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The Breakfast Club

) #236 of 2,418 Restaurants in Boston American, , Cafe
270 Western Ave, Boston, MA 02134-1034
+1 617-783-1212
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“home fries” (7 reviews)
“hash” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe
270 Western Ave, Boston, MA 02134-1034
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I like the location because it's away from the overcrowded Cambridge and Allston college crowds but parking is a bit strained in this area. There was a small wait time for seating because the diner is small but the menu is really good and the...More

Thank vzescape
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting our diner for a classic breakfast and some ice-cream shakes! I'm thrilled everyone in the family enjoyed their meals and that your kids were a fan of our 80's theme, too. What's more, it means a lot to know you're already...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Breakfast Club is one of our favorite places in Allston. You always get a great breakfast - all with clever names from the movie. I love lunch, my favorite is the meatloaf sandwich. Meatloaf is flavorful and served on a fresh braided roll. Next...More

Thank Michelle B
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Michelle, it's wonderful you enjoy the 80s nostalgia in our diner along with our unique combinations for each dish, especially the meatloaf and Pilgrim sandwich, and the harvest veggie hash. Thank you for supporting our local restaurant. I look forward to your return soon! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here the morning after a bachelor party. What a great decision. All of the food was spectacular. Panini, western omelet, banana pancakes, etc. and the 80s vibe was pretty cool too! Would definitely come back!

Thank Mike C
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by our cafe for breakfast after your fun night out at the bachelor party, Mike. I'm glad you were a fan of our food and decor. Hope you make it back this way again in the future. Take care, George, Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we ordered (eggs, bacon, home fries and French toast) were amazing. The fresh squeezed orange juice was incredible.

Thank bendergary
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

If you wanna live like a real American, you should come to this place:) Price is cheap, taste is amazing, portions are big. They also have decaf coffee, fresh orange juice. Meanwhile place is quite big as well (with customer parking area) One of the...More

Thank Sed K
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2017

I appreciate your recommendation and support, Sed! It's great you always have a fantastic time at our place. Hope you return again soon. Best, George, Owner

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Best start to any day is a good breakfast and boy did we get one here! Great choice of items for breakfast. I had a panini with bacon, Avocado, onion and egg and it was huge but tasty! The wife had the pancakes with banana,...More

Thank Lundage
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for visiting while on vacation, Lundage. I'm so glad you and your wife loved your several meals at our diner. I greatly appreciate your support. Sincerely, George, Owner

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We had a good breakfast: lot of coffee, fresh orange juice, omelettes and chicken with wafer It is not a fancy place, but service and food at a fair price We will come back any time

Thank Carlosperuano
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

I'm glad you enjoyed your breakfast with us, Carlos, especially the omelets, chicken and waffles, and orange juice. I appreciate your support, and I look forward to your next visit! Best, George, Owner

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I'm here eating this wonderful food! 😲 the sausages are mouth watering! Lard I'm tired now...lol your gonna make this place your regular breakfast place to come every now and again!

Thank Angliea L
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Ha! I'm so glad you enjoyed our breakfast food, Angliea, especially the sausage. It's great to hear our place has quickly become one of your favorite restaurants in town. Thanks for the support. I look forward to your next visit! Best, George, Owner

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Went her with my wife for lunch. The line was out the door when we first passed and for good reason. Fresh fruit juices and good smoothies, and food that filled us up. The price is the only reason this did not get 5 stars!More

Thank Daryl J
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

I'm happy our food impressed you, Daryl, especially the fresh juice and smoothies. However, it's disappointing to hear that our prices may be turning you away. We do our best to set prices that fairly reflect our quality while covering operations costs and still giving...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The Breakfast Club is very popular with the locals and often has a line out the door. Meals are classic diner breakfasts with a huge list of eggs Benedict options.More

Thank Ray T
George A, Owner at The Breakfast Club, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thanks for trying out our restaurant, Ray. I'm glad you like our large selection of eggs Benedict options, as well as the other items on our menu. It's always nice to hear we have the support of the community we're happy to serve! I look...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 20
American, Diner, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 Western Ave, Boston, MA 02134-1034
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Allston / Brighton
  • Neighbourhood: Allston / Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-783-1212
For over fifteen years, The Breakfast Club has delighted the residents of Boston's Allston neighborhood. With its nostalgic diner atmosphere, The Breakfast Club brings about the feel of home with a fresh, east coast feel. The Breakfast Club is a marvelous world of generous servings, abundant flavors and enticing aromas. You'll find a steaming pot of coffee, the aroma of big breakfasts drifts in from the kitchen, juicy sausage, lean ham and crisp bacon sizzle teasingly, and simmering sauces, homemade pancakes, and toppings are being whipped up. The Breakfast Club delivers it all with smiles and good attitudes. You'll find line after line of intriguing selections all made on the spot with the freshest ingredients...fluffy eggs, select vegetables, quality meats, and crepes, to name a few. Our lunch is served all day, and features artisan sandwiches and salads that are made to order. If you are new to the Boston area and are looking for a family restaurant that serves both breakfast and lunch, stop in today. If you would like to order ahead, pick up the phone and call us! There's something for everyone at The Breakfast Club!
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