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“Best breakfast in Concord”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Helen's Restaurant

Helen's Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 48 Restaurants in Concord
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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.
Concord, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best breakfast in Concord”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Helen's, where the poached eggs are runny and the smoothies are made with actual fruit. It's be far the best breakfast in Concord, and the service is excellent. The downside is how crowded it gets on the weekends. Go early, but if you don't make it before the crowds, stay away from the Main Street Market across the street, unless you're into stale pastries and mediocre coffee to go.

  • Visited February 2014
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2 Thank PoppyLH
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  • English first
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Boston, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent casual restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014

I have been here several times with friends. On weekends during the morning breakfast hours, it is always busy and there's a wait, but once you are seated, the service is quick and your meals are quickly served with efficient staff. And yes, we think the breakfast offerings are great (eggs any way you want them). I have always received my eggs nice and hot. I've also been here later in the day (after 3pm), and it is far less busy, but it is an opportunity to try different things that one might ignore while perusing the breakfast menu. They have nice sweet potato fries, a good clam chowder, and, surprise for today, a wonderful carrot ginger soup. This last item was pureed and delicious. Serving sizes are generous. Too bad they can't serve beer or wine....

  • Visited February 2014
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2 Thank Phoenix095
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Boston, MA
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Many options”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2014

Something for everyone, great menu for a casual family meal.
Healthy options! Can be very busy at peak times.

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank delcampbell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Get the ABLT and coffee frappe! Excellent pairing.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013

Avocado, Maplewood bacon, tomato and lettuce (ABLT) with a coffee frappe: yum. Add great service equals 6 stars.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank AnnMarieSanford
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Paris, France
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Worth it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2013 via mobile

Excellent burritos! Fresh ingredients, good coffee. Excellent place to stop and have lunch, very nice location and very nice staff

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1 Thank duiz
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