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The Friendly Toast

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113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
16034302154
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7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to stop in for a great breakfast. Very nice staff that welcomed us in. It's a little more pricy than we were used to for breakfast but fits with the town. Stop in when your in Portsmouth NH.

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Thank Bobby G
Providence, Rhode Island
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So lucky we were able to make a reservation for a group of 10! Went here with a group of friends as the final meal during a bachelorette weekend. Delicious breakfast in a relaxed atmosphere. Even though it was busy, we never felt rushed.

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Thank lscorp
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I moved to this area 30 years ago and fell in love with Friendly Toast located at that time in Kittery. Followed it to Portsmouth and continued to enjoy its creative menu and atmosphere. Sometimes I felt the portions to be TOO large, approaching wasteful. Not so much anymore. Absolutely vegetarian friendly... I have found the food always excellent. I... More 

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2 Thank Jeffrey Z
New Hampshire
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in NH for 25 years and this was my first trip. Loved it! The choices for breakfast were too hard. Can't wait to be back!

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Thank stebs3646
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The friendly toast has a very eclectic atmosphere . You can check in ahead of time and get a table with a certain app. The portions are large and delicious.. Very hard to choose. Service was efficient. We will definitely be back.

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Thank cabocathy1
Topsham, Maine
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us on a Sunday Morning. Easy to sit at the bar and good service there. If we were a party of 4+ and had kids, we would have been waiting awhile. Mimosas were solid and they have a decent variety of "daytime cocktails." I had a breakfast sandwich which ended up being a knife-and-fork job - not a... More 

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Thank Christopher L
Milford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great, service was great. The kids had pancakes, wife had breakfast burrito and I had Red's scramble (or something like that). The waiter was attentive and quite pleasant. Would definitely return if in the area again.

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Thank Patrick S
Worcester, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place to stop for lunch. Breakfast is available all day plus a wide variety of lunch options. Kids meals are only 5 dollars. Try a shake or smoothie while you are there, old-fashioned and flavorful. They are quite large so I suggest sharing if you opt for one of these cool treats. Only complaint was it was packed so... More 

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Thank JBEAU2015
North Brookfield, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a Bloody Mary and ended up getting cheesy fries too. Sat at the bar--our bartender was super friendly. Service was fast. Fun hipsterish place.

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Thank MistyVIew9
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food - we had the bacon bloody with our gravy and biscuit and BLT sandwich brunch. Everybody working there was very friendly and provided great service. That said, be prepared to wait an hour to get a table. We stole seats at the bar which was faster.

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Thank Noah H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 16034302154

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