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Colby's Breakfast & Lunch

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105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-3033
Today
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Good for:
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Enjoy breakfast

Small place, but great menu and service. We both found something interesting to eat and did enjoy it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
Hussard
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Orford, QC
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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152 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
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English first
Orford, QC
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Small place, but great menu and service. We both found something interesting to eat and did enjoy it.

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Truckee, CA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Enjoyed breakfast but nothing extraordinary. Friendly staff. Typical menu - maybe they can branch out a bit.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Colby's is a breakfast and lunch place but on Sunday's they only serve breakfast. It is very small but very good! One pancake is the size of the plate! The french toast used homemade bread and was delicious! I got old ashioned oatmeal too and they provided brown sugar and raisins too! Worth waiting for I think!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The breakfast specials were amazing! Although the place was a bit warm the waitress was extraordinarily attentive and the food was delicious!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The food is great here. During the weekend there is almost always a waiting list to get in. The owner comes up with some very interesting specials.

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Lincoln ri
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Read the reviews so we decided to try this place. There was about a 20 minute wait which was ok... This place only has about 10 tables or so. Service was fine and I enjoyed my meal, eggs were nice and fluffy, pancakes were ok I've had better, the sausage is round patties not links insane you prefer links like... More 

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Montreal
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

this place is quaint and packed. the food was decent but nothing to rave about, its kinda pricey too. but it sure beats the places on main street.

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Epping, New Hampshire
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Kinda a hole in the wall place with not a lot of space and therefore not a lot of seating. Service was OK, food was better.

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North Massapequa, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

I can not say enough about this place....great tasty food and friendly service. Now this place is not a fancy place by any means but it is clean and cozy. The food was downright fantastic. My teenagers and I went in for breakfast on a recent trip to Portsmouth. I had the Eggs Irish with the corned beef hash which... More 

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

Cozy place, great welcoming wait staff...homemade breakfast was perfect! Reasonably priced...worth the time to find a parking space!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: (603) 436-3033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?