George's Diner offers boaters home cooking

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Stuffed Eggplant with Cheesy Garlic Bread

Food items: In addition to the daily specials listed, many chefs specials are offered including the stuffed eggplant or blueberry lemon stuffed pancakes.

MEREDITH — Just a short walk from the local docks in downtown, boaters can find a wide variety of home-cooked meals at George’s Diner.

Located at 10 Plymouth St. in Meredith, the George’s Diner is just off the main part of downtown. However, many out-of-towners seem unaware that the restaurant exists, according to Sam Blake, cook at the restaurant.

The diner has been open since 1991 under owners Roger and Robin Rist. The restaurant has become known for its home-cooked meals that use only fresh ingredients, which has given George’s the motto: Just Good Food.

They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner, with additional specials daily. The breakfast menu includes a wide variety of egg meal options, pancakes, waffles and sides throughout the day at the diner.

The lunch and dinner menu provides diners with the option of sandwiches, hearty entrees, burgers, seafood or even Italian food.

“All of our meals are home cooked here and have been since the restaurant opened,” said Blake. “We make all of our sauces and prepare meals from scratch, it’s what people love best about this place.”

George’s Diner also offers nightly specials throughout the week.

Monday includes: Homemade baked lasagna with garlic toast and salad; “All You Can Eat Fried Chicken” with potatoes and vegetables; steak tips with fries and salad; scallop pie casserole or fried tripe.

Tuesday’s specials are turkey, meatloaf, roast beef and drumstick dinners, as well as the option of an 8-ounce bistro steak.

Wednesday is known for its “All You Can Eat Spaghetti” and the option of meat or vegetarian parmesan.

On Thursdays, George’s offers a New England boiled dinner, a Yankee pot roast, chicken pot pie and roasted lamb.

Fridays are fish days, which includes an all you can eat fish fry, fried clams and oysters, baked stuffed haddock, and other related foods.

Saturday and Sunday offer many additional specials, however the most popular of the items includes the prime rib on Saturday nights and the baked ham and bean dinner on Sundays, according to Blake.

George’s Diner is open daily from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information about the menu, prices, or the daily specials call 603-279-8723.

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The owners of George’s Diner, are currently selling wrist bands to raise money for cancer research. All donations and purchases can be made daily inside the restaurant. (Alana)