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Owl Diner

244 Appleton St, Lowell, MA 01852-2533
+1 978-453-8321
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ham” (23 reviews)
“home fries” (12 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (8 reviews)
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6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
244 Appleton St, Lowell, MA 01852-2533
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

No one can beat this place. Absolutely #1 breakfast in town. I always get the broadway omelet. Super quick service.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank anaclaraoliv
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been eating mainly breakfast there since the 1970's..I am mainly a breakfast guy there... I enjoy the who experience.. food.. people.. etc... it is what I call value..good size portions.... for the most part excellent service....and just so easy for me...

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dick A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As always!the best! Went in and had our usual omelette eggs and bacon and it couldn’t be any better has been that way for as long as I can remember

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ded972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dining car is in original and glorious condition. The waitresses are a throwback to the good old days. The food is everything you would want from a diner. You will feel at home immediately.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bklyn56
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Best Breakfast in Lowell hands down. You will wait on some days but don't leave. Stay and enjoy!!!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Boston_ou812
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Passing through Lowell and stopped in at the diner — Sunday morning crowd but seated quickly - The staff are very friendly and polite- Coffee was constantly refreshed ! Food was delicious! Large portions. Great Prices! This is a. Must See. When in the area

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roam85717
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We eat here often, mainly for breakfast but sometimes for lunch. It's a comfortable throw-back kind of place where everybody knows your name and, if you're new, you are made to feel like you've been coming here since childhood. A traditional breakfast is the specialty--eggs,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank prsimpkins
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice quaint place. Had the eggs Benedict. Ok, sauce need more lemon or lime. Staff nice. Good coffee. Would go back if in town.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robbI658AT
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We were eager to try out the Owl Diner for Sunday breakfast. Our surprise was waiting more than 30 minutes to be waited on and another 30 for our simple (two egg) breakfasts! Wait staff were indifferent at best and discourteous at worst.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kevincW4167YP
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

A group of us meet on a regular basis here for years. Typical diner offerings but unique in their Lowell street naming conventions. Wide variety of breakfast and lunch choices, friendly staff, and bottomless coffee make this a great “go-to” Diner. I hear there can...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KA8SCP
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Dave D
February 18, 2016|
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Response from LisaBower | Reviewed this property |
My favorite thing at the Owl is the ham steak and eggs. I order it with a side of sautéed spinach and skip the toast. Dave's home fries are the best!
June 28, 2015|
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Response from Livinlrginla | Reviewed this property |
Not very handicapped accessible
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Appleton St, Lowell, MA 01852-2533
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lowell
  • Phone Number: +1 978-453-8321
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