About Two-Fifty Market
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Two-Fifty Market is a one of a kind dining experience located in the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel inspired by local ingredients and the culinary expertise of our professional team. Two-Fifty Market provides our guests with an authentic Portsmouth dining experience in the heart of the city.
Our food is made with local ingredients, and our restaurant has really transformed into a place where families, businesses, and friends can gather and enjoy the experience. The menu offerings include Award Winning Clam Chowder, Grilled Ribeye, Statler Chicken and other seasonally inspired dishes.
American, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30 - 11am
Saturday & Sunday: 7 - 11am
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11am- 5pm
Dinner: Monday -Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
*Light Fare served untill 11pm Nightly
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary Valet Parking for our Restaurant Guests while you dine
Private Party Facilities:
Whether for business or pleasure, the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel provides the perfect environment in which to gather. With 16 meeting spaces, most with windows looking out onto the Piscataqua River, we are able to host meetings and conferences for up to 350 people. Our flexible meeting space includes our Grand Ballroom, and Amphitheater, as well as two executive boardrooms. Whether you're planning an elegant banquet, a traditional lobster bake, or an annual board meeting, our culinary expertise and outstanding staff will ensure a smooth and successful event.
Private Party Contact:
Dan Witham: (603) 205-9108
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Two-Fifty Market Ratings and Reviews
We came here somewhat last minute for Ne ...
We came here somewhat last minute for New Years Eve, as our original plans had fallen through. We had been able to get tickets to a comedy show taking place at the Sheraton, and so 250 Market was a natural choice to have dinner at beforehand.
The food was good. We had an appetizer and entree, no dessert, and several drinks. The drinks were good and had some fun varied options. We got the nachos to start, which were good but didn't have a lot of pork on them, and then I had the chicken and my husband had the steak. Both were good, no complaints.
My only real 'issue' with the place was the service. We were mostly served by the host as they appeared to be short staffed. We did have a rather grim woman come over and take drink orders from us twice, as well as offer us dessert, but she never told us her name nor confirmed that she was actually our server, so we were never really sure who to look to if we needed something. It led to things like having to wait a long time to order and never getting our water refilled. Not the end of the world, but given how much money we were spending, it was annoying.
Also - although this wasn't an issue for us - the restaurant is essentially in the lobby of the Sheraton. It's kind of tucked away, but its not a private room. I didn't find it to be overly noisy and actually enjoyed the people watching, especially because everyone was dressed up for NYE, but I can see where it might have been distracting if we were expecting or wanting a quieter or more private dinner.
Bottom line - if we found ourselves attending another show at the hotel, we would not hesitate to eat at 250 Market again.
Very pleasantly surprised. The reviews ...
Very pleasantly surprised. The reviews looked good but the fact that it's
a hotel restaurant left us wondering. Well, wonder no more!!!
The food was outstanding....it's a small area combined with the bar venue.
We were there for the Christmas Day prix fix and we had really great choices
and everything was done to perfection. The service is great and everyone is friendly.
We took advantage of Restaurant Week and ...
We took advantage of Restaurant Week and ordered form the lunch menu. My husband and I both had the Clam chowder to start and it was excellent. My husband ordered the bratwurst burger and I had the grilled ham and dill havarti. We also had the Cranberry apple crisp for dessert. We both enjoyed our meal. Our server was very pleasant. We would return for another meal.
Wonderful in all ways. The atmosphere p ...
Wonderful in all ways. The atmosphere perfect, with water views, soft lighting and comfortable seating. The food was amazing, especially the Beet Salad with Goat cheese and Champagne Vinaigrette. The cocktails were creative and beautifully presented. Many thanks to Phoebe Smart, who we were fortunate to have as our server. She was attentive, knowledgeable and caring.
Disappointing. Dining area in lobby next ...
Disappointing. Dining area in lobby next to bar, a noisy location. The chowder was good, as advertised. But the entrees were pedestrian at best, not worth the price. Service was also uneven - wait staff needs some more training.
250 market provided exceptional customer ...
250 market provided exceptional customer service. I was entertaining a group of 12 people, and the waitress was spot on The waitstaff showed just enough attention, while not interrupting the networking event. I look forward to having another gathering there in the future.
Our server was wonderful. Unfortunately, ...
Our server was wonderful. Unfortunately, we forgot to ask her name! It was quite romantic, although a bit loud; overall, though, for a restaurant inside a hotel, we were very satisfied. I would definitely recommend to a friend!
Thank you to our pleasant and most accom ...
Thank you to our pleasant and most accommodating server, Randy. He was great, the breakfast food was delicious and plentiful.
Being a life long native of the City of Portsmouth, frequent organizer of our local high school prom, it was a pleasure to have actually been a customer and enjoy the experience.
Thank you so much
Suited its purpose just fine
Planned a get together for myself and 3 friends who had never been to town before and just wanted something cozy and scenic so we could enjoy some drinks and talk.
This place was perfect, the seating was comfortable our server Susan was a delight, the food was good and drinks were also good.
The view isn't as breathtaking as the hotel's website would lead you to believe, so if this is your main reason to come, you might want to check out one of the places on Bow Street, but we were able to stroll in here on a gorgeous Saturday at 4pm and have no problems.
Food was ok. Wasn't ever offered a refil ...
Food was ok. Wasn't ever offered a refill on my club soda. Clam chowder was very nice, my requested "lightly dressed" salad was very well covered in dressing. The restaurant is off of a lobby area inside the hotel.
Less than expected.
Expensive for just average food. Service was poor. We did not get anything except our initial order without flagging the waiter down.
Very loud and not separated from the hotel lobby at all. Temperature was inconsistent due to the proximity of the front door. Would not return under any circumstances. Much better choices around the city.
Kind of awful
The worst dinner out I have had in a very long time. I'm not going to nitpick and give all the details of why we did not enjoy the food, trust me when I say it def left something to be desired.
The real kicker was when my date and I were done with our first round of drinks (dark and stormys) we placed the glasses on the edge of the table. The waiter came back to the table, filled the empty cocktail glasses with ice water, placed them back In front of us, and then took off with out asking if we wanted another drink. Nah I'm cool bro, no longer thirsty because I have this ice water that kind of tastes like Myers rum to quench my thirst.
Great location, very kid friendly
While planning a drive to Maine we decided Portsmouth was the best place to stop for dinner with my 2-year-old daughter. I made a reservation at 250 Market due to its proximity to I-95 and was very happy with our experience there, particularly the staff's help in wrangling a toddler with a lot of pent-up energy to burn after being strapped in the car seat for hours.
Great meeting spot.
This was a great meeting spot to have a quiet conversation with clients and know that you'll be very pleasantly satisfied. The service was excellent and the food certainly met our expectations. It was a slower week night so the staff wasn't overly busy. I've been here before and wouldn't hesitate to come again when in town.
Wonderful Christmas dinner.
My daughters and I thoroughly enjoyed our Christmas dinner at the Two Fifty Market. We each ordered the prime rib and each order was exactly as we requested. Our server was attentive, polite and professional. Portions were just the right size. We will return during a non-holiday when we can have the choice of the full menu.
Wonderful relaxing dinner during weekend get away
Cozy restaurant, very nice and quiet. Group of 7, service was very good. Appetizers were terrific - spicy clam, crabcake and vegie spring rolls. Entrees delish. Food was surprisingly interesting and delicious - very upscale - for a hotel restaurant.
Will not return
Made reservations for the Mother's Day brunch two months in advance, and was seated in an overflow conference room. Upon asking politely if there was seating available in the main space, I was told that the room we were in was good. That's neither an answer nor an acceptable solution. One good customer lost.
Great Lunch Experience
I was in for lunch with industry colleagues and the food was outstanding. We had great service and we were able to get accomplished what we needed work wise without being disturbed. We will be back for sure! They also feature great desserts made in house by their pastry chef!
We booked because it was one of a couple avail on New Years eve...Didn't even know it was in hotel.
From apps to dessert food was outstandingly delicious---kudos to the chef who made the sauces!
Portions on the entrees were however very small...too small if you do not eat all courses.
Waitress (I think Sarah) was one of the most enthusiastic & nicest waitress we'd had in a very long time...so good, we'd want to go again because of her personality.
Don't be turned off because it's in the hotel...go try it!
Great Santa Brunch!
We had been going somewhere else for the last few years for Santa Brunch and found you on a Google search and were happy we did! The food was great! Our waitress was very slow, but everyone was really nice, which made up for that. Santa was THE BEST! He wowed my kids. Checking for the "nice" list and taking the time to really talk to them really made the morning. They are still talking about it! The hot chocolate bar and cookie decorating were really nice touches. We will definitely be back. Thank you so much for doing this!
Overall, a good experience
Tavern was the only restaurant I could find that could accommodate a table of 8 on the night of my son's high school graduation. Being located in the Sheraton, they offered complimentary valet parking which is always a nice feature in downtown Portsmouth. Our server was very friendly and helpful and dealt well with our large group which included a very energetic 10 year old. The food was good, but not spectacular. They were very pleasant about letting my nephew order off-menu. The prices were fair. Nothing about the night, the service, or the food particularly wowed any of us, but overall it was a very pleasant experience. It will not likely be my first choice restaurant any time soon, but I will not be sorry if I end up there again.
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