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Mike's City Diner

1714 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307 (South End)
617-267-9393
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Ranked #45 of 2,831 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen
Neighborhood: South End
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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ohio
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80 reviews 80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Everything you read about Mike's is true. Great local dive place for breakfast. Be prepared to wait in line but it goes fast. The hash benedict is yummy. My husband had a turkey sausage omelet which was very good also. Portions are huge so be prepared or even split something.

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Winnipeg
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We came from Canada and were pumped to go here. The Corned beef hash was the best I have ever eaten. The service was great a the place is worth waiting for !!!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

First of all, bring cash. No plastic accepted here and that's ok by me if that's what made the prices crazy low! Had breakfast and they did it right. Eggs, pancakes, bacon, potatoes, coffee - sublime. And I justified all those yummy calories by the walk from Mike's to TD Garden, oh yes we did that! Hubby had a chili... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have been to Mike's for both breakfast on the weekends when it is very busy and for Lunch when it is a bit saner. First breakfast - On the weekends the line can be quite long a seat but the staff is efficient in cleaning tables and keeping the process moving. The portions are big and served on the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Three of us went for breakfast and enjoyed a good value meal with very good service. The portions were large although the food was indifferent.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have eaten here twice and have been pleased both times. Great service very fast with wholesome food served as expected. Not fancy surrounding but that is not why you go here. Thumbs up

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elk grove illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The corned beef is beyond wonderful. We make it a point to come here if in Boston. Sure it is small. Sure it is a Cafe, not fine dining. And it is worth the wait and is a piece of American wonderfulness.

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boston
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Parking is not easy and you may have a wait, but, it is worth it. The food is good, the service is friendly, the portions are large and the price is right. I had an amazing egg white omelet and yes, I did have a bite of the perfect hash browns. Go with some patience, but do go

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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I hope you're patient as you may need a lot of it as you wait in line to get a table or a seat at the coffee bar in this awesome diner. Time passes by pretty quick though as you salivate over the plethora of options the menu has to offer. I visited this place on a Saturday and was... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Mike's City Diner is a great pick if you are in Boston and hungry for breakfast. The food is great and the staff is authentically Boston. They made french toast on real french bread which I had never seen before but it was some of the best I have ever had. Everything cooked to order perfectly. Just make sure you... More 

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Additional Information about Mike's City Diner

Address: 1714 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
Phone Number: 617-267-9393
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen

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