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Velda Mae Aug 22, 2007 04:21 AM

What places serve breakfast anytime? My geographic range includes Boston, Cambridge, Newton, Brookline, Watertown and other neighboring towns.

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  1. Joanie RE: Velda Mae Aug 22, 2007 04:29 AM

    Johnny's/Newton, Zoe's/Harvard Sq, Mass Ave. restaurant/bet. Central and Harvard/, BU Grill or whatever the place in Packard's Corner calls itself, Grecian and Steve's in Allston, Martin's and Busy Bee in Brookine (check on closing times), all the diners in Watertown.

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      BostonZest RE: Joanie Aug 22, 2007 10:54 AM

      Trident Booksellers on Newbury near Mass Ave. Order with the knowledge that the portions are very large.

      Here's a link to the cafe and menu
      http://tinyurl.com/yrmr9w

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        BarmyFotheringayPhipps RE: Joanie Aug 22, 2007 08:49 PM

        Cookin' Cafe is the current name of the place in Packards Corner, assuming you mean the place on the Brookline side between the realtor and the bodega that sells beer. It does serve all-day brekkie, but I wouldn't recommend it.

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        Newburyport John RE: Velda Mae Aug 22, 2007 07:11 AM

        Rosebud Diner in Davis Square

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          mipiace RE: Newburyport John Aug 22, 2007 04:14 PM

          Sadly, Rosebud serves only until 3 PM. They have one breakfast item after that, and its a 'dinner omelet' :(

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          Bostonbob3 RE: Velda Mae Aug 22, 2007 07:55 AM

          When Durty Nellie's (Pete's Pub) starts their regular meal service (right now it's just lunch), they say they're going to have an Irish breakfast avaliable from opening until closing. 8:00am-2:00am.

          I'll be 500 pounds soon.

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            Pegmeister RE: Bostonbob3 Aug 22, 2007 08:32 AM

            I don't know, I've only seen the menu at Durty Nellies, and I couldn't get Linda to cook for me. Abby and I both begged!

          2. mangorita RE: Velda Mae Aug 22, 2007 07:55 AM

            S&S Deli in Inman Square Cambridge offers breakfast dishes all day.

            Zaftig's in Coolidge Corner, Brookline does as well.

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            S & S Deli Restaurant
            1334 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139

            Zaftigs Delicatessen
            335 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446

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              DavisSquare RE: mangorita Aug 22, 2007 08:28 AM

              Please don't eat anything at S&S, it's terrible. Which is a shame since we are in such dire need of a place like that but with good food.

              p.s. their catering isn't as bad as their restaurant, but it's still not great

            2. gansu girl RE: Velda Mae Aug 22, 2007 10:35 AM

              They're not open for dinner, but for breakfast for breakfast and breakfast for lunch, I'll once again plug Victor's in Watertown - good solid diner-y food, big portions and very reasonable prices.

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                Blumie RE: Velda Mae Aug 22, 2007 10:50 AM

                It's a more limited menu, except for "pancake Saturdays," but Rachel's Kitchen serves its breakfast menu all day. Great egg-and-cheese sandwiches (make sure to order it on brioche), great french toast (made with the same brioche), and a bagel-and-lox sandwich made with more care than anyone you've ever had before.

                1. mipiace RE: Velda Mae Aug 22, 2007 04:15 PM

                  If you are in Newton, Cabot's serves breakfast any time- it is typical greasy-spoon stuff, but kitschy and neat in its own way.

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                    qwertyu RE: mipiace Aug 27, 2007 08:06 PM

                    Oh, I love Cabot's so much. Great breakfast food and one of the few places to get an old-fashioned sundae.

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                    oneeyejack RE: Velda Mae Aug 22, 2007 08:07 PM

                    if you're willing to venture out to somerville, soundbites is great. that place seriously serves some of the BEST breakfast and it's pretty cheap. they expanded recently so it seats more ppl now. there's always a line out the door.

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                    Sound Bites
                    704 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144

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                      DavisSquare RE: oneeyejack Aug 23, 2007 09:45 AM

                      I agree that it's quite good, but they don't quite serve all day. Breakfast until 2 pm, I think, and they've just started or are just about to start serving dinner.

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                        oneeyejack RE: DavisSquare Aug 23, 2007 10:03 AM

                        dinner is across the street at sound bites bbq and grill. i've never been there though. most ppl just go to sound bites for the breakfast menu.

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                          DavisSquare RE: oneeyejack Aug 23, 2007 11:18 AM

                          Yes, I've been to the bbq and grill and it's fine for greasy middle-eastern takeout, nothing special. However, they're advertising a new dinner menu in the main place (ex. El Guapo). I'm not sure if they've started serving but the menu was up this weekend when we went for brunch.

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                      buffet king RE: Velda Mae Aug 23, 2007 10:07 AM

                      Victor's Diner on North Beacon Street in Watertown is my favorite place for breakfast. They give you plenty of great food at a good price.

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                        teezeetoo RE: Velda Mae Aug 27, 2007 08:26 PM

                        town diner in watertown, sorels in jp i think, zaftigs - family, in brookline, i think only serves breakfast "breakfast hours" but its good

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                          Velda Mae RE: Velda Mae Aug 28, 2007 04:31 AM

                          Thanks for all these responses. Perhaps I should have been clearer when I posted the query. What I meant by "breakfast anytime" was a place that'll serve breakfast items at night, so places that are open only for breakfast and lunch wouldn't fit the bill.

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