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The Stairway Cafe

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American, Organic, Coffee Shop, 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!

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Visitor rating
  • 135
    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
Breakfast with options

Checked out this cute little cafe while waiting for our train ride. I had an omelet with bison sausage. Sooooo good! Just changing up one ingredient made my omelet unique and delicious. They also have venison and elk sausage for those who want something different. Our waitress was fun and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
lisa h
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Bakersfield, California
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Bakersfield, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Checked out this cute little cafe while waiting for our train ride. I had an omelet with bison sausage. Sooooo good! Just changing up one ingredient made my omelet unique and delicious. They also have venison and elk sausage for those who want something different. Our waitress was fun and witty. A great experience. Would definitely visit again.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If you like home style cooking then this is the place for you. The disadvantage of this place is that its very small and can only accommodate less than 25 people at a time. The place packs in very quickly, so arrive early.

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Conway, New Hampshire
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 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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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, Coffee Shop, Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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?