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Lou's Restaurant and Bakery

30 S Main St, Hanover, NH 03755-2015
+1 603-643-3321
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“pancakes” (48 reviews)
“french toast” (45 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
30 S Main St, Hanover, NH 03755-2015
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lou’s is hands down the best breakfast spot in the upper valley, and the consistent quality over time is remarkable. The staff is always friendly and the operation runs smoothly despite being the busiest place in town. If you’re in Hanover - don’t miss this...More

Thank mandushakansson
Reviewed 1 week ago

It really took forever once we were seated, and would have been more enjoyable if our food had been warmer. There were many great sounding options.

Thank debbie_msp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a classic diner with some interesting twists. The sweet potato hash was great, I wish I was served more. They didn't ask me how I wanted my eggs, so they arrived over easy, which is not my cup of tea. I would think...More

Thank Katherine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there for breakfast. The curler french toast is outstanding. The Pancakes melt in your mouth and the coffee is flavorful and tasty. Service was awesome. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

Thank Waterlaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Counter service with a soft sweet smile and easy going efficiency. Breakfast was quick and tasty. The specialty plum cake was a nice treat.

Thank Rbj2040
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first breakfast under the new ownership. the menu looks a little cleaned up, and while the names have changed, the song remains the same - "Doc's Favorite" is now "Hash and Eggs" so I was able to get my favorite with poached eggs, home...More

Thank oscar g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lou's had some of the best breakfast fare I have ever had. My sweet potato hash was great, the pancakes were great, my eggs were perfect.

Thank Erich K
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I used to go to Lou’s once a week when I lived in Hanover and now it’s my first stop when I’m back in NH. Great food, great menu options, great waitstaff. I was inspired to write this review because I’m currently craving a Lou’s...More

Thank mauryatollefsen
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I want to love pancakes from some of my other favorite breakfast haunts. And I do like them a lot! But, hands down, Lou's has THE Best Pancakes ever. Perfection. My preference is the dirty monkey - I'm a kid at heart and can't have...More

Thank bb4261
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This place is just great! They do all the standard diner fare plus a damn-good apple pie. I'm a big fan of the corned beef hash - best I've had by far. Definitely a must-try if you are fortunate enough to visit Hanover and want...More

Thank markN9285MP
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Kat P
20 April 2017|
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Response from katherynchasse | Reviewed this property |
Just give them a call. They are so accommodating, and their cakes are amazing!
13 September 2016|
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Response from Bear59 | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is served from 6:00 AM-3:00 PM Monday-Friday and 7;00 AM-3:00 PM Saturday-Sunday. However, their Bakery is open until 5:00 PM Monday-Saturday and until 3:00 PM on Sunday.
Bjorn L
17 October 2015|
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Response from NancyWWH1963 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but they close early in the day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 S Main St, Hanover, NH 03755-2015
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: +1 603-643-3321
  • E-mail
A tradition since 1947 serving Breakfast All Day and Lunch. Full service bakery featuring cakes, pies, donuts, cookies and seasonal specials. Proud to be a Certified Green Restaurant with a focus on locally sourced ingredients. Menu features gluten free, vegetarian and vegan specials. Dining Room opened until 3pm daily and bakery until 5pm.
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