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MacKenna's Restaurant

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293 Newport Rd, New London, NH 03257-5422
+1 603-526-9511
07:00 - 20:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 14:30
Thu - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You grandparents will love this place. The menu is tailored to the older population of New London with their favorites and relatively bland menu. Not the best place for the college student contingent population.

Thank Sara M
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86 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at MacKenna's, and our entire group was in a breakfast mood. Luckily, they serve their breakfast options all day long. Three of our group enjoyed pancakes, and one got an egg/toast/spuds meal. All were good. The buttermilk pancakes weren't anything special. We felt our meal was OK, but not worthy of more than three stars.

Thank Tom G
key west and new york
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109 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I ordered a lobster roll but the meat had spoiled. My husband's salad was wilted. They need to do better.

Thank ellentravels
Baltimore, Maryland
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I hadn't eaten here for years. I was disappointed at the physical appearance of this restaurant. The floor was not clean and some tables had not been cleared. I ordered a hamburger which seemed to have been previously frozen. The onion rings were copious but greasy. The one bright spot was our young waiter. He was terrific! He was attentive... More 

Thank Courtney069
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140 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Stopped here on our way to Ogunquit from Quebec for lunch. Very friendly service and good food. Mom and Pop style restaurant with a long counter at the entrance for the locals for a quick coffee or breakfast and 2 big dining rooms. I had the fish and chips. The fish was more strips of fish but good but the... More 

Thank Legerwoodman
Mountain View, California
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Stopped in for breakfast while driving across NH. It's a bit off the highway, but very easy to get to and find. They have gluten free ("as we can be"), and everyone was very friendly! Breakfast was very filling. No trouble eating paleo there. The server even made me my own fruit bowl, even though one wasn't on the menu.... More 

Thank Valerie F
Claremont, New Hampshire
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We have stopped at MacKenna's over the years but have not been there for the past two years. We decided to stop for a lunch on our way back from camping and we were not disappointed. Their lunch menu is extensive and varied and good. I have to rave about their French fried sweet potatoes. They were cooked to perfection... More 

Thank arcodog
Bedford, New Hampshire
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253 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Friends and I had breakfast and coffee after and early morning workout. Great prices, friendly service, very clean and neat, and wonderful breakfast menu.

Thank OutdoorSteveNH
Salem, Massachusetts
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364 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We always make our first stop in New London at MacKenna's Restaurant for lunch when heading up to this area. The food is always so good, and it's been such a tradition for our family that I can't imagine not stopping here first. We've been doing that for over 30 years. The grilled cheese sandwiches are my favorite ... lots... More 

Thank NancyG-818
New London, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

a simple homey local eatery. good eggs and french toast. ok for lunch too. too casual for dinner. salad bar is nice

Thank u876071

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 14:30
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 293 Newport Rd, New London, NH 03257-5422
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 603-526-9511
Breakfasts and lunches served. Family restaurant.

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