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Nancy's Air Field Cafe

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302 Boxboro Road, Minute Man Air Field, Stow, MA 01775
+1 978-897-3934
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 03:00
Wed - Thu 08:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 09:00
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Acton, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For some reason, cafes at small airports have great food, and Nancy's follows in that tradition. I guess the way you that you know the place rocks is that it's hard to find the place on a map, and harder to get a table for weekend brunch. Get there early or be prepared to wait. The eggs are perfect. The... More 

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Thank whycandi
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I believe this place is overrated. I ordered a cafe breakfast and the toast was lathered in butter!! Surely give the customer the option to put butter on the toast. Secondly the coffee was over percolated so not fresh.

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Thank Nigel B
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Imagine Pilots Landing airplanes in the morning due to gas up at Nancy's Airfield Cafe and grab a cup of coffee and you will be front seat watching as they perform they're aerodynamic maneuvers... fresh food from local farmers is served in this lovely New England setting and of course not every palate will be satisfied but seriously this is... More 

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Palm Harbor, FL
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281 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

A lot of small airports have a coffee shop on the premesis. Some are better than others. "Weekend fliers often use a meal as an excuse to fly, renting an airplane and flying an hour each way to visit an airport restaurant. Because rental airplanes used to cost about U.S. $50 per hour, such trips and their associated restaurants are... More 

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Thank OldRoadWarrior60
Dedham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We had a large group which included small children. The service was great and the food was delicious. Great spot for a treat after visiting Honeypot farm for apple picking.

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Thank JudiAlKing
Stow, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nancy and her team are just about the best cooks! Everything is well cooked, tasty and just perfect. Everything is homemade, local and delicious

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Thank Mim S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Always great service with solid menu and interesting specials. Has area for kids and adults, great views of planes taking off and landing. Great menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Thank mwc1122
Acton, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

What a hidden gem this place is! 1/2 hour from home but would drive much farther. Excellent cuisine - taste, quality and presentation. Exceptional service, great atmosphere. Easy on the wallet too!

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Thank Gofar2day
Medford, Massachusetts, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Brunch here is always different and always delicious. Really creative food without being at all pretentious. Delicious cocktails too!

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Thank JLT1975
Concord, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Located at Minuteman Airfield about 30 miles west of Boston, Nancy's is a gem. The food is excellent -- featuring breakfast all day and specials that are constantly changing. Nancy is a hands-on owner who carefully oversees all aspects of the operation. Along with great food, the staff is friendly and efficient. And it's fun to watch private planes taking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 29
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 03:00
Thursday
08:00 - 03:00
Friday
08:00 - 09:00
Saturday
08:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Boxboro Road, Minute Man Air Field, Stow, MA 01775
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Stow
  • Phone Number: +1 978-897-3934
Description
Chef/Proprietor Nancy McPherson has created a rare Cafe ~ a peaceful Oasis that beckons the harried with hospitable staff that welcomes you and cooking that makes you want to come back for more.

Large picture windows offer panoramic views of air field activity, birds feeding and flower gardens while the rotating display of local artists’ work freshens the ‘Main Deck’ dining room.

Sourcing ingredients locally whenever possible, Nancy puts her touch to familiar classics as well as international and seasonal dishes. Most of her offerings include fresh herbs plucked from the kitchen garden by the door. Pestos and oils extend Cafe herb use into the winter.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?