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#196 of 2,379 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Beacon Hill
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144 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3253
+1 617-227-4340
08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Norwell, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

easy to get in most times. Breakfast is my favorite meal here, you can take it to go or sit down. The atmosphere is charming.

Thank S H
Dalkey, Ireland
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110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Happened upon this place for breakfast by accident. Really happy to have found it. Great selection of breakfast fare at good prices. Place very busy , full of locals which is always a good sign. Upmarket district. Friendly service, would imagine it's as good for lunch or dinner also. Food fresh and well cooked. Would recommend highly...

Thank Frank196507
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This coffee shop, bakery and bistro had a great range of well priced breakfasts. The service was pretty quick even though they a good crowd in on a Sunday morning. The coffee was good, the food was great.

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Florence, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Concierge at our hotel - The Revere, recommended. Nice walk from the hotel to the café. We had Eggs Benedict and the scrambled egg breakfast with homemade toast. Perfect breakfast and easy atmosphere. Would definitely return.

Thank cannergirl
St. Petersburg, Florida
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This place is not very big so you order at the counter and wait for a table for your food to be cooked. It is a very efficient system. You sit and not long after your food arrives, you eat then leave. Turn around is pretty quick and the food is SOOO GOOD. I got the salmon benedict and I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Walked in because it looked authentic and it is. Great place to go for an affordable good breakfast. People were ver friendly and helpful.

Thank Ping1965
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88 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

In Beacon Hill. Lines are not as bad as Paramount. Usual breakfast selections. Staff is friendly and service is good. Clean restaurant, food is not bad but nothing memorable.

Thank Ben C
Chicago, Illinois
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143 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We happened on this great little cafe while wandering from the Royal Sonesta to Boston Common. Are stomachs were empty and we were looking for a hearty breakfast and good coffee. We were more than rewarded with enormous and delicious breakfast options and tasty coffee. The service was a bit slow, but the payoff was worth the wait. Friendly staff... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I was back visiting Boston and again I was treated to a great lunch at panificio. I had the chefs salad, just delicious! Staff is very friendly and hard working. Sit and enjoy a coffee or some great food. Located on historic Charles st and very near to MGH and the T stop. Consistently good! Thank you

Thank Mitcheka
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146 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great little bakery/cafe in a great area on Beacon Hill - had a great breakfast and we got there early, quite a line when we were leaving which means - it must be good ! and it was :)

Thank foursquares

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-3253
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617-227-4340

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

Staying in Beacon Hill

Neighbourhood Profile
Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander through the hilly neighborhood and check out its exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.
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