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Lunch Spots In The Upper Valley: Where To Find the Perfect Mid-day Bite

Feb 01, 2021 01:14PM ● By Tracey Hull

Photo from Phnom Penh Facebook Page

Whether you are craving the classic BLT, a burger, soups, or more exotic flavors to please your palate, the Upper Valley has got you covered. Here's a list of the five places serving up satisfying mid-day bites.

Murphy’s On The Green - 11 S. Main Street, Hanover, NH

If you’re looking for a great burger, go no further than Murphy's On the Green. The classic pub atmosphere makes it one of a kind here in the Upper Valley. Whether you enjoy the Farmhouse Chili, the Murph Burger, or the Fried Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich, you won’t be disappointed. Just make sure to try the beers on tap. Murphy’s is the only place in the area that carries locally crafted brews from Burlington Beer Company.


Tuckerbox 1 - S. Main Street, White River Junction, Vermont

Turkey is full of delicious and exciting restaurants, and who knew it’s available right in downtown White River Junction, Vermont? The menu at TuckerBox features rich dishes, warm sauces, and tangy dips, not to mention a full bar. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, their menu has something for every palate from Turkish red lentil soup to the classic BLT featuring local thick-cut Applewood smoked bacon. And what’s better than finishing a meal with a beautiful cappuccino? Yes, please!


Big Fatty’s - 186 South Main Street, White River Junction, Vermont

Good BBQ is hard to find, especially if you have Southern roots. Big Fatty's BBQ is the place to go if you want traditional BBQ with all the fixings. They have burgers, brisket, chicken, pork, ribs, and even Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie. They have Fatty’s Cuban sandwich, pulled chicken sandwich, and a catfish sandwich just to name a few.

Love local Vermont microbrews? They carry some of Vermont’s most hard to find beers. Round up the whole family for lunch at Big Fatty’s, and get ready to loosen your belt a notch – their portions are big!


Phnom Penh - 1 High Street, Lebanon, NH

Phnom Penh Sandwich Station is an authentic Cambodian cuisine is described as a mix between those from Thailand and India. With the colorful use of herbs and spices, these dishes appear to be a work of art both in presentation and taste. The flavors are bright and refreshing, incorporating spices like ginger, scallions, and pickled carrots. The Pho (Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup) warms your bones on those cold days while the summer rolls are crisp and light. Phnom Penh is the place to go to shake up your normal lunch routine.   


Cuttings Northside Café - 62 Lyme Road, Hanover, NH

What can be more fun than eating Kaleb’s Crabby Patty-English muffin at Cutting's Northside Cafe? Maybe it’s Glenn’s Steak and Cheese or the Northside Ruben you’re craving. Pizza, calzones, chicken wings, and homemade soups, they’ve covered it all. Don’t forget about their cookies, brownies, and pies. Open from breakfast until dinner, this little café offers a relaxing atmosphere with great food loved by the locals.

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