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Purple Finch Cafe

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124 S River Rd, Bedford, NH 03110-6738
+1 603-232-1953
07:00 - 14:00
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New Hampshire
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This local Bedford restaurant is wonderful. The food is great, the portions generous and the prices well within reason. Service is excellent and the atmosphere is pleasant.

Thank wayno53
Amherst, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will never hear me say that, NEVER! But I did, because it was! I was wondering what all the hoop-la was about and now I'm a believer! Go Purple Finch!!

Thank Joy A
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the gluten free apple/pecan french toast, very good. Eggs, hash browns all well received by my party. Lot of creative breakfast options including plenty of gluten free choices.

Thank Frostyonline
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think $20 for breakfast for one is too much. My mistake was ordering orange juice with my coffee and discovering I was charged almost $5 for the juice. Scrambled eggs and a side of potatoes however should not be $15. Food was good, staff prompt & courteous but not nearly enough food for the price.

Thank dluri
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The Purple Finch is a little further away for me, so I don't get to it as often as I'd like, but I love it whenever we make it there. Very clean, with fast, friendly service and you can pour yourself a cup of coffee while you wait (there's usually a bit of a wait on Sunday when we go... More 

Thank stoja17
Bedford, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have eaten here many times. The food is always exceptional, and you must try their sweet potato donut holes. If you go on a Sunday morning, however, plan to wait a little while for a table; it is a very popular destination on the weekends.

Thank rrnut58
Hollis, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I thought the food was average. The purple theme is a bit overdone. Not a lot of food for the money. Will not revisit.

Thank ellenmuckstadt
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

been here for lunch twice, service was good, lost of good healthy choices, very satisfying! homemade salads, soups, all tasty and fresh. whenever someone's in the neighborhood looking, I suggest going here.

1 Thank Terri D
Merrimack, New Hampshire
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132 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Haven't been to a breakfast place in the Merrimack/Bedford area in a while that made me say "wow", but this one hit the spot. So many selections on the menu, reasonably priced, and cooked fresh! It feels like the staff and chef here actually care about their food, from presentation to fresh taste. The service was wonderful, helpful, and attentive.... More 

1 Thank Mezasu
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Purple Finch is our go to place, especially on Sundays after church, for breakfast/lunch. Good food. Good staff. Comfortable. They have a take out menu too.

1 Thank Kathleen T

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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
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, 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: 124 S River Rd, Bedford, NH 03110-6738
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 603-232-1953

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