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Harvey’s Bakery & Coffee Shop

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378 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-3409
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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went and had lunch here. The food was super! The prices were great. The kids were able to choose a donut, cupcake, or cookie for dessert. They are closed on Sundays. We were planing on going back for Breakfast but they would be closed. I highly recommend this restaurant. It was good home cooking .

Thank cdngirl70
Dover, New Hampshire
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are in down town Dover and want a simple lunch like mom use to make you, this is the place. No fancy food. Basic sandwiches, chicken pot pie, meat loaf, turkey dinner with all the fixings are on the menu. The bakery is also full of good basic cakes, cookies , breads. The maple doughnut are the shinning... More 

Thank kmkrnn
Barrington, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only do they have fresh pastry but everything on the menu is cooked to order and wonderfully served. A cozy atmosphere great service and coffeein the a.m. doesn't get any better than this unless you staying home and served by mother!

Thank JoeKId4u
Dover, New Hampshire
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795 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,410 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where many locals have breakfast and/or coffee in the downtown area. It had been years since I’d had breakfast there. I’d forgotten how good breakfast was there. On arrival at Harvey’s Bakery & Coffee Shop, I was greeted and seated immediately. The waitress took my order for decaf coffee at $2.10 and the Two Eggs & Toast breakfast... More 

Thank Maurene_K
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Harvey's is a bakery, but it also serves breakfast and lunch. For breakfast I had corned beef hash, poached eggs, and home fries. Everything was cooked exactly how I would have myself. The decor is outdated and somehow that makes it all the more homey and friendly. I can't imagine it any other way. Excellent food, cooked well, and friendly... More 

Thank alysha444
New Hampshire
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

My father grew up on Harvey's maple squares and it is a taste that had been passed down through the generations. Even my wife, who isn't a pastry person, can't help but sneaking by from time to time to satisfy her taste buds. I don't know what it is but they are unbelievable. The rest of the food in the... More 

Thank NHIrish
Westminster, Maryland
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58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My husband and I grew up in Dover and return often. There always must be time in visiting for one or two trips to Harvey's so we can get their famous, famous maple squares at breakfast and stock up with other bakery items for roadside snacks. The bakers come in in the wee hours to make the most luscious looking... More 

Thank Fay F
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I took my 5 year old grand-daughter and she loved sitting at the bar with the little chairs. Our food was great and the staff very friendly, I loved the fact that they gave us a sample of one of their bakery donuts on our breakfast plate. Thank you!

Thank Mary P
Berwick, United States
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Friendly staff, good food. We were there for breakfast, and it was good, but seems a bit pricey compared to other places in the area.

Thank Patricia M
Dover, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Nothing special here, but still, great tasting food. I love their pastries. My aunt and I like to order a small cake for my mom here on her birthday, which she usually loves. Again, nothing too out of the ordinary.

Thank princessmia1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820-3409
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: 603-742-6029

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