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960 Sagamore Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-436-0519
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Ranked #20 of 190 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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179 reviews 179 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Not wanting to pay the very high prices asked for breakfast at our hotel we stumbled upon the Golden Egg. OMG – probably one of the best breakfasts we have ever had. It was so delicious we went back again the next day. I discovered the joys of jalapeno bacon, which they offered when we were there, and was shattered... More 

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Chelsea, Vermont
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Super busy but great service and great food. So much better than our nearby expensive hotel. Coffee kept coming and the portions were excellent-highly recommended.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Everything started off great, friendly service, fresh hot coffee, impressive menu but then it had a great fall. They forget to mention all the ingredients, my vegetarian wife discovered they put sausage in her meal even though we specifically asked what was in it. I wanted something different and this menu looked it. I ordered what I thought as per... More 

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Rye, New Hampshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you see a line out the door, don't worry, they know how to move people in and out, it's never a long wait. Every single item on the enormous menu is fantastic. We eat here often and have never had anything that wasn't excellent.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I spent a long weekend in Portsmouth and went for breakfast at The Golden Egg twice, it was so good. Both of us need to be gluten free, and I must be dairy free as well, so we were thrilled there were so many gluten free muffin choices on their menu. Only the carrot spice muffins were... More 

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Kittery, Maine
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Been here many times as we live close by. The food is excellent and the prices are good. The place is small, there is often a line but it is worth the wait. The pancakes are excellent, the rest of the breakfast foods are good. Waitresses are friendly even if they are a bit in a hurry at times. Food... More 

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Portland, Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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189 reviews 189 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Additional Information about Golden Egg

Address: 960 Sagamore Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801
Phone Number: 603-436-0519
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner

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