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All 189 Portsmouth Restaurants

Golden Egg

960 Sagamore Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-436-0519
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Ranked #21 of 189 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: The Golden Egg has been serving fresh, homemade breakfast and lunch since 1983! Everything is homemade. Our menu includes eggs, omelettes, pancakes, waffles, french toast, eggs benedict (many different varieties), muffins, fruit, homemade granola, etc. We have specials that change based on available ingredients. The result is the freshest breakfast with outstanding variety for a great dining experience.
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Portland, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

We actually planned to visit the Egg when we went out east for a wedding. Found out that there is some construction on a bridge that connects that area with Portsmouth. So a round about way to get there was found. It was sooo worth it! My husband had already known what he was getting. Eggs Sagamore. Eggs Benedict with... More

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Cape Cod
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We ordered breakfast to go and ate at the beach because this place was so packed on Sunday morning. The California Eggs are so good. The pumpkin bread with cream cheese was really tasty.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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133 reviews 133 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Went for breakfast and enjoyed it very much. great service good food and lots of room to sit so no long waits.

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Kittery, Maine
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We have been going to the Golden Egg for over 9 years. Sure you will find lines, but if you don't mind a little wait or can even, heavens forbid, sit at the counter, you will find a true hidden gem in the Seacoast area of NH for breakfast. The portions are always filling, the quality of the food is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We were visiting Portsmouth and checked Tripadvisor for a good breakfast spot. Golden Egg had a line, however, the lady in charge is really good at her job and had everyone seated quickly. The menu is extensive and imaginative, probably one of the reasons it is busy. I tried the waffle special with rhubarb and strawberries. It was good, however,... More

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

You can tell by the everpresent lines that you are in for a treat. Even though the place is usually packed, the service is great, the coffee is always full (and bottomless) and the food is fantastic. I try to go whenever I visit Portsmouth or Rye.

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Dallas, Texas
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195 reviews 195 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Great little breakfast spot. Huge menu. And everything we had was very good. They seated us really quickly even though they were busy and we had a party of nine. And our food came out very quickly as well. Great service. Good food. A good place for breakfast if you're close by.

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Auburn
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140 reviews 140 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

There's no frills to this place but it's just a good homestyle breakfast at a local spot. The omelettes & blueberry pancakes were delicious. Definitely a good spot to start your day!

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San Antonio, Texas
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157 reviews 157 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

If your looking for excellent breakfast in a small town atmosphere on the east coast then try the Golden Egg in Portsmouth NH. It's not big or fancy but the omlettes are delicious. My husband had a vegetable omelette and it looked and tasted as if someone had gone to the backyard and picked their freshest most delicious vegetables and... More

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Vineland, New Jersey
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Mostly locals. Service could not be better, very friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Variety of omelets, pastries, fresh fruit, seafood (yes at breakfast) is over the top.

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