The Franklin

You’ll find plenty of reasons to imbibe here, from local bivalves to top-notch brews.

By Catherine Smart

This sister spot to Moxy has a lively bar that’s the perfect place to drink bubbly, beer from a top-notch local list, or a craft cocktail like the Tuh-Kee-Luh Tiger—a Thai-inspired coconut concoction that’s both creamy and refreshing. Sample fresh oysters from the area and order something more substantial, like the dan dan-style dumplings, a house charcuterie board, or their popular fresh-cut fries. The Franklin is the kind of place to lose track of time, one drink and round of nibbles at a time.

The Franklin

148 Fleet St, Portsmouth, NH


  • Insider Tip

Oyster happy hour gets you $1.25 bivalves every day from 4 to 6 p.m.

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