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Colby's Breakfast & Lunch

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105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
(603) 436-3033
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located in beautiful downtown Portsmouth - interesting specials and great menu. Reasonably priced and ample portions!

Thank PortsTraveler
Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Bow St and walked a few minutes each morning to Colby's. Food was v good, service quick and cheery and cost reasonable. V good to Excellent

Thank Richard G
Montclair, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw few other, better recommended Portsmouth breakfast spots but local waitress pointed us to Colby's. Pancakes were best ever. Strong coffee that puts Starbucks to shame. Despite weekend lines, smart to put your name down and then have a coffee few doors down at German pastry and coffee place that was also very special

Thank kevinjmonaghan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service! Excellent food. Clean rest rooms. We loved eating there. It was a great experience. We will eat there again when we are in the area.

Thank deliaanne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast spot! Service and food were great. If planning on a weekend visit, plan to wait for a table.

Thank John M
Basking Ridge, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scheduled a business breakfast today at Colby's for 9:00 am. The place only has 10 tables which were occupied and we were told there would be a short wait. A half hour later, we were seated. Unfortunately, I had scheduled another meeting at 10:00 am at a nearby restaurant which meant I really had to eat fast and still was... More 

Thank IrvingPlace
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

walking distance from our hotel, the food was delicious and it felt like we were eating in someone's kitchen at home

Thank monilisi2016
Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were looking to experience something "local" before playing golf nearby, and I'm so glad we stumbled upon Colby's!! It's a small place, but we were there on a weekday so did not have to wait. We were pleasantly surprised that they offered veggie sausage patties and they were so good I had to call the waiter back over to... More 

Thank BBfromBigD
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Visited this restaurant 2 consecutive weekends in August, great breakfast on both visits. Its a small, quaint restaurant with limited seating indoors and 3 tables outside in the alley. We enjoyed sitting outside as it was a litle cooler but indoors was okay it just got too hot and stuffy. The breakfast was very good, the coffee was good, the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Worth waiting to eat breakfast here. Excellent homemade hash which I tried in the Ruben omelette. Also good eggs Benedict. Very small but we were lucky enough to score a outside table.

Thank gypsywomen2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, 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: (603) 436-3033

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