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Anthony's Cafe On Waterfront

252 Commercial St, Boston, MA 02109-1305
+1 617-742-2987
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (11 reviews)
“home fries” (9 reviews)
“french toast” (8 reviews)
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5:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner
252 Commercial St, Boston, MA 02109-1305
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast on a Monday and the restaurant was crowded and no tables. The owner asked us to wait and with in minutes he had a nice table for three ready. Our breakfast came quick and hot. Everything was delicious . We ate on...More

Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended to us by our waitress at Union Oyster, it definitely worth the trip to the North End of Boston

Thank Rose G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very reasonably priced and clean place. It’s small with seating for twenty people, but many people buy to take away. The emphasis is on eggs, omelettes and sandwiches the traditional way. They do salads and burgers as well. This is not a muesli and fruit...More

Thank SteveHK_8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my gosh. Anthony’s Cafe on the Waterfront is AMAZING. The bread is FANTASTIC and the eggs are perfect! We stumbled here after an hour wait at another highly rated cafe. The service is amazing as well. Obviously a local place! Must go!

Thank Jocelyn N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Italian omelets and breakfast sandwiches! Opens at 5AM, so had plenty of time for breakfast before we started our tours each day.

Thank TheOracle_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across this cafe whilst looking for another place for breakfast, it's very good value for money, very tasty food with good friendly staff. Would grab a bite here again.

Thank D.N A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not really a cafe on the waterfront. This is a very small, deli style eatery, with a few barebones tables outside. It is located across the street and parking lots from the bay, with obstructed views of the water. We went for breakfast...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We were having trouble finding a spot for breakfast and we came upon Anthony's on a Sunday morning. It was divine and not greasy. We both ordered coffee, two #3 combos (eggs, toast, home fries) and I got a large cup of fresh watermelon and...More

Thank CSIMelissa
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Large portions. Perfectly done eggs. Good toast. It was fast service to plate . Note: you can just sit down but you must order at the counter and they will bring to your table .. and it's CASH ONLY.

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Really disappointed...expected way too much because of the high ratings and review. Corned beef hash was the mushy canned Corned beef. I ordered veggie omelet which stated peppers, onions and broccoli. As soon as I sliced this half cooked omelet- no broccoli. Mind you it...More

Thank Leign R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 Commercial St, Boston, MA 02109-1305
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > North End
  • Neighbourhood: North End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-2987
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