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Washington Street, Braintree, MA
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Ranked #62 of 130 Restaurants in Braintree
Cuisines: American
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English first
Braintree, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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90 reviews 90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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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28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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Address: Washington Street, Braintree, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
Cuisine: American

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