They say that all good things must come to an end.

As we bid farewell to 2023, folks are reflecting on the good, the bad, and the ugly of the last twelve months, and those in the restaurant industry are no exception. They're currently reflecting on how the year has fared for their businesses, and contemplating ways to grow and evolve in 2024.

Unfortunately, some establishments haven't been so lucky, and have had to permanently closed their doors. Some places simply went out of business, while other closures were a deliberate choice on the part of the owners, who are moving on to a new stage in their lives. Regardless, these circumstances have saddened and shocked patrons, who will continue to carry positive memories of time spent at these locations.

Maybe that small mom-and-pop diner was the place where you had your first date with your partner. Perhaps that bar was where you and your friends hung out on Friday nights after the long work week. Then there's that one pizza place with the best pizza around; no other place made it quite the same. Or maybe the restaurant you have in mind was simply a nice spot with great food and a relaxing atmosphere.

Whatever the case, we'll miss the many New Hampshire restaurants that closed their doors in 2023, including these 11 that our readers loved.

We'll Miss These New Hampshire Restaurants That Closed in 2023

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Now, let's look back at some establishments that closed their doors back in 2022. Did you get the chance to visit any of these places?

We'll Miss These 20 New Hampshire Restaurants That Closed in 2022

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On the flip side of things, here are 30 restaurants in Seacoast New Hampshire and Maine that have opened their doors in recent years.

These 30 Seacoast NH and ME Restaurants Have Opened in the Last Three Years

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