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Jul 14, 2010 06:33 PM

Best Breakfast in or near Portsmouth, NH?

Anyone have any favorites to recommend in and around Portsmouth?

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  1. Friendly Toast...downtown portsmouth....parking can be tuff......but great breakfast dishes.

    1. Friendly Toast has gotten a little pricey, and the lines can be too dern long. I like Colby's for Breakfast.....the corned beef hash benedict or maybe the lobster asparagus omelet. The Golden Egg is pretty good, too.

      The Friendly Toast
      121 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801

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      1. re: jackattack

        yea I agree....was a smoken diner south of portsmouth on the right Betty's kitchen.

        They always did a band up breakfast......weekends could be crouded too though.

        Check out the Huevo rancheros on the specials menu on the link OMG...yum!

        1. re: jackattack

          I like Colby's too. Little tiny place, usually full on the weekend, and no one rushes you out once you get seated. Great food.

        2. Golden Egg on Sagamore Ave is the loca;'s favorite....

          The Wentworth Hotel has an AMAZING breakfast buffet for around $10-$12 that will get you going until dinner....

          Round-About diner on the portsmouth traffic circle is also good!

          1. LATE to the party! The Friendly Toast is excellent. It's ambiance isn't for everybody. The food rocks and the service is undeniably aloof and reserved. It all adds to the overall experience, for some strange reason.

            Geno's near Strawberry Bank is a great choice as well. Again.....the service is interesting, but, heck! This is New England and things are done differently here. Good Luck!

            The Friendly Toast
            121 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801

            1. We have found the Golden Egg so not worth the wait. Betty's in No.Hampton is still pretty good. Wish the music at the Toast wasn't so darn LOUD! We have found it worth the drive across the bridge to York, Maine and always have amazing breakfasts at The Stolen Menu. It's not cheap, but it's always worth it.


              Stolen Menu Cafe
              127 Long Sands Rd Ste 7, York, ME 03909