Exeter Classic
Where to Park & Eat

Where to Park & Eat

Directions & Parking

GPS Address: 13 Front St, Exeter, NH

From Interstate 95 North or South, take NH Exit 2 for Route 101. Follow Route. 101 West about 5 miles to Exit 11 (Route 108). Go left (south) and follow Route 108 for 1 mile until it terminates at a light, just after Exeter Cycles bike shop. Take a right and proceed to one of the parking lots highlighted below.

Areas in gray are available parking lots – click on any for further info/directions!

Bike Shops


Exeter Cycles – 4 Portsmouth Ave. (Open in Google Maps)
Open 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. on race day. Carries Cannondale, Specialized and Giant bicycles.


D Squared Java – 155 Water St.
Espresso, lattes and a selection of pastries and baked goods.

7North Coffee Co. – 56 Lincoln St.
Coffee, espresso and a large outdoor patio.

Enna Chocolate – 152 Front St.
Coffee, drinking chocolate and a selection of baked goods.



Burritos: Las Olas – 30 Portsmouth Ave.
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. Open til 8:30 p.m.

Brewery: Sea Dog – 9 Water St.
Great decks. Open til 11 p.m.

More Options in Quick Walking Distance:

Brewery for Small Groups: The Czar’s – 2 Center St.
Almost on the course and great hot dogs. Open til 8 p.m.

Noodles: Oba – 69 Water St.
Noodle bar with Boba tea. Open til 9 p.m.

Wine Bar: Vino e Vivo – 163 Water St.
Beautiful riverside deck; locally sourced menu. Hours uncertain.

Thai: Capital Thai – 97 Water St.
Menu has options that may surprise you. Open til 8 p.m.

Small Plates: Otis – 4 Front St.
Menu changes often. Open til 9 p.m.

Sandwiches, Soups & Salads: The Green Bean – 33 Water St.
Vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free options; allergen accommodating. Open til 7 p.m.

Smoothies, Bowls, Salads & Sandwiches: Laney & Lu – 26 Water St. #6
Vegan and gluten free options. Open til 6 p.m.

Italian: Il Cornicelo – 11 Water St.
Rustic Italian with local ingredients. Open til 8 p.m.

Chinese: Szechuan Taste – 42 Water St.
Fried wontons and tea customary for all sit-down parties. Open til 9 p,m.

Ride or Drive to:

Burgers: Lexie’s – 82 Lincoln St.
Fun burgers, fancy fries and shakes. Open til 8 p.m.

Pizza: Romeo’s – 72 Front St.
Try the Mac Attack, seriously. Open til 9:45 p.m.

Brewery for Large Groups: Sawbelly – 156 Epping Rd.
Huge seating area and Southern influenced menu. Hours uncertain.

Nice Back Patio: Epoch – 90 Front St.
New American, and surprising fried chicken. Open til 9 p.m.

Large Beer Selection: Thirsty Moose – 72 Portsmouth Ave.
Outdoor fire pit and picnic tables. Open til 9 p.m.

Subs: Moe’s Italian Sandwiches – 85 Portsmouth Ave.
Easy parking and on the way back to the highway. Open til 7 p.m.

Poke Bowls: Ohana Kitchen – 85 Portsmouth Ave.
And sushi burritos. Open til 8:30 p.m.

Sushi: Pine Garden – 85 Portsmouth Ave.
Best as takeout. Open til 9:30 p.m.

Slices: Brookside Market – 51 Hampton Rd.
Hot and ready to grab. Open til 8 p.m.

Bar: Shooter’s Pub – 6 Columbus Ave.
$4 Allagash White, nothing more to say. Open til 10 p.m.