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The Roundabout Diner & Lounge

580 US Highway 1 Byp, Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4144
+1 603-431-1440
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (34 reviews)
“waffle fries” (13 reviews)
“hash” (24 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
580 US Highway 1 Byp, Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4144
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1 - 10 of 752 reviews

Reviewed today

Stopped for breakfast on our way out of town. Excellent blueberry pancakes. Great background music, friendly staff. Delicious and would go back.

Thank jrreils
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

First of all its a diner and an excellent one at that. A lot of food choices and breakfast all day. Went with friends while visiting for the day and we had the Reuben and burgers. Good portions, sweet potato fries were excellent and the...More

1  Thank Saggybeach_6
Reviewed 2 days ago

Michael was our waiter and could not have been nicer. I always say that the wait staff can make or break a restaurant and it is so true. Went back 3 times during our stay. The food is so good. The parking lot always looks...More

Thank Lorifishkill
Reviewed 6 days ago

I hit this place every time I visit Portsmouth. I'm from Jersey (home of the most diners anywhere) so when I say this is the best diner ever, that's saying something! The atmosphere is 50's diner, really cute. The wait staff is attentive. The food...More

Thank Louanne S
Dan P, Manager at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Louanne, Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we are doing. It's great to hear you always enjoy your visits! We look forward to seeing you again on your next trip to Portsmouth.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the Best Western hotel which is attached to the diner so we decided to try it. The eggs and omelets were delicious. I was so excited that they had bread from When Pigs Fly. The coffee was delicious and the service...More

Thank Naomi C
Dan P, Manager at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Naomi, I am happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and decided to come back during your stay in Portsmouth! Hopefully we see you again next time you're in town.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This diner has so many things going for it! First, if you have mobility issues, come one, come all!! No kidding. There are multiple cutaways on the sidewalk, the doorways and space between tables can easily accommodate a wheelchair or walker, the ladies room is...More

Thank happywoman57
Dan P, Owner at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know you enjoyed your visit. We strive to use as many locally sourced products and companies as we can to ensure high quality and fresh food. I am sorry the eggs came...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast on our way South. Takes a little bit of effort to get there because it's off the main highway. The facility has an aged dinner look. The staff is friendly and seems have been around a long time. Poached eggs were...More

Thank pen1
Dan P, Owner at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the feedback! Sorry the service was a bit slow but we love to hear you enjoyed the food. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for breakfast. I had the Portobello Benedict and my son the pancakes with real maple syrup (added price). Delicious. They did not swing past and refill drinks but the food was well done. If I was going to be there longer I would try...More

Thank rff1010
Dan P, Owner at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us! Glad to hear you enjoyed the food. Hope to see you for dinner soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely diner. Bright and clean. Great comprehensive menu. Friendly staff. Food was good,well presented and tasty.

Thank Helen H
Dan P, Owner at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Helen, thank you for reviewing us. We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed near there for 4 days and ate breakfast there everyday- omelets, toast, red bliss potatoes- everything delicious! Had a Patty Melt one day that was great! All the staff are professional and friendly especially Michael. Don’t worry if there’s a wait - it goes...More

Thank Zarbabe_12
Dan P, Owner at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We love to hear you came everyday during your stay! We make sure to get all of our customers in as quickly as we can.

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ttardiff2017
5 March 2018|
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Response from John N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have beer and ales. Light beer and micro brews.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 580 US Highway 1 Byp, Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4144
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1440
  • E-mail
Description
At the Roundabout Diner and Lounge, we serve breakfast all day, great burgers and sandwiches, Phantom Gourmet award-winning BBQ, comfort food classics like meatloaf, roast turkey, and of course, local New England favorites like fish and chips, and the best lobster roll around. We also use locally sourced ingredients wherever possible, like bread baked just for us by When Pigs Fly Bakery, breakfast sausage made for us in Vermont, local cheeses, and more. And we make all our delicious cakes and pies right here at the Roundabout. From scratch! If you would like us to cater one of your events then look no further than Chill Catering, one of the largest catering companies on the seacoast.
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