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Colby's Breakfast & Lunch

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105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
+1 603-436-3033
07:00 - 14:00
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

As breakfast places go in Portsmouth; and there are many that serve a great breakfast; Colby's is one of my go to places as a local. Colby's generally follows a long 2 hour exercise regime with a rewarding breakfast. There are always specials listed on the blackboard. A rather short but eclectic menu; just about everything is good, and if... More 

Thank WDLuisi
Hatfield, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Cozy little breakfast spot, good food, get there early or be prepared too wait, however food is worth the wait..Will definitely go back

Thank SightseeingMom
Reading, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Great little place, we had to wait about 15 minutes, but it was worth the wait. Waiter/Hostess poured us a cup of coffee while we were waiting. Breakfast will not dissapoint.

Thank Nate W
Miami Beach, Florida
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Classic New England diner. Classic New England breakfast: greasy and flavorful. Cash only.. can get really busy.. Family friendly with very affordable pricing.

Thank Scamp-San
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The chef here is a genius at flavor combinations! Add great and prompt service and a congenial atmosphere for an outstanding eating experience!

1 Thank swcsj
Boston, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

One of the best breakfast/brunch places I've ever been to! The menu has great options and the specialty menu is pretty good as well. I ordered a beef chili omelette which was amazing! Prices are very reasonable! Be prepared for a lengthy wait at busy times, but it will be worth it!

1 Thank Foodie_TravelAir
Duxbury, MA
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

My daughter and I both loved our meals. This is a small space so enjoy the shoppes while you wait for your table. My veggie omelette was the best I've ever had. Roasted vegs and fresh jack cheese. My daughter loved her's and her mimosa. Really fun setting as well.

Thank iamkatetraveler
Danvers, MA
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I took take out twice last week for breakfast. Sausage Egg Cheese on a toasted bagel was good. Cheese omelette with toast and home fries was good. I will be back.

Thank Danno2007
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

My husband and I had lunch at Colby's yesterday. The guys in his office were talking about food and restaurants (go figure, haha). One guy had mentioned the awesome breakfast he had had there. So my husband called me up and asked if I wanted to try the lunch there. Of course! We arrived shortly before noon. It is a... More 

Thank RockyBeach56
Portland, Maine
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Where do two Colby College graduates meet for a meal when one lives in Maine and one lives in Massachusetts?...at Colby's of course! Quaint and cozy, Friendly staff, Good food

Thank goodfoodNan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-3033

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