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“A Great Lunch Stop” 5 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 #14 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
Nashua, New Hampshire
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“A Great Lunch Stop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The Halfway Cafe in Marlborough is one of six locations, although its the only one I have been to. I work just down the street and the service here is quick enough for most lunch breaks. The sandwiches here are phenomenal. I have had a great burger here, and their "Cape Cod Rueben" is an awesome fish sandwich with coleslaw and cheese. The "halfway fries" are unique; great seasoning. Portions generous and the prices fair. Almost always seem to get Laurie as a server; she is quick and efficient but friendly. The place is deceptive from the outside and actually has quite a bit of seating. They are open late, until 2am, but I have never stopped in with the dinner crowd. A great find; will be back!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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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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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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“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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