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“I LOVE THIS PLACE”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Pine

Pine
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Ranked #6 of 39 Restaurants in Hanover
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Located in scenic Hanover NH, across from the Dartmouth Green, PINE is an American restaurant incorporating a farm-to-table philosophy, utilizing the bounty of ingredients available in and around New England. Created by acclaimed Chef-Restaurateur Michael Schlow, PINE features approachable, well-executed dishes that focus on local and sustainable New England products. The kitchen is run under the watchful eye of talented chef, Justin Dain.
Hanover, New Hampshire
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“I LOVE THIS PLACE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

The service started off shoddy when they first opened but they have stepped up their game 100%. I personally have never had bad service. Food is delicious and you can't go wrong. I'm slightly saddened, though, that they took their chocolate pnut butter bombe dessert off the menu. I noted on my reservation it was a birthday but made no mention of it when I arrived, and they still served dessert w/a candle. KUDOS!

  • Visited November 2013
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Concord, New Hampshire
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256 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Terrific!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

Very nice menu and the quality of the food is outstanding. Delicous, well-prepared food, beautifully presented...I can't wait to go back!

Visited October 2013
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Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
“excellent in every detail”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

Upon arrival, we were warmly greeted and seated without delay. Our waiter was obviously experienced and knowledgeable of the fare and the extensive wine list. He helped us choose an excellent dry wine that complimented our halibut and scallop entrees. These were perfectly cooked and presented on beds of fresh and crisp vegetables, asparagus and sauteed spinach respectively. The scallops were complimented by a delicious sauce lightly seasoned with curry, new to me with scallops, and most enjoyable. The portions were just right and accommodated a sampling of several desserts that were creative, beautifully constructed, and comparable to the best I have tasted. I would readily recommend Pine at the Hanover Inn in Hanover NH for a memorable meal

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Thomas D
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State College, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Sophisticated offerings, overcooked halibut, active scene”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

This was a large group gathering of about 20 speakers and organizers of a symposium, so it required a lot of effort on the part of the Pine staff. They handled the group well.

The downside, which is typical w/a group of this size, is that some dishes, like the halibut which four of us had, was overcooked. The wine selection is good but not great. The salad was OK, but way "underdressed" and sparse. The ahi appetizer was excellent. The bread was tasty, but cold. Several dishes showed some real sophistication.

This was a Friday night and it was a very active, and busy scene, esp at/near the bar. This is not inexpensive, but can be very good.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank NeuroscienceYogi
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Nancy J, General Manager at Pine, responded to this review, 14 October 2013
Thank you so much for directing your symposium’s group dinner to PINE. We truly appreciate the gracious comments about the PINE staff and how well they handled the service for such a large group. Your feedback is instrumental in helping us to improve the overall quality in PINE. I have shared your comments with our Executive Chef and Restaurant Manager to ensure that all food items come out to the correct temperature and doneness.

We look forward to welcoming you and your group back to PINE the next time your travels take you to Hanover.
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Lyme, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Upscale prices, downscale food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013 via mobile

This restaurant adds little to the poor hanover food scene. Under dressed salad, with nothing but greens, cold (but good) bread, mediocre vegetarian selections, good fish with cold accompanying grain, limited wine selections, expensive prices.

  • Visited September 2013
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Nancy J, General Manager at Pine, responded to this review, 1 October 2013
Thank you for sharing your comments, as all of our guests’ experiences are extremely important to us. We welcome feedback, both positive and negative in order to continuously improve the dining experience we provide at PINE. Please accept our sincere apologies for not exceeding your expectations with your past dining experience with us. Your comments have been shared with both our Executive Chef and Management Team to ensure that the meals are served at the appropriate temperature and seasoned appropriately. We truly hope that you will allow us the opportunity to prove to you why PINE is the best dining establishment throughout the Upper Valley. We look forward to welcoming you back to PINE in the near future.
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