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Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe

429 Columbus Ave, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02116-5959
+1 617-536-7669
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“turkey ham” (40 reviews)
“griddle cakes” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
429 Columbus Ave, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02116-5959
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a late Sunday breakfast around 9am and where able to get a table directly. Within a few minutes there were several groups waiting. The tables are mostly for 4 with a few 2 seaters and a row of stools along the...More

Thank giffenk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing banana bread French toast. Went during the week and easily got a spot at the counter. Super friendly staff.

Thank Summernimz
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Easy walk from the Colonnade Hotel in Back Bay. Some classics on the menu, and a few pleasant surprises as well. Restaurant was busy, so we sat at the counter. Waitress was good humoured, helpful, and efficient. Coffee is excellent, and prices are reasonable. Lots...More

Thank Doug D
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This place was truly fantastic! Really great service and the food was really, really good for a very reasonable price. I had the banana bread french toast which was unfreaking believable! We didn't discover this place until our last morning but had we known we...More

Thank rsqdvr
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Fantastic breakfast experience - friendly service, great food and lots of it! Kids had pancakes and bacon, I had the diner breakfast which included fab Boston Baked Beans. Enjoyed sitting at the bar.

Thank Dr_Marc_B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A great find in a great neighbourhood - huge menu with all-American classics served up in a good old-fashioned style diner by friendly Bostonians.

Thank VR747
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We had breakfast here and it was so good and tasty. It was great to find such a place, as everywhere seems to be taken over by big chain outlets these days. The lady who served us was really friendly and enjoyed having a chat...More

Thank spottypudding
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast. May have to wait a while for a table but worth the wait. Griddle cakes a must. A breakfast that sets you up for the day.

1  Thank Julia H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place has such amazing breakfast food. We stopped in around 8 on a Saturday morning and just had an excellent meal. We both got giant plates of food and every piece was delicious. The bacon slices are big and the potatoes are so good,...More

1  Thank Celina R
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We went here for breakfast last Sunday. Had not come here for breakfast in a year or so . A lot has changed. Gone are the days of communal dining, you now have your own 4 top, when there is only 2 of you dining....More

Thank bethinbbTA
Back Bay
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heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 Columbus Ave, Ste 1, Boston, MA 02116-5959
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-536-7669
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