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Brookline Lunch

9 Brookline St, Cambridge, MA 02139-4103
+1 617-354-2983
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Diner
9 Brookline St, Cambridge, MA 02139-4103
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Family run, cash only, very friendly breakfast. I ordered the Jerusalem omelet which was terrific and a huge portion so I took some home for lunch. Outstanding bang for my buck.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My daughter and I stopped by here before a college tour. The meals were well prepared and promptly served. They were also big portions served which satisfied us through a long day of college touring followed by 5 hour drive back home. I especially liked...More

Thank SteveCap
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Been here for breakfast. The place was totally empty, for reasons that became clear soon. There was a terrible smell of burned beacon and fried stuff which terribly stayed with us the full day. The place was dark and rather dirty. We got two selections...More

Thank terenity
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I stopped in to this little hole in the wall type place waiting for Q Audio to open. There's something about an old feel of a place that's different. I was blown away by the breakfast I had for a few reasons. The portion huge,...More

Thank Anthony I
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Went with a group of friends pretty early on a Sunday morning. There was no problem finding seating for the six of us. It's an inviting, low priced, diner style restaurant. Quick refills from coffee in a pot. Most of us had one of their...More

Thank agibner
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Wait in line for over an hour on the weekends, its not worth the wait for dinner quality food with a side of vegetables.

Thank leahmg2
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I think I just came too late, just before they were closing. I was hoping to get a great brunch as previous reviews suggested that this place served 'the best breakfast in Cambridge'. Unfortunately, most of the menu was sold out and I was told...More

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This place has the most amazing breakfast. It is Mediterranean style with eggs and sauteed vegetables and they are more than willing to help with our low carb requirements by adding more vegetables. The homemade jams are outstanding. Only accepts cash, though and there's usually...More

Thank rnheath
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best breakfast spot in Boston! Great service, very affordable and food is delicious. Make sure to try their homemade jam! I will not be having breakfast anywhere else but Brookline lunch.

Thank James C
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I were staying in a nearby hotel and wanted something other than the hotel breakfast. We couldn't have picked a better spot. The place is adorable, the staff is super friendly, and the food is amazing. It's nothing fancy, just excellent quality...More

Thank Eiramanna2885
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Brookline St, Cambridge, MA 02139-4103
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-2983
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