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Chef's Hat

905 Simonds Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267-2101
413-458-5120
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Ranked #16 of 40 restaurants in Williamstown
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Apr 27, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Falls Church VA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Despite the seemingly full parking lot, our party of three was seated immediately by a cheerful gentleman who greeted us warmly. Our beverage order was taken at that time and the beverages arrived within seconds. An enthusiactic waitress answered our questions including a realistic assessment of the turnip muffin and took our order. We ordered a variety of dishes including... More

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east coast
Top Contributor
180 reviews 180 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

Had lunch here and it was just ok. Nothing special. Salad was very plain. Iceberg lettuce and some tomato slices. Would not go back

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Houston
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

They only serve breakfast and lunch. I had Caleb's special which was 2 eggs, hash, home fries and holidase sauce........... YUMMO!!! The staff is so friendly and personable. They even have a food challenge if you eat the whole plate within 30 minutes you get a free meal and a shirt with your picture on the wall. Wonderful food and... More

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North Adams, MA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

My husband and I have just returned from Italy and he wanted an American breakfast. We went to the Chef's Hat in Williamstown which we had enjoyed at other times. It was very crowded but a table was available for us. My husband ordered the 2+2+2 which included 2 buttermilk pancakes, 2 eggs, he chose scrambled, and bacon instead of... More

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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

As another reviewer has said, this is where the locals go. It is not down on Spring Street, but just north of town on Rte 7 toward Bennington. Don't let a full-ish parking lot turn you away. There are lots of tables inside. We were there for lunch...a BLT and a turkey club. Basic, very tasty and inviting one to... More

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Connecticut
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120 reviews 120 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

We saw this reviewed on Trip Advisor and offered on Restaurant.com and decided to give it a try for lunch. Breakfast is their other big meal. The place was hopping when we arrived, but managed to secured a booth. They have a large selection and very nice staff. There is even a 12 egg challenge for $16.00. If you can... More

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Chicopee
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163 reviews 163 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

We stopped for breakfast before we went to the Clark Institute and enjoyed our food and speedy service. Wife had an omelet while I had eggs on their yummy homemade corn beef hash. The service was good and the coffee was flowing. Nice stop and when in the area would stop back again.

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NC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

This used to be a great breakfast place but it has changed over the past few years and now it's pretty mediocre. The ingredients used are not top quality. For instance, an order of sausage links brought brown-and-serve type sausages. The bread used for rye toast seems straight from the grocery store. They also seem to use margarine instead of... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This place is great!!! I've been visiting Williamstown for 20 years, and this is a great type of diner breakfast experience. Great waitstaff, people are nice, food is ALWAYS good, and it's inexpensive. I feel "cheated" if I visit WIlliamstown and don't find time to get breakfast here. Note: if you are a soy, tofu, or egg white or no... More

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Buffalo, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

husband & I enjoyed our chef hat breakfasts - recommended by 2 locals (Ken & Dean!). the pancakes served were humongous & served piping hot -very good! the potatoes (we'd call them home fries) were great - and bacon crisp! Ken highly recommends the buckwheat pancakes but we were too full to try them. service was excellent - waitress was... More

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