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Colby's Breakfast & Lunch

105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
+1 603-436-3033
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“french toast” (29 reviews)
“hash” (12 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
105 Daniel St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3810
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ate here 3 times as the food and the service was great. I had the muffin with egg and bacon and my wife had the egg florentine. Both were excellent - that is why we had it each time we went!! All in all a...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food: very good. Service: very good. Coffee: hot and frequent. Can't wait to go back. The guys who work at Colby's should be commended for a well run place with delicious eats.

Thank Ted C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are only about 10 tables, but the place is worth the wait if there is one. The food was really good me reasonably priced. Would definitely recommend.

Thank crhallis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Portions are huge! My breakfast was enough for two people. French toast is excellent as was the cinnamon French toast. Small place- expect to wait

Thank saphireblack
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is where the locals go. Ask anyone who lives/works downtown where they recommend and probably won't be the Toast, it will be Colby's. Huge portions, awesome specials, efficient service, and amazing food make it a must. The benedicts, tofu scramble, and breakfast burrito are...More

Thank lolok839
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at this breakfast place several times before. It was a favorite for us when visiting Portsmouth. But we'll be exploring other breakfast joints after our last meal here. The wait was long, 45 minutes which is to be expected on the weekend....More

Thank Erika L
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We've been here before and were very happy to return. This time we ordered the Irish Benedict. You get a ton of home made corned beef hash with perfectly cooked poached eggs and seasoned home fries. It's a small place but worth the wait.

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Cute little intimate venue, maybe a little too cozy in spots (the servers had to worm their way around a few spots) but we had a nice table in the back w/a responsive waitress. I would get there early because we got there a little...More

1  Thank LDKRN
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The eggs were cooked perfectly, the bacon was crispy, the coffee hot and delicious. The locals eat here, so you know its good.

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The food here is very good. If you are looking for something better than a diner this is it. often they have very creative items but you can get all the staples here too. Lines are the only issue but worth the wait.

Thank CEK03802
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do you serve espresso ?
26 August 2016|
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Response from MowerFamily | Reviewed this property |
No espresso
Do you allow dogs?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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