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The Stairway Cafe

2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5120
+1 603-356-5200
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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07:00 - 15:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5120
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Cafe is small but staff are friendly and incredibly efficient. We were seated quickly and our breakfast came equally quickly: a lovely scramble full of vegetables and omelette with similar flavours. Highly recommend this as a start to a day of sight seeing in the...More

Thank GCandAK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waiting area is quite small and the restaurant is located upstairs, which seemed to deter people from waiting despite the relative short (15 min) wait time. The decor inside is very homely and inviting, with memorabilia from the early/mid 1900s scattered through the inside....More

Thank Neil A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent some the lunch hour in North Conway NH and had the opportunity to have lunch at the Stairway Café. Kind of mid 60's fare and taste. The restaurant is somewhat dated, but it had a homey feeling; kind of like a 60's hippie eatery....More

Thank Arnold S
Reviewed 1 week ago

But that may be all I can say. Granted, it was morning - and everyone probably needs coffee before they come to work - and maybe the hostess hadn’t had hers yet, but a smile could have gone a long way. We did get a...More

Thank Vacationer2Maine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the experience of the Stairway Cafe. The food was good, not great. Potatoes not hot, the omelet is an egg pancake and then the ingredients ordered are placed in the middle of the 'pancake' and it is folded. Looks more like a pita...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the same old "stuff" but very good! Great views of the town and we ate outside which was great. Stairs are a bit much but it's worth the trip!

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited the North Conway area to see what it would be like and get there before the flock of leaf peepers get there. We needed some lunch and saw the Stairway Cafe and it looked like a fun place. As you can imagine it...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast here the last morning of our stay. Very busy place which is always a good sign and we managed to get a couple of seats on the balcony. The food was very tasty and service was friendly.

Thank Roisin M
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I stopped by for a quick lunch. The place is up a flight of stairs with a balcony overlooking the town. I ordered a club sandwich and it was so large it was hard for me to take a bite! The food came quick too.

Thank cchina
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The food here is always second to none! This was our first chance sitting on the outdoor second floor patio. It was super small but cozy and no complaints about the amazing view, staff and food. If I could pick my idea of a perfect...More

1  Thank Christie B
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17 July 2016|
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Response from john k | Reviewed this property |
From what I recall the specials menu does have Gluten free options kind regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2649 White Mountain Hwy, North Conway, Conway, NH 03860-5120
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Conway  >  North Conway
  • Phone Number: +1 603-356-5200
  • E-mail
Small eclectic cafe offering local ingredients. Something for everyone!
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