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Popovers On The Square

8 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
+1 603-431-1119
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“apple butter” (80 reviews)
“sandwiches” (53 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sandwiches, salads, pastry items are to be found here. I have had a few salads and they have always been very good. Unfortunately one time I bit into a olive pit and that wasn’t too pleasant but can happen. The bakery items always look great...More

Thank pc19642015
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bright, open cafe with counter service (similar to Panera), and the pastries are delicious. The popover was large, warm and the maple butter was perfect on it. Great place to have a relaxing cup of coffee and a treat.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great little place to stop for a bakery. The popovers were phenomenal! And the maple butter that goes with them makes them even better!

Thank Salemite01970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was visiting Portsmouth with a group of friends and needed a super delicious birthday cake. Popovers had elegant, BEAUTIFUL, choices....and lots of them! I went with a double mousse cake and it did not disappoint. While we waited for the cake to have Happy...More

Thank elizabeth y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found them on TripAdvisor. The scrambled eggs with American cheese in a popover is pure genius! Desserts look great too. I'll definitely return.

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popovers is a great place to see Market Square while having a light lunch or a delicious bakery item. It can get busy in the summer.

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is very good. Awesome popovers. Service was excellent. Nice place to go to relax with friends or family and enjoy. The pastries are excellent.

Thank Gail7175
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite places for lunch when we come to Portsmouth. Get there early though! It's seat yourself and it fills up fast! My daughter had the Kid's Cheese Quesadilla, which was huge and "yummy"! It's served with sour cream and salsa....More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 7 February 2018

There is plenty to choose from. The soups and sandwiches are really fresh and really really good. Also, they have amazing pastries and excellent fresh brewed Ice Tea!

Thank Adair1235
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Popovers are massive......all the pastries looked incredible. I had the eclair which was very fresh and filling. Also great for breakfast, based on the menu choices

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1119
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