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The Friendly Toast

The Friendly Toast

Breakfast Spot and Diner$$$$
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  • Jessica M.
    "The New Orleans fries are crazy spicy and just as delicious."(9 Tips)
    Patricia
    "... is my go-to, the Ole Miss is my current favorite, and the pancakes..."(8 Tips)
    Courtney C.
    "Pumpkin pancakes with raisinettes and homemade whipped cream!"(11 Tips)
    Kellie B.
    "I love getting the king cakes and my husband loves the Mexican mash."(7 Tips)
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  • Jennifer P.
    Jennifer PoreNovember 9
    I got the " it vegan?" Breakfast. It had everything I want in a delicious vegan breakfast, go here!
  • Zellikk K.
    Maybe I made a wrong choice but I did not like my toast : Egg, zucchini, salmon and sauce on two pieces of big slices of bread. Side home potatoes too salty and too spicy.
  • Ryan F.
    King cake pancakes were good 😋
  • Kaitlin T.
    Kaitlin TJune 27
    Huge portions, reasonably priced, and pretty good food. Especially loved the cayenne cheddar toast. My server was awesome!
  • Dan B.
    Possibly my favorite Boston brunch spot.
  • Yousif D.
    Yousif DApril 28
    Go for Greek scramble with a side of turkey bacons!! I loved it!! Waffle of the Caribbean was super sweet!! It was more like a dessert.
  • Angela W.
    Angela WuApril 25
    Cayenne cheddar French toast
  • Kyle P.
    Kyle PurdonMarch 10
    Delicious. Fun spot with great food. American burrito is tasty and filling.
  • Ted P.
    Ted PalenskiJanuary 2
    Great vegan options: pancakes are HUGE.
  • Isha G.
    Isha GujaratiDecember 4, 2016
    Not into food presentation, but they probably don't need to! Guy's scramble and chocolate chip pancake are so amazing! Their Bloody Mary, Hot Maria, is to die for! Love this place.
  • Michael
    MichaelNovember 25, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Breakfast food
  • David C.
    David CarberryOctober 30, 2016
    The Chicken and Waffles are exceptionally good!
  • JB S.
    JB SegalOctober 11, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    All the food is excellent and, since my last tip, service quality has gone way up.
  • T B.
    T BSeptember 11, 2016
    Plenty of your favorite breakfast options! Large portions. Lots of morning burrito/taco choices. Be prepared to wait for a looong time--it is always slammed on weekends. Free snack while you wait.
  • A I.
    A IbsAugust 28, 2016
    Giant pancakes
  • Ryan N.
    Ryan NixonJuly 2, 2016
    Chicken and waffles have a nice southwestern twist. Cool coffee cocktails
  • Donna
    DonnaJune 5, 2016
    We have only had breakfast---good!
  • Stephen P.
    Stephen PurcellMay 18, 2016
    The most American breakfast food, including pancakes, sandwiches and eggs
  • Claudia
    ClaudiaMay 15, 2016
    Cool vibe, friendly and quirky staff. Large menu.
  • Alex K.
    Alex KasemirMay 10, 2016
    The range of creative options here is amazing. I'm a big fan of any of their Mexican themed meals. Get dat fresh loaf tho
  • Juanita
    JuanitaApril 30, 2016
    The Taco After Party is new on the menu and it's AMAZING (and vegetarian)
  • Aleksander M.
    Aleksander MeyerApril 10, 2016
    I love the falafel wrap!
  • Magdalena M.
    Magdalena MagdalenaMarch 21, 2016
    Waffles! Oh my good sooosoo good! And service wonderful! I love this place! You have to wait, but is worth it!
  • Priyam S.
    Priyam ShahMarch 9, 2016
    Guys scramble is on point.
  • Quinton M.
    Quinton MaFebruary 20, 2016
    Weekend wait was just over an hour for table for two. Don't see what all the hype is about. Ole Miss plate was way sweeter (and filling) than I had hoped. Decent pricing and service though!
  • kapil B.
    kapil BhutadaFebruary 6, 2016
    Orlean fries.. Pumpkin pancakes.. Cheese sandwich
  • Raul P.
    Raul Palma-DeesJanuary 27, 2016
    EVERYTHING IS AWESOME
  • Joyce L.
    Joyce LeeJanuary 23, 2016
    Chicken and Waffles is really good. The pancakes were a lot bigger than I expected, they basically fill up the entire plate (but they're still good... kinda sweet for breakfast)
  • Conner C.
    Conner CharleboisDecember 7, 2015
    Cheddar cayenne bread is heavenly. Mexican mash is a nice kick in the morning 👌
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa MNovember 1, 2015
    Ole miss , cafe liquor drinks
  • Emrecan D.
    Emrecan DOctober 7, 2015
    Great food but be ready to wait in the line to be seated.
  • Trevor H.
    Trevor HolmesSeptember 22, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great breakfast! And then when you're finished, enjoy a nice morning beer. 🍻
  • C B.
    C BaileySeptember 15, 2015
    Georgia Reuben omg. Can't say I hated the BBQ wings either. Can't wait to go back
  • Chris G.
    Chris GrundemannSeptember 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing brunch! Great bloodies. Super kitsch. My go to hangover spot
  • Joseph S.
    Joseph SilversAugust 17, 2015
    The huevos rancheros are delicious, and the coffee is tasty.
  • Naiara
    NaiaraAugust 1, 2015
    This is my favourite place for brunch in Boston. Everything you order is going to be great!! Now you don't have to wait anymore. Download the app and get a text when your table is ready!
  • William H.
    William HoffmanJuly 18, 2015
    Great tasting, creative and affordable breakfast items. Try the Huevos Rancheros, they practically put a whole avacado on it.
  • Kelly B.
    Kelly BJuly 12, 2015
    Frappes, veggie scramble, great breads
  • Jessica M.
    Jessica McIntireJuly 9, 2015
    Don't be afraid to venture into the more creative menu items! The New Orleans fries are crazy spicy and just as delicious.
  • Sandra R.
    Sandra RubinchikJuly 6, 2015
    Wear your shin guards; the Bloody Mary has hella kick.
  • Mafer V.
    Mafer VillarrealJune 6, 2015
    Very disapointed. Dont come on weekend morning unless you are aiming to wait 2hr just to get your meal..my berries had fungus inside Overrated..the food greasy.
  • Olga K.
    Olga K.May 20, 2015
    Not only great food but you can buy tickets to the movies directly here.
  • Cristina R.
    Cristina RuizMay 14, 2015
    Coconut cakes. Get an order for the table as dessert!
  • Xavier S.
    Xavier Solé AchaMay 10, 2015
    Great place for brunch!! You might have to wait a little bit to be seated so go early!
  • Xavier
    XavierMay 9, 2015
    Red neck sandwich!!!
  • Taylor G.
    Taylor GreeleyMay 2, 2015
    go early on the weekends!
  • Naiara
    NaiaraMay 1, 2015
    Favorite place for brunch.Guy scramble,costa rican are all great choices. The staff is the best! Get there early because the waiting time is long but totally worth it!!
  • Nandi A.
    Nandi AndersonMarch 31, 2015
    Try the homemade bread and the White Sangria.
  • Wendy L.
    Wendy LinMarch 22, 2015
    Extremely large portions
  • Wylie F.
    Wylie FisherMarch 15, 2015
    Who doesn't love breakfast food?
  • Tim C.
    Tim CummingsFebruary 15, 2015
    Unique selection of food and cocktails.
  • Enrico S.
    Enrico SFebruary 7, 2015
    Good food, but extremely overrated. You can wait up to one hour for a weekend brunch...
  • Pascal H.
    Pascal HartigJanuary 22, 2015
    After waiting for 30 minutes to get a table, the waiter decided to give our table to a group of girls instead and put us back to the end of the list! Awful service.
  • Amanda
    AmandaJanuary 6, 2015
    This place looks like Cracker Barrel ate green eggs and ham and threw up. (That's a compliment.) Delicious pumpkin pancakes!
  • Leah S.
    Leah SchatzJanuary 4, 2015
    Their bread is amazing; fresh and homemade. Always a special bread too!
  • Maggie D.
    Maggie DelanoJanuary 1, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The pancakes here are huge and delicious.
  • Vambah S.
    Vambah SillahDecember 20, 2014
    Caribbean waffles are incredible. Caramelized pecans encrusted into a homemade waffle. Also, try the cayenne cheese bread.
  • Billy
    BillyDecember 1, 2014
    Wait might seem intimidating, but totally worth it.
  • Minnie K.
    Minnie KimNovember 23, 2014
    Very busy during brunch. You will probably have some amount of wait time. Great for a quick and casual bite!
  • Euni
    EuniNovember 16, 2014
    HUGE pancakes, delicious and unique flavor combinations
  • Mandy K.
    Mandy KidneyNovember 6, 2014
    Nice staff and great food at a decent price. Definitely trendy with weird decorations. Get the Orleans fries, they're amazing (especially cold the next day... trust me).
  • Patricia
    PatriciaOctober 15, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The best (all day!) brunch spot in the city. The Guy Scramble is my go-to, the Ole Miss is my current favorite, and the pancakes are always a good choice.
  • Amy D.
    Amy DavidsonSeptember 4, 2014
    Booze milkshakes and the cayenne cheddar toast! Be careful of the line on weekends- usually at least an hour long
  • Ivan B.
    Ivan BurazinAugust 23, 2014
    The burger is average
  • Darrick C.
    Darrick ChanAugust 22, 2014
    breakfast served all day!
  • Trevor A.
    Trevor ArnebergAugust 19, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Breakfast all day. Specials on toast and other items. Great shakes and soda pop. Outdoor and bar seating. Gets busy at lunch, especially during the week
  • Adam D.
    Adam DAugust 17, 2014
    Margarita & a breakfast burrito is the best way to start your Saturday or Sunday
  • Xavier
    XavierAugust 17, 2014
    Sklarmageddon an omelette that is built to kill! Sounds perfect :)
  • Jeremy K.
    Jeremy KrantzAugust 13, 2014
    Decor is a bit creepy but the good is good. A bit of a greasy spoon but they do serve breakfast all day which is nice.
  • Barbara H.
    Barbara HoughAugust 12, 2014
    I like the mint hot chocolate and all of the food is made well.
  • Jason B.
    Jason BednarAugust 3, 2014
    The eggs were perfect, the home fries just spicy enough and the anadama toast was excellent.
  • Danielle R.
    Danielle RaadAugust 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The earlier the better on weekends to minimize the wait!
  • Kate L.
    Kate LJuly 20, 2014
    Google Maps gets the location completely wrong. It's located in the complex near Tommy Doyle's, not the one with the movie theater
  • Renzi
    RenziMay 26, 2014
    get there before 11am and you cannot go wrong ordering anything from the menu. definitely will come back next time we visit cambridge.
  • Paul S.
    Paul StavropoulosApril 26, 2014
    big portions!
  • Christi K.
    Christi KimApril 8, 2014
    Mexican Mash!
  • Mahee F.
    Mahee FerliniMarch 27, 2014
    http://4sq.com/4vQK8W You cannot miss it Read more
  • Bryan H.
    Bryan HoyleMarch 19, 2014
    Yummy yummy yum
  • caroline l.
    caroline lewisMarch 15, 2014
    Burrito was amazing!!!
  • Jory
    JoryMarch 14, 2014
    You should get Owen's Home Fries. You will not be disappointed.
  • Mano K.
    Mano KatsompenakisMarch 14, 2014
    Awesome... from the food to the service to the ambiance, this place rocks!
  • Baraa M.
    Baraa MuezzinMarch 8, 2014
    Very nice theme 👌
  • Chanel J.
    Chanel JamesFebruary 19, 2014
    If only I could live in here
  • Lisa W.
    Lisa WuJanuary 12, 2014
    Amazing cheese fries!!!
  • Praveen S.
    Praveen ShettyDecember 6, 2013
    Totally avoidable, greasy breakfast with weirdo stewardess
  • Lillian C.
    Lillian ChenDecember 2, 2013
    Skarmageddon is a yummy meat lovers omelet. Pancakes are huge and delicious. I Love the tofu scramble and willmosa (mimosa with grapefruit juice instead). Portions ate generous.
  • M W.
    M WootonNovember 3, 2013
    Get there EARLY for Sunday brunch. The wait can be tough. Hope it is worth it.
  • Craig B.
    Craig BruceOctober 23, 2013
    Excellent breakfast menu from healthy to drowned in sugar
  • Jacqueline W.
    Jacqueline WeissOctober 12, 2013
    Get the French Toast!
  • Maya J.
    Maya Jimenez 😬October 9, 2013
    This is one of those diners where the food is amazing EVEN when you're NOT hungover.
  • Vanessa Y.
    Vanessa YipOctober 6, 2013
    Egg sandwich on cayenne cheddar toast. I could eat that bread all day. Sunday brunch lines = my nightmare. Showed up at 930am, waited maybe ten minutes. Left at 1030am, the line was out the door.
  • Trevor L.
    Trevor LeBlancOctober 2, 2013
    Breakfast sandwich with bacon and avocado!
  • Lily M.
    Lily MontemayorSeptember 15, 2013
    Come here early (mad early) if you don't want to wait an hour
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BeppuSeptember 14, 2013
    servings are enormous; ask about the half portions
  • Todd K.
    Todd KunaSeptember 2, 2013
    Awesome place for a casual breakfast. The Sklarmaggedon was amazing. I was surprised how good chile pecans and maple sour cream could be. Totally worth it.
  • Alice C.
    Alice CarbackAugust 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you like mojitos, try the mojito milkshake. No, seriously. It's awesome!
  • Nancy D.
    Nancy DarmodyAugust 3, 2013
    Pancakes are big.. one is great .. homefries crispy and yummy
  • David W.
    David WJuly 22, 2013
    Long wait for a table, but it was fantastic once we got in. The cheese fries with strawberry habanero sauce were off the hook and the goat cheese grilled cheese was yummy. Highly recommend!
  • Ethan I.
    Ethan IncremonaJuly 14, 2013
    Highly recommend. Get any thing. Just get get here. Nuff said.
  • marshall m.
    marshall moutenotJuly 7, 2013
    Get there before 11 or the wait is wild. I got the guy scramble which was delicious!
  • Tyler B.
    Tyler BJuly 7, 2013
    Try the Mojito Frappe. Yum!
  • Dave L.
    Dave LievenseJuly 7, 2013
    Easy to get a table if you get here before 10AM.
  • Pete K.
    Pete Karl IIJune 7, 2013
    Everything is amazing. Also huge. You probably don't need that app...
  • SNOCRU
    SNOCRUMay 29, 2013
    Ooh yea get in my belly!!!
  • Karin C.
    Karin CitroenMay 18, 2013
    Good bacon!
  • Erin B.
    Erin BakerMay 2, 2013
    Biscuits and Gravy.
  • Philip L.
    Philip LeeApril 28, 2013
    Amazing everytime. Hipsters in service roles are sometimes surly but cool if you add it as part of the experince.
  • Sarah D.
    Sarah DucasApril 27, 2013
    Ann Marie's quesadilla is da bomb. Seriously.
  • Julian F.
    Julian FApril 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    when you come here make sure you're hungry!!! portions are huge and the drinks are great, perfect post night shift at the hospital . Enjoy!
  • Rob M.
    Rob MorganApril 13, 2013
    Try the King Cakes!
  • Elizabeth W.
    Elizabeth WeisblattApril 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great atmosphere, delicious food and fun, colorful and tasty drinks! Hard not to have a good time.
  • Matt V.
    Matt VApril 6, 2013
    The bloody Mary was bloody fantastic!
  • Jagesh S.
    Jagesh ShahApril 6, 2013
    It's awesome. But the wait ??? And seemingly random table queue. Not sure it's first come first serve.
  • Liz B.
    Liz BellMarch 30, 2013
    Don't come here on the weekend if you want to eat before noon.
  • Gunnar E.
    Gunnar EvermannMarch 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Seats at the bar are first come first serve - much faster than waiting for a table on a busy weekend morning!
  • Jeffrey M.
    Jeffrey MakowkaMarch 19, 2013
    Excellent fries- like really good.
  • Saurabh K.
    Saurabh KorgaonkarMarch 17, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Bloody mary + home fries + cayenne cheddar + strawberry habanero!!!
  • Layla S.
    Layla SafianiMarch 16, 2013
    Coconut pancakes are delicious!!
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenMarch 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The D.G.G.C. as advertised is damn good
  • Felicity M.
    Felicity MeadeFebruary 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Breakfast is delicious but the oatmeal is not.
  • Lynne
    LynneFebruary 17, 2013
    Very vegetarian friendly. Love the Greek Scramble. Substitute tofu for eggs.
  • Connor F.
    Connor FergusonFebruary 9, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome breakfast place, but don't overlook the cocktails if you come later in the day—or in the morning, if that's your thing.
  • Mike M.
    Mike MorenoJanuary 23, 2013
    skip the heuvos rancheros, it's only that in name and is nothing like the real thing.
  • Jesus R.
    Jesus RivasJanuary 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Kings cakes and a Redbull Frappe. :)
  • Jeremy S.
    Jeremy SalleeDecember 15, 2012
    Definitely just ran out of hollandaise sauce and soup.... I thought it was homemade??
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithNovember 23, 2012
    Sit at the bar (no wait!), order something with home fries (I suggest a breakfast sandwich), and enjoy the Garbage Pail Kids fake advertisements that decorate the bar (LIFESERVERS! Get it?).
  • Lily B.
    Lily BNovember 10, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Home to the only bloody Mary I've ever enjoyed and the best bigger-than-your-face pumpkin pancakes in Cambridge.
  • KillaKam
    KillaKamNovember 3, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Anna & Emily are the best, most fun bartenders I've every encountered in all of the Boston area!
  • Shawna K.
    Shawna KNovember 2, 2012
    Order the frenzy - pop rocks cocktail. It will make you happy.
  • William C.
    William ChuOctober 20, 2012
    Vegan Valhalla all day
  • Christine L.
    Christine LeeOctober 13, 2012
    Slow service but good food. HUGE portions I'll order a half size next time. Salmon benedict good but not crazy about all the sauce. The bread here is great!
  • Carli V.
    Carli VelocciOctober 11, 2012
    The wait can be ridiculous on weekends but it is so worth it for the obscene amounts of original and delicious dishes.
  • Jill
    JillSeptember 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    sweet potato fries please..
  • Dave R.
    Dave RandSeptember 23, 2012
    The Orleans fries are the BEST!! For entrees I love the Peasant and the Vegan Valhalla. The Friendly Toast is so much more than just a breakfast joint!
  • Kellie B.
    Kellie BeaupreSeptember 18, 2012
    I love getting the king cakes and my husband loves the Mexican mash. many good items. Service could be better but who cares when you can get pancakes with peanut butter, chocolate chips, and bananas
  • Barra Ó.
    Barra Ó BriainSeptember 3, 2012
    Come down here on a full stomach because by the time you get a table you will be hungry again. Add an hour onto the time they say to wait for a table. Friendly toast? More like cold toast.
  • Ali
    AliJuly 28, 2012
    Try the Pumpkin Pancakes
  • Ali
    AliJuly 28, 2012
    Try the Coconut Cakes - Amazing!
  • Alex T.
    Alex T.July 7, 2012
    Get the King Cake!! You won't be disappointed! I'm not that big a pancake fan and I think it's awesome
  • Katie R.
    Katie ReynoldsJune 30, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    BREAKFAST NACHOS? Are you kidding me? The bloody marys have a great kick too.
  • Joan M.
    Joan MatelliJune 30, 2012
    New Hampshire's Finest is fine indeed.
  • Joan M.
    Joan MatelliJune 30, 2012
    Super-fast, friendly, helpful service!
  • Social N.
    Social News NetworkJune 23, 2012
    Big fan of breakfast for dinner. The sklarmageddon is a whopper of an omelet but fun to say and eat. Quirky vibe + breakfast reminds me of Kerbey Lane in Austin, TX
  • Leenah D.
    Leenah DavisJune 16, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    brunch is crowded - so i never go then. have breakfast at dinnertime after work, knock back some drinks, have amiable chatter w/ the bartender. comfy, tasty, love it.
  • Justin
    JustinMay 30, 2012
    The Mexican Mash is great and this place lives up to its name by having the most amazing and friendly toast. If you get the Mexican Mash, ask them to go easy on the scallions.
  • Ashley J.
    Ashley JoostMay 29, 2012
    Best pumpkin pancakes ever and huge!
  • Rachel M.
    Rachel MercerMay 15, 2012
    There is a RedBull milkshake and a Pop-Rocks cocktail. Sugar fiends need search no more. Also one of the *musts* if you're visiting from out of town.
  • Hadley K.
    Hadley KennaryApril 28, 2012
    Get the rigatoni, says the Italian!
  • Eric C.
    Eric CandinoApril 23, 2012
    The apricot/peach tea is amazing.
  • Shannon V.
    Shannon VosslerApril 16, 2012
    Best Cheese Fries EVER--especially with the strawberry dipping sauce, with a teenie tiny kick!
  • Marissa F.
    Marissa FerApril 8, 2012
    Worth the wait!
  • jin s.
    jin stedgeMarch 29, 2012
    order huevos rancheros and king cakes between two people and share :)
  • Patrick H.
    Patrick HaneyMarch 26, 2012
    The food is pretty fantastic, but avoid the Friendly Toast like the plague on Sundays for brunch. There's almost always an hour plus wait for a table.
  • Micah S.
    Micah SchweitzerMarch 23, 2012
    The "sides" of fries are delicious but HUGE. $5 gets you a heaping pile of fries on a dinner plate. Sharing is a must.
  • BU Today
    BU TodayMarch 20, 2012
    Some favorites from our review: Hansel and Gretel waffles, and the Mexican Mashed Meal. Whether you want salty or sweet, lunch or breakfast, The Friendly Toast is sure to hit the spot. Read more
  • Keshav D.
    Keshav DhandhaniaMarch 18, 2012
    French toast (raisin bread), omelette, apple cider! Yum!
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenMarch 17, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Wow! Ole Miss is a tangy breakfast dish but you can get it for any meal…even includes sweet potatoes!
  • Ewizzle
    EwizzleMarch 17, 2012
    Watch out for the stage freight, it'll get you!
  • Erin C.
    Erin ClarkeMarch 13, 2012
    Seriously good food! It was busy but we were seated within 25 minutes. Also, you gotta love any place that hands you a cocktail menu before 11am! We opted for smoothies, though ;-)
  • Moriah R.
    Moriah ReganMarch 11, 2012
    amazing onion rings and the best mimosa in boston!
  • Tiffany N.
    Tiffany NegreiroFebruary 26, 2012
    Unbelievable! Fun and delicious I could eat the Mexican mashed meal everyday!
  • Joseph B.
    Joseph BallaroFebruary 26, 2012
    Great service great brunch, I like brunch quite a bit!!
  • Vito G.
    Vito GalloFebruary 25, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The ole miss is where it's at. Do yourself a favor and wait for a seat. It's worth it.
  • dynamite
    dynamiteFebruary 17, 2012
    Appreciate their Hitchcocktails! And their gluten-free pumpkin pancakes w/ PB & homemade whipped creamMMM.
  • Robert K.
    Robert KrajewskiFebruary 4, 2012
    Get here before 5am on weekends!
  • Omar A.
    Omar AlMJanuary 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    come here during the week if you can to avoid waiting to get a table
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenDecember 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    "Eggs-in-a-Hole" are a favorite for kids…they can even make it with scrambled eggs!
  • Kevin D.
    Kevin DillonDecember 11, 2011
    Great pumpkin pancakes
  • Yosra E.
    Yosra ENovember 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this place! Great food, great music , awesome environment !
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenNovember 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Seems they prefer cash here…
  • Eric A.
    Eric AndersenNovember 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The Orleans Fries define sweet & spicy: crazy good, spicy, and huge serving! Perfect to share with a group
  • Gary F.
    Gary FrenkelNovember 17, 2011
    I wish there was a place like this near Philly.
  • Alfie
    AlfieNovember 12, 2011
    Food is good, the mojito milkshake is delicious. Get there early though because the wait is absolutely miserable.
  • Jared S.
    Jared StenquistNovember 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Excellent Bloody Mary. Spicy!
  • CBS Local
    CBS LocalNovember 1, 2011
    Sunday “drunch”: Wash down the Drunkard’s French Toast (doused in Grand Marnier and raspberry) with a killer mimosa. - CBS Boston Read more
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SinclairSeptember 21, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Not as great as the late-night original location in Portsmouth, but I still love their Guy Scramble more than words can say - this sentence is me trying and failing gloriously.
  • Kenny C.
    Kenny ChungAugust 30, 2011
    Prepare for a half hour wait. Bloody Mary isn't listed on the menu but is available for $7.
  • Thomas S.
    Thomas S.August 28, 2011
    The pumpkin pancake is delicious!! One is plenty.
  • Rebecca S.
    Rebecca SpiewakAugust 25, 2011
    Yummy eggs,salsa.avacado,poached eggs,cheese and home made bread.Also they did a man vs food at the one in portsmouth.
  • AskMen
    AskMenAugust 19, 2011
    Try the drunkard's french toast topped with Grand Marnier and raspberry sauce, or a Caribbean waffle, filled with pecans and topped with caramelized bananas. Read more
  • Christine C.
    Christine CostelloAugust 5, 2011
    The D. G. G. C. is SO good!
  • Shelby M.
    Shelby MeyerhoffAugust 2, 2011
    Yummy orange sangria!
  • Jaryn F.
    Jaryn FinchJuly 20, 2011
    Best sweet potato fries. Ever. Not to be missed.
  • Thrillist
    ThrillistJuly 11, 2011
    There's usually a bit of a wait at the Toast for brunch, but it's well worth it for the bomb Drunkard’s French Toast, crazy vintage decoration, and a rousing game of "what did THEY do last night?" Read more
  • Alyssa P.
    Alyssa PaolicelliJuly 3, 2011
    Homefries are so spicy, but great!
  • Karen W. M.
    Karen W. MasseyJuly 2, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Orleans fries with provolone instead of sour cream. Wowza wheeeeee!
  • d l.
    d lJune 20, 2011
    Mojito milkshake!
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 14, 2011
    Go for the breakfast dishes. The Ole Miss, featuring a piece of housemade cayenne cheddar bread topped with sausage and mashed sweet potatoes, is our favorite. Read more
  • Nicole H.
    Nicole HennigJune 11, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the gluten-free blueberry pancakes. Yum.
  • Michael H.
    Michael HayesJune 5, 2011
    Potatoes that come with breakfast dishes are very spicy unless you specify otherwise
  • Kimberly G.
    Kimberly GlasgowMay 31, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Orange sangria is awesome on a warm summer day. :-)
  • Patrick M.
    Patrick MahoneyMay 29, 2011
    Some of the best home fries around. And the sheer kitschiness of the place is not to be outdone, with the counter being a personal favorite for its playful top.
  • Maria M.
    Maria MMay 21, 2011
    The service is SLOOOOW. After waiting 50 minutes to get in, I'm waiting 45 minutes for my food. I'm about to eat the table!
  • David K.
    David KichenMay 14, 2011
    The Mexican Mash Meal is killer. Your mouth will love you even if your bathroom doesn't.
  • A. Frank L.
    A. Frank LacinaMay 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    French fries are soooooo good!!
  • Adam
    AdamApril 5, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Bring wet wipes for your table, they're always sticky, and sometimes covered in crumbs....
  • Courtney C.
    Courtney CaccavoMarch 27, 2011
    Pumpkin pancakes with raisinettes and homemade whipped cream! Mmmmm!
  • Danielle C.
    Danielle CMarch 24, 2011
    I love that they do breakfast all the time!But you definitely have to get the Orleans Fries. SOOOOO Good!
  • Amber C.
    Amber CMarch 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the rich and strange for something, well, rich and strange. Vodka and ice cream, win.
  • Eric
    EricMarch 19, 2011
    Came here from out of town and I must say this place is awesome. From the decor to the food, everything is unique. Try the sunrise scramble! Eggs with salsa on a bed of chips. Tasty! homemade bread 2!
  • Alexis S.
    Alexis SFebruary 26, 2011
    GLUTEN FREE PANCAKES!!!
  • Sean K.
    Sean KayFebruary 20, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Most epic bloody Mary I have ever had. And I'm an alcoholic
  • Nakki
    NakkiFebruary 6, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Great food! Definitely worth the walk from MIT campus even in terrible weather!
  • The Ad Club
    The Ad ClubJanuary 29, 2011
    Best breakfast in Greater Boston/Cambridge. Get the New Hampshire omelet. Toast is homemade and incredible. Lines can get long
  • Justin S.
    Justin SnowJanuary 8, 2011
    Decent food, but if hipsters annoy you, don't bother.
  • Kevin B.
    Kevin BolducJanuary 8, 2011
    Don't come here. So slow. Food not nearly good enough for the wait to order, to get your food, for everything.
  • CityRover M.
    CityRover MediaJanuary 6, 2011
    Give the hula-hoop a rest and try the “Ol Miss Breakfast” – thick-cut toast topped with sausage (real or veg.), mashed chipotle sweet potatoes, scrambled eggs, and mango sour cream. Read more
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingJanuary 3, 2011
    Try the Chocolate Chip Pancakes
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingJanuary 3, 2011
    Try the Smoked Salmon Eggs Benedict
  • Venkatesh H.
    Venkatesh HodavdekarDecember 28, 2010
    I <3 the mojito milkshake. Decor is awesome. Service is slooooooow as hell, so make sure you have enough time to enjoy the experience.
  • Boston.com
    Boston.comDecember 10, 2010
    Stick to breakfast, which is offered all day, at this retro-outfitted spot. There are a variety of egg dishes -- we recommend Ole Miss -- or you can make your own. But watch out for the weekend wait. Read more
  • red bird vintage
    red bird vintageNovember 29, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The spicy pecan pancake will change your life. I mean it.
  • Andrew A.
    Andrew AlmeidaNovember 14, 2010
    The Orleans fries are awesome. Great place with interesting people and decor.
  • Chris M.
    Chris MillsOctober 28, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    I'd reccomend the Mexican Mashed Meal with Cayenne Cheddar toast and a fruit smoothie. Perfect!
  • Julia L.
    Julia LunettaOctober 3, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Moxie frappe all the way!
  • Julia P.
    Julia ProppSeptember 12, 2010
    Favorite breakfast place in the city and you gotta try the pinky milkshake
  • Tom S.
    Tom SkellySeptember 5, 2010
    Try the ole miss
  • Mathieu H.
    Mathieu HannouzAugust 8, 2010
    Friendly bar tender and excellent drinks
  • Michael H.
    Michael HarradonAugust 7, 2010
    2 words: cheese fries. Bleu and provologne with a strawberry habanero dipping sauce=tremendous.
  • BostonTweet
    BostonTweetJuly 29, 2010
    No matter when you wake up the Friendly Toast will serve you breakfast. Their French toast mixed with the restaurant's bright funky decor is guaranteed to alleviate the worst hangovers.
  • Boston Phoenix
    Boston PhoenixJuly 20, 2010
    This quirky reader fave has yummy French toast and the best sweet potato fries we've had. Cheesy fries with strawberry habanero sauce are great too, especially paired with a pop-rock cocktail. Read more
  • DobermanBoston
    DobermanBostonJuly 6, 2010
    Outstanding addition to Kendall Square. Exceeds the original in NH.
  • Grace T.
    Grace TkachJuly 5, 2010
    Grab a seat at the bar to eat on a crowded day!
  • Ashley T.
    Ashley TJuly 4, 2010
    Go to The Friendly Toast and try the Almond Joy Pancakes, Pumpkin Pancakes, Avacado Veggie Burger, and white chocolate hazelnut cocoa. Read more
  • Delilah W.
    Delilah WebbJune 19, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Order a Healthy Henry... it's like an Odwalla Green Monster with gin. A++
  • Ben B.
    Ben BeckerMay 18, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Order a red/white sangria, not on menu, but the bartenders will make it.
  • getmejeff J.
    Pumpkin pancakes (with raisinettes inside) are adorable. Mashed sweet potatotes have too much chpiotle.
  • Joe A.
    Joe Allen-BlackMay 18, 2010
    The coconut pancake was ridiculously amazing. Only need one. It's as big as the plate. Read more
  • Dan A.
    Dan AbdinoorApril 27, 2010
    Le Petit Monstre and the Cuban are fantastic lunch fare.
  • Julian C.
    Julian CrocamoApril 3, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Absolutely get the orleans fries. If not, you are doing it so wrong
  • Ben O.
    Ben O'ConnorMarch 16, 2010
    Full of awesome and made of win. Try the mojito frappe. The King Cakes are a delicious challenge (pancakes, peanut butter, whipped cream, bacon) to finish an entire serving of.
  • chris h.
    chris haddadMarch 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    DGGC FTW!
  • David I.
    David IFebruary 28, 2010
    definitly get the anadama bread as french toast
  • Jessica
    JessicaFebruary 25, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to The Friendly Toast and get the mojito milkshake!
  • Mark G.
    Mark GelaidesFebruary 23, 2010
    ...and Friendly Toast is the perfect way to start the day after a day of EBF and RedBones
  • Nicolas W.
    Nicolas WardFebruary 20, 2010
    Love the cheesy vintage décor here. Tom Swift/Hardy Boys book cover wallpaper!
  • Stephanie S.
    Stephanie SJanuary 28, 2010
    The food is good but the service is incredibly slooooooooow!
  • Peter James N.
    Peter James NelsomJanuary 17, 2010
    Don't come here if you are in a hurry
  • Christina X.
    Christina XuJanuary 16, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    There's a secret dessert menu! But be careful, the portions are enough for 4 easily.
  • Christopher S.
    Christopher ScottJanuary 5, 2010
    Come here for your dose of hipster wanna-be's, terrible service & mediocre food.
  • Carrie S.
    Carrie StalderSeptember 20, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Get Anadama bread as cinnamon toast.
  • David F.
    David FisherAugust 3, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    order the Hellosilo
  • David F.
    David FisherAugust 3, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    order the HelloSilo (they know what it is)
  • seth w.
    seth woodworthMay 18, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    SRSLY The Friendly Toast has been open for a day, and I can tell I am going to be there a LOT. Speaking of which, who's up for dinner there tonight?
  • Ilhwan C.
    Ilhwan ChoiJuly 9, 2013
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