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The Stairway Cafe

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2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5120
+1 603-356-5200
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Scarborough, Maine
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I am not a traditionalist when it comes to breakfast. If your looking for something unique or even exotic, then head to this place. They have elk, venison, pheasant, wild boar, and duck sausage ! I had them all with some eggs and toast. The atmosphere is very relaxing and the dining area is the size of nanas pantry... it's... More 

Thank mpshea63
on the move
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143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This great place had a real old-time feel about it. Well cooked food and friendly real traditional service. Our breakfasts were generous and the continuous refill coffee was hot and strong. Recommended..

Thank planbee
Simcoe, Canada
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten breakfast here previous years and the food and service are still great! Good homecooked food....none of us have ever had a meal we didn't like....and going for a late breakfast certainly eliminates the need for lunch!

1 Thank Patricia F
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130 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Hip little joint with a small dining area...very nice vibe and excellent food! Interesting twist on some traditional breakfast dishes and throw in some wild game sausage and you can't go wrong. Great sandwiches and reasonable prices...explore the surrounding shops when you are done!

1 Thank Tigaudi
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

the place is small, even more so if the outside area is closed due to the weather, but the food is excellent, cooked fresh served hot, its a great place to start the day

1 Thank mart888
South Plainfield
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Had breakfast on the porch. Can look over park across the road and the North Conway railroad station. Food is very good and friendly service. My wife had cinnamon muffin and pumpkin pancakes. I had ham steak and eggs.

1 Thank John K
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing French toast and Oscar benedict with a light hollandaise sauce. This is our second visit to this unique establishment and we have been satisfied each time. You can't wait to come back!

1 Thank Nicholas M
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Had a breakfast with friends as one of our stop whilst touring New England. Sat outside with a wonderful view of the train station. Good breakfast selection, with coffee refill. Reasonable price, ver attentive staff.

1 Thank angie9932
Providence, Rhode Island
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Sorry for the late review but I was back in the area Columbus Day weekend and it reminded me that I did not write a review for The Stairway Cafe. The food was very tasty. Many different and eclectic choices. Though it may be a little pricey the food is fresh and cooked to perfection so to me it is... More 

1 Thank Kim F
Winthrop, Maine
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A couple of years ago I had one of the best breakfasts ever there and was excited to go back. Today was a sad dissapointment. My omelet was dry and tasteless. My pancakes were bland. Bananna and walnut. Yes those 2 items were in there but past that the pancake batter was so dismal! Homefries were bland as well. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5120
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Conway  >  North Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 603-356-5200
Small eclectic cafe offering local ingredients. Something for everyone!

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