We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Popovers On The Square

8 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
+1 603-431-1119
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“popovers” (325 reviews)
“apple butter” (65 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
8 Congress St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (510)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 510 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife makes excellent popovers, so I've become spoiled. These were comparable in quality. It's a fun place to eat. Staff are friendly. The desserts looked incredible!

1  Thank dnumme
Reviewed 5 days ago

The popovers come with maple butter and are wonderful. But you must see their bakery assortment as well. Beautiful and delicious!

1  Thank Arlene H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we popped in for a late breakfast. i am pretty particular about the way i want my food cooked, and these folks nailed it. good value, great service.

Thank squeezerb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being the first sunny day in sometime my wife and I decided to visit Portsmouth. As lunchtime approached we saw Popovers on the Square. The menu has a nice mixture of smaller dishes and soups. I ordered a Cuba panini and my wife ordered crab...More

Thank dandt65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted something sweet after our seafood dinner and our server at Ferry Landing recommended this place.!what a great choice! we ordered 2 flavored coffees and white cloud cookies and a huge brownie with everything in it! they were so good and...More

1  Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent gluten free Popovers and regular eclair for the rest of the family. Great coffee and good atmosphere.

Thank branchofthevine
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have to give an average review because Popovers suffers from the same ailment that most coffee/pastry/bakery shops seem to-great baked goods, lousy coffee. First the good: the almond tea cake and French apple crisp were very good. The tea cake was covered in chocolate...More

Thank Outbacklover
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

There is a large menu on the wall that covers anything that you may have a taste for. However, the only thing that is important is the basic popover, with maple butter......wow! Great location in town center. Everything in the glass cases looked great.

Thank JVK084
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Grabbed a popover to go and oh my goodness...yum! Came with maple butter and was so very good even reheated back at my hotel room. I would definitely go back for more!

Thank snowcraig75
Reviewed 2 May 2017

great downtown location----excellent choices for every appetite----excellent bakery--on Market Square

Thank mdinola
Nearby Restaurants
Portsmouth Brewery
987 reviews
.13 km away
438 reviews
.14 km away
Durbar Square Restaurant
213 reviews
.08 km away
Nearby Attractions
Market Square
535 reviews
.03 km away
The Music Hall
150 reviews
.17 km away
Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden
66 reviews
.26 km away
Portsmouth Athenaeum
25 reviews
.04 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Popovers On The Square staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
08:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing