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Shawsheen Luncheonette

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3 Lowell St, Andover, MA 01810-2927
+1 978-475-9750
Today
06:00 - 14:00
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Tue - Sun 06:00 - 14:00
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Andover, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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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 

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Thank REX59
Andover, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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!!

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Thank DavidHastingsMBA
Andover, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
58 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.

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Thank Allen P
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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.

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Thank ChrisBost
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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 

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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.

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Thank mmauzeralle
Orlando
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Small and always busy, weekend mornings can have a bit of a wait but it is so worth the wait!! Always delicious, always made to order- never disappointing! Specialty pancakes- love the raspberry & pecan option!!! Homemade delicious corned beef hash, as well as specialty hash too- last visit it was spicy sausage hash or vegetarian!

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Thank Laura W
Andover, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Breakfast and lunch are both delicious. Lots of choices, friendly staff. We go at least once a week. Looking forward to it always!

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Thank Rob M
Home Usa
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268 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

A zoo with line out the door on weekends, but this is the real-deal, classic breakfast stuff. Hearty omelettes, perfectly-textured pancakes ... all of the standards in solid portions, quality, and service. Ask for a blueberry muffin to be grilled--yum!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
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?