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Popovers On The Square

8 Congress St, Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
+1 603-431-1119
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8 Congress St, Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are so glad we made a pit stop here. We got 3 desserts (chocolate decadence, an eclair and a cup cake) also the clam chowder with a large popover, a crab cake and a nitro cold coffee. Wow that coffee was a really neat...More

Thank ladycanz
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've eaten here several times and I'd recommend stopping buy for a light meal or coffee. The menu works for a brunch without committing to extensive options. Seating space is decent but can often be crowded. Worth checking out!

Thank B_Finnell
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had the cesar salad and the Market Square salad with steak, both were delicious! The Tomato Mozzarella panini is irresistible. The coffee is real and the chocolate cake with buttercream was also delicious. You can’t go wrong.

Thank mcyol m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They offer breakfast and lunch but we only had dessert. Lots to options to choose from cookies, cakes, cheesecake, brownies you get the picture... all are amazing!!!! Friendly staff and very inviting seating.

Thank Lbaker3366
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for a nice place for dessert and coffee! Lots of choices for both. Nice place for a date. Would go again.

Thank Tgrundy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch on a sunny, coolish afternoon. There is a patio but we sat inside as the patio was cool in the shade. We enjoyed a Mix and Match lunch of soup and a 1/2 sandwich. We had to clean off our...More

Thank everydaymartha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little find Popovers and Maple Butter were a real treat, this was a busy little place with a great selection of lunch options. Magnificent patisseries to enjoy also. Great lunch stop.

Thank David-and-Theresa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Great place to grab something to eat and drink and love the deserts. Love the customer service. I pick up desserts for the family every time I visit.

Thank kipn0te
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portsmouth local here. This is a great place for a nice lunch (how about tuna or chili served in a popover) and a delicious pastry and coffee. We love their cakes, even though we try to have them only on birthdays! Okay, sometimes we have...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet and clean. I have never given anything a 1 star. I think if you do not have anything nice to say maybe just leave it. But... my experience was one I have only seen in movies. I ask for the scrambled egg and cheese...More

Thank Maria M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Congress St, Market Square, Portsmouth, NH 03801-4017
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-431-1119
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Popovers on the Square is a fast-casual, pleasant café and bakery located in the heart of Portsmouth’s historic and charming Market Square serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. We embrace the European philosophy of fresh and seasonal food, outstanding coffees and wines, exceptional pastries and desserts, and, of course, a relaxing and convivial ambiance from which to enjoy your entire experience. Established in 2006, the name Popovers was chosen to reflect and promote that golden brown, light, and buttery New England staple. We hope Popovers on the Square will become your café, your bakery, and, most importantly, your home-away-from-home when you are looking to relax, eat well, and enjoy family or meet old and new friends.
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