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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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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came here with a large group of people on Sunday morning. The place is not big and the waiting area is non-existent so you have to wait on the stairs or outside in cold (it was winter time). While we waited on the stairs, a couple was leaving the restaurant and the stairs were full of mud (snow outside) and... More 

Thank JukeUAV
Methuen, Massachusetts
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129 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped for lunch and were intrigued by the menu and décor. there are only 7-8 tables. Its a little crowded but comfortable. All the food is local. I believe breakfast is served all day. My grandson had a hamburger and loved it. My wife and I had grilled chicken and chicken salad sandwiches. We all enjoyed the food and... More 

Thank pandccoppola
Manchester, New Hampshire
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The decor is a wonderful mix of eclectic finds from the 40s and 50s with a wonderful mix of color and patterns. The food was excellent and we felt like we'd landed in a 60s hippies commune or fun Aunt Masie's kitchen. Staff was very welcoming and friendly.

1 Thank PleinAirGal
Exeter, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you Tracy for a great breakfast. Our food was amazing and the service was fanominal. Choose the French toast!

1 Thank Emadjen26
Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small space; cozy; with an artsy feel. Very good quality food; creative; fair portions at a reasonable price. They use local farm products. One must try the wild game sausages which come from a local smoke house. Pheasant sausages were amazing! The Jalapeno Chicken Sausage Omelet was perfect. All the food coming out of the kitchen looked great. Get there... More 

1 Thank Scottford
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cute upstairs restaurant in downtown N conway. Good food and service. They serve breakfast all day. We went for lunch and had the burger. Cooked well. If it is a busy day you might have to wait a while due to limited seating.

1 Thank Ashley W
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful sunday brunch here. We were seated immediately and service was very quick. The space is cute and the portions were great. Bottomless coffee with frequent refills. The foods was very good, very fresh. Home fries were delicious.

1 Thank ap82111
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Stairway Cafe is a fun breakfast spot in downtown North Conway. The food was very good. Flavorful bacon, eggs done right, nice crispy freshly made bread (toast) and really good blueberry pancakes! The atmosphere is fun with lots of interesting throwback items to look at from old style toasters to funny toys. It's a really fun nostalgic experience. My only... More 

1 Thank xplorermom
Peabody, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Best breakfast in North Conway. Great waitresses, fast service, really good food. It's worth the walk up the stairs for a perfect breakfast.

1 Thank budwodarski
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I love this quaint place. It's my first visit and the service was prompt and polite with a really cool decor. My omelet was delicious and cooked perfectly. A must see when visiting North Conway!

1 Thank Meghan E

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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, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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?