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“Comfort and convenience, lively vibe”
Review of Helen's Restaurant

Helen's Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 48 Restaurants in Concord
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: This is a popular local spot perfect for tourists, too (Concord is a big tourist town). Looks and feels like a hip diner, but the food, esp breakfast, is anything but.
Reviewed January 9, 2013

Impressively varied menu, convenient & historic location, comfortable casual atmosphere.
Cash only; ATMs across the street.

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Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

A slightly more expensive, slightly less charming version of the traditional New England ice cream parlor restaurant. Tries too hard. Very busy. Blah.

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Reviewed January 2, 2013

Helen's is the kind of local place where the line runs out the door all the time. The food of comfy and homey and not pretentious. I had the meatloaf sandwich, which was well seasoned, and came with a side of well done french fries. I saw a Rueben nearby which was stacked high with meat much to the amazement of the man who ordered it. The wait staff was nice, though they wanted to get you out as soon as possible to make room for the people lined up into the street, but there was never a feeling of being rushed.

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Reviewed December 29, 2012

We were going to eat at the Colonial, but there was an hour's wait. So we went to Helen's. Fine choice. The line moved briskly, with only a 10 min wait. Our party of 9 split up into 3 tables - no problem. The service was efficient and had a sense of humor. The portions are large, the prices are reasonable. As others have said - cash only.

My Greek salad with large skewer of tender, fresh chicken was very nice. Ultra-crisp romaine lettuce, tangy feta, tasty tomatoes (in winter!), and olives. Also ordered at our table was a scrambled egg sandwich - very yummy - and a hamburger and fries - generous size. Wish we had room for ice cream!

Lunch ran appox $10-15 per person including drink and tip. CASH ONLY!

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Reviewed December 12, 2012

Apparently one of the favored spots for breakfast in Concord, so it can be very busy. We got there on a Sunday ahead of church services being over, so we had no wait at all.

Great menu -- lots of items to choose from. Service was very friendly. A bit noisy, but who cares for breakfast. Fairly good street parking.

My sister lives in Concord and goes here often.

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