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Galley Diner

11 P St, Boston, MA 02127-2365
+1 617-464-1024
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“hash” (6 reviews)
“turkey club” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
11 P St, Boston, MA 02127-2365
Neighbourhood: South Boston
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We saw the Galley Diner on an episode of Anthony Bourdain on the Travel Channel. We were in the neighborhood today so we thought we would give it a try. Great clam chowder in an authentic diner and the boys LOVED the grilled cheese sandwiches!

Thank Pammypooya
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was a very small but nice family owned diner. It's sort of tight inside but it's worth it to get the delicious food that they serve. Everything is prepared in front of you if you're sitting at the counter. I had the omelet with...More

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

This is my type of joint! Local fresh not fancy. I have been here before for great breakfasts today was lunch. Home roasted roast beef sandwiches sliced to order on a toasted roll. Nothing fancy just pure goodness.Warning If you want yuppie South Boston stay...More

Thank bigchuck68
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

It looks like a small hole in the wall, but it's a true... Good things come in small packages! At first we were skeptical... But we ordered the Turkey club and Turkey, stuffing, cranberry sub and various breakfast foods... It was amazing Can't wait to...More

Thank etav23
Reviewed 30 July 2016

“The Galley” is a great option to eat in South Boston. They offer good prices, great food and very good service. Thanks again!

1  Thank Viviana P
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Cant beat the food here. It's a dive but its totally worth it. Real old school south boston feel. Best hash in the game.

1  Thank Shaun H
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Breakfast at the Galley Diner was the highlight of my first trip to Boston. The "Southie Omelet" was one of the best breakfasts I've ever had and the entire staff was so friendly and made me feel like I've lived in Southie my entire life....More

2  Thank megeprince10
csmfjb, Web Pager at Galley Diner, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we appreciate the rating

Reviewed 25 October 2015

Went here after a flight to Boston. With the 4 1/2 stars, I had expect more. The service and friendness of the staff is outstanding. This is why I gave it a three. I would say that the food is quantity over quality. I had...More

Thank johnlh
Reviewed 14 July 2015

It's small and it does not look like much. Bar stools that are tarnished and some duct tape used. Décor from the decade before I was born. An exterior that is, to be polite, non-descript. A Jack and Jill style uni-sex toilet that serves its...More

1  Thank tombeaman
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

This is a great little diner!!! It is quite small but is very welcoming. The food was excellent. My group ordered pancakes, was, bacon, sausage and hash all of which were amazing. The waitresses and the cook were very nice and you could tell they...More

Thank AlexandriaAzalee
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Restaurant Details

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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
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Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 P St, Boston, MA 02127-2365
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South Boston
  • Neighbourhood: South Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-464-1024
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Anthony Bourdain, host of the TV travel guide show, featured Paul and the Galley in one of his episodes. Fitted with 4 tables and a 12 stool lunch counter, it always seems to have a crowd, but somehow Paul always finds room. With good reason, the Galley is known as a breakfast shop. Virtually any omelet you can think of, western or eastern, sandwiches, eggs anyway you like them, the hand-carved ham right off the bone is to die for. Corned beef hash, sausages, linguica, steak, bacon, they are all available. Home Fries are actually that, homemade and the best.
Best of Boston awarded by Boston Magazine for 2013 and 2014 for Best DIner