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The Stairway Cafe

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2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5120
+1 603-356-5200
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The decor is a wonderful mix of eclectic finds from the 40s and 50s with a wonderful mix of color and patterns. The food was excellent and we felt like we'd landed in a 60s hippies commune or fun Aunt Masie's kitchen. Staff was very welcoming and friendly.

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you Tracy for a great breakfast. Our food was amazing and the service was fanominal. Choose the French toast!

1 Thank Emadjen26
Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Small space; cozy; with an artsy feel. Very good quality food; creative; fair portions at a reasonable price. They use local farm products. One must try the wild game sausages which come from a local smoke house. Pheasant sausages were amazing! The Jalapeno Chicken Sausage Omelet was perfect. All the food coming out of the kitchen looked great. Get there... More 

1 Thank Scottford
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cute upstairs restaurant in downtown N conway. Good food and service. They serve breakfast all day. We went for lunch and had the burger. Cooked well. If it is a busy day you might have to wait a while due to limited seating.

1 Thank Ashley W
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful sunday brunch here. We were seated immediately and service was very quick. The space is cute and the portions were great. Bottomless coffee with frequent refills. The foods was very good, very fresh. Home fries were delicious.

1 Thank ap82111
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stairway Cafe is a fun breakfast spot in downtown North Conway. The food was very good. Flavorful bacon, eggs done right, nice crispy freshly made bread (toast) and really good blueberry pancakes! The atmosphere is fun with lots of interesting throwback items to look at from old style toasters to funny toys. It's a really fun nostalgic experience. My only... More 

1 Thank xplorermom
Peabody, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best breakfast in North Conway. Great waitresses, fast service, really good food. It's worth the walk up the stairs for a perfect breakfast.

1 Thank budwodarski
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I love this quaint place. It's my first visit and the service was prompt and polite with a really cool decor. My omelet was delicious and cooked perfectly. A must see when visiting North Conway!

1 Thank Meghan E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast on the strip with beautiful decor. This is a place to be sure to stop at. Prices are also reasonable considering it is in the center of Conway.

1 Thank Moosen_on_the_loose
Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

it was ok, nothing special and definitely not what I read in reviews. Had an omelet with home fries, I counted about 9 home fries. Its not a place to eat at before you are about to do a day of hiking. The coffee was good. Did we go back? No. For me breakfast is a fairly simple checkbox list.... More 

1 Thank geolori

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5120
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Conway  >  North Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 603-356-5200
Small eclectic cafe offering local ingredients. Something for everyone!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?