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Breakfast/Brunch near 128 & MassPike?

peregrine May 20, 2010 09:37 AM

A friend is landing at Logan on a MONDAY, then heading west out the Pike to upstate NY.
I live in Lexington.
I'm seeking suggestions for breakfast or brunch very close to the Pike/128 exit, so she'll have a minimal detour.
Timing in the morning is dicey, so I'd prefer a place that serves until at least 10:00am, if not straight through.
Any cuisine OK.

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    Blumie May 20, 2010 10:20 AM

    It's a 10-minute detour off the Pike for your friend, but Joseph's Two in Waltham is a good option.

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      scratchie May 20, 2010 10:31 AM

      That was the first place I thought of, too.

      You could also try Steve's Kitchen in Allston, even closer to the Pike (about five minutes off). They serve breakfast all day.

      EDIT: Once again, nowhere near the map provided by Chowhound. Woof!

      Here's an actual map of Steve's location: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&s...

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      Steve's Kitchen
      120 Harvard Ave, Allston, MA 02134

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      veggielover May 20, 2010 10:46 AM

      There is also the Marriott Hotel in Newton off of 128 and the Pike. Many business meetings are held in that hotel over breakfast. The food is nothing to write home about, but it is a good place to meet.

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        jinx1832 May 20, 2010 10:59 AM

        A convenient option would be Knotty Pine Restaurant in Auburndale, right off of 128/Pike exit in Newton, It is a diner style restaurant with good (for a diner) breakfast/lunch options at a reasonable price.

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        Knotty Pine Restaurant
        295 Auburn St, Auburndale, MA 02466

        1. peregrine May 20, 2010 12:02 PM

          Thanks, hounds.
          The Marriott looks good for someone just off the red-eye. That's the one to beat right now.
          I'll check back in a day or two, so feel free to add more suggestions.

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          1. re: peregrine
            trufflehound May 20, 2010 04:36 PM

            Decent home made CB hash there too and a buffet.

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              Blumie May 22, 2010 05:00 AM

              Just make sure how late they serve breakfast at the Marriott to make sure it works with your timing.

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                peregrine May 22, 2010 07:29 AM

                I did that - for general info, buffet until 10:00, menu until 11:00.
                Her plane is scheduled to land around 7:00, so it ought to work.

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