Ristorante Massimo

Ristorante Massimo    
59 Penhallow Street   
Portsmouth, NH 03801   
(603) 436-4000   

Est. 1994  

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Ristorante Massimo
Main dining room

Nestled in historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Ristorante Massimo's world-class Italian cuisine and quaint brick and stone ambiance transports guests to Florence, Rome, and Venice.

Run by renowned restaurateur Massimo Morgia, Ristorante Massimo offers dishes from all regions of Italy—using New England culinary delicacies to deliciously transform timeless Italian favorites.

At the recent Spotlight for the Arts Awards hosted by Seacoast Media Group, Ristorante Massimo’s Jethro Loichle was awarded the People Choice Award for "Best Chef 2016" and chosen by culinary jurors as the Seacoast's Best Chef 2016.

Culinary jurors included Rachel Forrest local food critic, restaurateurs, top chefs and food editors, and more than 30 chefs were considered in the competition.

Ristorante Massimo selects seafood, meats, and seasonal vegetables based on freshness, variety, and flavor, and makes its own bread and pasta from scratch.

With outstanding hospitality and a selection of exquisite Italian and Californian wines from the world's best vintners, the Italian restaurant has become a favorite local dining spot and a popular tourist destination.

Please Join Us for

Restaurant Week Menu

Ristorante Massimo is proud to present:
Thursday Evenings ~ A Taste of La Campagna

Join us every Thursday for a limited time on a culinary journey through Italy's regions. We will feature a three-course menu sampling authentic cuisine from Italy's countryside.  Our goal is to present the variety of ingredients, cuisine and culture.
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Open Monday through Saturday at 5 p.m.

Ristorante Massimo is available to host your off-site corporate meetings and private parties,
starting at 7:00 a.m. and serving through 10:00 p.m. daily

Weekend valet parking | Private party accommodations


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