Best HOT, FRESH, & DELICIOUS  Sandwiches in Portsmouth, NH



Enjoy signature Press Room Sandwiches and taste what everyone’s raving about.


Grilled or fried chicken served with LTO and mayo.


Grilled or fried chicken tossed in buffalo sauce and topped with lettuce, pickles, and ranch dressing.


Pickle-brined crispy fried chicken with Maine wildflower hot-honey drizzle, bibb lettuce, and dill pickle.


House falafel topped with romaine, tomato, pickled red onion, and tzatziki, served on a pita (sub tahini for tzatziki to make it vegan).


Local haddock blackened with dressed greens, onion, and tomato, topped with tartar sauce.


Horseradish sauce, Cabot cheddar, pickled veggies, on Texas toast.

If you’re looking for the best sandwiches (and atmosphere) Portsmouth has to offer, The Press Room’s got you covered. Spend the night out on the town with friends, coworkers, or family and enjoy some Press Room favorites, hot from the kitchen, while you get your live music fix or hit the dance floor.

Portsmouth folks, whether residents or visitors, take their food seriously—and so do we. When it comes to crafting quality sandwiches, The Press Room menu will not disappoint. Whether you’re looking for a quick (but delicious) lunch, dinner that hits the spot, or a late-night snack with your drink of choice, Portsmouth’s The Press Room is slinging sandwiches sure to satisfy your cravings.

From fried and grilled chicken sandwiches to blackened haddock, burgers, and more—there’s sure to be something that tempts your taste buds. Next time you’re in Portsmouth, NH, stop on in and give us a try!


We know there’s no shortage of restaurants with amazing sandwiches in Portsmouth. This city is chock full of great sandwich shops and cafes, both downtown and beyond. That’s why we do our damnedest to deliver tasty sandwiches of the most exceptional quality. And, of course, it’s about much more than the food at The Press Room—but that doesn’t mean our kitchen doesn’t bring its A game.

Our food menu is full of options for whatever you’re in the mood for. From mouth-watering appetizers like nachos and poutine to classic sandwiches and burgers, salads, fish and chips, deserts, and more—our menu has something for everyone. Whether you’re out for lunch or having a night out with friends, coworkers, or a date, The Press Room is a great place to stop for a drink, food, or both.

When you visit The Press Room, you’re going to leave with a full belly and a smile on your face.


00a95df1d1b48341b93d0d5734503dfb 1 2048x1366

The Press Room has served up sandwiches in Portsmouth, NH for over forty-five years. Whether it’s to eat some great food, have a couple craft cocktails, or indulge in an epic night of live music and dancing, people keep coming back year after year. And with our recently renovated space, we’re looking and feeling better than ever—and ready to be your home for good music, good company, and delicious sandwiches. There’s a reason we’ve been Portsmouth’s go-to spot for over four decades.


Portsmouth has it all: great food, craft cocktails, local beer, and some of the best live music on the Seacoast. It’s where locals huddle for brunch, grab lunch or an afternoon snack, or blow off some steam after a long day of work. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax or get hyped up for a wild night, the vibe is always on point.

The Press Room has been a staple in Portsmouth for over four decades, and, for many, it has come to feel like a home away from home. The experiences people have here turn first-timers to regulars every day.

The Press Room is the perfect place to celebrate a special event, host a work party, or enjoy a fun night filled with good company, great food, and live entertainment. The downstairs bar, with high-top tables and additional casual seating, is perfect for sipping on pints and grabbing a bite. Upstairs, you can experience a unique music venue with third-floor stage views, a brand-new sound system perfect for listening to incredible live music, and a dance floor for letting loose.

If any part of your experience at The Press Room isn’t exceptional (and delicious), we haven’t done our jobs. Enjoy every bite of our classic sandwiches and make some new friends while you’re here in Portsmouth. We’re happy to have you and we’re already excited to have you back.