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The Friendly Toast

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113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-430-2154
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 07:00 - 21:00
Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They serve the largest pieces of french toast about 2 inches thick from homemade bread. I got the monster breakfast which it definitely was, and very delicious and filling. My wife got the Monte Cristo and it was huge and delicious as well.

Thank Jonathan K
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a party of 11 on Mother's Day! We called ahead because the app does not accommodate large party requests. You definitely want to reserve seating ahead of time. People walking in from the streets were told it would be an hour and half wait. Portsmouth is a great place to walk around if you are waiting! Getting to... More 

Thank ColaK
Amesbury, Massachusetts
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our go-to place for a great breakfast. It was Mothers' Day so the place was busy but a call ahead put us in line. The place has a fun funky decor, the wait people are young and hip and the service is fast.

Thank marj23
Rome, Italy
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The breakfast is really good. Many varieties of toast. The quality is ok. It's a bit too noisy for a quite breakfast. I wouldn't go for lunch or dinner. In the morning is ok. Coffe is good too

Thank MissSaretta
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast on a quick trip to Portsmouth . Had a very friendly hostess greet us. Waitress was great too. I had the big papa plate with potatoes scallions etc. So good ! Husband had Irish benny with their homemade biscuit which he says was the best biscuit he's ever had. Everything looks good on menu. Will have... More 

Thank 279SS6
Newton, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Late night breakfast binge. Food was great. Bartender was extremely patient in making sure a large takeout order was entered correctly. Bartender was super cool. Ordered a gin and lime juice and she hand squeezed a full lime for each drink. And they have GRITS!!

Thank Clk41
Hillsborough, New Hampshire
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the best! The atmosphere is funky, the food is amazing, and the staff are super attentive and care. We had a great server who helped us navigate the many awesome choices! Going back for sure!!

Thank AJohnsy13
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go before you're hungry or use the app. It took over an hour for grilled cheese, but it was so worth it! Locally made bread is indescribable- I had garlic parmesan bread. Also try the mimosa flight.

Thank Christy J
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ❤ the Toast! Great portion sizes, great staff, great drink menu. I try to pick something different every time, and it's always good. Specials are inventive takes on classic dishes. Loyalty program is also fab, spend your way to free meals! This is a seriously fun restaurant and a great stop downtown, I always recommend it to tourists.

Thank pvtsam1775
San Diego, California
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sometimes you just get lucky and happen to walk into the right place. That's what happened when I found this place and I'm so glad I did. I originally just liked its look and ambiance but that was quickly trumped when my food arrived as it was amazing. The menu also has a ton of things to choose from, I... More 

Thank LandonFlynn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-430-2154

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Pepperell, Massachusetts

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