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“Cashing in on a Phantom Gourmet Gift Certificate” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Halfway Cafe

Halfway Cafe
820 Boston Post Rd E, Marlborough, MA 01752-3767
508-480-0688
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Ranked #15 of 129 Restaurants in Marlborough
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Boston, Massachusetts
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“Cashing in on a Phantom Gourmet Gift Certificate”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

What a great local find near the hotel we were staying in. (about a 10 minute drive on route 20 east from rte 495) .Small parking lot out front was full. Mix of families, couples and singles in the restaurant. Bar was moderately full. Asked waitress for recommendations. she suggested either the Fish and chips, or Build your own Burger or Steak or Turkey tips. We choose the Fish and Chips(Haddock was delicious!), Texas burger made to order with four toppings. Husband chose a fried egg on top of his burger as one topping with Texas toast. We ordered 1/2 order of onion rings which was huge for two people. (waitress suggested 1/2 order and she was right! ) we were both very satisfied with our meals. Our waitress was extremely pleasant and friendly. Great prices to meet all pocketbooks.

Visited March 2014
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English first
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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“Halfway Cafe is tasty! ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We have been to the Halfway cafe a couple of times. We left today wondering why we don't go there more often. Food is reasonably priced and service is great! From the outside of the building it looks like you are entering a real "townie" bar, but the inside is very clean and inviting for all people of all ages. Of course, you are not getting gourmet food here but what you do get is far from a disappointment. I ordered a Ruben and it was one of the best I've had. Large portions. The bar is nice as well with many specials throughout the week. Halfway cafe is worth a try and will probably become a favorite go to spot for a quick dinner, a few drinks after work, or a great lunch spot.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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“Halfway is all the way good!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Yes, Halfway is all the way good!... We readily enjoyed the food, the service and the atmosphere ... Definitely worth a visit... We had the clam chowder, fish fry and a burger....
All was delicious and perfectly cooked... Fish was tender and juicy..
Try it you'll like it.

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“Just OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I had lunch with a friend at the Half Way. Service was quite good. The sandwich that I had was a C-. The french fries were quite good. The atmosphere is OK but many of the booths have worn out seats. Overall this place is just average. If I never go there again I won't miss it.

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North Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
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“Halfway to Good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Kind of a hole in the wall. Had some decent football specials. Asked for a side of fries and ended up with something the size and price of an appetizer. Not a fan of being hit with the higher priced option when all I was looking for was a side add on to my wings. There are better options

Visited October 2013
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