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Kelly's Diner

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American, Diner
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674 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2220
+1 617-623-8102
06:00 - 15:00
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Sun 06:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Spring, Texas, United States
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This was an OK Breakfast as diners go, but we went there at noon wanting lunch only to find none on Sunday's. Also, be prepared with cash or to use the ATM. Maybe it's my Gulf Coast tendencies, but too many CASH ONLY spots around.

Thank FutureChef_Texas
North Berwick, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had a fantastic brunch in this fabulous retro diner. The service from our warm, friendly waitress was first class.

1 Thank SallyD989
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We are a European couple (British and German) and visited Kelly's on our New England road trip while in Boston. We had earmarked it following their Triple D appearance. The service was great. With the characters in there - staff and patrons, - and the style of the car it was a really enjoyable breakfast experience and on an affordable... More 

1 Thank Ben T
Syracuse, New York, United States
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Admittedly I was a bit disappointed when told I couldn't order from the lunch menu on Sunday mornings and reluctantly ordered a '#8 Homestyle' on the breakfast menu instead. What a surprise it was to enjoy breakfast food again! Great diner, will definitely hit up next time through even if I can't get a club!!

Thank Brad N
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Planned to go to another place for breakfast and it was packed. Kept going down the street and came upon a bit of nostalgia. A real old-fashioned diner that looked like it was dropped there from another time. The service was outstanding! Two extremely pleasant waitresses covered the whole diner. There is booth seating and counter seating. The food was... More 

1 Thank Jacki S
Schwenksville, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

It doesn't get more authentic than this place. Great food and service in a genuine diner car. We saw it on Triple D and had to try it out as we were passing through. Our kids loved it too.

1 Thank Brad E
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304 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We had brunch here and enjoyed the ambiance. They offer diner fare, including chicken salad sandwiches, pastrami and traditional breakfasts. I love a good chicken salad and ordered a sandwich which was huge. To generous to finish, I ended up taking it home. The breakfast egg style entrees were just as big. We were quite satisfied. The prices are reasonable.... More 

Thank sharkisland
Telford, United Kingdom
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129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Food and setting is so typically American it could be a museum. Service is efficient and very Boston. We loved it and highly recommend it.

1 Thank James W
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

We have family breakfast here whenever we are visiting our Tufts student. It is your classic diner fare. The sausage and pancakes are outstanding. The egg sandwich was little dry last time

1 Thank Ashley B
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285 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Kelly's is one of three great breakfast joints on Broadway in Somerville. All had a wait for a table on a Sunday morning (to be expected). Our family chose Kelly's for its curb appeal. All tables are tightly situated in this dining car, which is a throw-back to the 50's. We sat shoulder-to-shoulder and didn't mind at all. It was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 674 Broadway, Somerville, MA 02144-2220
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-623-8102

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?