Where to Find the Best Breakfast in Southern NH

Check out some of our favorite breakfast places in southern New Hampshire. Offerings include: City Room Cafe, Riverwalk Cafe & Coffee House, How's Your Onion? and more.

City Room Café

Urban café with an urbane touch — brick walls with local artwork featured. Blackboard specials are the place to visit. Also, if you like your home fries with onions, just ask.

105 W. Pearl Street
Nashua, NH
(603) 882-5016
Monday-Saturday 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Riverwalk Café & Coffee House

Find some of the best coffee here — it's Fair Trade and roasted onsite. The breakfast menu has simple offerings to complement the coffee, including great muffins and their breakfast sandwich on a cheesy house-made biscuit.

35 Railroad Square
Nashua, NH
(603) 578-0200
Monday-Wednesday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Country Brook Café

Maybe it's the creative homemade muffins that keep them coming back. If you don't have a sweet tooth, try one of their international omelettes with flavors of Polynesia and Jamaica to Poland and Italy — the latter complete with marinara sauce.

98 Amesbury Road
Kensington, NH
(603) 777-5111
Monday-Thursday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday 6 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Maddie's Bagelry and Eatery

A delightful space and interesting menu makes this place a worthy stop. Coffee is Fair Trade from local roaster Java Tree. Try the veggie omelet made with local produce in season for a healthy option. ($6.50)

240 N. Broadway Street
Salem, NH
(603) 894-0094
Monday-Saturday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday 7 a.m. to 2 p.m
Breakfast until 11 a.m. weekdays; all day on weekends


Janie's Uncommon Café

Find a nice solid breakfast here with great Bennies and home fries. If there is a wait you can help yourself to the coffee pot.

44 Nashua Road, Unit 17
Londonderry, NH
(603) 432-3100
Monday-Saturday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.


How’s Your Onion?

If you are hungry for breakfast at 3 a.m on Friday night, this is the place to go. Try the baked eggs nest — two eggs, home fries, chopped onions (of course) and bacon, topped with Parmesan cheese. ($6.99)

91 West Broadway Street
Derry, NH
(603) 216-8838
Monday-Thursday 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday opens at 5 a.m. and stays open 24 hours until Sunday 2 p.m.


Mary Ann's Diner

It's a classic diner sporting a '50s theme, from the shiny chrome to the doo-wop music to the servers with poodle skirts (hey, shouldn't they be made out of felt?) and chiffon scarves in their hair. The pancakes are great too.

29 East Broadway Street
Derry, NH
(603) 434-5785
Monday-Saturday 6 a.m. to 2p.m., Sunday 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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