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Wheelhouse Diner

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453 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02171-2429
617-328-3666
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12:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent

Found this place while looking online. We met some friends in Boston and decided to start the day here. It's an old tiny dingy diner but the food is excellent. I had eggs with potatoes and kielbasa. It was excellent. I can still taste the kielbasa, it was that good. I would go back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
javaandjazz
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Ansonia, CT
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Ansonia, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Found this place while looking online. We met some friends in Boston and decided to start the day here. It's an old tiny dingy diner but the food is excellent. I had eggs with potatoes and kielbasa. It was excellent. I can still taste the kielbasa, it was that good. I would go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I have only tried breakfast here,but was always pleased with service and food. Typical diner food, but still pleasant.

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

The Wheelhouse offers reliable fare at affordable prices. I enjoy sitting at the counter and watching the grill...especially at breakfast. There is typically a mound of home fries off to the side of the grill. The food is always hot and fresh. Visit The Wheelhouse for an authentic diner experience. 😃

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Long Lines, cash only but well worth it if you don't mind the wait. Go for the corn beef hash with rye toast

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Love this place for breakfast. Cozy little spot with the standard diner menu. Other choices include traditional Irish breakfast and their take on Italian breakfast (Italian sausage).

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A true classic diner. We've been here several times and enjoyed great breakfasts each time. There are dozens of "Greek Diners" in Chicago, so we know our diners. The service is friendly and helpful. It was late morning and not as busy as earlier in the morning so we had time to talk to the cook/chef and with real pride,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Hot coffee, free-flowing; quick, friendly service and awesome food! Fresh, good quality breakfast - diner food but very tasty and cooked exactly to order. My husband and I both ordered large breakfast - corned beef, eggs,pancakes and everything comes with a side of toast and home-fries (yum!). Really great value for money.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Have been going to the "Wheelhouse" for years. Times have changed as before it was good food fast. Lately it has been a frustrating long wait for ok food. Time for the staff to pick it up and have a better welcoming attitude. You go to a small town diner you would expect a happy, speedy, helpful staff...40 min. wait... More 

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The food is truly comforting and delicious. Good prices, small, cozy, and will not disappoint if you're into the real diner experience.

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I visit this local diner every weekend usually late night due to choices available that time. You can't beat their breakfast, especially the omelets. Highly recommend over any other establishment in Quincy, Ma for late dining. Overall diners are becoming a rare treat in New England, so enjoy the place while you can. Parking is limited, can get busy but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 453 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02171-2429
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: 617-328-3666

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 3:00 pm

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