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The Friendly Toast

1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1578
+1 617-621-1200
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (75 reviews)
“pancakes” (67 reviews)
“home fries” (22 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1578
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks so much Sarah! We had a great lunch today and wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed it....after having moved on from CBC after writing this review! By the sounds of it CBC is a great spot, fine selection of beers and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Odyssey39178906610
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for breakfast in the middle of a long walk, and happy I did. The scene was fun, lots of colors, retro music that had many people singing under their breaths, a bar as well as tables, a good amount of light. I had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Leah v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok, for those of us who sometimes just want breakfast/brunch food any time of day! This is your go to spot. They serve shakes and root beer floats, yet have a full bar when your not sure whether to feed the hang over or continue...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Rick P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to have breakfast. If you are early you even get to beat the waiting lines. Big portions. You will not leave hungry. The coffee is typical American and just so and so. Not strong enough. I enjoyed the place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank f247
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Before heading to Salem on a Saturday morning, we had breakfast around 10.00 at this restaurant. The service was excellent. The ambiance was really good: families, friends... We had good eggs and pancakes... The only thing I did not like was their Earl Grey tea...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chuzzlehead
Reviewed October 29, 2018

The best thing about this restaurant is its vibe ... the quirky decor and scattered seating arrangement was fun. The wait staff was attentive and responded to our requests promptly. The problem was the food was not even average. One of of our friends ordered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Fred W
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Just had brunch!! Soooo good!! Really cool atmosphere. Highly recommend. We have avacado toast, French toast and pancakes. All super yummy!!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 83robink
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot for lunch. Their menu has a lot of choices plus food and service were great. Very casual atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Michelle B
Reviewed September 19, 2018

WOW! I would be in trouble if I lived within walking distance to this place. Huge menu of classics & unique options! The portions are epic! (I got an Eggs Benedict with pulled pork on it and I could only eat half of it!) The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bettieballistic
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Friendly Toast for breakfast during a quick getaway weekend to Boston. This eclectic restaurant hit all the right buttons. Great food, great atmosphere and service by our stand out server, Nate. We loved it so much we went twice for breakfast! It...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 244MaryP
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1578
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-621-1200
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