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The Roundabout Diner & Lounge

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


$7 - $24
American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Jumbo Buttermilk Pancakes
Three topped with powdered sugar
Grand Marnier French Toast
Locally baked When Pigs Fly Challah bread griddled with our Grand Marnier Cinnamon batter, and dusted with powdered sugar and cinnamon. Served with warm syrup and whipped butter
Add Sliced Bananas $.99
Add Sliced Strawberries $.99
"When Pigs Fly" French Toast of the Day
Today’s locally baked When Pigs Fly specialty bread, dipped in our Grand Marnier cinnamon batter
Big Combo Griddle Breakfast
Two jumbo pancakes OR two slices of sourdough french toast with powdered sugar, served with two eggs any style, home fries, and choice of bacon, ham, or sausage
Two Cage-Free Eggs
Any style served with oven roasted homefries and your choice of buttered thick-sliced, locally baked Sourdough, Whole Wheat, Marble Rye or When Pigs Fly Toast of the day.
Served from 5:30am-11:00 am Mon-Fri
One Egg Meal
One cage-free egg any style, choice of toast, homefries
Biscuits & Gravy
Griddled buttermilk biscuits, homemade sausage gravy, home fries.
Eggy Sandwich
Toasted English muffin with cage-free fried egg, sugar-cured bacon, American cheese
All omelettes are made with freshly cracked, cage-free eggs and served with oven roasted home fries and choice of toast.
Onion Rings
Hand-breaded onion rings with garlic horseradish dill dip.
Bleu Cheese Chips
House potato chips smothered in local Vermont bleu and cheddar cheeses, bacon, and chopped scallions. Served with ranch and bleu cheese dressing
Truffle Fries
Straight cut crispy fries tossed with white truffle oil, grated parmesan cheese, and parsley
Bacon Cheddar Chips
House potato chips smothered in bacon, house cheese sauce, Colby Jack cheese, scallions, and sour cream
Chili Cheese Fries
Crispy fries topped with our lumberjack chili, cheese sauce, Colby Jack, scallions, and sour cream
Sweet Potato Fries
With garlic horseradish dill dip
Three mini rolls with choice of BBQ pulled pork, tuna fish, or cheeseburgers
Fried Pickles
Bowl of our famous beer battered, deep-fried pickles. Served with garlic dill dip
Chicken Quesadillas
Grilled chicken breast with fresh salsa and bacon folded into a flour or wheat tortilla with melted cheese. Served with sour cream and salsa.
BBQ Pulled Pork Quesadilla
Slow smoked BBQ pulled pork folded into a flour or wheat tortilla with melted cheese. Served with sour cream and house salsa.
Sandwiches served with crispy fries and a deep fried pickle garnish
Fish Cake Sandwich
House-made fresh local fish golden fried and served on a grilled potato bun with lettuce, tomato, pickled red onion, and avocado. Served with a side of homemade tartar sauce.
Artichoke-Tomato Melt
Thick-cut grilled sourdough with artichokehearts, grilled tomatoes, meltedcheddar & Russian dressing
Hot Corned Beef Sandwich
Our own slow-cooked corned beef served hot with Swiss and spicy brown mustard on marble rye
Classic BLT
Three slices of sugar-cured bacon, green leaf lettuce, tomato, and mayo on grilled sourdough.
Adds cheddar and avocado $11.99
Classic Grilled Cheese
Cheddar and American cheese on grilled sourdough
Portobello Mushroom Melt
Thick-cut sourdough bread filled and griddled with balsamic roasted portobello mushrooms, fresh baby spinach, roasted red peppers, and creamy goat and cheddar cheeses.
Cuban Sandwich
Thick cut sourdough bread filled with slow-smoked tender pork shoulder, grilled applewood smoked ham, red onion, sliced pickle, melted Swiss cheese, and Dijon mustard.
House-roasted turkey breast rolled in a grilled four tortilla with bacon, lettuce, tomato, cheese, and Texas mayo.
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
15 hour smoked pulled pork shoulder tossed with house BBQ sauce and piled high on a grilled potato bun.
Chicken Pot Pie
All white-meat, freshly roasted chicken with peas, carrots, potatoes, and pearl onions in a light sauce and topped with our homemade pie crust. Served with choice of side and our cranberry relish.
Fish & Chips
Fresh, local haddock golden fried with homemade beer batter and served with citrus slaw and crispy fries. Served with house tartar and lemon
Mediterranean Pasta
Sauteed artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, and baby spinach tossed with campanelle pasta in a pink vodka sauce and topped with feta cheese. Served with garlic toast.
Grilled Chicken $16.99
Chicken Tenders
Boneless​ chicken tenders served with crispy fries and our own bleu cheese or ranch dressing. Available naked, buffalo style, BBQ, or Sesame Thai
Muddy Pie
Our famous 15-hour smoked pulled pork topped with mashed potatoes, kernel corn, and Colby Jack. Served with baked beans and grilled cornbread.
Mac N' Cheese
Campanelle pasta tossed with our four cheese sauce and topped with panko crumbs.
Veggie Mac N' Cheese
Baby​ spinach, tomatoes, onions, peppers, and mushrooms all tossed with our homemade creamy mac n' cheese then finished with toasted panko
All Meat Mac N' Cheese
Applewood smoked ham, BBQ pulled pork, sugar cured bacon all tossed with creamy mac n' cheese and topped with toasted panko crumbs.
BBQ pulled Pork Platter
15 hour smoked BBQ pulled pork shoulder served with baked beans, citrus slaw, and grilled cornbread.
Grilled Salmon
8 oz. fresh salmon fillet char-grilled and finished with your choice of sesame Thai glaze or scampi butter. Served with mashed potatoes and the vegetable of the day.
Sponsored by: The Roundabout Diner & Lounge

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Award-Winning Food
1. Award-Winning Food
"Easily the best breakfast in the area"
Ann L
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2. Great Service
2. Great Service
"The staff were lovely and let us take loads of photos"
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3. Convenient Location
3. Convenient Location
"Right off the Portsmouth Traffic Circle"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay...well, we are living in strange times. We were meeting a transport van coming in from Texas to adopt a rescue dog. We met them at the Holiday Inn, next door to the Roundabout Diner. Seeing as all restaurants are still closed other than for...More

Date of visit: May 2020
DanP3423, Owner at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thx folks, really appreciate it.

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Reviewed August 6, 2019

This restaurant was recommended by our motel and we are sorry we only went once. Portions of their delicious food are generous, prices reasonable and service was friendly and on point. Special requests for provided with a smile and exactly as we asked. This should...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed March 13, 2020

The very conveniently located RD&L in the Portsmouth Traffic Circle is a place that you can get breakfast, lunch, or a slice of pie. When I at lunch there, I had a pulled pork sandwich, which was legitimate IMO. It had bark on the outside...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020

The meal was ok but with the extremely long wait and poor service for a simple meal I will certainly not be back for some time.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 20, 2020

Ordered Omelette For Breakfast Asked For It Not To Be Overcooked Came Out Almost Burnt Inedible I Did Not Ask For It To Be Sent Back We All Know Those Horror Stories When Something Was Said Afterward All The Waitress Wanted To Do Is Argue...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 8, 2020

The Roundabout Diner is a great little place to get a classic diner meal. It is typically busy during breakfast hours and you should expect a wait but their food is worth it. Luckily, we came in today for lunch so it was unusually slow,...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 24, 2020

We stop annually early am on our way north to fish and look forward to choosing from the many options on the menu. The food is homemade and tasty, with ample portions. The service is prompt and friendly. I had forgotten to bring a veggie...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed January 18, 2020 via mobile

Stopped by for a light dinner based on previous reviews. Our experience unfortunately was subpar. I was served tea in a dirty cup, my omelet was average and the potatoes looked and tasted like they were held over from the morning. My husband’s hot turkey...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 16, 2020

If your looking for an old fashion diner the the Roundabout is your place. The food is good plentiful and very reasonably priced. They have a special of the day on Tuesday the night we went the fisherman's platter was the special. It was very...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 7, 2020

Stopped for lunch and were seated promptly, and everything went south from there. The waitress left us waiting for a long time when the food finally came it was lukewarm, My wife ordered coffee and they brought it without any milk or cream, and again...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Yes, they have beer and ales. Light beer and micro brews.
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