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Mel's Commonwealth Cafe

310 Commonwealth Rd, Wayland, MA 01778-5006
+1 508-653-7777
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good53%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
310 Commonwealth Rd, Wayland, MA 01778-5006
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a little crowded and noisy but the food and service is good has good parking good prices very clean

Thank kay b
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

That was it. I was never a fan but this morning sealed the deal. I asked for one of their seasonal specials and the waitress said, " What?" And then after a visit to the kitchen came back with, " how many eggs do you...More

Thank Nonchallant1
Stuart B, Owner at Mel's Commonwealth Cafe, responded to this review

Hello, We are sorry to hear that we did not make more of a positive impact during your dining experience. Our customers and their satisfaction are our top priorities! If possible, would you please email us at info@melscommonwealthcafe.com to give us more insight of what...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

I was looking for a place that served breakfast late into the morning, and I started driving from the Hampton Inn in Natick. Just a few minutes away I spotted Mel's. I went inside, was greeted warmly and shown to a table immediately. Service was...More

Thank Nitroxprt
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Breakfast to mid day only, very popular, always crowded and good food.Very good service and great parking.

Thank tamingofthestew
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited late Sunday morning to this long-standing traditional family owned diner. We arrived about 11 AM and there was a long line as usual. We were fortunate that we were a couple because a table for two opened up immediately. We...More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I used to frequent this small cafe as a child, when it was besides the old Cochituate pharmacy. How times change. The new cafe is now totally modernized and is packed with loyal patrons. I dined here in a family party of 16 for breakfast....More

Thank dojoeye4
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

As with many diners, the food tends to better than the service. Really nice selection of diner fare - breakfasts, sandwiches, wraps, and so forth. Got a breakfast for lunch - very good. Added bonus - they have sourdough toast! Usually I can only find...More

Thank DaveTUSC
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a mainstay for us...Saturday mornings before errands, Sunday mornings after church. My kids literally grew up in Mel's. Same great people serving you week in and week out and a consistent menu of favorite breakfast and lunch items! My only issue is that...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Find myself there every Sunday! Really great omletes and breakfast foods. Pancakes, Waffles, eggs, etc.

Thank funseeker867
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Really enjoyed our breakfast here and would recommend it. It was crowded on a Sunday so we waited for about 15 minutes. While waiting we had a blueberry and coffecake muffin. They were delicious.(In fact, we picked up another 4 on our way out...). The...More

Thank J0hnPM10
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Any chance you'd consider opening another spot in the Wayland Town Center? Love to have you there...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
06:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Commonwealth Rd, Wayland, MA 01778-5006
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wayland
  • Phone Number: +1 508-653-7777
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