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Thornton's Restaurant

150 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4808 (Back Bay)
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Ranked #158 of 2,823 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bakery
Neighborhood: Back Bay
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Poughkeepsie, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We try to avoid the $30 eggs at our hotel and look for a non-franchise style place to eat breakfast when we travel. Thorntons fit the bill! There breakfast was actually fantastic! It was very good food that came out quickly, and dirt-cheap considering it's in the heart of the Boyleston street shopping district and surrounded by 4-star hotels. The... More

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

What can I say. This diner is great. The food was great. Really tasty and big portions so great value for money. This place was always busy which speaks volumes. The locals all eat here so that tells you it's good too. The pancakes were amazing, so light and fluffy. Definitely worth a visit for breakfast.

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Palo Alto, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

if you are nearby, I recommend it if you want to have your typical American breakfast, the omelets are quite good and portions of pancakes and waffles generous, friendly and capable staff

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N. Attleboro, MA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Great spot for breakfast near all the Copley hotels. Arrived on a very stormy and cold Sunday morning and there were a lot of people waiting, but we were sat almost instantly. I thinked it helped that we were only a party of 2. All food arrived very hot and exactly as ordered. Loved the omelette and breakfast "burger" we... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went here for breakfast, nice little cafe! it was always really busy, lots of ques out the door! Lots of choice you can order anything from the menu at any time. Lots of choice! I had the apple and cinnamon pancakes which were so fluffy! Very nice! Good food and not expensive!

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East Sussex
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

We LOVED Thorntons! Had breakfast there every morning of our four day stay at The Colonnade. Heard about it on Trip Advisor otherwise we might not have seen it. Great prices, good food, huge choice and excellent wait staff. Go Thorntons!

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upstate NY
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148 reviews 148 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I waited about 10-15 minutes in line for a table with my daughter. Once seated the service was prompt. I had apple cinnamon pancakes. They were cooked very well and generous portion. My daughter had the challah French toast. Also good sized portion and well prepared. Overall the food was good, portions large and service attentive. Nothing outstanding but a... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Lovely little place for breakfast. Nice atmosphere and decor and lots of choice on the menu. Didn't have any problem having to wait for a table but a queue had built up by the time I left so going early is obviously a good idea. There are counter seats as well as tables, and outdoor seating when weather permits. Have... More

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

As other TA reviewers have said there is invariably a wait at Thornton's. But they move customers through quickly without them feeling rushed. Variety of menu options served promptly and very fresh. Walkable from local hotels including Hilton Back Bay and Sheraton and definitely better value than the hotel offerings. Highly recommend.

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

We had to queue, but it was well worth it. Breakfast doesn't come better than this - great service, great food. Try it, you won't be disappointed.

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Additional Information about Thornton's Restaurant

Address: 150 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-4808
Phone Number: 617-267-6336
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Bakery

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