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The Roundabout Diner & Lounge

580 US Highway 1 Byp, Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4144
+1 603-431-1440
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pulled pork” (32 reviews)
“waffle fries” (11 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
580 US Highway 1 Byp, Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4144
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1 - 10 of 797 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This came highly recommended and we were disappointed. While it’s hard to screw up breakfast but they didn’t excel either. Hash was mediocre. Coffee good. Waitress very very nice and attentive

Thank shem01
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We enjoyed two breakfasts while staying at the Best Western next door. Gabriel,our waiter the first morning, was attentive and helpful in every way. We both had eggs, red bliss home fries and outstanding marbled rye toast from When Pigs Fly, one of the best...More

Thank gcross2015
DanP3423, Manager at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for not only dining with us twice during your stay but also taking the time to let us know you were impressed! I am very happy to hear the staff was equally impressive as the food. We try our hardest to make sure...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just had dinner here. So delicious! Such a charming 50's style diner. If you're lucky, you might get Michael F as your server. He's the best!

Thank Kornflake_K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have been here 4 times in two days. Michael was our server. Michael has a good sense of humor and kept us entertained. Highly recommended if you like old time dinner comfort food.

Thank oliashley2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been years since we had breakfast here. Very busy, staff very pleasant and accommodating, large breakfast menu, breakfast was very good as was the portion with average pricing.

Thank Paul S
DanP3423, Manager at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Welcome back, Paul! What a pleasure to have you dine with us again and enjoy it again. We hope to see you around more often.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got to the restaurant and they told us it would be a 10 minute wait. After waiting a little over a half hour for the buzzer to go off I finally went to see how much longer it would be, the hostess just told...More

Thank Jessica M
DanP3423, Manager at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jessica, I am extremely sorry to hear about the mix up when you came to dine with us. It is never our intention to leave someone waiting longer than expected. Unfortunately, when mess ups like that happen, with the heavy flow of traffic through the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch. Had the special, buffalo chicken wrap. Very good. Came with Mac salad which was tasty. Great diner- looks of neat stuff to look at. Plenty of choices on the menu.

Thank Saragirl123
Dan P, Manager at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to dine with us and let us know how much you enjoyed it! I am extremely happy to hear the food impressed you. We hope to see you back soon to try some different options.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pancakes, good diner type food. Alcoholic beverages available which is not common to diners. The quality of items on the menu vary—some good,some not—and they ran out of their Blue Plate Special.More

Thank Marilyn K
Dan P, Manager at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to let us know what you thought about our diner. I am sorry to hear we ran out of the Blue Star Special before you had a chance to try it. Since we slow roast all our meats in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are up this way, we have to make a stop here. The food is really good and so is the service. I had the patty melt and it was really good. The flavors were really good and they give you a big burger...More

Thank Bob J
Dan P, Manager at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Bob, I am glad to hear the food and service here impressed you when you visited. We try to keep our portions hearty to make sure everyone leaves happy and most importantly full. I do apologize you were not so keen on the key...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner, we got fried pickles and burgers. The food was amazing. Our waitress made sure everything was good and that we had everything we wanted. Fast service. And really good looking pies

Thank Becca D
Dan P, Manager at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Becca, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are happy to see the food was amazing as well as the service. Hopefully we see you again soon.

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ttardiff2017
March 4, 2018|
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Yes, they have beer and ales. Light beer and micro brews.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $24
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 580 US Highway 1 Byp, Portsmouth Traffic Circle, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4144
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1440
  • E-mail
Description
At the Roundabout Diner and Lounge, we serve breakfast all day, great burgers and sandwiches, Phantom Gourmet award-winning BBQ, comfort food classics like meatloaf, roast turkey, and of course, local New England favorites like fish and chips, and the best lobster roll around. We also use locally sourced ingredients wherever possible, like bread baked just for us by When Pigs Fly Bakery, breakfast sausage made for us in Vermont, local cheeses, and more. And we make all our delicious cakes and pies right here at the Roundabout. From scratch! If you would like us to cater one of your events then look no further than Chill Catering, one of the largest catering companies on the seacoast.
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