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Kristen's

American, Diner
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Washington Street, Braintree, MA
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Ramsey, New Jersey
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I love to go out for a great breakfast and try to stay away from franchises when we travel. Kristin's was a wonderful find! We didn't have to wait very long and the service once we were seated was fabulous, even though it was a busy Sunday morning. I got the eggs benedict and my husband ordered... More 

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Calistoga
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This wonderful small breakfast,lunch spot is alway hopping. They have great food, fast friendly service and is a locals spot. Never had a bad meal, good prices and homemade everything. The only negatives would be waiting for a seat on a Sunday,but the line does move and it's worth it and the lack of parking. Neither of these negatives have... More 

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

best thing is the option to mix and match your pancake selections. you can choose up to three different types in one order. egg sandwich is good too and you can request bacon to be extra crispy

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Fletcher, Vermont
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

My sister and I spent the night in Braintree and wanted to have breakfast before continuing on our trip. I picked Kristen's off the GPS and since it wasn't far from our motel we decided to try it. We walked in to find it very crowded and said we would sit at the counter rather than wait for a table.... More 

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Braintree, MA
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Sometimes you might have to wait to be seated but it is well worth the wait. Usually go for breakfast but on Sunday's go early or you might have to wait over 30 minutes. Excellent eggs Benedict and pancakes galore.

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Thank myeyeshazel
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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313 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I decided that I wanted a good real breakfast and this was the place!! I had the eggs, bacon, potato and toast meal. Enough for 2 people!!! I will be back to try the pancakes, they looked great. The service was excellent and the order was fast and accurate. Prices are very reasonable and they have a weekday morning special... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is the best breakfast place in Braintree but I usually go for lunch. I know that Kristen's is known for pancakes but I prefer the lunch menu. The owner, Kristen (naturally) constantly adds new items to the menu while keeping the old standbys. She has a varied menu ranging form turkey sandwiches to pasta and Thai stirfry chicken. She... More 

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Thank SirRoland1
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

This restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast is real good and they are known for their pancakes. This was my first time there and decided to have breakfast based upon other Yelp reviews FOOD: Good price for the food you get. Surprisingly, they had quite a few dishes that were homemade. (I had corned beef hash) Good quality/quantity... More 

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Thank peachykean
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Kristens in Braintree is a go to breakfast spot!! She calls herself the queen of pancakes and rightfully so!!! Not only are there varieties galore (ex boston cream pie, birthday cake, German chocolate, oreo, peanut butter, just to name a few) they are the size of hubcaps!!!

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Thank Charissa G
Easton
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

My husband and I recently went to Kristen's for pancakes since that is what they are known for. I ordered a blueberry pancake, and my husband ordered an apple cinnamon pancake. We could not believe the size of the pancakes; they were just about falling off the plates. My pancake had very few blueberries - considering its size. My husband's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Washington Street, Braintree, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
Description
BREAKFAST AND LUNCH

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?