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In A Pinch Cafe

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146 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301-2932
+1 603-226-2272
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My go to spot for lunch. Cute, small , charming. fantastic sandwiches- homemade bread makes it! hit or miss with soups. sesame noodles are great. Classic, reliable, tasty

Thank wishiwasaf00dcritic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This place has always had great sandwiches but they've added asian food too! My friend and I had a large order of mini Chinese dumplings cooked fresh while you wait and split an order of fresh rolls while we waited. The dumplings are so good that they are gone before you know it. I'm a big fan of dumplings and... More 

Thank Fromthewater
Concord, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

The choices will make your mouth water and everything is really good. My favorite is their chicken salad on artisan bread.

Thank Lester Z
Concord, New Hampshire
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015

I LOVE to have lunch at In A Pinch. They serve great food. Salads, sandwiches. These folks have it wrapped up. I have never had a bad experience in over 20 years of dining with them.

Thank Eileen S
Spruce Head, Maine
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155 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2015

Excellent sandwiches made on the freshest baguette. Friendly, helpful service. And the price is right. Great value" I had a very large half sandwich.

Thank JanSpruceHeadMaine
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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238 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and had a Cuban that was just OK, and Italian sandwich that was better. The soups tasted homemade and tasted very good. The name is exactly what it is. It'll do "In a Pinch". Certainly worth going to for a quick lunch and friendly service.

Thank Tubaman77-CTC
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stopped for lunch and were very content. Service was fabulous and great homemade desserts. Wanted to go back this past weekend, but closed on Sunday's.

1 Thank DMarshall2014
Urbana, Illinois
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2015

We often have lunch here when we visit Concord. The sandwiches, salads and soups are home made every day. This time we enjoyed a vegetarian quiche and a white bean pesto soup.

1 Thank Joan36806
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2015

My colleague suggested meeting here for lunch. I had never eaten here before. Unfortunately, on the day we were supposed to meet she had to cancel. Since I had expected to go out for lunch I had not brought my usual brown bag lunch, so I decided to pick up a sandwich and bring it back to the office. Sandwiches... More 

2 Thank NHMom67
Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2014

Stopped for breakfast at 10 am and they didn't really have any breakfast food. However, they did have quiche. Ordered a "meal plate" it was a very small slice of Quiche and 4 pieces of cut up fruit and a croissant. Would have been ok but they charged me $9.89 for it. The quiche was very tasty but for the... More 

3 Thank Iliketotravelwithyou

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301-2932
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 603-226-2272

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?