Even some of the healthiest eaters need a greasy pick-me-up after a night out in the city. Pancakes, waffles, omelets, and hash browns, coupled with the lax ambiance of your neighborhood diner, have the unique ability to turn your morning around. Here are some of the best breakfast spots to try if you can drag yourself out of bed.
1881 Center St
West Roxbury, MA 02132
This is the French toast lovers’ paradise. Rox has interesting takes on this breakfast favorite. A must-try dish is the Tahitian French Toast: coconut crusted brioche stuffed with mango. It’s a fruity twist on a sugary classic.
1714 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
Mike’s offers the ultimate bang for your buck. Huge portions and small prices are the key to a great diner. Mike’s serves pancakes that cover your entire plate and hash browns that could be a meal on their own. Plus, this breakfast spot has a long counter area if you’re not willing to wait for a table.
98 A St
Boston, MA 02127
Headache so bad and fatigue too extreme to venture outside? Good news, My Diner delivers your breakfast favorites right to your door. You can enjoy their highly acclaimed eggs benedict and home fries in the comfort of your home. Or, dine in and enjoy My Diner’s Southie charm.
270 Western Ave
Allston, MA 02134
The ambiance of this diner is enough to brighten your morning. The name, old school movie posters, the tunes from 30 years ago are all odes to the 80s film, The Breakfast Club. The lengthy menu and friendly staff make this themed diner a fun, delicious option.
431 Cambridge St
Allston, MA 02134
The cure for a long night is not always bacon, sausage, and eggs. This Allston gem has a lengthy Vegan menu, which includes fluffy blueberry pancakes, delicious BBQ seitan, and flavorful tofu scrambles. Carnivores, try the chicken and waffles with sausage gravy.
Emily Chabot is a junior in the College of Communication at Boston University, majoring in Advertising and minoring in Political Science. She is the Digital Media intern for CBS Boston this Spring.