Miso marinated salmon steamed in a traditional bamboo steamer with ginger, lemongrass and mixed vegetables. Served with jasmine rice, and a seasoned soy dipping sauce. $23
  • Seared Ahi Salad
    With warm quinoa, sliced tomato, celery salad, feta cheese, kalamata olives, crispy capers, and a greek herb vinaigrette. $17
  • Miso-Marinated Salmon
    Grilled and served on a jasmine rice cake with seared asparagus, shiitake mushrooms, and ponzu sauce. $23
  • Jumbo Shrimp
    Sautéed in olive oil with sugar snap peas, cippolini onions, and warm quinoa. $23
  • Lemon Haddock
    Fresh haddock simply baked with white wine, dressed with lemon-olive oil vinaigrette and chives, served with steamed asparagus and jasmine rice. $21


  • Portuguese Seafood Stew
    Cod, mussels, clams, scallops, shrimp and chourico sausage, simmered with white wine, potatoes, tomatoes, red pepper, stock, garlic, herbs, and butter. $29
  • Buttermilk Chicken
    Pan-fried buttermilk chicken breasts served with chive mashed potatoes, vegetable of the day and pan sauce. $19
  • Shrimp Vindaloo
    Shrimp simmered in our house coconut-curry sauce with scallion, onions, peppers, and tomatoes; served with jasmine rice. $26
  • Fried Seafood Dinners
    Lightly fried in our house breading; served with cole slaw & fries.
    Haddock $21
    Shrimp $24
    Scallops $24
    Fisherman's Platter $29
  • Horseradish Crusted Haddock
    Baked with horseradish cream cheese and bread crumbs; served with garlic seared spinach and a potato gallette.  $23
  • Lobster Sarah 2lb $38 or Lobster Kristina 1¼ lb $30
    Steamed & shucked native lobster flambéed with cognac, lobster stock, chives, cream and butter, served with jasmine rice & grilled asparagus.
  • Portabella Stuffed Flounder
    Flounder stuffed with marinated, roasted mushrooms and cream cheese, served on artichoke risotto cakes with baby shrimp and tomatoes in a white wine pan sauce. $22
  • Sesame Seared Tuna
    Yellowfin tuna served with wasabi mashed potatoes, tempura carrots, maple-soy reduction, and scallion oil. $29
  • Grilled NY Sirloin Steak
    With onion butter frittes, vegetable of the day, and glace. $27
  • Surf & Turf
    12 oz NY sirloin with a butter grilled lobster tail, grilled asparagus, chive mashed potatoes and lobster compound butter. $39
  • Baked New England Seafood Dinners
    Served with chive mashed potato and vegetable.
    Haddock $21
    Shrimp $24
    Scallops $24
    Haddock Baked Combo $29


  • If you’ve never enjoyed our Raw Bar before, your server can provide recommendations and answer any questions you may have.
  • Tequila Oysters*
    A jalapeno salt-rimmed shot glass, chilled Sauza tequila and fresh lime with minced shallot, red pepper, chive, cilantro and parsley.   $4.50 ea
  • Bloody Mary Shooter*
    Minced celery with a shucked oyster, Absolut vodka and our house Bloody Mary mix $4.50 ea
  • Sake Shooter
    Tozai plum Sake with minced scallion and pickled ginger, ponzu and fresh lemon.  $4.50ea
  • Composed 1/2 Shell Oysters
    Fresh shucked oysters served on the 1/2 shell with choices of: 

    • Pickled chopped garlic and jalapenos
    • Green apple mignonette
    • Sriacha-Lime Sorbet
  • Lobster Cocktail market
  • King Crab  & Avocado Cocktail market
  • Oysters on the Half Shell* Market
  • Shrimp Cocktail $3.50 ea
  • Clams on the Half Shell* $1.60 ea
  • Smoked Trout $3.25 oz
  • Sashimi Tuna* $3.50 oz
  • Smoked Salmon $3.25 oz
  • Spicy Scallop Ceviche* $2.75 oz
  • Marinated Calamari $2.00 oz


  • Raw Bar Sampler*
    Served on tiered plates with condiments. $16/person
  • Deluxe Raw Bar*
    Selections from our raw bar on a layered platter. 4-8. $60
  • Ultimate Raw Bar*
    Selections from our raw bar on a layered platter. Serves 8-12. $110
    Please allow sufficient time to prepare.
  • Raw-Bar Condiments:
    Sambal, Sriracha, Pickled Vegetables, Ponzu, Capers, Horseradish Cream Sauce, Cocktail Sauce, Horseradish, Soy Sauce, Mignonette, Picked Cabbage

*Consuming raw or undercooked seafood may increase the risk of food-borne illness*

visit our other restaurants

Visit us at our Award-Winning Steak House - Buckley's Great Steaks. There is a reason our steaks, service and ambiance are highly acclaimed and voted Best of New Hampshire. It is located inside the historic Riddle's Tavern and surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, setting the stage for a memorable dining experience.

Voted Best of New Hampshire, MT's Local is high-caliber dining using fresh, local ingredients... in a relaxed, casual atmosphere. Paired with our award-winning wine bar, MT's Local has remained a top destination for more than 10 years

Since opening in 2002, Surf - Nashua has set the standard in New Hampshire for fresh, exquisitely prepared seafood. With a reputation for for imaginative cooking using the freshest fish and shellfish, served in a fun and lively environment, Surf continues to be voted Best of New Hampshire year after year.
©2011 Surf Restaurant
Please visit our other fine restaurants Michael Timothy's Urban Bistro | Buckley's Great Steaks
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