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Colby's Breakfast & Lunch

105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
+1 603-436-3033
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is itty bitty, but absolutely charming! From the original artwork to the "graffiti" on the fireplace to the windows were open allowing the fresh breeze to blow in, it was great! And the food. Oh, my goodness the food. You'd better have a...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's easy to pass up breakfast in a tourist town that made its bones on fresh seafood. But Jeremy Colby has spent 14 years perfecting the art of breakfast in a town that the breakfast restaurant forgot. My wife and I stopped at Colby's, located...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient downtown location, only open for breakfast and lunch. The Irish Eggs Benedict was delicious!

Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried Colby's after reading TA reviews and, as usual, everything was spot on! Place is tiny with a perpetual wait for a table but oh the reward once you're seated! Part of the advantage of waiting is the appetite you build up watching all the...More

Thank Iris H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended Colby's for breakfast. We drove in & had just a short 15 minute wait for this 10 table restaurant. I had a wonderful omelet with spinach, mushrooms & cheese. They accommodated me with sliced tomatoes & crispy bacon. Really enjoyed this quaint...More

Thank Warren K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Colby's is a small, cozy breakfast spot. We enjoyed the selection of the menu and the service was great. We liked that it was a smaller place and that it wasn't that loud. I had the Mexican omelet and my husband had salmon and eggs....More

Thank Shawna K
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Hole in the wall restaurant with entry through a side alley where we sat on a beautiful Labor Day morning. Wait of 45 Mins for parties larger than 2, but no one seemed to care. Great breakfast menu, many things you will not see on...More

1  Thank Rebound72
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Though we did have to wait a bit to get a table (no reservations and it was a gorgeous summer Sunday mid-morning when everybody and their cousin was trying to get fed)... my cousins and I (no kidding) and our husbands and aunt all went...More

1  Thank Grace_K102
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A gal in a shop told us about Colbys. Not in the crowded Market Place area, but close. Small place with really good and fresh sandwiches. I had a turkey and my wife had tuna. Both of us were pleased to find this place. Wrapped...More

Thank Galina332
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Took the advice of other people TripAdvisor and stopped at Colby's. We had a great lunch. The lobster grilled cheese was awesome. Food is plentiful and Incredibly reasonably priced. Service very good would highly recommend perfect lunch spot in the middle of Portsmouth

Thank Rbluvs2travel
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Jennifer G | Reviewed this property |
No they take credit cards
26 August 2016|
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Response from MowerFamily | Reviewed this property |
No espresso
1 July 2015|
Response from Monica S | Reviewed this property |
They do have a little outdoor patio, not sure about dogs, but maybe if you sat outside?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-3033
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