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The Friendly Toast

113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-430-2154
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“pancakes” (81 reviews)
“home fries” (63 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My daughter’s favorite spot for breakfast or brunch! She loves the stuffed French toast and hard as I’ve tried, I cannot replicate this dish! It was light and fluffy and filled with fresh strawberries. I ordered a scrambled egg dish with avocado, tomatoes and Swiss...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank VineyardKathy
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed a breakfast here recently and the food was better than average, the service was prompt and friendly, and the appointments were comfy and cozy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall the food was really good and the sizes was more than enough for breakfast. Only suggestion get there early to get a spot.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast selection and really cool atmosphere! I would recommend the chicken and waffles!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank flyeaglesfly228
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Funky spot with a wide ranging menu. Very eclectic ambience with servers who are unique personalities. Meals were excellent and service was prompt. Highly recommend but only caution was very loud music at least the morning we were there.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ontheroadagain449
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good breakfast in this well run restaurant. Didn't have to wait too long and service good. Good value in a well located area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cjohnstone97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went early on a Saturday night, not busy, no wait. If you want breakfast or a burger for dinner, this is your place! I had a chicken sandwich, the meat wasn't cut, just a big slab of chicken... tough to eat... they made it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 7 November 2018

It is such a fun place to go for a meal. It is a handy location when you attend a show at the Music Hall. The menu is varied and choices are all good. My favorite is the Mission Burrito and my husband usually gets...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Linda J
Reviewed 4 November 2018

This is probably the best place for breakfast in downtown Portsmouth. THey have an excellent selection of egg dishes (omelettes, eggs benedict, etc.) as well as pancakes/waffles, etc.

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed 2 November 2018

We dined in a booth and enjoyed the waitress who selected our food choices: egg scrambled egg rolls for my guest and "Jack's scramble" [eggs, avocado, veggies] for me. The toast was excellent, too. We loved our whole experience including the Bloody Mary's which were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JanCee10021
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Questions & Answers
21 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
They have several salads, check the online menu. I've never had one but I have seen them on customers tables"
Elaine W
15 July 2016|
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Response from chiro85 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But you have to search for them on the menu.
21 May 2016|
Response from mclynch55 |
Nevermind... their own website says they're open at 7:00am daily... makes more sense... the TripAdvisor times are outdated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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