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Places to Stay and Eat
The Capitol Center for the Arts is proud to recommend the following fine restaurants and hotels, all of which support the Center through our corporate membership program. We encourage you to patronize these establishments and thank them for their support of the Capitol Center. For more information about our corporate membership program, visit the Corporate Sponsorship Page.
Alan's of Boscawen (the Concord Alternative)
133 North Main Street, Boscawen, NH 03303 (603) 753-6631
Locally owned and operated for 25 years, Alan’s of Boscawen is one of the area’s finest restaurants. The Panda Bear Lounge features entertainment every Wednesday through Saturday. Eight miles north on Route 3 from the Capitol Center for the Arts, Alan’s features casual family dining with prime rib and seafood specialties. Alan’s has banquet facilities and provides off-site catering. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast buffet served on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and on Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon.
The Barley House
132 North Main Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 228-6363
A purveyor of fine food, drink and fun, the Barley House is Concord’s choice for upscale tavern food, local micro brews and premium Irish whiskey. Owner Brian Shea is passionate about creating simple and fresh food with big, complex flavors. He also supports local farmers by featuring as much local fare as possible. The Barley House provides a gathering place for musicians to share the joy of their music. Featuring a full bar in the downstairs lounge, the Barley House is open Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Beijing & Tokyo
61 South Main Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 228-0888
This unique restaurant, located across the street from the Capitol Center, serves both Chinese and Japanese cuisine. It includes a beautiful sushi bar and offers tasty food and great service. You can enjoy the restaurant and lounge before or after your theater visit. The food menu is available until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and until 10 p.m. weeknights. The downstairs lounge includes a full bar, cozy booths and a full menu. With a relaxing atmosphere, the lounge is open until midnight. Walk over and enjoy an after-show meal or nightcap. Major credit cards accepted. Free parking behind restaurant. Reservations accepted.
The Common Man
25 Water Street, Exit 13 off I-93, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 228-3463
The Common Man serves its famous great American fare with New England flair! Fresh seafood, famous roast prime rib, country meat loaf, three cheese baked macaroni and heau rty soups and sandwiches available. The Concord location features a comfortable expanded lounge, Doc’s Priimary Pub and deck areas along with a cozy dining room with crackling fireplaces. The upstairs Bar ‘n Grille is complete with cozy couches, complimentary cheese and crackers and parlor games.The Common Man in Concord serves lunch Monday - Saturday from 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., and a new brunch menu on Sundays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Dinner is served nightly from 5 - 9 p.m. Sunday - Thursday, 5 - 9:30 p.m. on Friday and from 4:30 - 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. Our Bar 'n grill offers lighter fare from 3 - 11 p.m. Complimentary valet parking is offered on weekends. Menus, directions, gift cards and C-MAN gear online.
39 South Main Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 224-9366
Route 3, Tilton, NH 03276, (603) 286-2229
108 Fisherville Road, Penacook, NH 03303, (603) 227-1117
They are the Pizza Specialists! Voted Best Pizza in Concord two years in a row. Located across the street from the Capitol Center, they’re open pre- and post-show, seven days a week! Enjoy pizza, calzones, subs and salads. Or go in for coffee and dessert and check out Mike’s pastries from Boston’s North End. Dine in or enjoy the street-side patio.
Country Spirit Restaurant and Tavern
262 Maple St. (junction rte 114 and 202/9) Henniker, NH 03242 (603) 428-7007
Established in 1984, we are an Award Winning Restaurant locally owned and operated for 27 years in an upscale family dinning atmosphere. Located just 15 minutes from Concord up Interstate 89. From the moment you walk through the door, whether you choose our 75 seat tavern or dining room, you will feel welcome in the warm, inviting, turn of the century Henniker Décor. Our extensive menu includes oysters and clams on the half shell, real in house hickory smoked BBQ, Certified Angus Beef, and the freshest seafood delivered 6 days a week. Open 11am til 9pm Monday through Thursday, 11am til 10pm Friday and Saturday, and Sunday brunch 10am til 2pm then dinner til 9pm. “Come put a Little Spirit in your Week.”
67 South Main Street, Concord, NH 603-227-1175
The Draft offers a full menu of home cooked food, from delicious soups and salads to steaks, seafood, pasta and its award winning smoked BBQ. The Draft features 50 high definition TV's, Concord's only roof-top deck, and a friendly, warm and inviting atmosphere. We are located directly across the street from the CCA and are always open late, so come see us before and after the show! Open Monday through Friday from 4pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12:30pm.
5 Eagle Square Concord, NH (603) 228-4795
Serving, the very finest and fullest sandwiches in Concord, offering beautiful club sandwiches, delicious Reubens, or fresh quiche and salads. Friendly and efficient staff. FREE Delivery.Open Monday through Friday 11:00-2:00. 603-228-4795 or visit
in Concord (50 yards from the Clocktower on Main Street).
in Concord (50 yards from the Clocktower on Main Street).
EL Rodeo Mexican Restaurant
22 Loudon Road, Concord, NH 603-224-9600
Convenient and easy to find location right off Exit 14 on I-93, across from the Everett Arena. Our food is prepared fresh daily with only the finest ingredients. Our sauces are made from scratch using our own special recipes. Join us for dinner, lunch, or in our full bar. In summertime why not enjoy dining on our patio? Serving daily Sunday Through Thursday 11am-10pm, and Fridays and Saturdays 11am -11pm.
EJ’s on Main
172 North Main Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 224-9534
Located inside the Holiday Inn, right on Main Street in downtown Concord. Easy to find, located off I-93 at exit 14 and about ½ mile from the Capitol Center for the Arts. Enjoy great brick oven pizza and our mouth watering American classics such as short ribs, burgers, steaks & seafood. Breakfast is served daily until 10:00am and Dinner is served daily from 5:00pm – 9:00pm. Dine in and carry out available.
Flying Goose Brew Pub & Grille
40 Andover Road, New London, NH (603) 526-6899
NH’s 1st Solar Powered Brewery Featuring over 17 Handcrafted Brews on tap! Our extensive menu offers many options to satisfy the whole family while taking in the panoramic views of Mt. Kearsarge. Serving Daily 11:30am – 9:00pm.
Granite Restaurant and Bar
96 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301 (800) 360-4839
Concord’s newest four-star restaurant is located inside the historic Centennial Hotel, just blocks from the Capitol Center. Enjoy new American cooking, Chef Corey Fletcher’s culinary homage to local ingredients brought to life with a splash of Caribbean, Pacific Rim and Latino influenced style. Dinner Monday to Thursday 5 to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 5 to 10 p.m. ahnd Sunday 5 to 8 p.m.
Hermanos Cocina Mexicana
11 Hills Avenue, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 224-5669
Just a five-minute walk from the theater, this popular restaurant is a great place for a pre-show dinner or after-theater drink. Hermanos has been drawing enthusiastic diners and critical praise for more than twenty years. A local favorite for its friendly atmosphere, authentic Mexican fare, lively jazz music scene and great margaritas. Live jazz in the lounge Sunday through Thursday evenings, and just-added live music Saturday nights! Open for lunch and dinner daily. Sunday through Thursday, 11:30am to 9:00pm, and Friday and Saturday, 11:30am to 10:00pm.
74 Newport Road, New London, NH (603) 526-4201
Wine Spectator Award of Excellence! The Millstone features an extensive Wine Bar with over 300 selections of international wines, ports, sparkling and dessert wines. Open 7 Days a Week!
73 S Main St, Concord, NH (603) 225-6637
Ever since “Moe” Pagano created the original MOE sub in Portsmouth, NH back in 1959, people have been enjoying its trademark combination of top quality meats, specially blended oil, unique bread texture, and crispy vegetables. Come experience the legacy in Concord, try a famous Moe or one of our other iconic sandwiches. Open Mon-Fri, 10:30-5:30, Sat- 10:30-3. We’re located in the plaza across from Capitol Center for the Arts. We offer delivery and catering!.
O's Steak and Seafood
11 S Main St, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 856-7925
Offering only the freshest ingredients, the chefs at O’s work to bring you the classic steak house with something extra. Try the Lobster Mac & Cheese or one of their freshly prepared seafood dishes. O’s, where the classics become new again! Open 7 Days. Serving Lunch Monday through Friday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m, Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. We serve Dinner Sunday through Saturday starting at 5 p.m. Our Bar and Lounge is open daily at 11:30 am showcasing our unique Wine Cruvinet system that allows you to enjoy multiple red and white selections by the glass.
70 North Main Street, Concord NH 603-415-3333
At Orange Leaf, you’re the master of your dessert. We provide the best tasting frozen yogurt on earth, specially selected toppings, and a bright, fun environment where everyone feels welcome! Our goal is to make sure every customer leaves our store with a smile on their face.
The Red Blazer
72 Manchester St, Concord, NH 603-224-4101
New American Cuisine and fine casual dining in our main dining room with a two-story fireplace. Pub Fare with 35 draft beer selections. In-house bakery Dining Room Hours: Monday through Thursday 11am to 10pm, Friday & Saturday 11am to 11pm, Sunday 8am to 8pm. Breakfast buffet every Sunday 8am to 12pm. Pub hours: Monday through Thursday 11am to 11pm, Friday & Saturday 11am to 12:30am, Sunday 9am to 8pm. Acoustic music every Friday 8pm to 11pm
11 Depot Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 225-8181
Sunny’s Table is an upscale-casual dining destination. An American-Asian bistro with a farm to table approach to dining, they feature an eclectic menu utilizing the freshest local ingredients. All dishes have an asian flair that make them pop with flavor. Sunny’s Table highlights local farms and purveyors in a fun, urban setting at everyday prices. Hours of operation are: Tuesday through Saturday, serving both lunch and dinner. Lunch is served Tuesday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner is served from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and from 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Tidewater Catering Group & Waterworks Cafe
250 Commercial St, Manchester, NH 03101 603-782-5088
Since 2003, Tidewater Catering Group has been southern New Hampshire’s premier full-service catering company for private and corporate events. From an intimate ladies’ luncheon to a large gala affair, Tidewater will help you create an event that is stress free for you and makes a lasting impression on your guests. We have the ability to provide full bar service, event planning and much more. Please call 603.668.6111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your next event. Please visit tidewatercatering.com for more information and to view menu samples. For a change of pace, please also visit Waterworks Café in the historic Waumbec mill building in Manchester, NH. Open for breakfast and lunch, Waterworks Café serves up café classics with a twist. Hours are Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Menus and daily specials can be viewed at waterworkscafe.com and on Facebook. We proudly introduce Bayona Café, tucked in the lower level of the Historic Jefferson Mill at 670 N. Commercial Street. We've taken everything customers love about our sister restaurant – Waterworks Café - and added some playful twists to create our out-of-the-ordinary menu and surroundings. Let us be your new weekday escape. Serving Breakfast and Lunch Monday-Friday 7:30am-3:00pm. Bayonacafe.com 603-782-3450
VIBES Gourmet Burgers
25 South Main Street, Concord NH 03301 (603) 856-8671
VIBES Gourmet Burgers is an exciting new restaurant in downtown Concord. We provide the ultimate burger experience to our guests! Located close to the Theater and at the entrance to the downtown parking garage, we are in the perfect location to provide an exciting blend of gourmet burgers, fantastic sides, and a great selection of Craft Beer and Wine. In the mood for the ultimate dessert, our adjoining Buza Dairy Bar offers Gourmet Ice Cream and Authentic Italian Gelato. Open 7 days a week!
White Mountain Gourmet Coffee Café & Retail Outlet
15 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 228-3317
Providing Fresh Roasted Coffee & Equipment to Cafés, Restaurants, Stores, Gift Shops & Offices throughout New Hampshire. Featuring Fresh Roasted Coffee, Espresso, Cappuccino, Muffins, Bagels, Cookies, Cupcakes, Soup, Sandwich & Salads. Hours: Monday-Friday 6 am - 5 pm, Saturday 8 am - 4 pm, Closed Sunday.
Best Western Concord Inn & Suites
97 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 228-4300
Newly renovated, this 2012 Director's Award winning hotel proudly offers the best in customer service and amenities at an affordable rate. Hotel guests will be a short distance from NASCAR at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center and Planetarium and Capitol Center for the Arts. Other nearby activities include world-class skiing at Pat's Peak and Mount Sunapee in the breathtaking white mountain, Water sports at nearby Lake Winnipesaukee and touring the beautiful fall foliage are also popular with travelers. Ask for the CCA Rate! Or click here for 15% off.
96 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 227-9000
Located in downtown Concord, The Centennial introduces a welcome alternative to both traditional franchised hotels and local inns. Recent renovations now completed have introduced a modern, urban-contemporary flair to a beautiful Queen Anne Victorian landmark, preserving its original architectural charms while introducing modern hotel amenities and conveniences.
Concord Comfort Inn
71 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 226-4100
Ask for the CCA rate!
Ideally located off Interstate 93 with easy access to Interstate 89, the Comfort Inn hotel in Concord is the perfect location for accommodations during your travel to New Hampshire’s Capital. Only 1.5 miles from the Capitol Center, this hotel is perfect for leisure and group travelers alike! We feature over 60 double bedded rooms, so we are ideal for youth and family groups alike! A variety of downtown Concord shops, restaurants and cocktail lounges are nearby.
Courtyard by Marriott
70 Constitution Avenue, Concord, 603-225-0303
SET THE STAGE…Check in at 3:00 PM, your room will be waiting. Take a refreshing swim and lounge by the pool. Enjoy dinner before the show. When the curtains close return for late night conversation and cocktails. Wake up in comfort and enjoy breakfast at your leisure. SIMPLY ENJOY YOUR STAY…at the Courtyard by Marriott, just minutes from the Capitol Center.
172 North Main Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 224-9534
Ask for the CCA rate!
The Holiday Inn hotel is conveniently located in Historic Downtown Concord, a quintessential New England town. Easy to find, located off I-93 at exit 14, the Holiday Inn Concord is the only hotel steps away from Historic Downtown Concord and many New England style shops and restaurants. With a great central location, the Holiday Inn makes a great base for your trip to the Lakes Region or the White Mountains, and many other New Hampshire attractions.
91 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301 (603) 226-0012
The newest hotel in Concord, we are located off Interstate 93 with easy access to Interstate 89. This extended stay suite or weekend getaway property in Concord is the perfect location for accommodations during your travel to New Hampshire’s Capital. Only 1.5 miles from the Capitol Center, this hotel is perfect for leisure and long-term travelers alike! Our rooms also feature pull-out sofas and 2 bedroom suites to accommodate group travelers. A variety of downtown Concord shops, restaurants and cocktail lounges are nearby.