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Thornton's Restaurant

Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4808
+1 617-267-6336
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“pancakes” (64 reviews)
“french toast” (36 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4808
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast here on our first morning. Superb choice and excellent service. A unique opportunity to sit outside on the pavement at 0730 in Mid October.

Thank radicallymiddle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wait staff very responsive, excellent service. Restaurant closes at 4 pm, so don't count on it for dinner. Comprehensive breakfast menu with many selections.

Thank Lsyz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in at around 11am on a Friday morning, just walking around Boston and hadn't had breakfast yet. We were seated very quickly, good coffee, service was excellent, breakfast burrito was gigantic and really good. Good value for the price. It has a diner...More

Thank bigmarcCFE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here every day for breakfast. Excellent, good value menu with friendly staff. Would definitely recommend if you are staying in Back Bay near Prudential Centre as very convenient.

Thank Strictly2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as reviews seemed good, seated straight away. Service was quick and very attentive. Food was great value and huge menu. No real wait times for food to arrive. Quality and quantity of food was perfect for breakfast cafe. Just what an American breakfast place...More

Thank Camlufcontour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate three meals at Thornton's. Great choice for breakfast. We kept returning because of the friendly staff and good food. Outdoor and indoor tables. Casual ambiance and reasonable prices. Enough variety so that everyone can find something appealing.

Thank BetsyJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Typical American fare and large portions. Value is fair and food is cooked fresh. No good if you are in a rush because of this.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy, so service was a little slow. We had an outside table as it was so humid. I ordered something simple egg, home fries and whole wheat toast which was just enough for me the home fries had a Spanish taste which was nice, my...More

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have enjoyed breakfast here in the past, but had not come back for a while because it had always been so crowded. It was not crowded at all on the morning of September 5. The el fresco dining was inviting. Breakfast...More

Thank Family_Travelers_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As there were not too manta places in close proximity to our hotel for breakfast this place was a good find. All the usual breakfast options. Was under staffed though and those who were working seemed rushed off their feet, meaning our order wasn't correct...More

Thank cnicolaf
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Response from Plantypeople | Reviewed this property |
This a café not a hotel so this is no spa.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4808
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Back Bay
  • Neighbourhood: Back Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 617-267-6336
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