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Tilz Restaurant

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249 W Main St, Northborough, MA 01532-1847
+1 508-393-9596
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Northborough, Massachusetts
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Real retro diner in a little strip mall. Waitresses never need to move from behind the counter, because every table is accessible from behind the counter. They serve breakfast and lunch, excellent hash browns and very good coffee. If you aspire to be a Townie, eat here often.....

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Thank Ellen C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

This diner atmosphere with friendly servers and lots of regular customers serves great diner food. Wide selection of different things to order.

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Thank Louise M
Northborough, Massachusetts
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225 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Passed over the last 8 years,but never decided to enter until this morning. Small,very antique flavor with the old cafeteria counter,in need of a little remodeling, but guess if changed the flavor and old style ambiance will be lost. The place is clean, the food is right, the service is excellent and friendly . Makes you feel like in the... More 

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Thank cgpabon01
Niantic, Connecticut
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39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

It was off the beaten path. We were looking for a restaurant that had seating on Mother's day and were happy to find this. They were playing old-time piano tunes on the radio.

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Thank Forest H
Northborough, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

My gram has gone for years and I go occasionally. My fall back is the tilz burger, but fried clams are great and chowder. Breakfast pancakes are huge so decide how hungry you are before you order.

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Thank Cheryl S
Amherst, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

I can understand why local people eat here every morning. We stop in whenever we're in the area. I like to sit at the counter, watching the cook. It's like being a kid again in the 50's watching gramma cook breakfast for everyone. Great food, good hearty portions without overdoing it, friendly staff, good music from bygone days. I could... More 

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Thank Abiextra
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

5 stars times 2. Sunday breakfasts perfect food, service and atmosphere. Don't cheat yourself-try it. Sunday mornings will never be the same. And I am usually a tough critic!!

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Thank John R
Northborough, MA
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012

Tilz is a wonderful little spot to grab a quick, nothing-fancy meal. The staff is always helpful and courteous and the food does the trick. Great value for the money,

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Thank Pembury19
South Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

Your basic home town diner. A good selection of American fair. Good size portions, you won’t leave hungry. Sit in a booth or at the counter. We walk there every now and then, just had a nice meal to finish off the summer school break.

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Thank James L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

After living in northborough for 7 years we finally tried Tilz. Can't believe what we've been missing. Breakfast was outstanding. I got hash with over med eggs and home fries. Hash is best I've had. Eggs were cooked perfectly. Service was quick and friendly. Coffee was great. And our 3 year old had a good time. Old time charm about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 W Main St, Northborough, MA 01532-1847
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Northborough
  • Phone Number: +1 508-393-9596

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?