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Lou's Restaurant and Bakery

30 S Main St, Hanover, NH 03755-2015
+1 603-643-3321
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“french toast” (44 reviews)
“pancakes” (45 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
30 S Main St, Hanover, NH 03755-2015
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The story is.. Lou's has been around since 1947. We had never been there before but we had been to Hanover only a few times. Yesterday we went to Lou's for breakfast in the midst of Reunion weekend. We were committed to the long line...More

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was in Hanover looking at Dartmouth, I was hungry and walked S. Main Street, and settled on Lou's because the desserts looked tempting. After a short wait, I sat at the counter and checked out what appeared to be the breakfast-lunch menu. I ordered...More

Thank LBlank-SalinasCA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Location is good and this is what attracts people. But for the prices they ask, why can they not get some decent coffee beans? The coffee is lousy. Breakfast Prices too high for what you get and totally debundled.

Thank Maria b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lou's was terrific! It's a dangerous place to be in if you are watching your carbs. I had to enjoy vicariously while my daughter ate her bacon doughnut. I will say that I enjoyed my omelette. The staff was very kind. There is a great...More

Thank Linda147
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Lou is the iconic breakfast place in Hanover , an automatic when we visit Hanover . In the heart of town , decor is simple , service is superb . All aspects of BF is great , from coffee , to french toast to egg...More

Thank 69tiger888
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Always make a point to have a breakfast at Lou's when we are in Hanover, NH. Get there early as line-ups form quickly and you may have to wait.

Thank dnoronha34
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Lou’s has been consistently fantastic...every time. It doesn’t matter if I go for breakfast or lunch. The food is always great and the people that work there are amazing - they treat us like family there. You can’t beat Ginny and Jenny - they are...More

Thank irunnoft
Reviewed April 9, 2018

A wonderful place to eat. Informal and fun--breakfast and lunch are both great. And the location near Dartmouth is perfect.

Thank tehrlich2017
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Popular and bustling diner like restaurant in Hanover. The service was very friendly and prompt even though the place was packed.The food was excellent.

Thank bockfamily6
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

On a family visit and showed up at 730am, was seated right away before it got crowded. A number of students and many visitors. I highly recommend it for breakfast.

Thank LoveVirginia
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Kat P
April 20, 2017|
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Response from katherynchasse | Reviewed this property |
Just give them a call. They are so accommodating, and their cakes are amazing!
September 12, 2016|
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Response from Bear59 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is served from 6:00 AM-3:00 PM Monday-Friday and 7;00 AM-3:00 PM Saturday-Sunday. However, their Bakery is open until 5:00 PM Monday-Saturday and until 3:00 PM on Sunday.
Bjorn L
October 17, 2015|
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Response from NancyWWH1963 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but they close early in the day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 S Main St, Hanover, NH 03755-2015
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: +1 603-643-3321
  • E-mail
A tradition since 1947 serving Breakfast All Day and Lunch. Full service bakery featuring cakes, pies, donuts, cookies and seasonal specials. Proud to be a Certified Green Restaurant with a focus on locally sourced ingredients. Menu features gluten free, vegetarian and vegan specials. Dining Room opened until 3pm daily and bakery until 5pm.
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