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Shawsheen Luncheonette

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3 Lowell St, Andover, MA 01810-2927
+1 978-475-9750
06:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 06:00 - 14:00
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great little place. My go to spot on a Sunday morning. If you don't mind waiting for a seat, it's a small place and fills up quick, then I recommend it. Staff is great, food is always good.

Thank Matthew G
Andover, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Terrific breakfast, always busy. Varied menu and top notch service. Highly recommended and he best coffee in town..

Thank Alan C
West Palm Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the Shawsheen Luncheonette twice, once for breakfast and once for lunch. The food is worth waiting in line for, although I was able to grab a chair at the bar without waiting. Their menu provides a variety of choices for all tastes and ranges from hearty and heavy to healthy organic. The portions are generous and... More 

Thank Angela S
Andover, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Shawsheen luncheonette is one of those go to places for a hearty omelette or a stack of pancakes. It's super casual, small and the breakfast is diner style. it's simple, hearty and the prices are reasonable. Gets very crowded very quickly so get there early or be prepared to wait often outside for a seat. Open kitchen with a counter... More 

Thank leedv2016
Haverhill, MA
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I really can't think of any better place for breakfast. Place is often "very busy". 2 eggs over easy-perfect. Shredded Hash Browns (not a fan of "home fries"-but they have them.) - perfect. Bacon "chewy" - perfect. Nice, thick, perfectly toasted wheat bread. Great coffee, service and staff. Well worth a drive from Haverhill. Can't wait to try something off... More 

Thank REX59
Andover, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Our favorite breakfast place rescued us in a pinch! Hungry and in pajamas, my wife was looking for their wonderful lemon blueberry pancakes and sure enough, they put them together in a takeout container and get were TERRIFIC!!

Thank DavidHastingsMBA
Andover, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

In spite of its regular schedule -- open until 2:00 - - I was denied entry at 1:25. They claimed that it was a hot day and they decided to close early. Undependable, to say the least.

Thank Allen P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Everything I have had was great. Coffee was great. I have not had a bad meal. Breakfast time on weekends is packed. Signs of a great place. Will be back for more.

Thank ChrisBost
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I reside in Raynham, Mass and stayed at a wonderful B&B in Andover over the weekend to visit Canobie Lake Park, which was a blast. We stumbled upon this luncheonette via trip advisor and was not disappointed. In fact we came back the second morning to have another wonderful brunch. Along the way to the restaurant I... More 

Thank Craig G
Wilmington, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Cozy little cafe with outstanding breakfast! Usually crowded, but worth the wait. Single, no problem, they have counter seating available.

Thank mmauzeralle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Lowell St, Andover, MA 01810-2927
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Andover
  • Phone Number: +1 978-475-9750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?