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“One Of A Kind!!!!!”

The Roundabout Diner & Lounge
Ranked #10 of 202 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $24
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Takeout
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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57 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“One Of A Kind!!!!!”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

Fantastic!
Fantastic food and fabulous staff!
Wonderful atmosphere and prompt service.
Will be back our next time through!

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Lamoine, Maine
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Just what we needed”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

We stopped at the Roundabout Diner in Portsmouth on our way home to Downeast Maine after having been to Hyannis MA, for a Marathon and Half Marathon. Awesome music playing - 50's :-) Cool atmosphere. Great food. I had the Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese with French Fries :-) very good. Hit the spot for a very hungry runner.

  • Visited February 2013
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Merrimac, Massachusetts
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good diner food”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

We've been here a few times when we're in the area. It's pretty crowded on the weekends but it's larger than it looks from the outside so stop and see if there's a place to sit instead of just driving by the parking lot. The food is good diner fare with lots of breakfast choices.

Visited November 2012
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Kittery Point, Maine
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Average”
Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

I went here with some friends at its average. I'm sure some people would love it but, it's not too much to brag about. The food was average, the atmosphere/decor was fun to look at and the servers were attentive. It might be worth another shot.

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Portland, Maine
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Busy diner on Portsmouth traffic circle”
Reviewed January 28, 2013

Cute diner ! Serves "real food" and old time favorites like chicken pot pie, pot roast dinners and meatloaf as well as burgers and sandwiches. It has a nice lounge with seating by a fireplace with a wide screen tv.
We only had an appetizer of boneless buffalo tenders and burgers which were served with waffle fries. Unfortunately, the tenders were cold, but the restaurant was extremely busy and according to our server, totally unexpected for a Sunday night. The service was excellent even though they were totally overwhelmed. Great job! We saw a lot of team work and we were asked by more than one server if we needed anything. It seems great customer service is stil around and thriving!

Visited January 2013
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