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La Qchara

€€ - €€€Latin, , Cafe
506 Franklin St, Melrose, MA 02176-1741
+1 781-662-5555
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 20:30 Hours
Latin, Central American, Cafe, Spanish, Venezuelan, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
506 Franklin St, Melrose, MA 02176-1741
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great and causal atmosphere. Quality healthy food, always fresh and tasty and the menu constantly has new specials. Dietary restriction friendly including vegetarian and gluten free. Many great choices. Delicious drinks, smoothies, fresh pressed juices and great coffee. A very good place for breakfast. The...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank debduca21
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This was our second visit and confirmed our decision to not go during lunch. Many mothers and their children visit and the setup doesn’t permit for anything but chaos. Just know what to expect and you will be fine. Food was excellent but it counter...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rockwood16
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This neighborhood shop is fabulous. It's got everything you could want on your morning commute, and their breakfasts are tasty, as well as lunch and dinner choices.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Phyllis K
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you crave authentic Latin american cuisine in a causal atmosphere, this is the place. The food is always fresh and tasty and the menu constantly has new specials

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This little gem is a great find in the neighborhood. The breakfasts are fresh and delicious and as others have mentioned, the coffee is great. It's a sunny little spot with friendly people and good food. What's not to like? If I lived in the...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank hikergirl500
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I was one of the top finishers in a race in March and my prize was a $20 gift certificate here. I went here with my father and we both loved it. They have a soup of the day every day. Today it was lentil...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank sleeper61
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

On a recent random stop in sleepy Melrose, we stumbled upon La Qchara. What we didn't know is that everybody in Melrose already knows that this Venezuelan cafe is a gem. The menu is extensive and filled with awesome Venezuelan and Central American classics and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank DrFudi
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Took myself out for brunch and was excited to find a Venezuelan cafe in Melrose. The menu is extensive and it was hard to decide what to get, and the drink choices are just as varied. I settled on a mechada cachapa and a latte...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank AnonymousVBG
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Yummy local spot for mexican- great breakfast menu- counter service only- a little pricey but worth it.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Sportlaan
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great little place for coffee and tea! Awesome customer service. My husband said the food was average.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Enzalina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
06:30 - 19:30
06:30 - 19:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 Franklin St, Melrose, MA 02176-1741
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Melrose
  • Phone Number: +1 781-662-5555
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