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The Stairway Cafe

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American, Organic, Café, Coffee Shop
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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
  • 133
    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
Excellent food and service

Our go-to place for breakfast in North Conway. The deck is also open for outdoor dining and watching the downtown traffic, people and vehicles.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Donna C
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Conway, New Hampshire
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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225 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Conway, New Hampshire
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Our go-to place for breakfast in North Conway. The deck is also open for outdoor dining and watching the downtown traffic, people and vehicles.

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Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Normally we stay at a bed and breakfast when in the area and don't get the opportunity to check out the delicious breakfast places. This time we were able to try Stairway Cafe and weren't disappointed. As mentioned by others, it is on the smaller side, so either arrive early, late or expect to wait. The word is out and... More 

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Clinton, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
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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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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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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, Organic, Café, Coffee Shop

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