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The Big Catch

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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150 Shore Dr, Bristol, NH 03222-3651
+1 603-744-3120
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Carver, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is a great place to watch the sun set! Casual dress, mainly fried seafood, great drinks. You can drive up in a car, motorcycle, or boat. Value is very good.

Thank LSug
Weymouth, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a delicious seafood platter at The Big Catch. It is quite busy on a Saturday night but we found a nice spot and enjoyed the beautiful view of the lake.

Thank Elaine B
New Jersey
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

Food was average. There was nothing fancy. or different. The cook was a little heavy on the oil. Menu was limited and not too many choices.

Thank 1stromboli
Alexandia nh
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

The Big Catch is a summer staple in the lakes region of NH. We go at least once a week. It is an open air restaurant located on the south shores of New Found Lake. It is the only restaurant directly on this lake. The service is quick and they do get very busy most days and especially weekends. It's... More 

Thank Happy Q
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

The seafood is fresh, the drinks are delicious and you can top the whole thing off with icecream all while sitting out on the deck and looking out at beautiful Newfound Lake. If you have a boat you can drive right up, anchor and go in for a treat. You need shirts and socks for the main dining area, but... More 

Thank Jenkeely
Walpole, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Great location across from beach. Food was delicious with generous portions. Lobster rolls,burgers,clams all good. Ice cream for afternoon treat was great. Service good. People friendly. Would definitely go again. Matter of fact we went three times.

Thank localtraveler2015
Raleigh, North Carolina
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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

We had a sunset dinner and a take away lunch. Loved the location, the broiled haddock was perfectly cooked & the burger for lunch was wonderful. Considering the casual atmosphere the prices are on the high end, $9 for the 1/2 lb burger in a take away styrofoam box, no fires. There was a $2 upcharge for the fires which... More 

Thank Z3tz
Boston, Massachusetts
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237 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

it is right across from newfound lake. beautiful view.you can either sit outside or inside.the chowder is thick and good.the steak and cheese is also very filling,and tasty.the clams are also good.most meals come with a side a half of a corn on the cob and a corn muffin.they have a full bar,also an ice cream stand.the ice cream is... More 

Thank 89kathy
Winchester, MA
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Very casual, but situated right at the end of the Lake with a great view if you can sit outside. Menu features primarily fried seafood, but my wife had grilled scallops that were very good.

Thank FredWinchester_MA
Bristol, New Hampshire
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Great Seafood dining by the Lake. Great onion rings and any of the seafood dinners are excellent. Only a seasonal restaraunt

Thank wrb603

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Shore Dr, Bristol, NH 03222-3651
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 603-744-3120

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?