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250 Franklin St, Worcester, MA 01604-4913
508-792-5125
Today
6:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 15
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  • 4
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast dinner

One of Worcester's icon dinners....for years it was an all night dinner located under the I-290 overpass at the corner of Franklin Street City is just now putting parking meters in the parking lot (because daytrippers using the train park there to avoid paying the $8 fee at the train station's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
Dave M
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Worcester
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Old looking dinner for a great price and even though it's under a highway bridge, it's still a great place because there open all night.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

One of Worcester's icon dinners....for years it was an all night dinner located under the I-290 overpass at the corner of Franklin Street City is just now putting parking meters in the parking lot (because daytrippers using the train park there to avoid paying the $8 fee at the train station's garage)... waitstaff said that if you park at the... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

There is a reason the Kenmore Diner has been recognized so many times for being Worcester's Top Rated Diner. Breakfast is always cooked to order … hot, fresh & delicious. This is a family business … the owner, Jimmy, clearly runs a no-nonsense operation … assisted by his lovely wife, Pauline & their handsome son, George (along with his two... More 

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Dudley, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Jimmy the owner makes the BEST Italian omette this side ot Mother Earth. highly underrated IMHO. great food, reasonable prices, friendly staff that have been working there for a long loooong time. I been going here since I was a kid in my early 20s after a night out on the town chasing the girls and I'm still going here... More 

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Auburn, Massachusetts
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Stopped at The Kenmore on Sunday for a late breakfast... FANTASTIC AS ALWAYS! Good food. Great service. Fair price. What a breakfast joint should be.

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Mass.
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Doesn't look like the photo here, that's from at least 15 years ago. Been rebuilt after a fire in the building behind (Worcester Cold Storage) fell over on to diner. Yes you have to look for the opening in the guard rail to get in, and no all the spaces don't have meters. Breakfast of 3 eggs (cooked perfectly), with... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Went there on Friday at 8:30 and the food was promptly delivered. Two eggs, potatoes (not cooked all the way), 4 slices of bacon and wheat toast. Could not eat all of the huge portions, wish the potatoes were cooked more though.

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Dubai
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

The Kenmore was good 20 years ago. Now there's a chainlink fence around the entire parking lot, which has meters on the spaces inside. I drove all around it, through the fire station lot, and couldn't find an opening. There are tons of diners in Worcester, slinging the same ol' hash. A small business that makes it this hard to... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

My family and i do not tend to go out for breakfast like we use to. However when we do go my son loves kenmore diner. Very consistent & very well priced.

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Holden, Massachusetts
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111 reviews 111 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I had breakfast there with a friend on Sunday morning.Simple breakfast of eggs over easy, toast , coffee and home fries. Coffee was surprisingly good for a diner. Eggs done just right. Italian toast was good. To me the true test of a diner is how they make their home fries, which are often described as home fries but really... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 250 Franklin St, Worcester, MA 01604-4913
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: 508-792-5125

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 1:00 pm

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