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The Friendly Toast

1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1578
+1 617-621-1200
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (73 reviews)
“pancakes” (67 reviews)
“home fries” (22 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1578
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1 - 10 of 454 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped here for breakfast in the middle of a long walk, and happy I did. The scene was fun, lots of colors, retro music that had many people singing under their breaths, a bar as well as tables, a good amount of light. I had...More

Thank Leah v
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ok, for those of us who sometimes just want breakfast/brunch food any time of day! This is your go to spot. They serve shakes and root beer floats, yet have a full bar when your not sure whether to feed the hang over or continue...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place to have breakfast. If you are early you even get to beat the waiting lines. Big portions. You will not leave hungry. The coffee is typical American and just so and so. Not strong enough. I enjoyed the place.

Thank f247
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before heading to Salem on a Saturday morning, we had breakfast around 10.00 at this restaurant. The service was excellent. The ambiance was really good: families, friends... We had good eggs and pancakes... The only thing I did not like was their Earl Grey tea...

Thank chuzzlehead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best thing about this restaurant is its vibe ... the quirky decor and scattered seating arrangement was fun. The wait staff was attentive and responded to our requests promptly. The problem was the food was not even average. One of of our friends ordered...More

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had brunch!! Soooo good!! Really cool atmosphere. Highly recommend. We have avacado toast, French toast and pancakes. All super yummy!!!

Thank Robin K
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot for lunch. Their menu has a lot of choices plus food and service were great. Very casual atmosphere.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed September 19, 2018

WOW! I would be in trouble if I lived within walking distance to this place. Huge menu of classics & unique options! The portions are epic! (I got an Eggs Benedict with pulled pork on it and I could only eat half of it!) The...More

Thank bettieballistic
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Friendly Toast for breakfast during a quick getaway weekend to Boston. This eclectic restaurant hit all the right buttons. Great food, great atmosphere and service by our stand out server, Nate. We loved it so much we went twice for breakfast! It...More

Thank 244MaryP
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We came here because they had a fair number vegan selections. The menu is extensive. They were extremely busy do it this some of our food came to the table cold. It was reasonably tasty. There are both lunch and breakfast items. We waited 35...More

Thank 862winterm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1578
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-621-1200
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