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Dinky's Restaurant & Cafe

American, Grill, Diner
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70 Clinton Street (Route 70), Shrewsbury, MA 01545-1224
508-856-0844
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6:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Dont judge a diner by its facade

Almost drove away before we went in.Dont.The place is adorable.The omeletttes are wonderful.The coffee is good and is refilled without asking.A really fun place with good food and no frills.Go early.They are only opened until noon.Hope to revisit The Dinky when we go back to Boston.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
spanish1967
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Almost drove away before we went in.Dont.The place is adorable.The omeletttes are wonderful.The coffee is good and is refilled without asking.A really fun place with good food and no frills.Go early.They are only opened until noon.Hope to revisit The Dinky when we go back to Boston.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Great food, portions were great, large menu selection, if you don't see what your craving ask! They were very accommodating to off menu requests.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Dinky's is a bit out of the way, but its worth a trip to sit in an old train car. Their pancakes, bacon, and decaf coffee were excellent and not too heavy, greasy, or like dishwater. The service was also excellent.

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Shrewsbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husband frequents this diner as a kick-off for motorcycle trips. Among our friends, it is a favorite. Any time we go together, the service is prompt, the selections are numerous including freshly baked muffins.

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Dinky's is a family favorite, from our young kids to our elderly parents! Service is always friendly - food is always great! If you're looking for a classic diner breakfast, you will NOT be disappointed.

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My boyfriend and I love Dinky's. He always requests it for his birthday. The portions are huge, the prices are right and the coffee is good. If you arrive on Sunday before the church crowd you can usually get a seat. I highly recommend Uncle bump's breakfast. If you love old-fashioned diners with great food, give Dinky's a try.

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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Betsy's diner in Falmouth on Cape Cod always says, "Eat large." Well, you can do the same in Boylston, Mass. (Rt.70) at Dinky's Blue Belle Diner. Food is great, prices are not steep, service is good. All typical of a good old-fashioned diner. Serving breakfast and lunch you can't go wrong here unless you order too much. I made the... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I just had my first visit to Dinky's and I'll definitely be back. We went on a Sunday so it was moderately busy but with 'seat yourself' seating we found a spot immediately and were offered coffee before we even sat down. We ordered omelets with a side of bacon, and had our food in no time. The portions are... More 

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Hyannis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

A fun diner with great service, awesome food, and a "family" atmosphere...highly recommend it ! Drive up from Cape Cod often - just for breakfast at Dinky's !

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Burlington, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Wife and I just moved to the area, we occasionally like to go out for breakfast and this is now our go to spot... Great food...

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Additional Information about Dinky's Restaurant & Cafe

Address: 70 Clinton Street (Route 70), Shrewsbury, MA 01545-1224
Phone Number: 508-856-0844
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Shrewsbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Grill, Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 70 Clinton Street (Route 70), Shrewsbury, MA 01545-1224
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: 508-856-0844

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Grill, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 1:00 pm

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