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Mike's City Diner

1714 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
+1 617-267-9393
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“hash” (23 reviews)
“home fries” (22 reviews)
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06:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Diner, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1714 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Minus one star for cash only in 2017 but this little diner is great. Right off Massachusetts Ave. We ordered a waffle (4 out of 5 stars), bacon (cooked perfectly, 5 stars) and the Pilgrim (thanksgiving sandwich, 4.5 stars) with fries (seasoned perfectly fried fries,...More

Thank MeredithH19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived about 11am. Place not busy. Seated and coffee served quickly. Fairly large menu. The french toast is a must. Great flavor. Home fries are coated and really good. Everything else properly cooked. Service on refills without asking. Prices very reasonable. A line waiting for...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always busy Mikes serves up large portions at fair prices. The servers are friendly and efficient. The food is home cooked and delicious. Often there is a wait so don't get impatient. Great for casual lunch or breakfast. Cash only for this delicious informal diner.

Thank togojjh
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Great, tasty, fast, cheap and friendly service! What more can one ask? In Boston three days and ate here every morning.

Thank psfleming
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Huge portions! Amazing corned beef hash, probably the best I have ever had. Pancakes are average at best, very bland and kinda bready. Fast service and decent prices.

Thank LosAngelesOpenRoad
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The diner was on the end of the street from where we were staying while visiting Boston. It's busy and a bit crowded, but a great place to enjoy people and the food. The have a fairly large menu and everyone from my vegan daughter...More

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for brunch and had the emergency room and corned beef hash and eggs. Both were great - corned beef hash was amazing! The portions are enormous so consider sharing plates if you're not starving. Service was perfect. Super friendly and warm.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Had breakfast with the family. Superb from start to finish. I had a Premier Omelet with corned beef and swiss cheese. Very nice, lean corned beef, lots of home fries and "fresh as can be" toast. Fantastic service from our waitress, Victoria. Can't wait to...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great corn beef hash with eggs and good tea but only choose the grits if you know what they are! Really nice typical American style diner - would definitely recommend.

Thank Sibden1
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Please come prepared with cash, as this is a "cash only" establishment, or as I have heard tell, this place is part of the "Cashonly family". We came late morning before the lunch crowd arrived, the place was very busy. The service was great. We...More

Thank HHICarlos
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29 August 2015|
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Response from Adam R | Reviewed this property |
There seems to be a lot of on-street parking in the neighborhood. We did not have a problem on a Saturday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1714 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118-3307
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-9393
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