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The Friendly Toast

113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-430-2154
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (38 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

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...More

Thank ColaK
Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 4 days ago 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
Reviewed 4 days ago 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...More

Thank 279SS6
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
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
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
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...More

Thank pvtsam1775
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...More

Thank LandonFlynn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much fun stuff to look at. Lots of choices for food. We went for breakfast. The Huevos Rancheros was good and not like any you have had. The cucumber Mary was super tasty and just the right spiciness. Fun for kids and adults.

Thank CLaree40
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
cant find any salads??
21 May 2017|
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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
Do you have eggs for breakfast? I noticed that they were not listed on the menu?
15 July 2016|
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Response from chiro85 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But you have to search for them on the menu.
Are they open for Breakfast on Saturdays? TripAdvisor info says they open at noon!
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, 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
  • E-mail