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Big Bean Cafe

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118 Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857
+1 603-659-8600
07:00 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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Newmarket, United States
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I frequent the "Bean" for breakfast. Their specials are inspired! Terrific muffins and if you are lucky, you can get day old muffins and bagels cheap!

Thank Stanley N C
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the Big Bean! Always fresh and fun from the regular menu to their creative specials. There's a reason that it might have a line to get in!

Thank Lori F
Newmarket, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Newmarket Breakfast/Lunch spot is outrageous. Ignore the sign "Hippies use Backdoor - No Exceptions", but get the humor and fun. A fabulous place for older people, students and families. Not to be missed. This makes my life in Newmarket so much better.

Thank mreisz
Andover, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Big Bean is an excellent place for breakfast and lunch. All items have a little extra pizzazz. The food is fresh and well-made. Unfortunately, this is a small place and there is often a wait. Still, I would say this is the best place In Newmarket and a real gem.

Thank Drea T
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my daughter for a breakfast place. Highly recommend this place. Self service coffee from a variety of cool mugs. A great menu. Friendly staff. We are going again tomorrow, it was that good !

Thank cabocathy1
Tenants Harbor, Maine
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This little gem in Newmarket opens at 6 am for breakfast and stays open until 2 for lunch. They specialize in farm fresh eggs served just about any way you want, hearty home fries or hash browns, toast made from many kinds of bread, and of course specialty coffees by the mug-full. The lunch menu is no less extensive. Get... More 

Thank John R
Exeter, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Found hair in my breakfast. Scrambled eggs had egg shells in them.all staff take turns at being the cook. Bad quality.

1 Thank LoganRyan1986
White River Junction, Vermont
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132 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Big Bean is fun! The locals all know it and love it. Coffee is plentiful and great; service is warm and smiling; breakfast specials are always creative and BIG. It's small in the sense that it's cozy. Get there early and expect to have a short wait for a table. In the nice weather bring the dog and eat... More 

Thank Kalonymos
Dunkirk, Maryland
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91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is a fantastic option for a New England breakfast. The atmosphere is casual and full of locals (in fact, a local brought us here). People of all walks of life dine here, and the food and service are excellent. Of particular note is that they bake their own breads. Cinnamon raisin french bread is fantastic. Ask for maple... More 

Thank lovesmaryland
Goffstown, New Hampshire
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161 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

finally made it to Newmarkets breakfast hot spot, and now I know what all the fuss is about. I had the downeast french toast which was amazing, I was sad I couldn't finish the plate. My husband and son each had an omelette, which were also perfect. We all had smoothies made to order with your choice of fruit and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +1 603-659-8600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?