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“If you love breakfast, check out Mel's.”

Mel's Commonwealth Cafe
Ranked #5 of 26 Restaurants in Wayland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Natick, MA
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“If you love breakfast, check out Mel's.”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

We've been going to Mel's for years. The food is always good and hot, with 8-10 different specials every weekend, and the service is excellent. Recently, we waited 12 minutes for our meals, and the waitress apologized profusely. I explained to her that Mel's "late" is other restaurants' "on-time."

Visited November 2012
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English first
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great breakfast with very friendly service.”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

I enjoy the breakfast sandwich specials on the way to work which is a great deal for coffee and a breakfast sandwich. The people at the counter are always very friendly and have a smile.

On the weekend s Mel's turns into a fast paced restaurant and serve up the areas best breakfasts. Their omelets, eggs benedict and waffles are great.

  • Visited August 2012
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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Good Variety and Local Favorite”
Reviewed October 20, 2012

A good breakfast and lunch location..Not open for dinner. Have a nice variety of sandwiches and luncheon specials. Usually have a wait on Sundays for breakfast.

Visited September 2012
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Natick, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
309 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Great Spot for Breakfast”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

I've stopped here several times for breakfast, alone and with S. I've never been disappointed.

The staff is efficient and friendly. The menu is "diner standard".

I took a whole Key Lime Pie home once. The price was very reasonable.

I have only one cautionary note to share. As a "Maryland boy" who grew up in Chesapeake Bay country I can not recommend the "crab cake benedict" as the featured ingredient is not made with lump backfin crabmeat, but resembled a commercial product of minced/ground crab and filler. Go with the classic "famous eggs benedict", one of the omelettes, or any of the other choices.

  • Visited May 2012
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Wayland, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
225 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great Neighborhood Restaurant”
Reviewed May 5, 2012 via mobile

We live very close by an have never been disappointed. Great and large breakfast menu. Nice and friendly staff.

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