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The Friendly Toast

113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-430-2154
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (54 reviews)
“pancakes” (78 reviews)
“home fries” (61 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed today via mobile

“It’s remarkable how thick the toast is...”, per Hubbie. He ordered Avo Toast which came as a wonderful and very generous serving of avo, mango, corn, feta, spring greens, and eggs with salsa verde on two slices of toast. Per Hubbie, one slice would have...More

Thank vsbrinkman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I loved this place. Very original in design and menu offerings. I had the buffadilla, quesadilla with buffalo chicken, it was great. When we were there the background music was 80s pop-punk and the server was indeed friendly. The posters and decor was very eclectic...More

Thank 129Iodine
Reviewed 6 days ago

I ate breakfast here on a Sunday morning with my wife, stepdaughter and her girlfriend. It is clear that the restaurant is very popular, as every seat was filled, and the line was beginning to snake out the door. Given that the restaurant was so...More

Thank huskyhoops
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My nine year old son and I spent a week in New England (Boston, then Maine) and stopped here for breakfast on the way back down to Boston. This was the best breakfast we had that entire week. The waffles and bacon were perfect, and...More

Thank Rockawaygirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

My plate of Kiss My Grits was delicious and enormous. I couldn't get through 1/3 of it even though it was my dinner! As good as the menu offerings - the decor. So much to look at while sipping your cocktail and eating breakfast for...More

Thank cmontie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived at 8:30 am with my boyfriend before the morning rush and ended up waiting more than 50 minutes for our food to be delivered to the table. Meanwhile, tables of larger parties that had been seated more than 20 minutes after us already had...More

Thank Charlotte R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every person who’s been to Portsmouth told us to go here. They were right. I had the knuckle sandwich and it was tasty-my husband had the Irish Benny and he loved it. The hash was great, and the home fries were wonderful. The service was...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some unique menu items, great food, excellent service, eclectic decor. And I believe that all of the wait staff have at least one full sleeve.

Thank PriusOwner2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great spot for breakfast/brunch. hip decor, very dineresque. a local favorite but not necessarily a culinary 'gem' :P it serves its purpose. beer and wine served. right in downtown.

Thank thefitchboi
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Decent place to get breakfast. I had the Irish benedict...I don't think you could call the sauce it came with as hollandaise though...it was very thin and runny. I got it on the side though so I just didn't bother to eat it. The corned...More

Thank travelinbluesgal
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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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