Where to Find the Best Breakfast in Western NH

Check out some of our favorite breakfast places in western New Hampshire. Offerings include: Yankee Chef, Lou's Restaurant, The Riverhouse Cafe and more.

Egg, avocado and potato dish from the Riverhouse Cafe.
Photo by susan laughlin

The Riverhouse Café

New owners have taken the food up a notch with local sourcing and a can-do attitude. Try the Compost Pile with local eggs (25 cents extra), hash browns, avocado slices, roasted local vegetables and a pea tendril garnish. Coffee from A&E Roastery.

123 Union Square
Milford, NH
(603) 249-5556
Open daily 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Eggs Benedict from the Yankee Chef.
Photo by susan laughlin

Yankee Chef

Homestyle food with a creative twist. Try the Reuben Benedict with sauerkraut and slices of corned beef served on rye toast. ($10) Joe's special potatoes are shredded and fried with onions and bits of bacon.

321 Nashua St., Milford
(603) 673-3535
Tuesday-Sunday 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Thursday-Saturday 4:30 p.m. to
8:30 p.m.

Lou's Restaurant

If you can get past the pie case, order Lou's legendary corned beef hash with eggs your way. Then pick up a pie to go home with you. It's a date you won't forget.

30 S. Main St., Hanover
(603) 643-3321
Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Audrey's Café

Creative home cooking here offers great French toast and omelet specials with classic French sauces.

13 Main St. (Rte 101aA), Marlborough
(603) 876-3316
Tuesday-Sunday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stuart and John's Sugar House Restaurant

Serving pancakes, waffles, French toast and their signature Ellie's corn fritters ($2.99) — all with real maple syrup. Buy a jug to go in the maple shop.

19 New Hampshire Rte. 63
(603) 399-4486

Saturday-Sunday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Memorial Day through Labor Day

Harrisville General Store

Visit this pitch-perfect general store in picturesque Harrisville — a whole town filled with iconic charm and a historic association working hard to keep it that way. Try the breakfast sandwich made with local eggs, local sausage and local cheese.

29 Church St., Harrisville
(603) 827-3138
Daily 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Parker's Maple Barn

Parker's is a New Hampshire institution that's delicious any time of year or season. They make their own maple syrup on site and don't miss their crave-worthy maple coffee. Don't miss the gift shop where you can purchase their syrup and pancake mixes to take home.

1316 Brookline Road, Mason
(603) 878-2308
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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