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Al's Family Diner

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500 Merrimack St, Methuen, MA 01844-4705
+1 978-683-0920
06:30 - 12:00
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Lawrence, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Waited for over an hour for the waitress to bring us our food. She was busy playing with her son. When the food got to our table, it was NOT worth the wait, the "over-medium" eggs had very runny whites and the only thing hot on the plate was the bacon. There is no reason to wait for that long... More 

Thank Karen K
Methuen, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Al's Diner is one of my favorite breakfast places in the Merrimack Valley. I go there often with family or friends. Delicious food at a very reasonable price. A favorite among the locals

Thank silvermanarts
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Doesn't look like much from the outside, but I was thoroughly impressed with this restaurant. Good breakfast menu and prices were good as well. I had the chocolate chip pancakes (short stack), but was not able to finish...I highly recommend Al's

Thank Tsling
Methuen, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Als diner has great food and friendly staff...I would recommend trying all items on the menu from french toast and pancakes to omelettes. I have never once had a bad breakfast and I go very often....although I live close by the breakfast is worth the trip no matter where you're coming from!

Thank Martinez0902
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

French toast and bacon. Generous and perfect. The coffee was great too. The service was friendly and attentive. A local gem.

Thank b t
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

This place has vey good food and good service. Prices are reasonable, BUT who carries cash anymore. I really wish they accepted any type of credit card.

Thank methuenmass
Haverhill, Ma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2012

Al's is a busy place and make sure you go hungry because the serving sizes are HUGE. The omlettes have 3 eggs and they'll make them just about anyway you want them. The service is always friendly and the coffee is always freshly ground. Al uses all the highest quality meats. There is always specials on the the board. And... More 

3 Thank Upmaine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2012

We had the best breakfast at this restaurant. The people were friendly, the food was great, and the prices are low!

1 Thank kweber6

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
06:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Merrimack St, Methuen, MA 01844-4705
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Methuen
  • Phone Number: +1 978-683-0920

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?