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McKay's Breakfast and Lunch

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144 Franklin St, Quincy, MA 02169-7834
+1 617-773-0099
05:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 06:00 - 14:00
Mon - Wed 05:00 - 15:00
Thu - Fri 05:00 - 20:00
Sat 05:00 - 15:00
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Braintree, MA
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here with my wife and three sons. There was something for everyone and the food was great. Dick stopped by our table to inquire how we liked everything and that was a nice touch. Highly recommend McKay's for breakfast. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank FamilyGuy02184
Bonita Springs, Florida
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52 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a party of 7 this evening at McKay's. Have never visited this establishment before but will certainly be back again. Our party had orders of prime rib, scallops and clam strips with veggies and fries. Service was exceptional and the food delicious. This is a family restaurant that excels. The prices are very reasonable and the portion size... More 

Thank Neal D
Quincy, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from Jersey, we know a few things about diners and breakfasts... while the selections for diners are limited, McKays is by far the best in the area... None of the others compare. Service is quick, polished, but not pushy. The corned beef hash omlet with red skin home fries and rye toast is a 2 fer. Meaning you can... More 

Thank Dave T
Lebanon, Tennessee
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Our family stopped for breakfast while traveling through. Everything was fine, employees were friendly, food was average. Would eat there again, but it was nothing special. Across the road from the Adams birthplace, so that was a nice surprise.

Thank Tara C
Quincy, Massachusetts
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172 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Never have a bad meal here! We come about twice a year for breakfast. Always friendly, fast service. And the food is freshly prepared and delicious. I have eaten dinner here in the past- giant portions of comfort food and fresh seafood.

Thank skeeterplustbone
Newark, Texas
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were there on a busy Sunday morning. Waited to get in, waited to get our drinks, waited to give our order. We expected that. However, once we gave our order, we were forgotten about! I was never given more coffee. I spotted the pot and went over to refill my cup after sitting there for 15 minutes with an... More 

Thank Karen S
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

very nice diner wait staff very friendly. food huge portions great breakfast.lots of potatoes typical breakfast style with some extras like blood sausage and other Irish dishes

Thank Magicmanfan
Madison, WI
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We go to McKay's every time we are in the area. Breakfast is the best in town, in particular the Irish Breakfast. The specials can't be beat. The turkey and pork dinners are at least two meals. My personal favorite is the clam roll. Only open for breakfast and lunch. Good catholic prices.

Thank BillmMadison_WI
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

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Thank houndogoz
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Everyone is nice! Food is good a large portion for reasonable amount of $. It's a bit tight but everyone works together as a family. The breakfast is delish!!

Thank aunicorn30

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 15:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Franklin St, Quincy, MA 02169-7834
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 617-773-0099

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