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The Friendly Toast

113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
+1 603-430-2154
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (52 reviews)
“pancakes” (78 reviews)
“home fries” (61 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent place to get breakfast. I had the Irish benedict...I don't think you could call the sauce it came with as hollandaise though...it was very thin and runny. I got it on the side though so I just didn't bother to eat it. The corned...More

Thank travelinbluesgal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travel for work, eating out so often that I’m not easily impressed. However, the Friendly Toast was AWESOME. I ate at the bar, and enjoyed a delicious vegan breakfast burrito. The person working the bar was super friendly and worked hard, but could have...More

Thank bri7160
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...we pull into the area late, hungry, and happy to be back. We have favorites on the late night menu: eggs, anadama toast, mission burritos. And drinks. Local IPAs, bloddy Marias, and mimosas with blueberries. Lovely.

Thank 012345km
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a VERY busy Sunday for brunch. They’re bloody Mary’s are delicious. The atmosphere is ink it nice. They have vegan options which is awesome. Food was delicious and despite being extremely busy, we got our food in a timely manner. Service was great...More

Thank Liahg8567
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We couldn't wait to get back to Portsmouth to visit The Friendly Toast for breakfast. It didn't disappoint! First of all, a flight of various flavored mimosas at the bar while we waited for our table was the perfect way to start the morning. Their...More

Thank TLGal6
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This is a must stop for anyone visiting Portsmouth. Everything about this place says "funky" ranging from the randomness of the decor of the restaurant, the abstract signage permeating the establishment, to the amazingly creative food and fun-filled menu. We loved all three of the...More

Thank Shawn M
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It was our second visit and we loved it. The food was awesome. The atmosphere is fun. The waitstaff is good but could use a bit more personality. The host’s were very helpful. I would recommend this place!

Thank Hugo G
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

My daughter ordered NH Finest, granddaughter got kids chicken tenders(great value). I ordered Kiss My Grits, good choice, I wanted some anadama bread, received 2 slices of side order for $2.50. Had I known would have gotten a loaf for $5.00!

Thank gregorynakagawa
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The waitress was nice.The pancakes and homefries were very tasty.I didn't like the coffee only because it wasn't my style of coffee.I found it a little overpriced but the portions are very big.

Thank janiel
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Awesome food choices! Great staff! Just make sure that you are hungry when you arrive! The amazing homemade bread is a must!

Thank napajeff341
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Questions & Answers
21 May 2017|
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Response from Karen C | Reviewed this property |
They have several salads, check the online menu. I've never had one but I have seen them on customers tables"
Elaine W
14 July 2016|
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Response from chiro85 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But you have to search for them on the menu.
20 May 2016|
Response from mclynch55 |
Nevermind... their own website says they're open at 7:00am daily... makes more sense... the TripAdvisor times are outdated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4005
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-430-2154
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