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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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“popovers” (361 reviews)
“sandwiches” (50 reviews)
“pastry” (29 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
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 2 days ago via mobile

In all seriousness. The. Best. I’ve been going to this joint for years and every time it’s amazing. The popovers are eggy and warm and the lattes huge. What a lovely little bakery.

Thank Meagan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a bakery/coffee shop/lunch place. We stopped in for divine dessert one night, then came back for breakfast another day. Everything was excellent.

Thank kaassouffle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in for a quick lunch, which turned out to be a breakfast sandwich - very nice, excellent roll (soft w/beautiful crust). Simple atmosphere, clean, helpful staff.

Thank CalypsoReid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had heard about Popovers for years and finally had a chance to go there with friends for lunch. We all enjoyed the soups and sandwiches, and were tempted by the amazing display of cakes and other baked goods (which we managed to resist). This...More

Thank Chloesfriend
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Cozy coffee shop atmosphere with outside seating in the summer, all right in the center of town. Wear blinders if you’re on a diet, they have a long display of sweets that make my mouth water just thinking about it. The popovers are the best...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

On our recent trip to Portsmouth we stopped in for lunch. We each had the soup and half sandwich combo and we’re both happy with our meals, especially the soups which tasted like they were “homemade.” We also got a few cookies to go and...More

Thank rmb11282017
Reviewed 23 October 2017

4 of us on vacation stoped in to Popovers for lunch. Loved the Popovers but the rest of the meals were just average.

Thank Miamijim
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We found this restaurant when we were walking the city. The popovers are very good and the beverages are great! Recommended!

Thank floribel1
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

After a walk along the ocean, I stopped at Popovers on the Square. It was recommended by the front desk representative at Homewood Suites. They have a nice menu selection and an amazing baked goods display. I selected the half sandwich and salad with the...More

Thank Beth_McD05
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Served with maple butter, light and fluffy. Great coffee. Nice atmosphere! Located on the town square, there’s lots to see and do around this adorable cafe.

Thank Sara R
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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