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Big Bean Cafe

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118 Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857
+1 603-659-8600
06:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

There is no restaurant in a 20 mile radius that comes close to the experience at the Big Bean! The fresh food and the menu are incomparable to any place I've ever eaten. The staff and service are phenomenal. They care about their guests, the delivery, the presentation and the service. You will not find a restaurant better than this... More 

3 Thank Cindy B
New Hampshire
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Great spot for local foods and creative menu. Granola types. Can get very crowded and service can be poor at times.

Thank torbtronics
Newmarket, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I frequent the "Bean" for breakfast. Their specials are inspired! Terrific muffins and if you are lucky, you can get day old muffins and bagels cheap!

Thank Stanley N C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Love the Big Bean! Always fresh and fun from the regular menu to their creative specials. There's a reason that it might have a line to get in!

Thank Lori F
Newmarket, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This Newmarket Breakfast/Lunch spot is outrageous. Ignore the sign "Hippies use Backdoor - No Exceptions", but get the humor and fun. A fabulous place for older people, students and families. Not to be missed. This makes my life in Newmarket so much better.

Thank mreisz
Andover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The Big Bean is an excellent place for breakfast and lunch. All items have a little extra pizzazz. The food is fresh and well-made. Unfortunately, this is a small place and there is often a wait. Still, I would say this is the best place In Newmarket and a real gem.

1 Thank Drea T
Bridgeport, Connecticut
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went with my daughter for a breakfast place. Highly recommend this place. Self service coffee from a variety of cool mugs. A great menu. Friendly staff. We are going again tomorrow, it was that good !

Thank cabocathy1
Tenants Harbor, Maine
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This little gem in Newmarket opens at 6 am for breakfast and stays open until 2 for lunch. They specialize in farm fresh eggs served just about any way you want, hearty home fries or hash browns, toast made from many kinds of bread, and of course specialty coffees by the mug-full. The lunch menu is no less extensive. Get... More 

Thank John R
Exeter, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Found hair in my breakfast. Scrambled eggs had egg shells in them.all staff take turns at being the cook. Bad quality.

1 Thank LoganRyan1986
White River Junction, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Big Bean is fun! The locals all know it and love it. Coffee is plentiful and great; service is warm and smiling; breakfast specials are always creative and BIG. It's small in the sense that it's cozy. Get there early and expect to have a short wait for a table. In the nice weather bring the dog and eat... More 

Thank Kalonymos

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Main St, Newmarket, NH 03857
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Newmarket
  • Phone Number: +1 603-659-8600

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