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194 Main St, Amesbury, MA 01913-3609
+1 978-388-5460
06:00 - 14:00
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Sat - Sun 06:00 - 13:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I had the Maine maple melt for breakfast it was great. They have some different things on the menu then your tipical place.

Thank Keith V
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

sometimes you have to wait if the back room is closed but there is a little bar you can sit at for quick service. always a good breakfast here.

Thank D N
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We order from them on weekends for pick up. We love their all day brakfast at amazing prices. The staff is great and so it the food

Thank Gioia C
Kensington, N.H.
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144 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I am a regular Sunday morning visitor to the Hollow, and find the waitresses very friendly and the food very good. The room is getting shop worn, and the owner has an attitude of disregard for the business and her customers, but the staff overcome these difficulties and make patrons feel welcomed and appreciated.

Thank Harold B
Hollow_Cafe, Owner at Hollow Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Harold, I thank you for the constructive feedback. I only wish that after all these years you could have shared this with me personally before going to social media, as it is a shock to read that you believe I do not care about my staff or business. I have been waitressing out front on weekends and some week... More 

Newark, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2016

There's always an amazing stuffed pancake or french toast on the specials that my husband MUST have. The eggs benedict are good here too. I've asked to swap things like potatoes for veggies and they were happy to accomodate my needs! The waitresses we've had have all been fun and friendly. It's decorated super cute and homey. You can go... More 

Thank B2K06
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Lots of parking, spacious seating. Food was good - lots of menu options. Service is hit or miss, been here a few times - have had good service & indifferent service.

Thank Robin B
Salem, Ma
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89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The breakfast was average. The wait to get in was a bit long and the service once seated was pretty bad. Usually breakfast places get you in and out quick, not this place.

Thank Caitlin W
Hollow_Cafe, Manager at Hollow Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Caitlin, We are sorry your visit was not as quick an experience as you would have liked. Constructive criticism is always appreciated and we will work on your suggestions. We are also curious the day and time you visited so we can actively target that weak spot? Some things we can't control and some we welcome ~ like a... More 

West Newbury, Massachusetts
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

A great breakfast spot It has a large menu with many specials It is easy to find and has plenty of parking This restaurant is reasonably priced It also has a take out service and a counter with good sweets

Thank mcbrienze
South Hampton, New Hampshire
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Unusual breakfast offerings and ample parking make this a great place for breakfast any day of the week! But, get up early or you will wait in line!

Thank KayWallace
Salisbury, MA, USA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

We two stumbled upon the Hollow Cafe while looking for breakfast. Their menu was as large as any breakfast/lunch place I've seen. The variety was quite amazing. I had the Italiano Omelette while my wife opted for the Quiche special. Both were tops. The service was fine, and the chef came around to ask all the customers about their meals.

Thank Tom A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Main St, Amesbury, MA 01913-3609
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Amesbury
  • Phone Number: +1 978-388-5460
Breakfast, Lunch & Take Out Comfort Food with a Lil ol Twist. Daily Specials, Senior Discounts, Senior Menu & Kids Menus. Sandwiches, Wraps, Soups, Salads, Burgers, Seafood, Pasta, Challah French Toast, Whole Grain & Buttermilk Pancakes, Omelets, Eggs Benedict & More!

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