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Lou's Restaurant and Bakery

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American, Coffee Shop, Bakery, Diner
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30 S Main St, Hanover, NH 03755-2015
(603) 643-3321
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Today
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 143
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cruller french toast was our favorite

Great all around breakfast place with a short wait times during peak times. Our favorite was the cruller french toast which is something close to challah bread...but a little different :) Would definitely come again

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
cg1300
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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249 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Great all around breakfast place with a short wait times during peak times. Our favorite was the cruller french toast which is something close to challah bread...but a little different :) Would definitely come again

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Weston, Connecticut
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Take a bite of Hanover history at this famous local eatery. We stopped in for breakfast and had a feast. Baked goods are fresh and tasty, even traditional egg favorites get a home-cooked touch. Getting hungry again as I write this....

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North Haverhill, New Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Lou's cakes are amazingly delicious and perfect for parties. The Hanover Fudge and Red Velvet cakes are my favorite. The atmosphere here is lively, and the food is above average diner fare. I love eating here.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Regularly do brunch at Lou's during the summer season, and although it is always busy, the staff do a great job of getting you seated as soon as possible. Food is delicious, would recommend most of the menu! Definitely worth a visit!

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Sunapee
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

So-so restaurant. Carry-out pie was fair only. I probably will not go back here. Look around at other options.

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New York City
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

It's everything a diner should be, Great food and hot coffee. Perfect breakfast spot. Very accomodating - esp for those of us who eat gluten free.

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Acton and Wellfleet, MA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lou's has all of the traditional breakfast favorites along with a number of variations on the favorites that make it unique. I look forward to having breakfast or brunch there every time I am in the area. I wish I had a Lou's in my town!

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
435 reviews 435 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
636 helpful votes 636 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We were looking for somewhere to have breakfast and found Lou's Restaurant and Bakery on South Main Street. It was quite inviting from the outside, we were warmly welcomed and a table was quickly found for us. The restaurant was busy and there was a good buzz to the place. On the menu there was a wide range of items... More 

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Boston, MA
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Having breakfast or lunch as Lou's is a homecoming of sorts. The quality of the food and service is always exceptional. The tradition lives on!

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Hanover, NH
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the best corned beef hash I have ever had in a restaurant. Lou's focuses on fresh local ingredients - your eggs, bacon, toast etc most likely originated in NH or VT. Go to spot for ordering birthday cakes.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 S Main St, Hanover, NH 03755-2015
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: (603) 643-3321

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Bakery, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?