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2018 Restaurant Week 2018 Preview

Dec 03, 2018 12:45PM ● By Kevin
The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to take advantage of some delicious and affordable lunch and dinner options smack dab in the middle of the holiday season. Restaurant Week 2018 takes place in the Upper Valley from Saturday, Dec. 8 to Saturday, Dec. 15.

There are seven locally owned and operated restaurants, specializing in chef-inspired cuisine and true New England hospitality that are participating this year. The menus are prix-fixe, which gives guests an opportunity to try a new spot or go back for more of their favorites.

Below you’ll find a list of this year’s participants. 


Blue Sparrow Kitchen

This small cafe specializes in breakfast, smoothies, baked goods, sandwiches, soups, salads, and a variety of prepared foods. Blue Sparrow Kitchen supports local farmers and presents healthy options. Located in Norwich, people from all over the Upper Valley come to enjoy a convenient and delicious meal from Blue Sparrow Kitchen on a regular basis.


Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse

Situated within the Norwich Inn, Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse features one restaurant menu, whether or not your preferred dining venue is the Pub, Outdoor Patio, Dining Room or Terrace. The regular menu is extensive, diverse, and moderately priced, offering Pub favorites along with more substantial entrees. A number of items include ingredients from Jasper Murdock Ales made on site. For Restaurant Week, they will be running a three-course special for $29 and a $4 special on one of the Jasper Murdock Ales each night.


Lou’s Restaurant & Bakery

The Hanover staple is famous for “Lou’s tradition.” Regular customers enjoy dining in a restaurant that reflects local culture and welcomes people from all walks of life. The dining experience has lasted for a half a century to date and continues to make hospitality its top priority. Lou's Restaurant & Bakery serves both breakfast and lunch, the former beings served all day on weekends. The menu frequently rotates, so rest assured the Restaurant Week menu will be a special one.


Molly’s Restaurant

At Molly's, guests enjoy thin crust pizzas and entrees cooked in a wood-fired brick oven, pasta dishes, delicious burgers, fresh salads, wonderful finger food and appetizers, and homemade desserts. Molly's Restaurant & Bar is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. It is a part of the Blue Sky restaurant group, which serves the Upper Valley.


PINE Restaurant

Located on the prominent corner of Wheelock and Main, attached to the campus of Dartmouth College, PINE Restaurant features approachable, well-executed dishes that focus on local and sustainable New England products. Situated in the Hanover Inn, the restaurant features all meals of the day, including breakfast/brunch, lunch, and dinner. The ownership group believes in extending hospitality beyond the walls of its hotel and into the community. It actively supports an array of charitable and community initiatives.


Salt hill Pub

Salt Hill Pub in Hanover offers honest, Irish-American-inspired comfort food, affordable craft beers, good humor, and live music. They have been in business since June 2003. Salt hill is named for a neighborhood in Galway, home of the owners’ grandparents, who inspired the menu. The Hanover location opened early in 2010. In addition to pouring a certified perfect pint of Guinness Stout, Salt hill features 15 draft offerings at each location and full cocktail bars. They offer many outstanding brews crafted in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and beyond – including the limited edition Salt hill Pale Ale. The pubs have hosted more than 10,000 live music performances across all of its locations since it originally opened.


Skinny Pancake

The mission of The Skinny Pancake at is simple: change the world by building a safer, healthier and more delicious food shed while creating everyday enjoyment that is fun and affordable. Hanover is just one of this restaurant’s hometowns. They serve breakfast, snacks, salads, sandwiches, entrees, and of course, their signature crepes. 

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