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Thornton's Restaurant

Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4808
+1 617-267-6336
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (42 reviews)
“french toast” (36 reviews)
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07:00 - 16:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4808
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the best places to each breakfast/brunch in the area. The menu is great with many options for breakfast. We ate here twice while visiting Boston. There is almost always a line to get in but don't despair; it moves very quickly....More

Thank C W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This will always be my favorite breakfast place in Boston. Pancakes are so fluffy and delicious. The only thing I wish they did was some vegan options in their menu. I will definitely be going back again.

Thank DespinaKa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delicious breakfast today at Thornton's. We were lucky enough to get in without too much of a wait! The staff was excellent and kept coming with the refills on the coffee. The prices are amazing for what you get and especially in...More

Thank Debra G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One star is way too much. The pancakes tasted awfull, you could only taste the flour, worst pancakes in 47 years pancake love. The breakfast was bad also, i had the Thornstons Benedict, only the asparagus was ok. The coffee reminded me of my time...More

Thank GrafBonze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Boston and we had breakfast here twice! We enjoyed this place so much that I wish I had had more time to try all the menu! My favorite were oatmeal with fruits and nuts and the omelette!

Thank Flavia J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place near our motel and had asked someone and they said that Thornton's Restaurant was a great place , so we were in a lined up as it did not open until 8:00am in the morning , so we knew...More

Thank Debbiemb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the Salmon Benedict. Delicious food and wonderfully attentive service by our friendly server! Reasonable prices for filling portions is a pleasant change from this desert of expensive and overpriced meals.

Thank Yu Ra K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food, fresh, friendly service & great, portions are great. Liked everything about it, we're lucky enough to have gotten there before the crowd, but it is worth the wait! Hungry get the Alex two!

Thank jetsnut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good sized portions and ok prices, just felt very basic in there and avoid at weekends, as it gets busy

1  Thank spottypudding
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place for breakfast. We ate there twice on our three day trip to Boston. There can be a line, but it moves fairly fast. Great assortment of omelets and pancakes. Most dishes were about $8. On nice days, they open up...More

Thank Sparty78
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This a café not a hotel so this is no spa.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4808
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-6336
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