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Golden Egg

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960 Sagamore Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801
+1 603-436-0519
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Dallas, Texas
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312 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Great little breakfast spot. Huge menu. And everything we had was very good. They seated us really quickly even though they were busy and we had a party of nine. And our food came out very quickly as well. Great service. Good food. A good place for breakfast if you're close by.

Thank mpugh22
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218 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

There's no frills to this place but it's just a good homestyle breakfast at a local spot. The omelettes & blueberry pancakes were delicious. Definitely a good spot to start your day!

Thank bkdj96
San Antonio, Texas
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361 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

If your looking for excellent breakfast in a small town atmosphere on the east coast then try the Golden Egg in Portsmouth NH. It's not big or fancy but the omlettes are delicious. My husband had a vegetable omelette and it looked and tasted as if someone had gone to the backyard and picked their freshest most delicious vegetables and... More 

Thank Jill V
Vineland, New Jersey
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

Mostly locals. Service could not be better, very friendly staff. Reasonable prices. Variety of omelets, pastries, fresh fruit, seafood (yes at breakfast) is over the top.

Thank Bob46890
Ithaca NY
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014

Just came home from a week in Rye Beach. We ate breakfast everyday at the Golden Egg. Very speedy service, incredible specials, caring staff, delicious new flavors of coffee each day. Located 10 minutes from Rye Beach. Full of locals enjoying a good meal.

Thank jeffa18
Needham, Massachusetts
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115 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

This a very homey place with very friendly waitresses. Huge breakfast menu with many homemade cakes and pastries. Many different kinds of gluten free muffins. Great coffee always served with a smile!!

Thank Diane S
Barre, Vermont
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

The value was good. Typical diner food for the area with warm staff. I had sausage gravy and eggs. The gravy was OK, nothing spectacular, but I WAS in New England, not the south. My husband's breakfast burrito looked very good. On the whole I recommend this as a good stop for breakfast. Don't let the "road end" signs put... More 

Thank MorgannaLeFey
Jamestown, NC
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127 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Granted that a lot of places are going to charge you $7-$10 for a made-to-order three-egg omelet so if you are comfortable paying $25-$30 for two breakfasts, with coffee, don't take my advice to share an omelet and enjoy a huge breakfast for yourself. My wife and I ordered the omelets; mine was the "Super" veggie with cheese and hers... More 

Thank JamestownRGW
Reading, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

I don't like going to a restaurant and getting lied to by the hostess. When you ask if they have fresh squeezed O.J. and the answer is yes and when the O.J arrives at the table and it tastes like TANG, that is not a good start. The bagel was frozen not fresh and the pancake was just OK. The... More 

Thank Glenn T
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

The Golden Egg is simply "OK." There are several places within a short drive that serve identical fare, at identical cost, served by just about the same employees. It's breakfast. Why the need to wait outside for eggs, toast, and coffee? Neither disappointing, nor impressive. Better than the "Dirty Toast," about the same as "Hebert's," not as good as the... More 

Thank Rich B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 960 Sagamore Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-0519
The Golden Egg has been serving fresh, homemade breakfast and lunch since 1983! Everything is homemade. Our menu includes eggs, omelettes, pancakes, waffles, french toast, eggs benedict (many different varieties), muffins, fruit, homemade granola, etc. We have specials that change based on available ingredients. The result is the freshest breakfast with outstanding variety for a great dining experience.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?