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Mel's Commonwealth Cafe

310 Commonwealth Rd, Wayland, MA 01778-5006
+1 508-653-7777
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  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“pancakes” (14 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
310 Commonwealth Rd, Wayland, MA 01778-5006
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a Saturday and were pleased we didn't have to wait for a table. A gluten-free menu was offered (but it was not online, so be sure to ask) with lots of options. I had the ELO (eggs, lox, onions) which was so...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kcdenman
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

This is our ‘go to’ place for breakfast in Wayland with a wide selection of selections in generous helpings and a reasonable cost. The trick is to arrive early on weekends and holidays so you don’t have to wait. Very reliable.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jonathb5
Reviewed November 20, 2018

The atmosphere is calm and the service is good. The food also is pretty good and traditional american food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Harvey G
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Have wanted to try this place for awhile now and am so glad we did - It's only open for breakfast and lunch but is so worth going. Food is Good service is Great (if you get Diane it's a true experience - she is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bunniebears
Reviewed November 16, 2018

Went here for breakfast with our grandson. We arrived a little after 9AM and were immediately seated. Our waitress was very attentive throughout our meal. She was also very good with our grandson. I got the pigs in a blanket and was disappointed. The tortilla...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Illinois_John
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Mel's is one of our go-to choices for breakfast. Staff is very friendly and food is good but affordably priced. They always do a big "Mickey Mouse" pancake for our son, even though it isn't on the menu. It always moves pretty fast as well....More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank DianneOfficial
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

The portions were big and the food was good. It’s a cute place and the service is fine. I would say it comparable to most breakfast places.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jekela
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We took my 94 year old father-in-law here and we were delighted. The place serves real food. It's a diner blast from the past. My father-in-law is in a wheelchair and they immediately accommodated him. He got the soup--which was excellent. I got the clam...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sybilsch
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Stopped for lunch. Had a pastrami Rachel sandwich which was probably the best one I have had in a long time. A local spot you can count on for consistently tasty food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jeanmarie45
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

If you're in the Wayland area, a visit to Mel's is a must! They offer such a great variety of items for both breakfast and lunch. Their muffins are SO yummy! We always get a few to go. The staff are friendly and efficient. Can't...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank M L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Commonwealth Rd, Wayland, MA 01778-5006
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wayland
  • Phone Number: +1 508-653-7777
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