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The 8 Best Diners in Massachusetts!

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Diners transport us back to days gone by. With vintage vibes, home-style cooking, and reasonable prices, you can never go wrong with a classic diner. Find hearty breakfasts, perfect late-night bites, and supreme service at the 8 best diners in Massachusetts. 

Deluxe Town Diner, Watertown, MA

Opening in Watertown since 1947, the Deluxe Town Diner is a blast from the past. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, you’ll be treated like family while you’re there.

Mike’s City Diner, Boston, MA

If you’ve never tried duck confit hash, you really must visit Mike’s City Diner. If basics are what you prefer, they feature all the regular breakfast dishes, too. They also serve up lunches and dinners including burgers, meatloaf, steak tips and more.

Iron Town Diner, Saugus, MA

Open seven days a week for breakfast and lunch, the Iron Town Diner serves up some meals that dreams are made of. Their blueberry pancakes and French toast are akin to decadent desserts. Add an egg for protein and a boost of energy! 

Boulevard Diner, Worcester, MA

Housed in an old diner car, Boulevard Diner is open around the clock. Their home fries are a customer favorite. Be sure to check out their Italian Breakfast with a hot cup of coffee. It’s said to be the best way to start your day.

The Little Depot Diner, Peabody, MA

Housed inside an old (1929) lunch car that has just 15 stools, the Little Depot Diner features Belgian waffles that are crisp on the outside and light and fluffy inside. In addition, they have just about any breakfast combination you can imagine—and they serve them from open to close every day but Wednesday. Bring cash, because they don’t accept debit or credit cards.

The Galley Diner, South Boston, MA

Food Network star Anthony Bourdain hailed the corned beef hash and eggs at the Galley Diner as “a perfect example” of what the meal should be. In addition to breakfast they serve sandwiches, chili, meatloaf, liver and onions, franks and beans and more. You won’t go hungry when you eat here.

Miss Worcester Diner, Worcester, MA

Housed in a lunch car built back in 1948, the Miss Worcester Diner features nostalgia and good food. Open every day but Thursday, they serve breakfast all day at their five booths and 14 stools at the counter. The hash and eggs are a specialty.

South Street Diner, Boston, MA

A favorite of after-hours folks, South Street Diner is open 24 hours. When that hankering for eggs or pancakes strikes at 1 a.m., this is the place to be. Serving up traditional diner fare, they’ve been featured in several Hollywood films and documentaries.

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