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Colby's Breakfast & Lunch

105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
+1 603-436-3033
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The service has always been wonderful whenever we have visited. The food is well prepared and scrumptious. If there is anything bad about the place, it's also the quaint size. While it adds charm it also means there could be a little wait to be...More

Thank buzz333
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great food, great prices, friendly wait staff. Highly recommend it. A small place that usually has a line of people waiting (a sure sign of a good place!) – but fast service means the table turn over quickly.

Thank SeashoreTraveler
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Colbys is worth the wait for basic, good food, especially breakfast, something Portsmouth does not have enough of. The pancakes are the best. Eat outside in the alley if the weather is good. This is a place the locals go.

Thank tlambert
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Waiter very pleasant. Very small place with no A/C, not a good thing on a hot day which was the weather the day we visited. We ordered breakfast that included eggs, bacon, homefries and 2 huge pancakes. The best part were the pancakes served with...More

Thank Amie S
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We loved our breakfast experience at Colby's (on a Sunday AM). Be sure to get there early or plan on a wait (free coffee while you wait, if you so desire). The menu is diverse with something for everyone. I had the special- eggs Benedict...More

Thank Oper8bsn
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I ate a Colby's while in Portsmouth 2 years ago. Happy to say it was just as great this time around. Spent 3 mornings in Portsmouth and went to Colby's for 2 breakfasts! Tried the specials as well as the cinnamon swirl french toast. Specials...More

Thank kellyuf87
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Tripadvisor has yet to steer me wrong and this place is a great example of the hidden gems you might never otherwise try. Tiny place, GREAT food. Warning- the pancakes are huge and addictive! Prices are very reasonable and the staff is welcoming and attentive.

Thank Becky B
Reviewed 13 August 2016

During our recent get-away to Portsmouth, my wife and I ate breakfast at Colby's twice. Delicious. Each day I had fried eggs, bacon, and pancakes. The pancakes were large (the second day--really large) and the syrup was real maple syrup. Both days we sat in...More

Thank DESJr78
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We heard this place was the place to eat for breakfast and we would approve too! Although we waited a few minutes to get a table ready, our waiter was jovial and pleasant throughout the breakfast service. Coffee was excellent, filled up to the brim...More

Thank Marie-France M
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I had visited Colby's previously on a fairly crowded weekend morning. This time, I visited on a weekday, and there were a couple of empty tables when I arrived around 8AM. It's a busy place, so keep that in mind if you are looking for...More

Thank lirwin13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-3033
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