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“Best Coconut Cream Pie Ever”

The Roundabout Diner & Lounge
Ranked #12 of 205 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $24
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, 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.
Reviewed March 31, 2014

I have to confess that we did not have breakfast, lunch OR dinner here. We were stopped at the entrance by a bountiful display of great looking desserts, so we succumbed to a whim and ordered 3 of them.
The coconut cream pie is a serious masterpiece. Undescribably delicious and creamy with a totally UNsoggy, flaky crust. Fantastic maple-walnut cheesecake and a wonderfully rich chocolate mousse torte. Two of us could not get through more than half of each dessert - despite our determination.
This was a first visit, but there will be more. A friendly, inviting atmosphere, convenient to I-95 location and happy, helpful waitstaff.
The place was busy with many happy diners - mostly families and couples - who all seemed to be enjoying themselves.
This is one of those places where you may want to consider eating dessert first.

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Dan P, Director of Sales at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2014

Thank you for the feedback on your first experience with us. Our in-house pastry chef, Ashley Tardugno, is the mastermind behind all of our desserts here. We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed March 25, 2014

This was our second time here. We had brunch which was excellent all-around: the chicken wrap, the eggs benedict and the omelette. It has an extensive menu, including 'breakfast all day' and about five different kinds of eggs benedict. The bacon was especially tasty. It was a Saturday and the place was packed it was about a five-minute wait but be aware of this, it seems to be a very popular place. Our waitress was quick and professional but it took her some time to pick up the check; in fairness to her, as I said, the place was packed. This re-creates a fifties to sixties diner, it isn't a real old-fashioned diner from that time but it is fun, it has checkerboard floors, old Coke machines on display and in the smaller room they have one of those sixties Texaco travel maps blown up as six foot tall wallpaper. We will eat here again when in Portsmouth.

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Dan P, Owner at The Roundabout Diner & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2014

Thanks so much for your feedback. We really appreciate it.

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Reviewed March 18, 2014

We stayed next door at the Holiday Inn and went for breakfast a few times and dinner once. We really enjoyed the breakfast with a nice large selection to choose from. The portions were large. The staff was friendly. The prices are maybe a little higher than some other diners. We also tried it for dinner one night and again a nice menu selection and good portions. This definitely worth a stop.

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Reviewed March 17, 2014

Besides the regular diner stuff...malteds, burgers, fires...you can find things like pumpkin bisque on the menu here. We had breakfast at 9 PM on one day and dinner the same time the next day. All meals were really quite good. Nice little surprises lime a deep fried pickle garnish on top of a grilled cheese sandwich lift this place a few notches above ordinary. The baked goods assortment...none that I could see looked like it came from a commercial bakery...was a pleasant surprise. I had a truly homemade blueberry pie and, if I'm ever in the area again, I'll ask for it again because I will remember it! Breakfast pancakes were large, hot and delicious. I added chocolate chips and blueberries and I was smiling for a few hours afterward.. They have a bar and plenty of tap beers. Have fun with the fifties decor and music.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Have had breakfast and lunch here. Love the food. Great selection. Wonderful Staff. Food cooked to perfection

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