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Restaurants in Laconia, NH

The Summit Resort is located just 5 minutes down the road from Weirs beach in Laconia, NH. Offering spacious suites with the convenience of a full kitchen, guests looking to enjoy a meal from the comfort of their own room have plenty of options. But we all know when you’re on vacation, who wants to cook every meal? So, we have created a list of some great restaurants in Laconia, NH for your convenience. Take a look at the list below and let us know your favorite!

Faro Italian Grille:
This is one of our favorites restaurants in the Weirs Beach area, and most guests who head here end up coming back with nothing but great reviews. Faro’s offers authentic Italian dishes made from scratch using the owner’s grandmother’s recipes. We all know grandma’s cooking is the best so you’re sure to enjoy a meal with just a touch of nostalgia. For dining options, they offer both private seating and an upstairs lounge area including sofa seating, high tops, and regular seats, with several flat screen TV’s for good measure. Faro’s is a great spot to catch your favorite sports teams with enjoying a cocktail. For more information check out their website here.

El Jimador:
If you’re looking for not-so-typical New England cuisine, head on over to El Jimador in Weirs Beach for great authentic Mexican food. Their menu offers traditional Mexican specialties that include fajitas, tacos, quesadillas, and nachos galore. Start your vacation off right with a delicious Margarita, did someone say fiesta?! Check out their website here for a full menu.

O Steaks and Seafood:
For a romantic date night out, we highly recommend O Steaks and Seafood. This steakhouse offers menu items using the freshest ingredients and hand-cut steaks. Signature favorites include Lobster Mac and Cheese, and their Kobe Beef K Pops. The restaurant offers over 24 wines that have been carefully selected by the chef and owner. Great for all times of the year their dining options include bar seating, private dining, and a relaxing outdoor patio to enjoy during those summer months. For more information on this restaurant in Laconia, NH check out their website here.

Tavern 27:
For a great farm to table option, you need to check out Tavern 27, a tapas & piano bar experience. This dining experience brings something new and unique to the New Hampshire Lakes Region. The small restaurant is located inside of a 235-year-old farm house at Mystic Meadows in Laconia. Their farm to table tapas are influenced by international flavors using local New Hampshire and New England ingredients. Some of the ingredients are actually grown on site in their own organic garden. With have limited seating available, they highly recommend making reservations, so be sure to check out their website here for more information.

Laconia Local Eatery:
For another great Farm to Table option, check out the Local Eatery. The owner is a long-time resident of Laconia and features a menu made with as many local ingredients as possible. The menu offers a range of options and twists on classics like butternut squash poutine, crispy salmon, and beef cheek gnocchi. Their drink menu includes local wine, soda and craft beer. They also offer daily specials that range from $1 oysters and ½ off apps, to a pre-fix menu. For a list of local suppliers and full menu check out their website here.

Winnipesaukee Bay Gulls:
For a delicious breakfast or lunch option, head to Bay gulls where they use the finest ingredients and are constantly baking to provide you with the freshest bagels in the New Hampshire Lakes Region. For breakfast enjoy a bagel with cream cheese or go for the ever-popular breakfast sandwich. For lunch options they offer bagelwiches including burgers to steak and cheese or the classic PB& J. Don’t want to eat there? Grab a dozen to go and bring these fresh baked delicacies back to your room to enjoy throughout your stay. Don’t forget, the Summit offers full kitchens, so you can come up with your own delicious bagel treat each morning. For more information and hours check out their website here.

Patrick’s Pub:
Just down the road from the resort, Patrick’s Pub located in Gilford, NH offers a comfortable setting with great quality food. The menu has your typical pub food including sandwiches, burgers, seafood & steak, authentic Irish cuisine, and even a gluten free menu. They host events every day of the week that range from trivia, to open mic night and dueling pianos. If you’re looking for great food and live entertainment you can’t go wrong with this local favorite. Be sure to check out their website here for a full menu and list of events.