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The WaterWheel

1955 Presidential Hwy, Rte. 2, Jefferson, Jefferson, NH 03583-6208
+1 603-586-4313
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pancakes” (73 reviews)
“omelet” (17 reviews)
“cornbread” (13 reviews)
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1955 Presidential Hwy, Rte. 2, Jefferson, Jefferson, NH 03583-6208
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I went here on my way to Milan with my grandparents. I have many food allergies so didn't eat the food there, but my grandparents raved about it. They both had breakfast for lunch. Plate-sized pancakes really are plate sized!! The service was very quick...More

Thank Caitlin B
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Had breakfast here on our way to Santa's village, This looked like a little hole in the wall but wow was this the best surprise. The food was amazing. The pancakes were the best we ever had. Huge and delicious. The corn bread was also...More

Thank bid421
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We have eaten here before on a whim. This time we went on purpose. Our meals have been generous portions of food, the pancakes are larger than the size of the plates, and the food is hot and fresh. They have a gift shop that...More

Thank Marty K
Reviewed 11 July 2016

All of their food is good: buttermilk pancakes are a family fav. Service however, tends to be slow if they are busy.

Thank RayBlessing
Reviewed 10 July 2016

A good old-fashioned mountain breakfast place. Good food at a good price and everyone left the table full and happy. Service a wee slow - to get food, check, etc can take awhile- but all part of the ambiance of place. Would go regularly if...More

Thank FrozenMe
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Delicious home cooked meals. Everyone was friendly and accommodating. Breakfast before our hike and the best burger ever, following our hike.

Thank leslieflwrs
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We ate here on the last day of our vacation.. our loss because it was amazing!! I wish we could have had breakfast here everyday. The food is priced so well that it was a steal and portions are GIGANTIC!!! The hungry bear omelette is...More

1  Thank beatrizbry2
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Best breakfast around the area! The pancakes are the size of your head and everything is homemade! The food is so good and the little shop is so cute. It has lots of NH items to look at. It tends to be very busy (Which...More

Thank JandNBtravlers
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Local breakfast place, huge portions of great food. Nice staff. Also has gifts and home made fudge. Good location if traveling to Mount Washington.

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Enormous portions of fantastic food. Wish there were more restaurants like the WaterWheel ! Perfect for families and travelers.

Thank yeats73
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Questions & Answers
Alicia H
12 April 2017|
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Response from waterwheelnh | Property representative |
We are open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday 6am to 2pm. We will be OPEN on Easter Sunday. We will open 7 days a week after Memorial Day until Labor Day. I'm sure we can accommodate your father's appetite.
12 March 2017|
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Response from waterwheelnh | Property representative |
We do not serve alcohol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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: 1955 Presidential Hwy, Rte. 2, Jefferson, Jefferson, NH 03583-6208
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 603-586-4313
  • E-mail
We are known for our more than adequate portions at a very reasonable price. Our more popular menu choices include pancakes as big a dinner plate and Omelets made with 6 eggs. Along with a variety of New England made products we have maple syrup, 12 varieties of fudge, and whoopie pies in our Gift Shop.
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