• 49 Pleasant St. • Portsmouth, NH 03801 • Tel: 603.436.9289 • Fax 603.433.5967 (call first) •

Welcome to our Restaurant

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Try our new $5.95 lunch special.
M-F 11 am to 4 pm.

Ladies Night every Wed. 1/2 price drinks for ladies. 8 pm to close.

When it's snowing, the Red Hook Audible Ale is flowing. 20 oz drafts only $2.50!

We invite you to join in on our Portsmouth Underbelly Tour! Relive Portsmouth's grittier history Mondays and Saturdays at 6pm. History doesn't have to be boring!

Our Restaurant

The Rusty Hammer has been serving great food in a friendly relaxed atmosphere for over 30 years. Although we are known for our "wimpy" burgers, we also have a full menu of sandwiches, soups, salads and house specialties. More importantly, The Rusty Hammer is a great place to watch a game, socialize or just kick back! It is a favorite for locals who are cared for by long-term staff. In 2003 & 2004, we were voted the Region's #1 Casual Restaurant. In addition, we have won Best Hamburger in NH twice!

If you're short on time and can't join us for a meal, we offer our full menu for takeout.

Best of NH

The Rusty Hammer
won the
"Best of NH - BEST BURGER" Award for 2011!
Come in and see what makes us a TRUE FAN FAVORITE!

We only use the finest, highest quality ingredients to insure your meal is a memorable one.

We are known for our "Good Food - Hearty Drink". Try one of our Famous Wimpy Burgers, which are considered one of the Best in New Hampshire!

Our Function Room

The Rusty Hammer has a spacious and beautiful function room available for your special functions. We have various menus to suit your event and budget. Please see the Function Room page for more information.

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We are conveniently located at 49 Pleasant St in Portsmouth. Come join us for lunch or dinner. 30 Years - Still the best deal in town!

Hours of Operation

Serving Food
Sunday - Thursday
11:00am - 11:00pm
Friday & Saturday
11:00am - 12:00am
Serving Alcohol
7 days a week
11:00am - Legal Closing Time
We are open at 6:00pm on Easter, Mother's Day and Thanksgiving. Closed Christmas.

Restaurant Information

We do not accept Reservations - Larger parties please call and we will try to accommodate.

We accept Cash, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and A La Carte Gift Certificates.

Rusty Hammer Gift Certificates are available! Ask for details.

Call the restaurant for daily specials.

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