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Helen's Restaurant

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17 Main St, Concord, MA 01742-2514
+1 978-369-9885
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Pasadena, California
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128 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe food, with friendly service. We came for a light meal in the evening. Hamburger and Taco Salad were both very good. Not the energy or ambiance of the Main St Market but the food is good, less expensive, service as good or better, and it is easier to get in and out.

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Thank HPH360
Virginia
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106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the Monterey Scramble! Fantastic flavour!! Service was exceptionally fast...thanks, Gang! Cash only, so come prepared.

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Thank Ghost4314
Medina, Ohio
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here for breakfast and lunch. The seating is a bit tight, and there could be a wait, but it's good diner food in a great little town. It's a bit noisy, but what diner isn't.

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Thank gbutlerfan2
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51 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When traveling, I try to find places that the local folks frequent, and Helen's is one of those places. As we looked over the menu, we heard one of the servers welcome a customer by name. Friendly staff, comfortable atmosphere, and delicious meals that are reasonably priced - perfect combination for a good restaurant. They also have ice cream, pastries,... More 

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Thank Pi-T526
London, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch when passing through. Had a very nice ' fish wich' with blackened mahi and a salmon burrito with Asian vegetable was also tasty , the fries and coleslaw were nice too. The roasted beet salad was also appetising , drinks were fine . Service was pleasant and as it was Halloween they were dressed as witches... More 

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Groton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went mid morning on a Friday so no waiting. Very efficient and the "4 way" buttermilk pancakes were really good. The sausage links were overcooked but still tasted good. My friend had fried eggs and enjoyed them. I don't drink coffee but the coffee is strong per my friend.

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Thank 476DianaK
Gainesville, Florida
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I had the lobster BLT that was on special. Even without the lobster, it would have been a great BLT - but the thick, delicious layer of lobster really put this over the top. It was expensive (at least for this place) at $19, but well worth it. Finished off with a sundae and an espresso - they have very... More 

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Thank ChrisMonahan
Concord, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great lunch here. Both food and service exceptional. Soups, salads, sandwiches, ice cream and much more. Servings are generous.

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Clermont, Florida
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I liked the tuna melt and fries meal served at the restaurant. It was a little crowded when we went there. It would have been nice to know ahead of time that they only accepted cash payments. Still a pleasant meal.

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Thank Lavender8124
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

My son likes the chicken nuggetts, ice cream and the gum-ball machine the best. For food, the chicken caesar wrap, the breakfast burrito, and the omelettes are good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Main St, Concord, MA 01742-2514
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: +1 978-369-9885
Description
This is a popular local spot perfect for tourists, too (Concord is a big tourist town). Looks and feels like a hip diner, but the food, esp breakfast, is anything but.

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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?