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The Stairway Cafe

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American, Organic, Cafe
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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!

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  • 149
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 13
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

Walking distance from Eastern Slope Inn, this breakfast spot is unique. If you're lucky, you can get one of the few seats on the second floor deck overlooking 'down town' North Conway. The service, though a little slow, was attentive and the food delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Jack_Linda
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Narragansett, RI & Poincian, FL
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Narragansett, RI & Poincian, FL
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Walking distance from Eastern Slope Inn, this breakfast spot is unique. If you're lucky, you can get one of the few seats on the second floor deck overlooking 'down town' North Conway. The service, though a little slow, was attentive and the food delicious.

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Mont Vernon, New Hampshire
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Went here for breakfast once and would definitely return. Just the atmosphere alone stole my heart. Wonderful family friendly service. It was like eating at a friend's house. The food is locally grown and the menu offers loads of great options for breakfast and lunch. It's a small tight stairway leading to a tiny dining area but so worth the... More 

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This is a small but quaint restaurant, serving breakfast and lunch. They tend to be very busy on weekends.

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Holliston, Massachusetts
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place is right down town North Conway and you walk up a set of stairs with the lyrics to Stairway to Heaven on the steps. The atmosphere is a true reflection of the area and the food and portions are great. Well worth any wait you may encounter.

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stayed in North Conway four days and went to the Stairway Cafe twice for breakfast. The food was very good - we tried the huevos rancheros, a couple of omelets, and one of the daily specials. All of them were very good. The menu was hard to select from there were so many options and lots of local and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stopped into this cafe one morning for breakfast and were very pleased with our breakfast! We had our 2 year in tow and the waitress was great -- she brought her over a jar of toy cars adn coloring materials. Great to keep her entertained while we ate. My husband had french toast, eggs, bacon and hash browns and... More 

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Sanbornville, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Interesting little funky breakfast/lunch place right on the main drag (RT 16) in the middle of North Conway. - Menu: lots of interesting breakfast and lunch options. Focus on local sourcing, organic, veggie options, though also traditional stuff. - Food: My husband LOVED his lobster eggs benedict. Eggs perfectly cooked, lobster on top was fresh and plenty of hollandaise sauce.... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This place is up a stairway, hence the name, and has a limited number of tables and chairs. The balcony will seat a few extra and overlooks the main street. The decor of the café is a little quirky but lovely and the staff were so friendly. We had the full breakfast monte and the almond joy pancakes, both of... More 

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

What a cool little place. And I mean little! Stumbled upon it on a rainy day and had the best turkey club ever. Never have I raved about a turkey club...but this was amazing. Would have gone back again but we were heading out of town. Thumbs way up.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Our food was good. The wife had Eggs Benedict I had pancakes & eggs The location is small but unique. They have a balcony with outdoor seating

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Additional Information about The Stairway Cafe

Address: 2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, NH 03860
Phone Number: +1 603-356-5200
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  North Conway
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 14
Cuisine: American, Organic, Cafe

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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, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, 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?