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Friendly Toast

121 Congress Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801

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(603) 430-2154

  • Sun - 12:00am - 12:00am
  • Mon - Thu 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Fri 7:00am - 9:00pm
  • Sat 12:00am - 12:00am

Cuisine: Breakfast and Brunch, Vegetarian Restaurants

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4.7 of 5.0 from 147 reviews


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Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
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  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
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  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
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  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
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  • Friendly Toast in Portsmouth, NH
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Business Profile for Friendly Toast

Friendly Toast is located at 121 Congress Street in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Melissa Jasper is the owner of this location.

Friendly Toast Reviews

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  • ejs3 reviewVery affordable and a good hangout for college kids. Just walk in, take a menu, and seat yourself. You can get anything as simple as a bowl of oatmeal, to the enormous Almond Joy pancakes or `the peasant` which is mix of tofu and other veggie delights. Just go for a laugh. The atmosphere is amusing enough.

    44444 by ejs3

  • gduncan reviewGreat place for the `I want something different` palate. Don't come here if you are only looking for something that you will find at any other restaurant in town. The surroudings provide great conversation and are very clean. The food is different, tasty and very affordable. Best for brunch or lunch.

    44444 by gduncan

  • Jean T.Must try the Bloody Mary flights. Menu is huge and none of them disappoint.

    55555 by Jean T.

  • Lou L.Egg in a hole, potatoes...just about everything!

    55555 by Lou L.

  • Tom MFriendly is in their name for a reason. Work that tip girlfriend. Love the retro & they play killer music. Seriously. Basic breakfast & solid food here.

    55555 by Tom M

  • T B.Try the Mexican Mashed Meal - Chorizo, spicy mashed and cayenne cheddar bread. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by T B.

  • Leah JI love the atmosphere here. Their food and cocktails are always delicious. Very friendly staff. Excellent restaurant all around.

    55555 by Leah J

  • Liam N.Best of NH 2016: Best Breakfast in Seacoast Region 🍳 (Readers' Poll Winner)

    55555 by Liam N.

  • Tom MSolid breakfast interesting & unusual atmosphere. Service iffy.

    55555 by Tom M

  • Patrick jAlways great food - love the place. My wife had the tacos, and claimed they were the best she's ever eaten.

    55555 by Patrick j

  • Ted TAnything here is probably going to taste phenomenal

    55555 by Ted T

  • RyanOrder a whole breakfast and definitely throw some French toast (andamana) bread on the side

    55555 by Ryan

  • Jason L.Do not get a plain pancake or French toast, go for one of the special stuffed ones otherwise you'll experience unsweet dryness.

    33333 by Jason L.

  • James N.The scramble eggs and pulled pork breakfast with cornbread was the best. Next time have to check out

    55555 by James N.

  • John JAwesome little diner, great comfort food and great drinks.

    55555 by John J

  • Mike D.Delicious omelets and coffee! Funky decor!

    55555 by Mike D.

  • Kendice M.One of my favorites, expect the unexpected! You want to try and hit this place on a weekday when there aren't a lot of folks in there. They get super busy because it's so popular.

    55555 by Kendice M.

  • King BThe Mexican mashed potatoes were a combination of all of my favorite things. I could not stop eating!

    55555 by King B

  • mike popovicDon't miss this spot on the edge of town. Amazing, unique and delicious food. Funky decor. Great service.

    55555 by mike popovic

  • Ann P.Huge menu and great service

    55555 by Ann P.

  • Amanda DThe Irish Benedict was amazing as well as the Caribbean waffle.

    55555 by Amanda D

  • Jon P.Fantastic pancakes and cinnamon bread

    55555 by Jon P.

  • Becca BaeAwesome breakfast and decor.

    55555 by Becca Bae

  • Pat PattonGreat service and food!

    55555 by Pat Patton

  • Joey C.A must when visiting home. Try the veggie burger with cheese fries. 😝👍

    55555 by Joey C.

  • Kyle B.Dr. Seuss would order the Green Eggs & Ham, and you should too!

    55555 by Kyle B.

  • Djaniella D.Give the Green Eggs & Ham a try - delicious homemade sauce! Also, reasonably priced for the amount of food you get. Chances are you'll leave here full, satisfied, and wanting to come back for more!

    55555 by Djaniella D.

  • leland r.Lobster Benny on brioche

    55555 by leland r.

  • Haley DFood and service is amazing

    55555 by Haley D

  • Larisa GrollemondThe brunch wait can get insane but is worth it! Once you get in, have an old bay Bloody Mary and move on to bigger and better breakfasts.

    55555 by Larisa Grollemond

  • SelwaNH Finest Scramble...that's all I can say!!

    55555 by Selwa

  • Stephanie M.Flipping love this place. Get the cheese fries with the strawberry habenaro dipping sauce, killer.

    55555 by Stephanie M.

  • Janut DGreat Lobster Haul

    55555 by Janut D

  • Lisa MBit expensive though.

    55555 by Lisa M

  • Lisa MCoconut pancake was awesome!

    55555 by Lisa M

  • Adrian H.The New Hampshire's Finest scramble is excellent

    55555 by Adrian H.

  • Lauren C.Andama bread

    33333 by Lauren C.

  • Ellen KellyThe Orleans fries were life changing. Sweet potato fries with brown sugar and tobasco. Must order.

    55555 by Ellen Kelly

  • T B.Try the Cheesy Fries w/ Strawberry Habanero Dipping Sauce - So cheesy. And the sauce is superb. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by T B.

  • T B.Try the Babe Bene - Eggs Benedict over pulled pork and homemade cornbread, with house Carolina BBQ and home fries. Yum. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by T B.

  • Raymond SI loved the breakfast!

    55555 by Raymond S

  • Dazha JHonestly everything.

    55555 by Dazha J

  • Mandy KidneySuch good food! Vegan options available. Try the Orleans fries! They are soooo good. (Especially cold the next day... trust me its yummy)

    55555 by Mandy Kidney

  • Amanda S.Kind of insane. You'll probably want a glass of milk.

    33333 by Amanda S.

  • F Lo L.Tired/hungover? Biscuits and gravy. Period

    55555 by F Lo L.

  • Kelly W.They have such a unique menu with flavors that just don't sound right on paper but when you take a bite your mouth does one heck of a happy dance! Cool retro decor as well!!

    55555 by Kelly W.

  • TV Food MapsCheck out The Friendly Toast as seen on Man vs Food Nation

    55555 by TV Food Maps

  • Jim B.Don't read this. Just go. Drop whatever you are doing and just start driving here.

    33333 by Jim B.

  • Jim B.Everything

    55555 by Jim B.

  • Lynn RBreakfast. Its whats for dinner...or linner.

    55555 by Lynn R

  • James G.By far my new favorite breakfast spot

    55555 by James G.

  • Dustin M.Great sandwiches.

    55555 by Dustin M.

  • Ryan JCheese fries! Also the redbull frappe

    33333 by Ryan J

  • jim D.Q:"What kind of rum do you have?" A: "None" Q:What kind of Vodka?" A:"just well stuff". #cocktailfail

    55555 by jim D.

  • Eman P.Interesting place, great breakfast... Lots of food

    55555 by Eman P.

  • Kerry C.Favorite spot since college

    55555 by Kerry C.

  • Nicolas C.The Green Eggs and Ham were awesome! Trust me!

    55555 by Nicolas C.

  • Emily H.Should be called the "not so friendly" toast.

    33333 by Emily H.

  • Michelle B.Fantastic food. Our waitress was horrible though.

    33333 by Michelle B.

  • Stephanie T.Ignore the hipster vibe and health violations (unless that's your thing), and enjoy some good cayenne cheddar bread with any dish. It literally goes with any dish.

    33333 by Stephanie T.

  • Cyndi N.Worst food ever. French fries were the only good thing. If you want a tortilla full of barbecue sauce & nothing else....this is the place to go. The service was along the same lines.

    33333 by Cyndi N.

  • Kendra S.The wait is SOOO long. Wish we had made a reservation

    33333 by Kendra S.

  • K.K. S.Jake is the best server ever! Totally not the mimosa OR orange sangria talking.

    55555 by K.K. S.

  • Rob W.The Drunken French Toast and the Costa Rican are amazing for breakfast. I also enjoy their Rice & Beans (with added grilled chicken and chorizo) for lunch!

    55555 by Rob W.

  • Kelly S.The french toast with the anadama bread was AMAZING! better than the pancakes!

    55555 by Kelly S.

  • Taylor L.Jim and Ryan are the best!

    55555 by Taylor L.

  • CarleyThe Orleans Fries are delish! Sweet potato fries with hot sauce, brown sugar, and sour cream. Sounds funky, but it's amazing!

    55555 by Carley

  • John L.The granola is deliciously different. Just get the cup w yogurt. It's plenty!

    55555 by John L.

  • Becky V.Amazing place. Worth the trip from anywhere to eat here.

    55555 by Becky V.

  • Kelly W.Squirmin' Mehrmann is so good! And Philly, Jackie, Geoff n Mason are the Most Rockin!!!!! xo

    55555 by Kelly W.

  • Matt F.Check out the guy scramble. Get it every time!

    55555 by Matt F.

  • Nate W.Great food! Great ambiance!!!

    55555 by Nate W.

  • Katherine W.Food is delicious, service is extremely sluggish.

    55555 by Katherine W.

  • Jason G.Very expensive for the worth it quality

    33333 by Jason G.

  • Nicole O.Must try: Guy Scramble! It's a weekly appearance in my diet. So good!

    55555 by Nicole O.

  • Francine K.Great tunes and the food is eclectic!

    55555 by Francine K.

  • Katy H.The cheesy fries are unlike any other.

    55555 by Katy H.

  • Chris J.French toast is awesome. The pieces are huge!

    55555 by Chris J.

  • Dino P.All their home made breads are F-ing amazing! And the food was good too.

    55555 by Dino P.

  • Rob T.The French Toast is the goods. And the heavily tattooed staff is friendly.

    55555 by Rob T.

  • Scott S.Don't worry about the line of people out front, only took 20 min. Well worth the wait.

    22222 by Scott S.

  • Wyatt F.Always ask for Geoff or Jackie! Tell them you are fixin' to eat some great food and be sure to drink a Bud Light Platinum! Wicked!

    55555 by Wyatt F.

  • ChristineWorst coffee. Everything else is top notch

    55555 by Christine

  • Brett E.Meat lovers should get the Sklarmegeddon

    55555 by Brett E.

  • Alyssa D.I'm not sure what all the fuss is about except for the kitschy and sort of hipster feel. The breakfast is ok but I think their reputation is built on being quirky. Service was less than stellar. Meh.

    33333 by Alyssa D.

  • Kika G.Milkshakes are massive. Try the turkey + potato chip sandwich to get nostalgic about summer camp

    55555 by Kika G.

  • Ben B.Try the Dggc (Damn Good Grilled Cheese) - With strawberry habanero sauce and sweet potato fries. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Ben B.

  • Ben B.Try the Cheesy Fries w/ Strawberry Habanero Dipping Sauce - My favorite. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Ben B.

  • Dan V.Amazing brunch (all bread/toast is homemade) and tremendous 50s decor... it's also worth noting this spot is 24 hours on the weekends. Careful, the coffee comes out scalding hot!

    55555 by Dan V.

  • Tim R.Giant pancakes are delicious! The Caribbean Waffle with carmalized bananas keeps me coming back :)

    55555 by Tim R.

  • Walker R.Tofu scramble with spiceeee cayenne Cheddar bread - delicioso!!

    55555 by Walker R.

  • K D.Get a side of strawberry habanero sauce and dip everything in it. Its especially good on le petit monstre. Mmmmm.

    55555 by K D.

  • Tyler B.King cakes. Thank me later.

    55555 by Tyler B.

  • Morris L.Bring an empty stomach and leave enough room for these fatty foods on the menu; very eccentric menu and hard to make a choice. It's like kids invented the menu items!

    55555 by Morris L.

  • Brett C.The baby in the back is creepy

    22222 by Brett C.

  • Rob W.The Ole Miss looks incredible

    55555 by Rob W.

  • Rob W.The Costa Rican and the French Toast are my two favorites

    55555 by Rob W.

  • AJ T.Never overlook the specials board, it's normally phenomenal, and changes daily.

    55555 by AJ T.

  • Kelly W.Get the AMQ - Annmarie quesadilla... So awesomely goood!!

    55555 by Kelly W.

  • Annie B.The damn good grilled cheese is the best sandwich everrr!!!

    55555 by Annie B.

  • Joe G.The only place to get breakfast in Portsmouth!

    55555 by Joe G.

  • Isaac B.Its at to to wrong with any of the food...but the egg sandwich with homemade bread is awesome any time of the day.

    55555 by Isaac B.

  • Geoff U.Waiting to get a table, you should check out Skele-tone records right across the street. Tons of vinyl!!

    33333 by Geoff U.

  • jared m.grilled cheese on anadama or oatmeal and sweet potato fries. <3

    55555 by jared m.

  • Jacob S.Green eggs and ham is delicious!

    55555 by Jacob S.

  • Roland P.Popular but not very clean, lot's of health violations. Wait staff is often quite surly.

    33333 by Roland P.

  • Michael G.The Perfect Steak sandwich is To. Die. For. Good !!!!

    55555 by Michael G.

  • Travel ChannelHome to a jam-packed omelette, known as the Sklarmageddon. As seen on Travel Channel’s Man v. Food Nation.

    55555 by Travel Channel

  • Katie M.Very cool interior and get the Cayenne Cheddar bread if you order a sandwich (great BLTs)

    55555 by Katie M.

  • Ramsey M.Is this heaven? Get the "the damned-good grilled cheese" that is dipped in strawberry-haberno sauce!!!!

    33333 by Ramsey M.

  • Gabriel G.The place is amazing, and the food is great.

    55555 by Gabriel G.

  • Rachel B.Looks like an applebee's a fabulous gay man owns

    33333 by Rachel B.

  • Stephen S.Best corned beef hash ever

    55555 by Stephen S.

  • Sarah K.Anything from here will cure your hangover STAT.

    55555 by Sarah K.

  • Alex F.Mexican mashed meal with chayenne cheddar toast is a dream!

    55555 by Alex F.

  • Joseph NMeant to say King Cakes, not Log Cakes, in my earlier tip w/ pic.

    33333 by Joseph N

  • Joseph NLog cakes after I was finished eating. Barely ate half of it until I got a food coma. It's delicious, but fills you up very quickly!

    33333 by Joseph N

  • Joseph NThe Peasant was amazing! The King Cakes will easily feed 2-3 heavy eaters, so order wisely. It's delicious, though!

    55555 by Joseph N

  • Sarah K.Best place to cure a hangover in a 20 mile radius.

    55555 by Sarah K.

  • Hardi Rbest breakfast in Boston

    55555 by Hardi R

  • Doug R.Ice cold beer. I mean really good ice cold beer.

    55555 by Doug R.

  • Travel Channel"Amazing omelette! I love their Greeky Benedict with Avocado!" -Adam Richman, Man v Food Nation

    55555 by Travel Channel

  • Dave C.Get the Pinky frappe, it is excellent!

    55555 by Dave C.

  • Jay J.Nachos, huevos rancheros, 3 French toast, & 2 banana and chocolate chip pancakes...all good. There were 3 of us.

    55555 by Jay J.

  • Christopher M.The Perfect Steak is exactly as described. Perfect!

    55555 by Christopher M.

  • Elizabeth C.Love, love, LOVE the cayenne-cheddar bread!

    55555 by Elizabeth C.

  • Jessica R.The chocolate chip pancakes, homefries, and a cherry coke will complete the morning (or night) while in Portsmouth!

    55555 by Jessica R.

  • Christine R.Orleans fries are the best!! I get them without tabasco sauce though bc I'm a wuss ;)

    55555 by Christine R.

  • Jenifer K.Ole miss is worth getting once. Really interesting combo of flavor. The scklarmageddon is huge and pretty good. The highlight though, anadama bread!!!! Omg!!!!! My new favorite breakfast joint.

    55555 by Jenifer K.

  • Ryan K.The Cheesy Fries are the most amazing things ever. Crazy busy on the weekend mornings.

    55555 by Ryan K.

  • Sean G.Vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Yay!

    55555 by Sean G.

  • Leona M.There is nothing on the menu that I don't like. Get the homefries with your meal, they're a staple!

    55555 by Leona M.

  • Liam P.The jasper omelet might sound disgusting (bacon, corn, pimentos, jalapenos, cheese) but take a leap of faith, it's worth it.

    55555 by Liam P.

  • Natalie W.Incredible. Carl Sagan pancakes!

    55555 by Natalie W.

  • Kate B.Everything is awesome! Favorite is the DGGC with no olive spread. Try the habanero strawberry sauce on the side. YUM!

    55555 by Kate B.

  • Jeff W.Alright

    22222 by Jeff W.

  • KingstonI get the black bean burger everytime. Never gets old!

    55555 by Kingston

  • Chris V.This place is decorated like an acid trip and a time machine made love. Food is different but great for breakfast or lunch.

    55555 by Chris V.

  • Sunny N.I don't care if this place failed inspection a couple of times. Still taste good when you're buzzed!

    22222 by Sunny N.

  • Lark M.Unfreakingbelievably excellent breakfast potatoes on the basic breakfast. Cosmic!

    55555 by Lark M.

  • Derek H.Get the nachos!! A heaping messy plate of delicious, chippy goodness. Also the basic breakfast is outstanding. As is everything else...You can't go wrong at the Toast.

    55555 by Derek H.

  • Eric W.Breakfast anytime! Ask for @geoffuseless

    55555 by Eric W.

  • TobinThe King Cakes are so stellar.

    55555 by Tobin

  • Jodi S.Get the Matt. Used to be the Matt #2, but it was so good they made it the only one.

    55555 by Jodi S.

  • Dylan H.visit during the week to avoid the swarms of tourists that truck in on the weekends.

    55555 by Dylan H.

  • Kevin H.Go here between 12am and 3am on a Friday night. Count how many Santa Claus's are visible.

    55555 by Kevin H.

  • Leslie P.The anadama bread here is To. Die. For. good

    55555 by Leslie P.

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