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Looking for breakfast places in the (northern) Blackstone Valley area

kbasye Sep 19, 2009 12:26 PM

We're looking for a breakfast place not too far from home (in Sutton). We've tried many places nearby, but, well, we're still looking. We really like the Rue in Providence for breakfast, but it's just too far for a weekly visit. We don't need anything too fancy, just reliably good. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks much.

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    Chowzmeister RE: kbasye Sep 19, 2009 08:08 PM

    We love Mom's Restaurant in Uxbridge (307 N Main St). Been going there almost every week for a few years now. Food is always great, service is good, and prices are reasonable. Nothing fancy and can get crowded on weekend mornings, but I guess that's a sign they are doing right by their customers. The owner of Mom's is due to open a new restaurant soon in the Old Oyster Cabin on 146A in Uxbridge, right off 146. The new name is Ironstones Tavern, and will eventually serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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      breakfastfan RE: kbasye Sep 20, 2009 08:44 AM

      For a true diner experiance, try Peg's Diner in Whitinsville. Basic food in a friendly atmosphere. Nothing gourmet about it, but consistently good. Not open Sunday or Mondays.
      In Millbury, have you tried Puffins? We really like thier style of homefries, they are like french fries. The morning dove scramble is my favorite.
      Today we tried the brunch at Highfields Country Club and it was very tasty, they had an omelette station so you could get what you wanted. A very nice choice of breakast food.
      How about Rebecca's in Mendon, they have some very tasty sweet potato pancakes and they do lots of different specials.
      Also in Uxbridge, further south on 122 than Mom's is Dynasty, also good basic breakfast with no frills.
      If you go to Providence for breakfast on occasion, have you tried Coffee and Cream? I think it's in Smithield, but I can't say for sure, it is just off 146. It shares a building with the Beef Barn and they have reliable food and service.
      Modern Diner in Pawtucket? Most unusual specials, they have been featured on several food shows.

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        tanker64 RE: breakfastfan Sep 20, 2009 08:13 PM

        Coffe and Cream is in North Smithfield on 146A in the same building as the Beef Barn.

      2. invinotheresverde RE: kbasye Sep 20, 2009 09:37 AM

        Heritage Coffee Shop, on Route 12, in Auburn does a reliably good breakfast. The decor is kind of weird, but other than that I recommend it.

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          brucekc RE: kbasye Sep 21, 2009 08:29 AM

          Highfield Country Club in Grafton Ma. started a Breakfast buffet Yesterday for $9.95
          Very good deal not sure of the hours but I'll report back in two weeks.

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            kbasye RE: kbasye Sep 22, 2009 06:32 AM

            Thanks very much for all the suggestions - now we have some new places to try!

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              JaneRI RE: kbasye Sep 22, 2009 10:10 AM

              Blackstone Nat'l Golf Club in Sutton - probably my favorite place in an area that is pretty much a barren wasteland for restaurants.

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              polarbear150 RE: kbasye Apr 7, 2010 07:07 PM

              A new diner that just opened is Miss Mendon Diner on route 16 in Mendon, MA. The diner is tucked in between auto dealerships and is open all day. Very popular among the locals and the old Miss Vermont diner car was refurbished very nicely. Breakfast was good the day I stopped by.

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                polarbear150 RE: polarbear150 May 7, 2011 08:46 PM

                Gia opened for business tonight (May 7). While driving by I saw that they had a lot of cars in their lot at around 8 pm. Their sign says open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I always wait a couple weeks before I try a new spot to let them work out the kinks. I hope they will set up a website so we can check out their menu and prices.

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                  breakfastfan RE: polarbear150 May 8, 2011 12:56 PM

                  Where is Gia? New to the valley? Always looking for some thing new....

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                    oystertripe RE: breakfastfan May 9, 2011 06:17 AM

                    Gia is where Ye Olde Oyster Cabin (later: Ironstone's) was. Rt. 146A (Quaker Highway) in Uxbridge, MA, near Exit 1 off Rt. 146. Right next door, Baker Boy/Town Diner serves decent food, including breakfasts. They advertise "Greek-American" fare.

                    Oyster Cabin
                    785 Quaker Hwy, Uxbridge, MA 01569

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