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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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Andover, Massachusetts USA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Luncheonette has by far the best selection of breakfast, brunch, lunch recipes around. Oatmeal is a major mark of distinction for a brunch place just as soup is to a French restaurant. Luncheonette oatmeal is excellent and has all the bells and whistles. Of course the egg dishes and exotic creations keep everyone coming back. It's a always the... More 

Thank CommDept
Andover, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our faves for breakfast. Always a line out front. Heat new healthy menu in addition to traditional diner breakfast fare.

Thank traceygp
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60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met a friend for breakfast here. It is a busy place, but we were there around 10 on a weekday, and did not have to wait. I had checked this restaurant out for gluten free items due to being celiac. They have GF bread, pancakes and scones. I asked that the bread be made separately from the other bread, and... More 

Thank Nancy M
Andover, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had high hopes for this place but nothing really lived up to it. Food was very much medicore with aspirations of being much better. There aren't a ton of breakfast options in Andover so this is still probably one of the best bets locally.

Thank Jeffmguida
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017

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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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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

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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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?