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Colby's Breakfast & Lunch

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105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
+1 603-436-3033
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Colby’s consistently and hands down is the best breakfast around. Expect a wait, but the meal and service never disappoint. Looking forward to my next trip just thinking about it now. 😉

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on a Saturday morning to a 35 minute wait. It was cold outside where most waiting takes place but we stuck it out. About 15 minutes after our arrival a staff person came taking coffee or tea orders from those of us getting...More

Thank Fenway1959
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining at Colby's yesterday morning. And boy oh boy were we pleasantly surprised. For just a small little breakfast joint we were very impressed with the food. My wife got the blueberry pancakes which as she said "were the best...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed December 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a small place and I had never even noticed it until a friend recommended it to me. I am glad they did! Colby's is warm and homey. The good is great, as is the service. I will definitely be back again.

Thank SailMeOgt
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Wonderful breakfast spot, huge portions, small so there might be a wait, I wanted 30 minutes but worth it.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed November 29, 2017

Good food, large portions, great service and would definitely return. This restaurant was recommended by the staff at the Ale House Inn.

Thank Phyllis K
Reviewed November 10, 2017

I LOVE this place! Always find the staff helpful and efficient. There is usually a wait, but there is a reason for that.. It's the best place in town for breakfast (in my opinion). This is where I bring out of town visitors when they...More

Thank Gaiatribe
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

I went to this place Tuesday morning. It was busy with a small wait time. The wait staff was very condescending and rude. I was extremely tired and this waiter was jeeped up on his 5 th cup of coffee. The food was average. Home...More

Thank LoganRyan1986
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We went here for breakfast, it must be good as people were queuing to get in. I thought the fact that they gave you a mug of coffee whilst waiting was great. The food choice was extensive, was freshly cooked and very tasty. Recommend this...More

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Thank theoldone
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick breakfast on our way out of town. It was delicious! When we got there, there was quite a few people waiting but the line moved quick. We waited about 25 minutes or so. Service was fast once we got...More

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February 11, 2018|
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Response from maijr1119 | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know. i would call the restaurant and ask that question.
July 20, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer G | Reviewed this property |
No they take credit cards
August 26, 2016|
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Response from MowerFamily | Reviewed this property |
No espresso
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-3033
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