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The WaterWheel

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1955 Presidential Highway, Route 2, Rte. 2, Jefferson, Jefferson, NH 03583
603-586-4313
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Description: http://www.northnh.com/where-to-eat/breakfast.aspx If you scroll down a...
http://www.northnh.com/where-to-eat/breakfast.aspx If you scroll down a few listings you will see it there. They have no official website, but if you do a search you will see multiple mentions of the restaurant.
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  • 27
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  • 11
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A great place to start the day

If you are looking for a place to fill your belly before a long day at the attractions or hiking in the mountains, this is the place! HUGE pancakes, omelets, waffles, and all the traditional yummy sides. Everything is fresh and delicious, especially the corn bread (can I just say YUM)! My only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Tina D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for a place to fill your belly before a long day at the attractions or hiking in the mountains, this is the place! HUGE pancakes, omelets, waffles, and all the traditional yummy sides. Everything is fresh and delicious, especially the corn bread (can I just say YUM)! My only disappointment was with the "homemade baked beans".... More 

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Jericho, Vermont
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Convenient, average breakfast at inexpensive prices. The service was good and the place seemed clean. There were many options on the menu including eggs, pancakes, omelets, and many sides.

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DownEast and Acadia Maine, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Huge breakfasts,place is so busy wait is long at peak hours but it is worth the wait.amazing food and store too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We love to drive the half an hour to get here - we feel as if we've got our own little breakfast get away, even thought we know it's not just ours. This is a beloved destination for many. The food is always fairly fast, the wait staff is excellent, the breakfast is available all day and we have eaten... More 

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Just got back from our 2nd family vacation in the White Mountains. This was the best breakfast of the whole week. Even better than I remembered. Portions are huge... Kids finished everything on their plates. They have the BEST pancakes. Just delicious and a good price.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We made a quick stop here after a few days in the area. It's located right on the # 2 if traveling east toward Maine. A small building with snacks, gift shop, small dining area and some other speciality items. Fun stop worth about 30 mins of your day

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Boston, Massachusetts
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great food at a great price and a real nice gift shop. The staff were real nice, my kids loved the little game they had at the table we sat in.

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Newport, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Friendly staff. Historic atmosphere inside with many old local treasures mounted throughout the interior and great little gift shop right in the back. Love this place and never miss an opportunity to eat here.

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The staff is really really busy here. Be a little patient when they sit you down and they are very friendly and accommodating. They also have a great little gift shop that has great prices (not your typical gift shop markup) so while you wait you can shop.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had a larger party of ten adults. We told the owner/hostess it was fine to split into three separate parties if it was quicker because we all had separate cars and were heading out separately after the meal. There was a 20 minute wait with 2 other groups of 3 in front of us (initially reasonable). They were seated,... More 

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waterwheelnh, Owner at The WaterWheel, responded to this review

If it was explained to me, Tricia, that the 19 (not 10) people were willing to eat at a variety of different times things could have gone differently. When someone tells me that they have a party of 19 and they don't have to sit together that does not usually mean that they are not traveling together and they are... More 

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Address: 1955 Presidential Highway, Route 2, Rte. 2, Jefferson, Jefferson, NH 03583
Phone Number: 603-586-4313
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Jefferson
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1955 Presidential Highway, Route 2, Rte. 2, Jefferson, Jefferson, NH 03583
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: 603-586-4313

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Description

http://www.northnh.com/where-to-eat/breakfast.aspx If you scroll down a few listings you will see it there. They have no official website, but if you do a search you will see multiple mentions of the restaurant.

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