The Best Restaurants Around UNH

restaurants around UNH
photo credit: Mike Ross, UNH

Heading back to school this week? Dropping your kids off at college and looking for a final-family dinner spot? Check out these restaurants close to the UNH campus that offer a great meal and a memorable way to kick off the semester.

Hop & Grind – 17 Madbury Road, Durham, NH

First, there’s the game-changing gourmet burgers. All made from scratch. Every ingredient. Then there’s the local craft beer. Limited series collaborations to wash down your meal. Finally, there’s the fun, vintage atmosphere.

Located close to the UNH campus, Hop + Grind is the perfect way to savor family, food, and fun before starting off the school year.

Young’s Restaurant – 48 Main Street, Durham, NH

A downtown Durham institution for over 100 years, Young’s is the destination for UNH students and families looking for a classic family-run restaurant with good prices, great, food, and tons of charm.

Young’s is also an environmental champion, practicing sustainability and sourcing local foods for over 20 years, making it a meal you can feel good about.

ffrost Sawyer Tavern – 17 Newmarket Road, Durham, NH

For a one-of-a-kind historical experience, head to the downstairs tavern of Three Chimney’s Inn. The beautifully restored tavern, complete with granite walls and summer kitchen fireplace, offers hearty traditional New England fare. It’s a cozy, classic meal to share when sending off your college kids or visiting for a special night out.

Good luck to all the students heading back to UNH this week! Here’s hoping your college drop-off experience includes a memorable family meal.