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Josephs Two Restaurant

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805 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451-0601
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 3:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small Italian restaurant on Main Street in Waltham, but it features breakfast. The breakfast menu is huge and has many novel and unique combinations of common foods. If you just want eggs, bacon, and toast, be there before 8am and get it for half price. Otherwise, be prepared for a great brunch. Eggs every way plus many... More 

Thank Dick C
Boston, Massachusetts
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600 reviews
412 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I arrived at Josephs Two on a blazingly hot August Sunday and had to wait outside with the torrid sun beating down, with the staff griping at waiting customers not to keep the doors open because the AC was on. Once we finally got in and seated, the service was friendly and quick. My daughter enjoyed her... More 

Thank Orso52
Waltham, Massachusetts
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448 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there this morning and had a nice breakfast. We arrived around 7am and had OK service. Seems like they could use more staff early in the morning. Mom ordered one of the "early morning specials" cheese omelet. She also requested ham. When delivered, it looked pretty sad....and did not have the ham. When we asked, we just got the... More 

Thank daksterinwaltham
Waltham, Massachusetts
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant has been around for ever. Unfortunately, it looks that way. The selection of breakfast meals is vast and if you don't find something on the menu, you can ask for a different combination. Service is prompt, friendly, and accommodating. The blueberry pancakes were large and fluffy but could use a few more berries. The eggs over easy and... More 

Thank kma5000
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541 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Went for breakfast with a friend. They have an extensive menu, with specials, etc. It was okay. Not great. Thick French toast was good, not special. The maple syrup helped it. The fried eggs over easy were done properly, potatoes were good, but the corned beef hash, even though it was grilled to crisp on one side, was mushy. Didn't... More 

Thank frugalarnie
DeForest, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Loved Joseph's Two in Waltham! Visiting my son and he said: we gotta go to Joseph's Two for breakfast. He was right! Short wait, but we'll worth it. The food was excellent and fairly quick considering how busy they are. The wait staff is happy and courteous. I'll go here every time I visit!

Thank TheCapn500
Waltham, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This has been a go-to place for breakfasts for as long as I can remember and I have lived in Waltham since 1970. Good food. Generous quantities. Try it. You will be back.

Thank clairefb
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Very popular spot on the weekend but I decided to try it during the work week. Maybe I picked the wrong day, but they were understaffed for a busy breakfast crowd. You can't blame the waitress who scrambled to get to everyone but not a great experience. The food is always good quality but you may want to avoid if... More 

Thank Rob S
New York
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

After seeing the relatively run down appearance we decided to give it a try. The chicken parm was amazing. My son loved the pancakes and french toast. We will visit whenever in the area.

Thank montauk45
Basel, Switzerland
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120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Great American breakfast! Large portions, good variety, cooked to order. Always a treat when in the area. It's small so can get crowded on weekends/busy hours but it's worth the wait.

Thank JustRose_CH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 3:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 Main St, Waltham, MA 02451-0601
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Waltham
  • Phone Number: 781-899-4754

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