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Golden Egg

960 Sagamore Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5977
+1 603-436-0519
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (26 reviews)
“coffee cake” (6 reviews)
“home fries” (14 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
960 Sagamore Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5977
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Golden Egg is a treat. We have been for breakfast multiple times and the food is always good. Recently we went for lunch which was also good. The deserts look marvelous but I’ve never sampled them as desert after breakfast isn’t my thing. The...More

Thank geebeer
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You may have to wait because this place serves a phenomenal breakfast. An awesome eggs Benedict variety to choose from. Great service. And its easy to get to and park.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The golden egg,they close at 200pm. if you want the #1 Breakfast in new england, get up early and go there.each dish prepared with care.crowded yes get there early they open at 630. red flannel hash they run out early please this is my #1...More

1  Thank sgtmcgowen
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Went for breakfast based on reviews, not as good as expected. Toast was barely more than bread. Home fries also under cooked. Eggs Benedict were average. Service was good.

Thank Tgrundy
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

My husband is always saying we should look for a hole-in-the-wall where the locals eat because hey have the best food. This fits the bill. This place is small but the food is incredible. Lots of locals there. If you go Sunday morning prepare for...More

1  Thank Rstoneham77
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Stopped here based on TripAdvisor reviews and it did not disappoint. We had the cardamom coffee cake (get it grilled!), the California benefit and eggs with pork sausage. All delicious. The place has a very old school diner vibe. I can imagine politicians stopping by...More

Thank deffenboo
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This is a local gem! Been there 3 or 4 times when in the area and always a great breakfast served with a smiling face . Get a slice of homemade pie to go, it is definitely worth it ! Hopefully see you there soon...More

Thank M502RZmikec
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were staying at the Wentworth, breakfast wasn't included in the price, so we went here every morning instead. The fact that we went to the same place every morning says it all really. Small, comfortable, cozy place. Great food and service. Price very reasonable....More

Thank GFW57
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This place was so busy on a Sunday morning and everybody was running around working so hard there was a constant line the entire time we were there and now we know why the food was fabulous. The grilled corn muffin was exceptional. The pulled...More

Thank Karebear123
Reviewed 30 April 2018

I live about an hour from The Golden Egg,but the drive was worth it! It was last Sunday,April 22nd,really nice day for a nice ride to Portsmouth! We only waited about 5 minutes for a table,even though the place was busy. I had the Twins...More

Thank Hobstone59
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 960 Sagamore Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801-5977
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-436-0519
The Golden Egg has been serving fresh, homemade breakfast and lunch since 1983! Everything is homemade. Our menu includes eggs, omelettes, pancakes, waffles, french toast, eggs benedict (many different varieties), muffins, fruit, homemade granola, etc. We have specials that change based on available ingredients. The result is the freshest breakfast with outstanding variety for a great dining experience.
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