We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wheelhouse Diner

American, Diner
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
453 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02171-2429
617-328-3666
Today
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Wed 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 39: English reviews
boston
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here a few times fast friendly. The breakfast simple but cooked to perfection. Love the 80's music small but cozy!

Helpful?
Thank aunicorn30
Level Contributor
205 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely tasteless home fries, and barely cooked. Poached eggs were good, but this may be the first time I couldn't taste any bacon in the bacon. The waitstaff looked hungover, and would rather eat THEIR breakfast than take my order. I remember now why I haven't been here in years.

Helpful?
Thank Nancy-Annette C
Quincy, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The food is really good, the staff is very friendly. The place is an old fashioned diner. The atmosphere is wonderful

Helpful?
Thank Charlu85
Boston, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

The wheelhouse is our go to breakfast joint. Over the past 10 years, it is undergone a number of changes in staffing. Some of the atmosphere has changed. The famous-or infamous, if you choose-Doug no longer mans the grill. So that means that you don't hear him yell for waitresses to pick up an order. You also don't get to... More 

Helpful?
Thank whaleboy1
Quincy, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

This is the first time we've been to the Wheelhouse Diner for well over a year,but somebody today recommended their fish & chips which we were told is delicious & reasonably priced. Taking this advice my wife & I both ordered this meal complete with condiments which was well worth the wait being freshly cooked and was brought to our... More 

Helpful?
Thank John G
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

This is my favorite breakfast spot. The food is always quick, tasty, and cheap. The place is small and usually hopping, so don't be surprised if you have to wait for a seat. Only negative is that tables only seat up to four people. Cash only!

Helpful?
Thank moerocka
ireland
Level Contributor
102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Read about it in tripadvisor love to do it local so we queued glad we did atmosphere food and value were great the wait staff do a great job gonna be our breakfast stop for next 3 days

Helpful?
Thank magnumsue
Ansonia, CT
Level Contributor
189 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Found this place while looking online. We met some friends in Boston and decided to start the day here. It's an old tiny dingy diner but the food is excellent. I had eggs with potatoes and kielbasa. It was excellent. I can still taste the kielbasa, it was that good. I would go back.

Helpful?
Thank javaandjazz
Level Contributor
56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I have only tried breakfast here,but was always pleased with service and food. Typical diner food, but still pleasant.

Helpful?
Thank Charissa G
Boston
Level Contributor
282 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

The Wheelhouse offers reliable fare at affordable prices. I enjoy sitting at the counter and watching the grill...especially at breakfast. There is typically a mound of home fries off to the side of the grill. The food is always hot and fresh. Visit The Wheelhouse for an authentic diner experience. 😃

Helpful?
Thank ThinkingOutLoud

Travelers who viewed Wheelhouse Diner also viewed

 

Been to Wheelhouse Diner? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 453 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02171-2429
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: 617-328-3666

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Wheelhouse Diner staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?