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The Paramount

44 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-4604
+1 617-720-1152
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (73 reviews)
“pancakes” (138 reviews)
“french toast” (113 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 4:30 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-4604
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On our 1st visit, we stopped in at 11:15 for an early lunch and I ordered a Ruben. The short order cook says, White or wheat? I say, Rye. He repeats himself, White or wheat?? I say, Good bye!!

Thank JVC3515
Reviewed 1 week ago

Would come every so often and although the food was okay it took a fair about of time to actually ever come and when it did it was distinctly average.

1  Thank Jean-Luc B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at the Paramount in Beacon Hill on New Year's morning after dropping our son off at Logan Airport on his way to New York. We were looking forward to the great food at the Paramount and also arriving early to avoid the usual...More

1  Thank Barry G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is unbelievable. There is nearly always a queue outside but by the time you have ordered your food, there is always a table. We went at around 9.30 on a Saturday and we waited 20 mins if that to be served. The whole...More

1  Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an interesting experience, we went on a Sunday morning and the place was crowded, but the line moved, the system worked, people were nice and the food was delicious. Overall good experience.

Thank Leynad11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this place was highly rated as a breakfast and pancake joint . Went with family . The place is busy , small seats, but the food is very good. Try the buttermilk pancakes , turkey bacon strips and the huevos rancheros . A good...More

1  Thank basel T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let the line deter you here ... get in line, order and pay, THEN you are seated. Trust the system, it works. Friendly, helpful staff. Quick service, too. On 15-hour layover between LAX and Azores, did a walk-about Boston and needed sustenance ... landed...More

Thank DandLtravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was awesome! I was gutted i wasn't hungry. My parents had eggs and pancakes, which tasted great. The one thing i would say though is that the French Toast looked better than the Apple Pancakes. But everything that was served looked delicious!

Thank Melissa4784
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely delicious, we actually came here for breakfast the very next day. Great little joint, didn't have any issue getting a seat even though there were many people in line before us. Their policy is you must order before sitting down to eat because it...More

Thank njiden
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is all I can say “go there and eat” the staff the food the location are all brilliant- get up and have breakfast at not only one of the best places in Boston but one of the best places in the states ( have...More

2  Thank Philip M
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Michael C
8 July 2016|
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Response from Alyse M | Reviewed this property |
Follow the line.
nicholle b
3 June 2016|
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Response from Cruzer0610 | Reviewed this property |
The Paramount has a very tried and true process. You essentially stand in line, order your meal, and by the time your food is prepared you have a seat.
Dana S
5 September 2015|
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Response from Sohail_Pk | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the time of day. If you go around 11 am on Sunday then it should take about an 60-70 mins from start to finish. The food is ready very quickly - around 5 minutes, but its the waiting time which takes the most... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114-4604
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617-720-1152
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