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The Halfway Cafe

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95 Washington St, Ste 600, Canton, MA 02021-4005
+1 781-821-0944
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Ok for a quick lunch

Stopped in obviously, for a quick lunch. Seated quickly and waitstaff took my order within minutes. Had the chicken lime taco trio which were good but a bit messy to eat. The hot peppers provided the heat but the other ingredients were somewhat lacking in flavor. The taco shell itself was tasty... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
Hightechgal
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Norwood
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Norwood
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Stopped in obviously, for a quick lunch. Seated quickly and waitstaff took my order within minutes. Had the chicken lime taco trio which were good but a bit messy to eat. The hot peppers provided the heat but the other ingredients were somewhat lacking in flavor. The taco shell itself was tasty but the chicken was bland. Definitely a 2... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have gone to the Halfway in Dedham since it open in 1990. Went to Canton restaurant this evening and what a disappointment. Ordered 3lbs of Steamers and when it was placed on our table it gave off a foul smell. Have enjoyed Steamers many times around New England but have never smelled anything so bad. Of... More 

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Thank Shakesmacoo
Maine
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Nine of us went for lunch, including four kids! Everybody really enjoyed their meals. Good atmosphere, good service. We would definitely visit again.

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Thank littletowntraveler
Norwood, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

I made my first visit to the Halfway in a few years. Based on the food quality, small menu, poor beer selection, and average service, I won't be back anytime soon. If you're looking for a bar/pub experience you can find better in Canton.

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Thank musiclover1013
Boston
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

AN ever changing menu with some old stand-by's great drinks and apps. They even have Kids eat free on Tuesdays. Highly reccomended

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Stoughton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We have been going to the Halfway Cafe's in Dedham and Canton, Mass. for years. It is one of our favorite places for good quick service and good meal choices and savings on the menu items. A full bar, a short wait and especially low menu choice items on certain days or day of the week.

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Thank joetripper2014
Sharon, Massachusetts, United States
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stopped in on a Monday night for "customer appreciation day." Service was super slow, our waitress didn't know what beers they had on the menu. We waited patiently for our food to come out; it was fine, we had our drinks and good company to keep us occupied. A waitress finally came out with what looked like our food (at... More 

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Thank voxine
Sharon, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

If you happen to be at Cobb's Corner and need to grab a quick bite to eat, The Halfway Cafe is pretty convenient and reasonably fast. Furthermore, if you've got hungry, impatient kids, they have free popcorn to munch on while you wait. That said, having been here a bunch of times due to its convenient location, I know that... More 

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Thank silinx
Sharon, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Great place to gather with friends. The service and food is always good and great atmosphere to relax.

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Thank Sarah D
Canton, Massachusetts
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Emerson Burger with a fried egg on top is delicious. This is the best burger I have had in a long time. I highly recommend it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 95 Washington St, Ste 600, Canton, MA 02021-4005
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Canton
  • Phone Number: +1 781-821-0944

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Pub

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