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Washington Street, Braintree, MA
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Description: BREAKFAST AND LUNCH

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Neighborhood Place for Breakfast

Kristen's is a family restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch. There was a 15-20 minute wait on Saturday morning. The tables are close together and there is also a counter space which is first come first served. Kristens has a variety of approximatley 30 types of pancakes. One of my party... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2012
Louvrelover
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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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Braintree, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Kristen's have the best pancakes on the South Shore. Kristen Son is the Queen of Pancakes. They have great breakfast served all day. A warning is that they take cash only but have an ATM.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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95 reviews 95 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

While I have always enjoyed Kristen's and anyone can make a mistake, I found the service last Sunday (April 14) to be inexcusable. My daughter and I arrived at about 12:15 and waited for 15-20 minutes to be seated and another 5 to be waited on. We had no problem with that. What I had a problem with was that... More 

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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61 reviews 61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012

Waited over a half hour to be seated. Then waited 20 minutes for waitress to bring menus. Another 10 minutes for coffee. I ordered bacon and homefries and my husband ordered bagel sandwich. fried. Not a complicated order! 30 minutes later aw we were standing to walk out our food arrived cold!!!!!!!!!!!!! Stay far away from this place. Have lost... More 

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Weymouth, Massachusetts
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57 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Kristen's is a family restaurant that serves breakfast and lunch. There was a 15-20 minute wait on Saturday morning. The tables are close together and there is also a counter space which is first come first served. Kristens has a variety of approximatley 30 types of pancakes. One of my party got the pumking pancakes and said they were quite... More 

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Round Lake, Illinois
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

Kristin's is a small town cute diner. Friendly staff. Immaculately clean. We had breakfast and it was delicious. Good home cooking in a restaurant. When in MA, we'll return!

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Paris,France
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15 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Stick to the basic simple stuff, and you may be OK. The waitresses push the specialty items, and we should have resisted even though these sound yummy. Cornmeal pancakes, are so dense, it's like eating cardboard.Stay away from these!Maple syrup is extra charge-otherwise they give you that awful cornsyrup flavoured with chemicals. Eggs are left too runny,even when ordered "over".The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012 via mobile

Kristens always has such a long wait, but it is well worth it. Their food is great, especially the omlettes, and their pancakes, whic have many unique flavors.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Washington Street, Braintree, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

BREAKFAST AND LUNCH

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