Skiers and riders also need great food, and with 75 or so restaurants in Mt Washington Valley, you’re sure to find something to feed every palate and every age. And with all the great snow predicted for this week …not to mention all the hard work of our snowmakers and groomers…skiers and riders are sure to work up a big appetite.
In addition, these restaurants offer great meal deals, so plan your après ski fun accordingly! And we’ve even added some deals on lift tickets and demo equipment to this blog this week, so be sure to read all the way through.
At Wild Rose Restaurant, Stonehurst Manor, North Conway, NH
- Thursday night Candlelight Dinner for Two for $35 – Any two entrees on the menu for $35. This includes their ultimate Prime Rib, Rack of Lamb, Oven Roasted Salmon and more along with any of their Fresh Pasta Offerings served with fresh Manor-made pasta. A fun way to “sample” some of the Manor offerings is to select the “Pick any two Appetizers as an Entree” option.
- Friday Night is Pizza Night – Special 3-course dinner is $25 per person and includes salad, a wood-fired signature pizza, tiramisu for dessert and choice of a bottle of domestic beer or glass of house wine. Diners can choose from one of the Manor pizzas, or they can create their own with up to four toppings.
- Afternoon Fondue – every Saturday and Sunday, holidays through the end of March and daily during Feb. vacation week – A nice to relax by the over-sized wood-burning fireplace and choose from a classic cheese fondue or one of the other “small bites” which aren’t always so small.
- Complimentary hors d’oeuvres – served most afternoons in Library Martini Lounge from 5 – 6 pm.
At Max’s Tavern, Snowvillage Inn, Snowville, NH
On Tuesdays: The local flavor comes out every Tuesday 5:30-9:00 PM at Snowvillage Inn: In addition to the daily menu, the locals’ menu is served, offering made from scratch comfort food, priced just right for our local friends. And on Tuesdays, no matter where you’re from, everyone’s a local at Max’s Tavern.
On Thursdays: Max’s In The Raw & the Famous Oyster Orgy! Oysters, Littlenecks, Ceviche and Crudo: Snowvillage Inn innkeepers, Jen and Kevin, have traveled up and down the coast of Maine in search of the sweetest and largest oysters. The goldmine is the Damariscotta River….briny, strong shell, plump meat, meaty texture with the true taste of the sea and Snowvillage Inn gets them fresh almost daily! Click here for the menu of the day.
At Christmas Farm Inn, Jackson
- Mondays are 2-for-1 night: Buy one entrée, get second entrée free
- Tuesdays: Succulent Turkey Dinner, including salad, entrée, dessert – $19
- Wednesday is German Night!
- Thursday is Steak Night: Build your own steak entrée
- Friday is Seafood Night
- Saturday is Wild Game Night: Venison, Elk, Duck & more
- Sunday: Taste of Italy with Italian specialties
Deacon Street, Seavey Street, North Conway
- Twofer Tuesdays: 2 people, 2 entrees, 1 price: $24.95 (Dine in Only)
- Wednesday Happy Hour: 4:00-6:00pm, $2 Tacos (steak, pork, chicken, fish)
- Thursdays: Buck-A-Beer: Order any burger, get a beer for a buck
- Fridays: Happy Hour, 4:00-6:00pm
At Lobster Trap, Seafood, Steaks & Italian, West Side Road, North Conway
Early bird specials start at $10.95 and are served daily from 11:30am until 6:00pm. Early bird dishes are served with homemade rolls, and French fries, onion rings or cole slaw.
At White Mountain Hotel, West Side Road, North Conway
Every Friday: Friday Night Seafood Fest in Ledges Restaurant: New England seafood specialties served directly at your table. Offerings include your choice of salad or soup, appetizers including mini raw bar, gulf shrimp cocktail and poached salmon. Entrees include orange ginger diver scallops, cod and lobster duo, smoked sugar and chile grilled salmon, shrimp scampi and classic broiled seafood platter. Dessert is also included in this 4-Course menu. Seafood Fest menu changes often. Regular menu also available. Click here for sample menu.
Sundays: Grand Sunday Brunch: A White Mountain Hotel tradition since 1990. Includes chef-attended omelet station, bacon, maple sausage, homemade corned beef hash, home fries, Belgian waffles with a variety of fresh fruit toppings, whipped cream and homemade maple butter, chef-attended carving station with two carved roasts of the day, weekly entrée specials, fresh vegetables of the day, homemade soups, pancakes and Eggs Benedict from the kitchen, a delectable dessert table and much more.
At Traditions Restaurant at Purity Spring Resort, East Madison, NH
$10 Sunday And Monday Menu Items: Enjoy a night out to start your week with special $10 menu items every Sunday and Monday. Order one for yourself or order a few dishes and share with the table.
Tap N’ A Flat Tuesdays: Every Tuesday, head to the pub for a “Tap N’ A Flat” beer and a pizza special. Enjoy your choice of cheese, pepperoni or grilled vegetable flatbread and craft draft pint from one of the taps for only $12.
All-You-Can-Eat Ribs Wednesdays: Every Wednesday, tuck in to all-you-can-eat Carolina Pork Ribs served with traditional cole slaw and french fries for $20 per person.
And at King Pine, $10 Burger and Beer* at the Trail’s End Tavern with valid lift ticket. Offer valid on non-holiday Tuesdays and applies to 4-9 p.m. lift tickets.
At Wildcat Inn & Tavern, Jackson, NH
Tuesdays: Two One-Pound Lobsters for $26.95 from 5:00-9:00pm
Wednesday Dinner for Two Menu: Make Wednesday your date night and choose from a special two-for-$26.95 menu. While the menu changes weekly, look for popular entrees from the menu plus a few specials too. Two entrees from the special menu are only $26.95 (plus tax & gratuity) for both. Click here for sample menu.
Every Thursday in February: Free Pasta Feed & Music by Kevin Dolan: Back again by popular demand the Thursday Night Free Pasta Feed starts at 5:30 pm and goes until 8:30 with music and fun by Kevin Dolan. FREE for employees of Valley Snow Sports and Ski Shops, AMC and NH Forest Service. (proof of employment required), $5.95 for skiers (bring your lift or trail ticket for that day), $8.95 if you don’t ski but just want to chow down!
Every Friday Night: Fish Fry / Oyster Lover Special: Enjoy a special fish fry along with an oyster special Every Friday Night from 5:00-9:00pm.
At Oxford House Inn, Fryeburg, ME:
Thursday Night Pint & a Pound- $14.95: Includes one pound of Steamed Maine Mussels or Little Neck Clams, prepared in your choice of 5 different flavors from around the world and a Pint of local craft Beer (or glass of wine if preferred) and a basket of Artisan Focaccia & Multigrain Bread.
Taco Trio Tuesdays- $12 for Three: Includes three different authentic and creative tacos
Themed Food Events throughout Mt Washington Valley!
$25 Powder & Pasta at Bretton Woods – Ski or ride from 4 – 8 p.m. and replenish with a pasta dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. Available Dec. 29 – March 10, as well as during the holiday periods of Jan. 14; and Feb. 18 – 22, 2018.
Feb 24: 80th Anniversary Summit Ice Bar Party at Cranmore: Join fellow skiers and rider for Cranmore’s 80th Anniversary Summit Celebration! Head to the Meister Hut for a special ice bar, appetizers and live music with Shark Martin from 6pm to 9pm. Entrance includes one drink ticket. Tickets start at $49. Event is for ages 21+. Purchase tickets online, here.
Feb 25: 29th Annual Chocolate Festival: Known by many as the ‘Sweetest Day on the Trails”, this may be the only day of the year when chocolate indulgence is totally guilt-free, 11:00am – 4:00pm! Chocoholics cross country ski or snowshoe the trails to enjoy chocolate prepared every way imaginable. Chocolate dipped strawberries, chocolate fountains and fondue, brownie sundaes, and chocolate cookies of all kinds are just some of the treats you’ll enjoy at the trailside stops between 11:00 am and 4:00 pm. Take a minute to view the Festival Map online. Every participant will have a Festival map and brochure for each trailside business to validate to confirm your stop. Visit each of the trailside stops to enter the drawing for a $200 gift certificate to be used at any participating member business. More treats await the chocoholics that have completed the tour! Present your Festival pass on the day of the event to other North Conway area businesses for more special offers. Complimentary shuttle between stops. Advance purchase tickets: $30; $35 on event day. Full info, click here.
Feb 23, 24, March 2, 3: Wentworth’s Ice Bar: From winter-inspired cocktails to non-alcoholic beverages (including hot cocoa and other drinks to warm you up), there’ll be a little something for everybody. Next to the ice bar, you’ll find a gas fire pit and a real wood fire pit, where we Wentworth guests can gather, enjoy their drinks, warm up, and socialize. Dennis Hickey and Dave Soha visit The Wentworth on Fridays these weeks to create a unique ice bar next to the ice skating rink. The entry fee of $20.00 will entitle you to entry to the ice bar and a selection of hors d’oeuvres which will be passed throughout the evening, plus access to the skating rink. Specialty cocktails will be served, warm blankets will be provided, and an evening of fun is guaranteed. Tickets for the ice bar may be purchased in advance by calling 800-637-0013 and will be held for you at the door. Must be 21 or older to attend. Info: click here.
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31: Character Breakfasts at Theater in the Wood: Believe in Books Literacy Foundation presents Character Breakfasts. Starting Saturday, March 3rd and running every Saturday until April 21st, visit the Theater in the Wood at 9:30 am each Saturday to meet some of your favorite Storybook Characters. Each week combine a tasty pancake breakfast with a new group of friends enjoying their own 100 Acre Wood Maple Syrup. Plus you have use of the 100 Acre Wood Trail System for the entire day!
Schedule of Characters:
March 3rd: Cat in the Hat
March 10th: Winnie the Pooh & friends
March 17th: Snow White
March 24th: TBD
March 31st: Rabbit & Friends
April 7th: Alice in Wonderland
April 14th: The Little Mermaid
April 21st: Earth Day with Dr. Seuss’ the Lorax
Mark the Calendar for April 7th: 15th Annual Chili Cookoff and Feel Good 5K: North Conway Community Center will be abuzz with activity of professional and home chefs enticing you with the delightful aromas of their best chili and cornbread recipes. Hourglass Adventures will join this year’s Chili Cookoff offering attendees an opportunity to participate in an escape game designed specifically for the event. Be one of the first to check it out. Plus, North Conway Village will feature the Red Hot Stops route with many of the shops offering discounts and tastings.
Start the day on the move with the 2nd Annual Feelin’ Good 5K Race sponsored by the White Mountain Milers. Then, move on to a day of tasting chili, cornbread and more. Judged awards for professional chefs are given for Best Chili with first, second and third places acknowledged. Non-profit and home chefs are awarded People’s Choice Award for Best Chili selected by all tasters who attend the tour. Both categories vie for Best Cornbread and Best Display prizes! Come and vote. After the competition the fun continues with the Chili Cookoff Awards Ceremony at Abenaki Trail Restaurant & Pub. Tickets available at the Mt Washington Valley Chamber of Commerce. Complete info here.
Other Deals at ski resorts and restaurants!
$10 Tuesday Night Skiing and Snowboarding at King Pine! From 4:00-9:00pm, $10 Tuesday night lift tickets, PLUS $10 rentals, $10 terrain park lessons (available starting 1/9), $10 tubing (5-7 p.m.) AND $10 Burger and Beer* at the Trail’s End Tavern are all offered with valid lift ticket. Offer valid on non-holiday Tuesdays and applies to 4-9 p.m. lift tickets. *Must be 21 years of age with valid photo id. Some restrictions apply. Limit one per person.
Every Wednesday throughout February at Red Parka Steakhouse & Pub: Join Jerry every Wednesday in the Pub where he gives away lift tickets to all the great ski areas. All you must do is be in the Pub between 5:30-8:00.
Fri/Sat, through March 10th: $25 Powder & Pasta Night Skiing at Bretton Woods: Ski or ride from 4-8pm on Friday & Saturday nights and then enjoy a pasta dinner, featuring Penne pasta with a classic red Italian sauce or savory white alfredo, topped with your choice of mouth watering meatballs and grilled chicken and garlic bread on the side to finish your night. $25 includes ticket and dinner, through March 10th.
March 2: New England Ski Day at Shawnee Peak: New Englanders can purchase a ticket to ski or ride all day and night on Friday March 2nd for just $32 with the presentation of your New England driver’s license. Rentals will just be $32 all day too. Kids get the deal with a license holder.
March 2: College Night #4 at Shawnee Peak: Grab your classmates, or your professor if you dare, and Sneak to the Peak from 3:00-9:00pm. Lift Tickets are JUST $20, a savings of $15 and Rentals are JUST $15, a savings of $12! Plus, Open Mic in Blizzard’s Pub for the 21+ crowd afterward.
March 3-4: Cranmore’s 80th Anniversary ticket specials: Available online only. $80 2 day adult lift tickets, purchase here, $80 family four pack tubing or MAP 5-8pm, discount available day of at ticket office or $80 Get Skiing or Snowboarding 2-day package, purchase here. (to reserve lesson, select March 3rd in date picker).
March 10-11: Military Weekend at Cranmore: During Cranmore’s historic Hannes Schneider Meister Cup, March 10th & 11th, Cranmore will offer free lift tickets for active duty, veteran and retired servicemen and women. Card carrying dependents will receive $15 off a lift ticket.
March 10: 2nd Annual Winter Charity Day: Make a minimum donation of $25 per person ($15 ages 5-12) to the charity of your choice and enjoy free skiing, tubing, snowshoeing and a buffet lunch (11:30 am – 1:00 pm). Kids under 5 participate free with each donating adult. Make a minimum donation of $50 per person ($30 ages 5-12) to the charity of your choice and enjoy free skiing, tubing, snowshoeing, a buffet lunch and a ride on the Mt. Washington SnowCoach to treeline on the Auto Road. The first 32 people who make a $50 donation will receive a SnowCoach ticket for that day. Complete info here.
Valley Originals Gift Certificate Sale
There are still a few discounted gift certificates left from selected Valley Originals restaurants. Click here to get them while you can. Once they’re gone, they’re gone!
White Mountain Hotel Frequent Diner Program
Enjoy a free entrée for every ten times you dine at White Mountain Hotel. Please inquire at the Front Desk with any questions.
Horsefeathers Preferred Diner Program
Earn points for every dollar you spend at Horsefeathers toward a $50.00 Gift Certificate. And on your birthday, receive a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée. Click here to sign up.
Traditions at Purity Spring Resort Loyalty Card Program
With your Traditions Loyalty Card in-hand, you will earn one point for each dollar you spend at Traditions. When you reach 500 points, you will earn a Traditions gift card with a value of $25! To receive your Traditions Loyalty Card, please ask your server the next time you visit, and begin earning points right away! Click here for program guidelines.
For a complete list of restaurants and dining opportunities in Mt Washington Valley, click here.