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The Blue Mermaid is part of “The Hill”, a cluster of historic homes located at High Street off Hanover Street behind the Hilton Garden Inn across from the Parking Garage and close to all the shopping and activities of downtown Portsmouth.
For GPS Directions: Enter 116 High Street which will take you to the Hilton Garden Inn. We are located directly behind the Hilton Garden Inn off High Street.
Directions from Portsmouth Traffic circle: Take 1 Bypass North. Get off on Maplewood Avenue Exit. At the stop sign take a right onto Maplewood Avenue. Go through a set of blinking lights and at the second set of lights take a left onto Hanover Street. After the Hilton Garden Inn take a left onto High Street. After passing the Hilton Garden Inn take a left and continue straight to our parking lot at the bottom of the hill.
Directions from I-95: Take exit 7 towards downtown Portsmouth. Take a right onto Hanover Street then take a right onto High Street. The Blue Mermaid is the blue building with yellow lettering behind the Hilton Garden Inn.
There are multiple parking options available for Blue Mermaid island grill. As you go down Garden Way between the Hilton Garden Inn and The Blue Mermaid from High Street, patrons are allowed to park in the first gated lot on the right behind the Residence Inn. Please call 603.427.2583 to open the gate.
Other parking options include:
The Portsmouth Parking Shuttle
The FREE shuttle operates Friday – Sunday and drops you off at the Hanover St. Parking Garage, just a few yards away! Visit www.portsmouthparkingshuttle.com for more information.
The Hanover Street Parking Garage*
To get from the Parking Garage to the restaurant: Exit Parking Garage from the Hanover Street Exit. Walk across Hanover Street towards The Hilton Garden Inn. Walk up High Street. Just after the Hilton Garden Inn take a left. The Blue Mermaid is the blue building located down the driveway.
The Portwalk Place Parking Garage*
To get from the Parking Garage to the restaurant: Exit onto Hanover Street, go left and turn another left onto Portwalk Pl. After the first building on the right you will see a pathway to follow up until you see our blue building right past a gated parking lot.
*We are happy to validate parking, just bring your parking stub.
Vaughn St. Extension Parking Lot
Exit onto Maplewood Ave and head left towards the light at the Deer St. intersection. Head left on Deer St. until you see Portwalk Pl on your right (across the street). Head down Portwalk Pl until you see a pathway on your left between the buildings, which you can follow up until you see our blue building ahead.
There is metered parking on the streets surrounding the Blue Mermaid. These streets are named Hanover Street, High Street and Deer Street.