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In A Pinch Cafe

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146 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301
603.226.2272
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Great little spot on the main drag...

We stopped for lunch and were very content. Service was fabulous and great homemade desserts. Wanted to go back this past weekend, but closed on Sunday's.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
DMarshall2014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Concord, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The choices will make your mouth water and everything is really good. My favorite is their chicken salad on artisan bread.

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Thank Lester Z
Concord, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I LOVE to have lunch at In A Pinch. They serve great food. Salads, sandwiches. These folks have it wrapped up. I have never had a bad experience in over 20 years of dining with them.

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Thank Eileen S
Spruce Head, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Excellent sandwiches made on the freshest baguette. Friendly, helpful service. And the price is right. Great value" I had a very large half sandwich.

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Thank JanSpruceHeadMaine
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and had a Cuban that was just OK, and Italian sandwich that was better. The soups tasted homemade and tasted very good. The name is exactly what it is. It'll do "In a Pinch". Certainly worth going to for a quick lunch and friendly service.

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Thank Tubaman77-CTC
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stopped for lunch and were very content. Service was fabulous and great homemade desserts. Wanted to go back this past weekend, but closed on Sunday's.

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1 Thank DMarshall2014
Urbana, Illinois
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64 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We often have lunch here when we visit Concord. The sandwiches, salads and soups are home made every day. This time we enjoyed a vegetarian quiche and a white bean pesto soup.

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1 Thank Joan36806
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My colleague suggested meeting here for lunch. I had never eaten here before. Unfortunately, on the day we were supposed to meet she had to cancel. Since I had expected to go out for lunch I had not brought my usual brown bag lunch, so I decided to pick up a sandwich and bring it back to the office. Sandwiches... More 

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2 Thank NHMom67
Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Stopped for breakfast at 10 am and they didn't really have any breakfast food. However, they did have quiche. Ordered a "meal plate" it was a very small slice of Quiche and 4 pieces of cut up fruit and a croissant. Would have been ok but they charged me $9.89 for it. The quiche was very tasty but for the... More 

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3 Thank Iliketotravelwithyou
Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a quick lunch stop with good, healthy ready-made salads. Sandwiches and quiche are also available for lunch.

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Thank anneo640
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Visited this café today. Was very surprised to find the food and service so bad. All new help so I guess it has changed hands. No only was the food and service bad the place was not very clean. The trash area behind the check was very dirty. I will never get there again.

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2 Thank Maureen T

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 146 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: 603.226.2272

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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