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Swanton Street Diner

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72 Swanton St, Winchester, MA 01890-2040
+1 781-721-9666
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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149 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Swanton Street Diner is neat, tidy and customer friendly. Margaret greeted us, seated us and took our order efficiently with obligatory coffee re-fills steadily offered throughout our meal. Located across the street from Mamadou's Artisan Bakery it serves a variety of diner type breakfast meals. Kit selected the Contracor's choice with pancakes versus french toast because they serve real maple... More 

Thank Richard H
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a small restaurant, I've been there for an excellent breakfast, had their eggs benedict we're delicious! I had their turkey dinner for dinner it was very good too!

Thank Ann S
Williamsburg, Virginia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Service was very good, food was adequate.. Have had much better omelets and the potatoes were hard..

Thank 440davidms
Woburn, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Large portions, great prices and delicious food - what more can you ask for? Even the bread they serve before dinner is delicious. Turkey dinner was a classic with a mound of white meat turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, the works! The seafood risotto was fantastic. French onion soup was loaded with sweet onions and cheese just the... More 

Thank Kimberly W
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156 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Very simple decor on a street that's not really near anything. Basic food done pretty well. Breakfast is better than lunch or dinner. Reasonable prices.

Thank William T
Arlington, MA
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I would give 3 1/2 stars if I could. My Sunday hiking group has dined at the Swanton on several occasions, and opinions vary within our group, but my own experience has been pretty diner average. Sundays (after church?) are very crowded so unless you arrive after 12 or so you'll probably to wait. Early to mid-afternoons have been calm... More 

Thank butterfly58
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Nice place for a good breakfast with family or friends. Good food consistent service. Good coffee, pancakes and French toast.

Thank Jim V
Winchester, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Swanton makes many great breakfasts, I don't really go here for the later meals, but I am sure they do them well too. True they are not huge, but they are very good. They do the extra effort, that I don't always want to go through for breakfast.

Thank Tim3771
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2016

You can never go wrong at breakfast, they have really yummy breakfast potatoes and everything else is filling and delicious.

Thank Joann B
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Nothing really special about the food but it is perfectly good and served in a friendly local restaurant. Standard American fare. Busy on weekends for breakfast. We go there several times a year and keep going back so it is a pleasant experience. Not for date night and not for a quick snack. My favorite meal there is the pork... More 

Thank Edward O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Swanton St, Winchester, MA 01890-2040
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 781-721-9666

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