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All 187 Portsmouth Restaurants

Breaking New Grounds

14 Market Sq, Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-9555
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English first
new hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

How many times have we been here? Every time we stay in Portsmouth which is once a month. Thank goodness Portsmouth is a walking city so we can justify eating their desserts and burn off the calories. Friendly staff and outstanding place for people watching.

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Moberly, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This was our two night evening spot for wonderful pastry desert and outside seating for people watching in Market Square

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Amherst, New Hampshire
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90 reviews 90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Visited on a very warm September afternoon and after walking thru Prescott Park decided to have a Iced cappuccino here. It was very good, excellent espresso, good and strong and I ordered a decaf. The bakery products looked great, but didn't partake. The wait staff/baristas are quick and friendly. Plenty of tables inside and out.

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Emerson, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I needed good coffee and they had it! If you judge people by how they look then you will be pleasantly surprised because the tattooed covered staff are super friendly, appreciative, hard working, nice and just seem to be happy to be there. Nice way to start the day!!! Thank you!

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Portland, Michigan
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A coffee shop that smells like a coffee shop. Lovely selection of desserts and a great variety of teas and coffees. New location from when I lived there 12 years ago but the new space is well deserved and it was busy and well used. Friendly staff and chatty which was well received by a native/returning tourist!

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Bulverde, Texas
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431 reviews 431 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
824 helpful votes 824 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great place, we were drawn to this place by the smoke billowing from the chimney and the smell of coffee beans roasting, and guess what! Just inside the door is a large coffee bean roaster and pounds of beans were being roasted. Great little place, lacks a bit of charm once you have gone past the coffee bean roaster, but... More

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New York City, New York
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240 reviews 240 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We have been here before and had to stop by again since we were in town. The coffee is still as good as I remember and the better part is the sweets. The flax-seed bars, the macaroons and the cookies are the best.

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usa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Nice little shop right on Market Square. Friendly staff. Tea and Coffee. Outstanding pastries. Sit at the tables on the busy square and watch the world go by or enjoy the architecture around you or loads of indoor seating on those hot/humid days when you'd prefer the AC! Prices very reasonable - chocolate cheesecake will bring us back for more.

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wolfeboro
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

After a nice dinner in Portsmouth we always seem to end up here for a great latte', best in the city. They certainly know their craft.

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Carmel, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Casual ambience, fun people, good coffee! Take your coffee outside and sit on the sidewalk to people watch, chat or take in the historic architecture.

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