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Classic Cafe

1313 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476-4110
+1 781-646-7871
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good48%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
19 Sep 2017
“Quaint & no frills but good food”
30 Jul 2017
“Staff pleasant, facility and food less than average”
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1313 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476-4110
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I travel frequently with my job and often seek out local spots to get away from the "chains". My business associate and I were quite pleased with our experience @ Classic Cafe. I had the New England breakfast which included 3 eggs, 2 fish cakes,...More

Thank garfield2009
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Had breakfast with family. My meal was fine (2 eggs, homefries and sauage). My daughter had an Irish Breakfast. Very disappointing (eggs cold, beans soupy, rashers needed more cooking). Grandson just wanted two eggs -- we were charged for full meal. The staff was efficient...More

Thank tampasam1
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The cafe itself is very small but has a typical New England home-owned breakfast feel. It's decor was plain but wasn't unexpected or odd. We were seated near immediately by our waitress who was serving half full establishment. She was very quick, knowledgeable and efficient....More

Thank AJent912
Reviewed 20 August 2015

It was OKAY. It was nothing special & nothing bad. It is what it is, a quick place to grab a refreshment.

Thank MarleneNroba
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We've been here for breakfast a number of times since moving to the neighborhood. The food is solid and the service is good. Will have to go back to try lunch or dinner.

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast after the battle of Lexington with he kids. Small but friendly and good pancakes. About $10 per person with drink.

Reviewed 11 November 2013

There is something about this place that is compelling - it feels a bit like a time capsule, taking you back to an easier less troubled time - it just feels good! The atmosphere is real, authentic - not something that Classic Cafe aspired to,...More

1  Thank lexmiller
Reviewed 8 May 2013

We called one day ahead for a midweek breakfast for 10 at 9 AM. Tables were ready, the greeting was warm and friendly and the service was great. One server took care of the entire table. The menu is massive! Most of the food was...More

1  Thank HowieW W
Reviewed 21 June 2012

The Classic is a friendly, homey place with many many ommeletes to choose from. We've had may breakfasts there and is a place we take our out of town guests for the "non-chain" experience. Excellent food and service.

Thank Vernon B
Reviewed 14 November 2011

The friendly neighborhood atmosphere of the Classic brings us back for more with Mimosa and Paige remembering our standard orders and taking care of us. Depending on how busy things are, the attention to detail can be spotty. As a regular customer, I notice the...More

1  Thank rickiboston
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476-4110
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-646-7871
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