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The Stairway Cafe

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American, Coffee Shop, Café, Organic
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2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, NH 03860
+1 603-356-5200
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Small eclectic cafe offering local ingredients. Something for everyone!
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 131
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Delicious Breakfast

We had a quick breakfast here and it was delicious! I had cinnamon raisin french toast, home fries, and a huge mug of Mocha coffee (hot choc/coffee). Loved the decor too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Stephanie A
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Clinton, Oklahoma
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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223 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Clinton, Oklahoma
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had a quick breakfast here and it was delicious! I had cinnamon raisin french toast, home fries, and a huge mug of Mocha coffee (hot choc/coffee). Loved the decor too!

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Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great service, fresh hash made on-site. Lots of unique dishes on the menu like Crab Cakes Benedict and wild game sausage.

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Charlton MA
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

If you're looking for a unique little restaurant then this is the place for lunch. They serve both breakfast and lunch but we ate there for lunch. The restaurant is located on the second floor with steep stairs, no elevators. The room is bright and has that olde time country antique flair. The tables are close but it's that type... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A very good friend of me and the Missus that is a local told us we have to go here for breakfast. We decided to give it a try and I was immediately delighted when we opened the door to find stairs that have the lyrics to STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN carved into them!!!!! Only one of the best songs ever........ More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Great little breakfast spot with friendly staff. They have an extensive breakfast menu and the food was delicious. It was a little pricey but worth it. It has the feel of being at home but with someone else doing the cooking.

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Gray, Maine
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Of all my visits to North Conway, I had never been to The Stairway Cafe before now. My breakfast was cranberry brioche french toast. Holy cow! It was fantastic. And I love that they offered real maple syrup. How could I not love this place?

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Snowville, New Hampshire
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The lovely restaurant was buzzing when we arrived. We were seated promptly. The place is filled with eclectic antiques and funky artwork. It is obvious the owner loves food, good surroundings and is quite creative. Although Andrea, our waitress, was really busy, she brought us our drinks right away and made sure we saw the specials board. I chose the... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

What a great find we were on a girls weekend and this was the perfect Saturday morning breakfast everything homemade and great service, very cool, quirky decor, loved it

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Sandown
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We wished we had found this place sooner as we had the best breakfast of our trip. We enjoyed omelets which were were generously portioned and fresh. Quality ingredients and fresh food are worth a few extra dollars in my opinion. We were there on a Monday morning and we had the place to ourselves. It probably would be crowded... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The waitress had an odd air of hostility about her.The eating area is tiny and the tables are cheap and shoddy.If I leaned on the table the top see sawed toward me.The food was fairly inventive and of ok quality, but overpriced.The add on charge of 1.99$ for real syrup and butter seems like cheap penny grabbing to me.we will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, NH 03860
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  North Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 603-356-5200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 14
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Café, Organic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

Description

Small eclectic cafe offering local ingredients. Something for everyone!
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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