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American, Diner
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Washington Street, Braintree, MA
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Braintree, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

best thing is the option to mix and match your pancake selections. you can choose up to three different types in one order. egg sandwich is good too and you can request bacon to be extra crispy

Thank NickyPastry
Fletcher, Vermont
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I spent the night in Braintree and wanted to have breakfast before continuing on our trip. I picked Kristen's off the GPS and since it wasn't far from our motel we decided to try it. We walked in to find it very crowded and said we would sit at the counter rather than wait for a table.... More 

Thank Anngirlc
Braintree, MA
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometimes you might have to wait to be seated but it is well worth the wait. Usually go for breakfast but on Sunday's go early or you might have to wait over 30 minutes. Excellent eggs Benedict and pancakes galore.

Thank myeyeshazel
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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292 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I decided that I wanted a good real breakfast and this was the place!! I had the eggs, bacon, potato and toast meal. Enough for 2 people!!! I will be back to try the pancakes, they looked great. The service was excellent and the order was fast and accurate. Prices are very reasonable and they have a weekday morning special... More 

Thank glendale215
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

This is the best breakfast place in Braintree but I usually go for lunch. I know that Kristen's is known for pancakes but I prefer the lunch menu. The owner, Kristen (naturally) constantly adds new items to the menu while keeping the old standbys. She has a varied menu ranging form turkey sandwiches to pasta and Thai stirfry chicken. She... More 

Thank SirRoland1
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast is real good and they are known for their pancakes. This was my first time there and decided to have breakfast based upon other Yelp reviews FOOD: Good price for the food you get. Surprisingly, they had quite a few dishes that were homemade. (I had corned beef hash) Good quality/quantity... More 

Thank peachykean
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Kristens in Braintree is a go to breakfast spot!! She calls herself the queen of pancakes and rightfully so!!! Not only are there varieties galore (ex boston cream pie, birthday cake, German chocolate, oreo, peanut butter, just to name a few) they are the size of hubcaps!!!

Thank Charissa G
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My husband and I recently went to Kristen's for pancakes since that is what they are known for. I ordered a blueberry pancake, and my husband ordered an apple cinnamon pancake. We could not believe the size of the pancakes; they were just about falling off the plates. My pancake had very few blueberries - considering its size. My husband's... More 

Thank AnonymousTraveller3
Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Can't be beat for breakfast and lunch, good food, good variety and good prices. The location can be difficult for parking, but it's worth the effort.

Thank Bobby K
Braintree, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Kristen's have the best pancakes on the South Shore. Kristen Son is the Queen of Pancakes. They have great breakfast served all day. A warning is that they take cash only but have an ATM.

Thank robsterkmc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Washington Street, Braintree, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?