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“Excellent food in a less-than-appealing location”
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Rebel Chef Cafe
Ranked #62 of 117 Restaurants in Dover
Cuisines: American
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durham, nh
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129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Excellent food in a less-than-appealing location”
Reviewed 10 December 2012

Had a great lunch as well as a fun holiday party at the Rebel Chef, and was very impressed with the quality (and quantity) of the food. They use very fresh ingredients for excellent flavor the two times I went. The negative is related to the setting - they are located on the third floor of the mill building downtown, in a re-purposed office area. It's a large space, with fluorescent lighting and big windows and was decorated nicely for the holidays. But it's still a tough space to make inviting. An excellent choice for a company party or group event, less so for an intimate evening. Very reasonable prices for the great food. I hope they do well!

Visited December 2012
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Lake Winnipesaukee, NH
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Local flavor”
Reviewed 13 May 2012

We found out about Rebel Chef when he catered a business function. The cafe is in one of Dover's historic mill buildings. The space is one big room with the brick walls, high ceilings, and giant windows that are common in mill buildings. During a usual, laid-back evening you can stop in for a sandwich and some electronic darts. They also have events every couple of weeks, from dinner theater to comedians to a Beatles tribute band.
The food is excellent. Not fancy, but not just the usual burger and fries either. Last nights' event was a trio of comedians, and prior to the show they offered an appetizer buffet. Stuffed mushrooms, several kinds of wings, hot dips, some kind of sandwiches/stromboli type thing that was awesome, homemade chips, cheeses,etc. The presentation was nice, the wait staff decent.
All in all, not a place that I would go to for a romantic evening out, but definitely a place I'd go to, frequently, for a bite after work, a casual business meeting, or to take advantage of a special event.

  • Visited May 2012
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Dover, New Hampshire
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Nice Place for Lunch/Dinner, Refreshments and Fun !”
Reviewed 2 April 2012

Enjoyed the buffet dinner, entertainment and quality draft beer. Checkout their website for details. I would recommend this place if you're in the Dover, NH area.

  • Visited March 2012
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