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Popovers On The Square

8 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
+1 603-431-1119
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“popovers” (360 reviews)
“apple butter” (77 reviews)
“sandwiches” (51 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
7:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard about Popovers for years and finally had a chance to go there with friends for lunch. We all enjoyed the soups and sandwiches, and were tempted by the amazing display of cakes and other baked goods (which we managed to resist). This...More

Thank Chloesfriend
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy coffee shop atmosphere with outside seating in the summer, all right in the center of town. Wear blinders if you’re on a diet, they have a long display of sweets that make my mouth water just thinking about it. The popovers are the best...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our recent trip to Portsmouth we stopped in for lunch. We each had the soup and half sandwich combo and we’re both happy with our meals, especially the soups which tasted like they were “homemade.” We also got a few cookies to go and...More

Thank rmb11282017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us on vacation stoped in to Popovers for lunch. Loved the Popovers but the rest of the meals were just average.

Thank Miamijim
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We found this restaurant when we were walking the city. The popovers are very good and the beverages are great! Recommended!

Thank floribel1
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

After a walk along the ocean, I stopped at Popovers on the Square. It was recommended by the front desk representative at Homewood Suites. They have a nice menu selection and an amazing baked goods display. I selected the half sandwich and salad with the...More

Thank Beth_McD05
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Served with maple butter, light and fluffy. Great coffee. Nice atmosphere! Located on the town square, there’s lots to see and do around this adorable cafe.

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Food was wonderful and high quality (best turkey). Service was efficient and friendly The difference here is the deserts. Popovers are a dream and a wide variety of deserts make this a must go destination

Thank Shart43
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped into popovers for a quick breakfast and was happily surprised at all the gluten free options on their menu. I was able to try my very first popover ever!! I even got to have a panini which is something I rarely get to eat!...More

Thank J4395EVkaties
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Cute local spot! The bakery is wonderful, and they put booze in your hot chocolate. What's not to love??

Thank Cassleigh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1119
  • E-mail
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