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Nancy's Air Field Cafe

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302 Boxboro Road, Minute Man Air Field, Stow, MA 01775
(978) 897-3934
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Today
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Thu 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Romance

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Meal and location

Met some friends at the Stow airport and watched planes take off and land. In addition Nancy has some great items on the men. She is a great host and we had a very enjoyable evening. Nice varied menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
bsk_10
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Framingham, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Romance
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English first
Stow, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Fine dining in the evening. Burgers and sandwiches at lunch. Hearty Sunday breakfast. Yes, they have a liquor license. No need to get dressed up. Drop in from the sky, or come by road. Either way works well. Nancy often uses local ingredients and presents them in a gourmet manner. Not really a place for kids.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Met some friends at the Stow airport and watched planes take off and land. In addition Nancy has some great items on the men. She is a great host and we had a very enjoyable evening. Nice varied menu.

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Stow, Massachusetts, United States
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77 reviews 77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

At Nancy's you get great, fresh food. It comes with a price, but I am a believer in "you get what you pay for". Tucked away at the Minuteman Airfield in Stow, almost into Boxborough, it is truly a gem.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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68 reviews 68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I've been to Nancy's many times before for burgers and such. It's a cafe/restaurant at a small airfield and not a fancy restaurant. I saw their menu for a Winter's Solstice special meal and decided to give it a try having never been there for dinner. I live in Sudbury, MA and for comparison a usual dinner place is Bullfinch's,... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have heard about this restaurant for years, yet never got around to going. This morning I did (with my friend from California, in tow). We arrived at 10:30AM . . . there was a short wait. I asked about the hollandaise and was disappointed that it is made from a package mix (vs. from scratch). Package mixes have a... More 

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Stow, Massachusetts
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12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I live in Stow so I hope this does not sound biased. I have an issue with garlic and it gets very tiresome trying to find something on the menu that does not have garlic in it or as an accompaniment. I have been to Nancy's before but this time I informed them at the time of reservations about the... More 

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Stow, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

There aren't many dining options in Stow but this one is especially unique with airplanes and ultralites flying around.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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106 reviews 106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Very pleasant to sit next to big windows watching a gorgeous sunset and small private planes taking off or landing while enjoying a good glass of wine and a manhattan. The menu is all specials on Saturday evening. The salmon dish was very good and well presented but the trout was overcooked. Nevertheless a good dinner after the opera.

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Leominster, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Yes it was a lovely place to have breakfast....but really...$3.00 for a cup of coffee and $8.00 for a basic breakfast. I think it's way overpriced and the service was terrible. The men's rooms bathroom was all backed up. I would eat at the Over Easy Restaurant before going back to this place.

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Elmhurst, Il
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59 reviews 59 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

In 2010 we were on a flying vacation and based at Minuteman Airport for several days visiting the Boston area. We tried to eat at Nancy's but it was 4th of July weekend and they were closed. I think the note on the door was something like "Gone to the lake for July 4th." or something like that. Several months... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 302 Boxboro Road, Minute Man Air Field, Stow, MA 01775
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Stow
  • Phone Number: (978) 897-3934

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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