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Jul 22, 2014 05:30 PM

Breakfast near airport

We are looking for a good breakfast place after early arrival to Logan next wk. Will be driving to Freeport me so anything along the way (bakery etc) would be great. TIA

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  1. How early and what day of the week? If a reasonable hour on a weekend or an unreasonable hour on a weekday, if you're willing to start off by heading five minutes in the wrong direction, you can hit up Flour Bakery on Farnsworth Street in the seaport, which has some of the best breakfast pastries you'll find in the Boston area (though you'll want to avoid during rush hour as you'll be in the thick of commuting traffic). If that's not an option, an hour north of the city (halfway to Freeport) is Portsmouth, NH, right off the highway with at least a half-dozen good options - I'd favor the Friendly Toast for something more substantial, in part because they have fantastic breads and omelets, in part because it reminds me of high school.

    This question comes up quite a lot, but unfortunately I haven't seen that many answers for folks going up Route 1 to 95 (which you'll be doing) rather than 93 (which heads out to the northwest). But I'm sure the CH collective can help.

    1. Angela's Cafe is a Mexican Restaurant in East Boston about a mile from the airport has really good breakfasts.

      There's also an old time mom and pop donut shop that's right out of the 1950s in a good way, it's also about 1-1.5 miles from the airport in East Boston. They are only open for a few hours each morning until about 10:30 AM. Closed Sundays.

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      1. re: catsmeow

        +1 for Angela's. They actually do both American and Mexican breakfast items well, so tons of selection.

        1. re: catsmeow

          Small correction: Betty Ann is closed both Sundays and Mondays.

        2. Frank's Suffolk Diner. Just up the highway - 1A - and over the line in Revere. Old Diner car. Great homemade corned beef hash. Nice selection of benedicts, including one with pulled pork that seems to be popular.

          1. For a couple of bakeries, Spinnelli's in East Boston, about 2 minutes from rte 1a. Also, in Revere, heading to rt 1 north, is Esposito's Italian bakery.

            1. Kane's Donuts in Saugus is a mere 7 minute detour, according to Google Maps.

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              1. re: emannths

                Cannot second this fast enough. It's a good thing Kane's isn't closer to me or I'd weigh a TON