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North Street Grille

American Restaurant and Breakfast Spot$$$$
North End, Boston
64 Tips and reviews
  • french toast sticks
  • brunch food
  • eggs
  • burgers
  • mac & cheese
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  • Erica S.
    Erica SheflerFebruary 23, 2015
    Sunday brunch here is definitely worth the wait! Would recommend calling ahead to get your name on the list..only take reservations for 6+, but call ahead is a great policy for such a popular spot.
  • N ~.
    N ~October 24, 2016
    Don't hesitate when you see the line! Just wait because it does worth it! The French toast sticks, the chocolate and strawberry toast, the raspberry and cream toast, egg and crab cake all are great!!
  • Sara S.
    Sara SquegliaJanuary 4, 2014
    Awesome spot! Worth standing outside in the cold for a table. Nutella and Banana French Toast is mouth watering and the Smoked Salmon Omelet is unique, savory and delicious.
  • SMR
    SMRJune 1, 2014
    Party of seven waited 20 minutes and it was well worth it. Everything from eggs, pancakes, home fries and bacon was delicious. Staff very attentive
  • Zoya I.
    Zoya IbrahimMarch 30, 2014
    The buffalo chicken Mac and cheese was amazing! Get the Nutella French toast sticks to start. Don't get the coffee, it sucks. Or anything with turkey
  • Dee D.
    Dee DiRienzoJuly 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Best brunch in Boston and the staff compliments the atmosphere perfectly. It's like having breakfast with the family 5 stars across the board.
  • İdil D.
    İdil DOctober 21, 2012
    Very nice service and delicious omelets! If you don't want to wait on Sundays for brunch, go there around 9.30-10 am..
  • Gabe A.
    Gabe AMarch 17, 2013
    Had a great experience. Good food and good service. Try the banana & Nutella sliders. They are amazing.
  • N S.
    N SolisApril 7, 2012
    Try the Scrambled Eggs - Huge fruit salad, perfectly scrambled eggs, and yummy crispy bacon. Good coffee, too.
  • Kim D.
    Kim DruschOctober 27, 2013
    Mac & cheese benedict. Also amazing: lobster benedict
  • Paul M.
    Paul MyersJune 19, 2014
    small. super friendly bartender. we just popped in for a drink.warning: bloody marys only on Sundays.
  • Annmarie
    AnnmarieOctober 26, 2014
    Tiny spot with great brunch. Eggs Benedict are highly recommended. No reservations but call ahead is OK.
  • Katie (.
    ECBLT - Delicious! Get there super early for brunch/breakfast. French toast sticks to starts. Yum!!
  • Marissa M.
    Marissa MillerNovember 9, 2014
    Very good food, nice server and hostess. However, another waitress yelled at us, we were not given utensils, and there was hair in our French toast sticks.
  • Matt J.
    Matt JuszczakOctober 19, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Brunch is the best. Their bison burger at dinner is also a great treat.
  • Rachel
    RachelJuly 27, 2014
    The wait is MUCH longer than they tell you. The hostess told us they purposely lie about the wait time to get more business. We were told it would be a 20 minute wait and we waited over an hour.
  • Joyce v.
    Joyce van den BergMarch 25, 2012
    Leave your name w the hostess to get a seat. She doesnt stand by the door so it's not obvious (for first-timers)
  • Alice P.
    Alice PotenzaSeptember 15, 2013
    Primo brunch! Try the nutella french toast sticks! =) you're welcome!
  • Patricia
    PatriciaNovember 2, 2015
    The pulled pork eggs benedict is a delicious way to satisfy both breakfast and lunch cravings.
  • LaFamishedFemme
    LaFamishedFemmeSeptember 15, 2012
    Try the Crudite French Toast - Delicious French toast stuffed with Brie #brunch #Boston
  • Libby F.
    Libby FDecember 9, 2012
    If you're told the wait is only 20 mins it's likely over an hour
  • Brooke M.
    Brooke McDowellDecember 18, 2011
    Get the french toast sticks with nutella! The best. Nothing here is bad. Call ahead.
  • Leandra H.
    Leandra HellerMarch 10, 2013
    Worst hostess waited 45 minutes instead of 20 like we were told then she continued to sit others in front of us and then we were stuck next to the door. Be aware when putting your name on the list!
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica ChuAugust 31, 2014
    Their orange juice isn't freshly squeezed. Pulled pork benedict is solid though.
  • Paige F.
    Paige FletcherSeptember 15, 2013
    Starting with the French toast sticks are a must
  • Cathy
    CathyMarch 9, 2010
    Brunch here is so worth the wait. I highly recommend the Strawberry Shortcake French's even better than you imagine.
  • Corinne L.
    Corinne LalondeAugust 24, 2014
    Try the Lobster Benedict. It's worth melting for! Service was awesome too!
  • Tamara A.
    Tamara AlesiJuly 21, 2013
    Great food. Amazing service. Will be back!
  • Lori H S.
    Lori H SchwartzApril 2, 2011
    Grouchy wait staff, not kid friendly with a long food wait to boot but yummy food
  • Kara W.
    Kara WernerAugust 24, 2013
    Get the Kara omelette. Swiss and broccoli. It's the best.
  • Adam M.
    Adam MillerFebruary 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict - Solid, great homefries on the side
  • Alex T.
    Alex TrecoJanuary 25, 2016
    Breakfast is incredible. This is a local gem!
  • Dee D.
    Dee DiRienzoOctober 24, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the burgers if you're there after 5PM.
  • Corinne M.
    Corinne MoskalOctober 4, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Come for great food and amazing personalitY!!! We keep it fresh and fiesty baby:]
  • Katie M.
    Katie McMurraySeptember 15, 2013
    Hands down best brunch in the world. EVERYTHING is good.
  • Nicole L.
    Nicole LaValleNovember 7, 2011
    Try the Bloody Mary - Bloody came with a celery man!
  • Corinne M.
    Corinne MoskalSeptember 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Burgers are huge, to die for and the risotto is bomb!!!
  • Lindsay M.
    DO NOT EAT HERE!!! Hair in coffee, cream dumped on me, lobster in benedict was old, dry, and fishy aka not fresh. LISA was very rude. We were asked to leave so they could seat more ppl after an hour.
  • Joe W.
    Joe WhelanMarch 9, 2014
    Beat the brunch rush and go by 9.
  • Joseph G.
    Joseph GhobrialJune 26, 2015
    Anything with crab or lobster
  • Dee D.
    Dee DiRienzoAugust 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    French Toast sticks=a must have.
  • Tanya L.
    Tanya LeisOctober 24, 2011
    French toast sticks. Don't ask questions. Just do it.
  • Navin A.
    Navin AmbiNovember 18, 2016
    Best breakfast place in the North End.
  • Lia M.
    Lia MoreggiFebruary 8, 2015
    The lighter side is delicious
  • Katie D.
    Katie DJanuary 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Lisa is a doll. Best brunch in town.
  • Laila B.
    Laila BeaOctober 25, 2014
    The host on the phone was rude, and hang out on me.
  • Lauren J.
    Lauren JohnsonApril 22, 2012
    Crab omelet plus spinach yum!!
  • Jess W.
    Jess WhiteApril 28, 2013
    The banana bread is amazing!
  • Jason R.
    Jason RaynerMay 20, 2014
    It was amazing worth the wait
  • Gloria C.
    Gloria ChinJuly 24, 2012
    bloody Mary in a giant French Quarter-esque glass
  • Dan W.
    Dan WeidmanAugust 20, 2013
    Breakfast was good, but can be expensive with alcohol and during any feast expect a long wait
  • Tiffany G.
    Tiffany GJanuary 17, 2015
    Lobster mac and cheese. Amazing.
  • Chas W.
    Chas WagnerMay 3, 2012
    Paula knows her wine and will tell you any good tale on the North End.
  • Amanda D.
    Amanda DavisAugust 22, 2011
    At brunch, share the French Toast Sticks to start
  • Chas W.
    Chas WagnerMay 3, 2012
    Cobb Burger is delightful
  • Hanna H.
    Hanna HeyckeMarch 2, 2014
    Literally everything. Benedict in Bed!
  • Kelly M.
    Kelly MDecember 25, 2015
    Cozy, but good.
  • Abdulrahman A.
    Abdulrahman AlGadiJuly 24, 2016
    Gpod, but not worth the long queue.
  • Locksley B.
    Locksley BrownJuly 8, 2015
    A good place for brunch...
  • Adam M.
    Adam MillerMarch 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Say hey to Cadon the waiter, formerly a Starbucks Barists
  • Jessy G.
    Jessy GilbertDecember 9, 2012
    Don't go here with 6 people they WONT give u a table.
  • Bill G.
    Bill GrahamFebruary 19, 2016
    Burrito pancake. That's a thing.
  • Adam T.
    Adam ThorpeJuly 29, 2010
    The burgers are amazing try them all!
  • Ani A.
    Ani AncaMay 25, 2014
    Crudité french toast!!
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