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The Friendly Toast

1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1578
+1 617-621-1200
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (73 reviews)
“pancakes” (66 reviews)
“home fries” (22 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1578
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 Mary P
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 Winter M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently we stayed in Cambridge for our Boston family vacation. We love having fun breakfasts but they can be challenging with our son’s allergies to dairy and eggs. Yeah, that’s like all breakfast items! The Friendly Toast was recommended and I cannot say NO to...More

Thank Quin4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much reason to come here if you don’t have kids. But if you do, or your friends do, come, and enjoy a burger and a shake surrounded by stuff that might have been in your childhood. Or may you just think so because you...More

1  Thank bobmatnyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place to eat!!! Our hotel recommended this place to us as a brunch stop. The food was delicious and there was a lot of it. Numerous choices made a final decision difficult.... but everything was wonderful. We would most definitely return.

Thank SLFiander
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We have been to Boston several times and just found this fantastic restaurant this morning. We must have gotten very lucky because we arrived right when they opened and were seated right away. I’ve read the reviews on crazy wait times but did not experience....More

Thank Santucci1
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Great food in a very cool place. We went to the cambridge one since it was on the way out of boston for us. Parking was hard for us and pricey. But the food and service at the toast was great on and early weekday.

Thank John M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We made our way to this place early on a Sunday morning and were so glad we did! Breakfast was delicious - huge omelets, generous servings of all sides, mammoth pancakes. Service was outstanding with several check-ins by the handsome manager on duty and a...More

Thank UpstateNyGrandma11
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited for breakfast food was god and staff were accommodating as nothing was too much trouble. Would visit again

Thank David M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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