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The Stairway Cafe

2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5120
+1 603-356-5200
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5120
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here for breakfast on a Saturday. It's a really small place, only has a few tables, and when you're waiting at the beginning it may seem a little disorganized because they don't take anyone's names or anything they just do honors system basically and...More

Thank LaurenShan1011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It feels like you're at a friend's house at the Stairway Cate. Everyone makes you feel so comfortable, the food is delicious and the atmosphere is warm with lots of fun stuff to look at.

Thank bettyz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to have breakfast at 10:15 thinking the rush would be over. The restaurant was packed and noisy where people were shouting conversations to one another from different tables. (probably locals) We were seated at a tiny table next to an outside door. It...More

Thank MoProfera
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

My mother and I were treated less than human. The staff was short and rude. We had to ask for everything and not once did anyone ask us how the food was or how we were doing. We had to ask for ketchup, coffee, and...More

Thank Charli957
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Grandson favorite place. Small place up stairs, 8 tables which makes for long wait. Grandson get his usual of eggs Benedict with Canadian bacon. He loves it and order it every time he there. Wife had the usual Cesar salad. Usual salad but like the...More

Thank nhvacabadfood
Reviewed 10 November 2017

A small place and just loved it. The decor is so much fun with lots of "flea market finds." The food was delicious. I had the muffin of the day - coffee cake. The muffin, with the great coffee was excellent. My husband had the...More

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stairwaycafe, Owner at The Stairway Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

thanks for visiting, cathy, owner

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable breakfast even with a 20 minute wait. Homemade applesauce was my favorite and coffee good and strong. Hubby had eggs Benedict and I had one pancake with an egg. They are willing to go off menu. Slightly higher in price especially for sides....More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I love everything about this place, from the quirky decor, to the lovely lady taking orders and serving and especially the lobster rolls. It's brilliant.

Thank Dax56
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Open for breakfast and lunch...lots of fresh choices and specials. Food is great....from eggs any way you like to soups and sandwiches. We have had both breakfast and lunch here and have never been disappointed in the food or the service.

Thank pattyf45
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were staying at the Hampton Inn and couldn't face breakfast there and by chance found The Stairway Cafe. Staff were wonderful, atmosphere great and food excellent if not too much. Really is a Stairway to Heaven.

Thank Ken M
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18 July 2016|
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Response from john k | Reviewed this property |
From what I recall the specials menu does have Gluten free options kind regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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
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Small eclectic cafe offering local ingredients. Something for everyone!
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