Welcome to Rare Grill House, our answer to the need for a great steakhouse in downtown Peterborough.


But it doesn’t just end at steak... Rare is all about great food.  Our ingredients are simple and fresh with numerous local choices.  Combine that with our warm atmosphere and comfortable service, and you have the perfect place for a romantic dinner for two or a fun night out with a group of friends.


Hours of Business


Open for Dinner Service

Tuesday to Saturday at 5:00p.m.

Closed Sunday and Monday



Holiday Hours

Open as above with the exception of the following days:

Sat. Dec. 24th 10:00am-2:00pm for Gift Certificates only

CLOSED Tuesday December 27th


Gift Certificates


Wrap up a little Rare for Christmas! 

Gift certificates are available for purchase in person starting at 3:00p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.  We will also be open for you on Saturday December 24th 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. for those last minute shoppers!  Live out of town?  Give us a call and we will even mail it out for you!


New Year’s Eve


We are now taking reservations for New Year’s Eve!  We will be serving a special 3-course menu only.  Details can be found on the New Year’s Eve tab. Please use the Reserve Now link to book online or call the restaurant to make your reservation.

Please note that reservations booked between 5:00p.m. and 7:00p.m. are

2 hour seatings.  If you wish to extend your stay with us, please let us know when making your reservation.