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Merlino's Family Steakhouse

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1717 White Mountain Hwy, Next to Settler's Green & Staples, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5115
+1 603-356-6006
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I sure hope it's changed since we were there but this place was the worst I'd ever been to. We had to wait forever to get someone to tell us there was a wait - finally got taken seated upstairs and forgotten about - food was cold and tasted awful - steak was tough and chewy - said I'd never... More 

Thank Bunniebears
Sterling, Massachusetts
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped in for an early dinner / late lunch and we found to our pleasant surprise we could order off of either menu! The food was great but we need to give a shout out to our server Elaine who was just fantastic!

Thank jposterling
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always visit Merlino's when I am in North Conway. Great atmosphere, great drinks and next door to the hotel.

Thank Marcus C
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My spouse and I went for date night. We got seated right away. It was a bit of a wait for service, but our waitress was very pleasant...a bit frazzled and overwhelmed, but she was doing her best. The food was great when it arrived and we will be going back, just hoping they have more waitstaff.

Thank Stacy L
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at Merlino's for years. I've yet to have a poor meal or bad service. Today was no exception. My wife enjoyed her fried scallops with sweet potato fries while I savored their surf and turf. The poor waitress was the only one on, so she was trying to serve all customers, yet my wife and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

On the North Conway Cookie Tour and saw this restaurant, glad we stopped. Had the pot roast, it melted in my mouth. Excellent wait staff.

Thank Roberta C
Arlington, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Just not enough effort to please customers. While the food is good and service OK, the whole experience was disappointing. I took my wife for an anniversary meal. Mistake.

Thank usuallyhappyguy
Winthrop, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

My friends and I were visiting North Conway for some holiday shopping. We decided to take a chance on an unknown restaurant. I ordered hunter style steak tips, and my friends ordered prime rib and sirloin. We all were happy with our dinners, which were quite ample. The accompanying salad and mashed potatoes were good sized and fresh. We were... More 

Thank sorrylaurie
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Late ordering (after 20+ mins), late drink arrival and way, way overpriced. On top of that, the bar had some several jerks that nearly knocked my wife and I down (seniors) on the way out without even an apology.

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Jude D, Public Relations Manager at Merlino's Family Steakhouse, responded to this review

We are very sorry about your experience at Merlino's. The Owner wants to review your visit with the staff. Can you give us some more information that will help us correct this? 1, What was the date and time of your visit? 2. Do you remember the name of your server? 3. What did you and your wife order? This... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My wife and I were traveling for a day trip, so decided to try while in town. We arrived about 12 noon and were seated quickly. We had two appetizers to begin, Mussels (good ) and the bowl of onion rings ( very good ) both were the right size for 2-3 people. We both ordered the 8oz Mt Cranmore... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1717 White Mountain Hwy, Next to Settler's Green & Staples, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5115
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Conway  >  North Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 603-356-6006
The Luciano family welcomes you to Merlino's Family Steakhouse, a Landmark in North Conway, New Hampshire since 1967 Sports Tavern, steaks, lobsters, family Italian recipes, and a Merlino's Famous Sunday Buffet! The Classic Northern New Hampshire restaurant with longtime, local servers and bartenders, and great food! Reservations welcome and please fill out our comment cards at the end of your party. Thank you!

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