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Thornton's Restaurant

Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4808
+1 617-267-6336
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (21 reviews)
“pancakes” (64 reviews)
“french toast” (36 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4808
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unassuming place conveniently placed right behind the Prudential Center. Pretty regular breakfast menu and quire simple cooking but the quality and presentation of the food was excellent and what made the whole experience memorable was the attentive and chirpy staff. We will be back. Highly...More

Thank wiltstraveller100
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had breakfast here midweek no queues weekends are a lot busier Great friendly service, menu had good selection and you could ask for your own choices large portions but you can split for $2 well worth a visit found it a lot better than Mikes...More

1  Thank EGmac_307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for a late breakfast. I had very good eggs benedict. My wife was very hungry and had the challah french toast and baked stuffed tomatoes (one with tuna salad and one with chicken salad--mostly tuna or chicken with little mayo). There was...More

Thank Scanner_Lewis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think it's a family run/owned restaurant; excellent food, hearty portions & reasonably priced breakfast & lunch. not sure they are open for dinner.

Thank Marcia G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast. Made to order. Fresh, hot, service excellent. Had poached eggs with a side of bacon which came with some fried potatoes. Coffee topped up regularly. Queue outside moved efficiently given the great service. Definitely worth a visit. Great value too.

Thank Siddyob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food served quick in a busy cafe style restaurant. Open from 7am - 4pm, their menu is extensive and would suit everyones taste. When you see the locals coming here then you know its going to be good.

Thank eoinhyland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Locals told me about this place.Been hefe for breakfast and was satisfied.Good bacon and cheese with eggs.Service was fine.

Thank Karl M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is based on two breakfast visits. This is basically a diner, open 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM most days. Breakfast is a really good diner breakfast. It is a little pricey, but they give you plenty of food. Professional, capable service. Recommended.

1  Thank Barit0ne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good breakfast spot -- I had the "Greenery" benedict with avocado on a bed of spinach -- delicious! The coffee was not great, and they clearly wanted us to leave quickly after eating (no more coffee refills!). It was busy but not too busy.

1  Thank 737openroad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good breakfast at Thornton's. Although we had to wait in line outside to be seated, the waiting was not long and they served us fast. My only complain was that the expresso was cold.

Thank Jorge P
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This a café not a hotel so this is no spa.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4808
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-6336
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