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Franconia Inn

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1300 Easton Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-4921
+1 603-823-5542
07:30 - 20:30
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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The waitstaff was great--friendly and efficient. The food was not. I was underwelmed by ceasar salad with a creamy dressing really? Why not true ceasar? This seemed Straight from a bottle, red leaf lettuce and what tasted like packaged croutons, the parmesan was attrocious, very low quality. Wine by the glass selection was dismal--Beringer and Yellow Tail--you have got to... More 

Thank tafilo
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were struggling to find somewhere to eat in Franconia and the Inn seemed the best option. We were not disappointed. In fact, we returned the following night. It is the sort of inn where you might expect to find Bing Crosby singing `White Christmas`!

Thank Paul H
Cohasset, MA, USA
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124 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We ended up here on one of those crazy leaf peepers weekends without a reservation. This is a beautiful New England inn with excellent food in an region where fine dining is a rarity. We were treated well. Our waitress was a newbie, but sought assistance when needed from more experienced staff.

Thank CaptPete43
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Found this quaint little inn and on review the restaurant had great ratings so we gave it a try. The atmosphere was as expected, the service was friendly and attentive, and the food was unbelievable. Definitely the best meal so far on this trip. The lobster bisque was creamy and rich with large pieces of meat. The house salad was... More 

Thank Jeffrey D
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner at the Franconia Inn twice. The first time was so good that we took other friends the next week. We went with another couple the first week and both started with the lobster bisque. We were happy that each couple ordered one bowl. It is rich creamy heavy and absolutely delicious. There's enough lobster so that... More 

Thank Ertghj
Hingham, Massachusetts, United States
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

2nd time here in 3 months, first time Memorial Day weekend. Couldn't wait to bring the whole family. Don't stay if you're looking for modern, spanking new accommodation! This place is the real McCoy. So charming. Even hubby who always wants the 5-star fancy hotel really likes it here. Something for everyone. 2 restaurants - my critical foody daughter was... More 

Thank Jenny H
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129 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We loved our weekend at this inn. The rooms were clean and the staff very friendly. The dinner we enjoyed was so elegant and excellent food. A wonderful quaint New England inn.

Thank Judi O
Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Both breakfast and dinner have a nice variety of choices, we stayed for a weekend and were able to enjoy 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts. We tried things that we ordinarily would not order and were not disappointed. The staff is gracious and want to please. Enjoy the experience!

Thank irenesb
East Haddam, Connecticut
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Ok, this place was amazing. The dinner was to die for & breakfast was good. Clearly the wait staff of dinner superseded the breakfast staffs' ability. Hubby suggested we cancel reservations for the next night elsewhere and stay here (should've listened to him!). We started with apps; he an amazing Ahi Tuna and I had a decadent cream of crab... More 

Thank Smittenkitten2014
South Florida, Florida
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241 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

My wife and I had dinner at the Franconia Inn during a recent visit to the White Mountains. We have dinner there every time we visit the area, and we've always enjoyed it, but it was a bit disappointing this time. We made reservations ahead of time (via e-mail), for a Friday night. We were seated in a smaller dining... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
American, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
07:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 Easton Rd, Franconia, NH 03580-4921
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Franconia
  • Phone Number: +1 603-823-5542

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