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Chef's Hat

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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905 Simonds Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267-2101
+1 413-458-5120
06:30 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Tue - Wed 06:30 - 14:00
Thu - Sat 06:30 - 20:00
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Williamstown, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fine place for a breakfast of sinful chocolate chip pancakes or any of the usual staples. The waitstaff are friendly and efficient, and the chefs (really short order cooks) have mastered the art of getting eggs prepared as requested as well as getting warm toast out at the same time, both of which elementary tasks confound the... More 

Thank RalphH42
Keene, New Hampshire
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

The restaurant was VERY close to my motel. It's in a small building and has a "Mom and Pop" vibe. It was quite busy at 11a.m. on a Sunday morning but the server came to my table quickly, took my request for hot water(for my own tea) and brought it promptly. She was friendly. The menu is extensive for a... More 

Thank Barbara R
North Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Good selection of tasty food, friendly service and at reasonable prices. We visit the area twice a year and always stop for breakfast. We frequently have a few small children with us and the waitstaff is friendly and understanding.

Thank Robert B
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

The first 6 people I asked in Williamstown said the Chef's Hat is the best breakfast place in town. And it opens at 5AM for the early birds.

Thank trapperarscott
Oxford, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had breakfast here two days and it was great: good quality, fast and very generous. It is on the 7 close to Williamstown.

Thank eurilla
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I ordered a plate of pancakes and a cup of coffee. The check was around $10. The pancakes were hard and bitter tasting. The coffee was not too good. At these prices, I would expect a portion of maple syrup, pancakes worth writing home about, and a perfect cup of coffee. The waitress was friendly. At first sight, the place... More 

1 Thank batterypark
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ate here while visiting our student at Williams College. Good breakfasts with some nice twists (Turnip/carrot muffins) Service with a smile and hot coffee was flowing freely which is what I need early in the morning! Simple, quick, good food, and you're off to the next function!

Thank Eridere
east mea
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Chef's hat on merrick road in Bellmore is a wonderful find. The owners will make anything anyway you want it. A rare treat in today's busy world to find nice people running a nice place to eat.

Thank Anne K
Wales, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We decided to breakfast here on the basis of the many excellent reviews but were disappointed with what we can only describe as a very average omelet (the Farmers) and coffee. We wouldn't return although the service we received was fine and clearly from the number of other diners there it is a popular restaurant.

Thank Elizabeth T
Bennington, Vermont
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Great place for breakfast or sandwiches. Always busy there but closes in midafternoon. The locals love it. Nice people too.

Thank Terri G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 14:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 905 Simonds Rd, Williamstown, MA 01267-2101
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +1 413-458-5120

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