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The Breakfast Club

270 Western Ave, Boston, MA 02134-1034
+1 617-783-1212
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pancakes” (14 reviews)
“home fries” (8 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe
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LOCATION
270 Western Ave, Boston, MA 02134-1034
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went 2 days on the trot and enjoyed both the food and the music. The pancakes were particularly fluffy and light. Portions enormous you might want to consider sharing

Thank Hilary C
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting, Hilary. I'm glad you enjoyed our pancakes. I hope you return for more soon! Take care, George, Owner

Reviewed 19 March 2018

This place can get crowded, so be prepared to wait. But the wait is well worth it, the food is fantastic. I've only ever had their omelettes, but there's a reason I keep going back.

Thank Kevin T
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I'm glad you always enjoy your time at our diner, Kevin. I appreciate your support, and I look forward to your next visit! Take care, George, Owner

Reviewed 17 March 2018

The wait was about 20 mins but it was truly well worth it! It looks just like the pictures on the website. Was there with my bestie - she had the cinnamon waffle roll and I had Eggs Benedict with avocado and both were out...More

Thank Charlie-Bda64
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

I'm thrilled you and your friend enjoyed getting breakfast at our diner, especially the cinnamon roll waffle and the eggs Benedict with avocado. Thanks for stopping by. I hope you two return for another delicious meal soon. Take care, George, Owner

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The line outside says it all! This is a great place to come for a traditional American diner breakfast. Add to that the 80s album sleeves that adorn the walls, the 80s music playing and the coffee served in thick coffee mugs and this place...More

Thank Gordon C
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

I'm so glad you're a fan of our diner, Gordon! I hope you return for another delicious meal and to enjoy our nostalgic, 80s-themed atmosphere again soon. Take care, George, Owner

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Came here after seeing good reviews while staying at the Doubletree in Cambridge. Easy one mile walk (or you can Uber). Fantastic eggs Benedict with eggs perfectly cooked. Friendly service and open early on a Sunday. Lots of variety on the menu and freshly squeezed...More

Thank d220172017
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thanks for visiting our diner during your time in Allston. I'm glad you enjoyed our Eggs Benedict and our freshly-squeezed orange juice as well as the welcoming vibe at our place. I hope you return again whenever you're in the area next! Sincerely, George, Owner

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This place has free parking in the back. It’s in the town of Allston. It’s a very casual diner with milkshakes and diner food. Prices were average and a lot of student go there to eat. Staff was friendly and they play good music.

Thank Judith484
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi, Judith. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal and our laid-back atmosphere. Thanks for the kind words of support. I hope you return again soon. -George, Owner

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I wanted to try a US take on the classic English fry up and I wasn’t disappointed! The marinated steak tips were succulent and extremely tasty. The bacon and sausages were very enjoyable, although as you’d expect the sausages were not as gourmet as you...More

Thank Jake M
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

I'm happy you enjoyed your breakfast, Jake, especially the marinated steak tips, sausage, and french fries. Thank you for visiting! I look forward to your return in the future. Warm regards, George, Owner

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Prepare for a wait on Saturday and Sunday mornings but great stuff. The best brunch at a reasonable price in the area.

Thank Christopher B
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Christopher, thank you for visiting our diner. I'm glad you're a fan! I hope you return for another delicious breakfast soon. Take care, George, Owner

Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is a true diner, serving great breakfast food efficiently and in a traditional atmosphere. Aggressive refills on the coffee, which is always appreciated. Sit on the left-hand side of the counter to admire how the grill is worked by a seasoned and skilled professional.

Thank Wdnsdy
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thanks for all of the support! I'm happy you're a fan of our diner. I'll see you here again soon. Sincerely, George, Owner

Reviewed 16 August 2017

4.0 star rating 8/16/2017 There are so many breakfast places, some get a few things right while the rest of the menu falls flat. This place got everything right in my book, and I'm not the only one who thinks so because the place was...More

1  Thank Sharon_Aguinaldo
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

I'm thrilled you and your husband enjoyed your meal along with our friendly, attentive service, Sharon. I appreciate your feedback, especially about the step outside -- we'll try to mark this better in the future. Thanks for stopping by during your visit to Massachusetts! I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Monday
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Friday
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Western Ave, Boston, MA 02134-1034
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Allston / Brighton
  • Neighbourhood: Allston / Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-783-1212
Description
For over fifteen years, The Breakfast Club has delighted the residents of Boston's Allston neighborhood. With its nostalgic diner atmosphere, The Breakfast Club brings about the feel of home with a fresh, east coast feel. The Breakfast Club is a marvelous world of generous servings, abundant flavors and enticing aromas. You'll find a steaming pot of coffee, the aroma of big breakfasts drifts in from the kitchen, juicy sausage, lean ham and crisp bacon sizzle teasingly, and simmering sauces, homemade pancakes, and toppings are being whipped up. The Breakfast Club delivers it all with smiles and good attitudes. You'll find line after line of intriguing selections all made on the spot with the freshest ingredients...fluffy eggs, select vegetables, quality meats, and crepes, to name a few. Our lunch is served all day, and features artisan sandwiches and salads that are made to order. If you are new to the Boston area and are looking for a family restaurant that serves both breakfast and lunch, stop in today. If you would like to order ahead, pick up the phone and call us! There's something for everyone at The Breakfast Club!
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