The Common Man Merrimack
Nestled along the charming lanes of Merrimack, New Hampshire, lies a culinary gem that not only tantalizes taste buds but also weaves a tale of history within its walls. The Common Man Merrimack, situated at 304 Daniel Webster Highway, isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a journey through time and flavor.
A Historical Gem
Steeped in the rich legacy of the area, The Common Man Merrimack proudly resides within the walls of what was once the Hannah Jack Tavern, a cherished historical establishment dating back to 1794. This revered establishment was once the dwelling place of Matthew Thornton, an influential figure who etched his name in history as a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Walking through its doors feels like stepping into a living chapter of America’s past.
The menu at The Common Man Merrimack offers a variety of American fare with New England flair. Some of the popular dishes include Nantucket Pie, Meatloaf, Mac ‘n Cheese, Uncommon Salad, and Lobster Corn Chowder. Additionally, they serve a unique Mac ‘n Cheese pizza that has received rave reviews and was featured on Boston’s Phantom Gourmet television show.
The restaurant also provides a pre-dinner selection of cheese and crackers for guests to enjoy. The establishment has a Bar ‘n grill with cozy couches, where patrons can indulge in the menu offerings and play parlor games. The restaurant’s menu caters to those seeking comfort food as well as lighter options such as salads and chowder.
A Cozy Retreat
But it’s not just about the food. The Common Man Merrimack is a sanctuary for comfort and relaxation. The Bar ‘n’ grill exudes warmth and is adorned with inviting couches that encourage patrons to unwind. Complimentary cheese and crackers welcome guests, setting the tone for a sociable experience. The addition of parlor games invites laughter and camaraderie, making every visit a cherished memory.
With a stellar rating of 4.4 based on 1794 reviews, The Common Man Merrimack isn’t just a restaurant; it’s a community hub. Locals and visitors alike converge here, drawn not only by the exceptional cuisine but also by the welcoming atmosphere that feels like a home away from home. Discover More about Merrimack here.
A Cherished Team
Adding to the allure of this establishment is The Common Man’s valued team, comprising over 650 dedicated members. These individuals form the backbone of the experience, committed to delivering exceptional service and crafting unforgettable dishes that beckon patrons back for more. Remarkably, in an industry often plagued by high staff turnover rates, over 50% of The Common Man’s team has been part of the family for a decade or longer. Some employees have been on board since the inaugural location opened in Ashland in 1971!
Recognitions abound for The Common Man’s commitment to its team, earning the prestigious title of the “Best Company to Work For in the Food Industry” by The Griffin Report of Food Marketing. Moreover, it proudly stands among the Top 100 Private Companies in New Hampshire, as recognized by Business NH Magazine.
Groups & Events
The Common Man family is delighted to extend a warm invitation to host your upcoming special occasion. Be it weddings, reunions, or business gatherings, we boast an array of options and a proficient event team primed to cater to your needs. Both Common Man Ashland and Common Man Merrimack are equipped with specialized event coordinators adept at tailoring arrangements to suit the distinctive offerings and event spaces of each location.
Moreover, if you envision an event at your place, lakeside, or in a meadow, we offer off-site catering options to bring our exceptional cuisine to your chosen venue.