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Shaker's Cafe and Restaurant

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296 Hamilton, Worcester, MA 01604
508-797-5550
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Breakfast/Brunch
Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful breakfast spot

There are so many great places to get a hearty breakfast in Worcester and Shaker's is now tops on our list. We were greeted and seated immediately and the atmosphere is comfortable and welcoming. Our waitress (the owner I think) gave suggestions and we weren't disappointed. I can't get wait to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
Robin C
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Holden, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Takeout
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Holden, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

There are so many great places to get a hearty breakfast in Worcester and Shaker's is now tops on our list. We were greeted and seated immediately and the atmosphere is comfortable and welcoming. Our waitress (the owner I think) gave suggestions and we weren't disappointed. I can't get wait to get back to try the Lebanese breakfast and get... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We followed the advice of other reviewers and had the Lebanese breakfast and the Syrian toast with feta cheese. Both were excellent and a nice change from the usual offerings. The owner was very personable and we felt immediately "at home." We will certainly go back the next time we go out for breakfast.

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Tirana, Albania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

We stopped at Shaker's Cafe for a Saturday Brunch (before a wedding) and were pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was very cozy and the food delicious. We were six in our party and ordered different plates. Lebanese breakfast and Syrian toast with feta cheese were really the best. Pavlina, the owners was there from setting up the table for us, explaining... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Fabulous diner with some wonderful alternatives on the menu. Lebanese breakfast is excellent. You must try the Syrian toast with feta cheese. Portions are large! Cash only, there's an ATM on site.

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Statesboro, Georgia
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298 reviews 298 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Our Friday lunch was a fabulous scrambled eggs with lamb, a Syrian feta bread like i've never had before, and homefries cooked to perfection. Everything was served quickly - and NO grease. It felt light and tasted absolutely delicious. The owner is a wonderful woman, ready with a smile and a refill. It may not be a beautiful place -... More 

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massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My wife and I love Shakers-It is by far the best breakfast place In all of Worcester.The food is great and no one does a better job with homefries. Paulina(owner) is a joy as a waitress and makes you feel right at home.Do not miss the opportunity to go there!! Dick and Brenda

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Houlton, Maine
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Went there for Sat AM breakfast.Short wait.Had eggs with lamb($8.95).My friend had the standard(scrambled,bacon,hash browns).She's a small eater but she and I left not a scrap. Waitress(owner)was a joy.She deserves a ten rating,not the five max.I would definitely go back.

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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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153 reviews 153 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I read the great reviews and decided to try it. When I pulled up I thought there must be some mistake because it doesn't look like much of anything on the outside. It is the kind of place you would pass right by. But I am so glad we went inside. It is not fancy. But who needs fancy when... More 

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Keith, South Australia, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We always eat at Shakers when we go to Phuket. My husband likes it when they have the ribs night. All you can eat. They have a good range of food. Its a sports bar which is not to my liking but often have live music at night.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

After reading reviews of this small restaurant, I decided to see for myself if what others had been saying was true. As it turns out, I am happy that it is only 10 minutes from where I live. The food is excellent and the prices are more than reasonable for the large servings. For my first visit I decided to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 296 Hamilton, Worcester, MA 01604
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: 508-797-5550

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Albanian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?