North Street Grille

4.7
44 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Welcome to the North Street Grille.
Boston’s Best Brunch

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 44 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
service
4.4
ambience
4.6
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Lizettevane
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

FOOD WAS DELICIOUS OVERALL, a little tight and felt rushed by waiters but overall very good and affordable food

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KellyO
New England
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Big menu with a lot of variety at a reasonable price.

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BrittanyP
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food!! Would recommend to anyone looking for a great breakfast spot!

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ChloeD
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and our waitress was so sweet

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vipTwo4Tea
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Vlad was our server. Great breakfast and service.

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vipTwo4Tea
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

They don’t mess around with the reservation policies. Understandable considering the limited capacity and great food. However we were underwhelmed by some, not all, of the service staff.

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MichaelH
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Average at best in just about every way. Food was okay. Outdoor seating was not all that attractive and table was pitched so things could slide. Cleaning going on around us mid afternoon ... perhaps they were closing or getting ready for dinner. Overall a disappointment.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great breakfast spot.. food was awsome. good service.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food! Chicken and waffle sliders are 10/10

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Jess
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

The french toast was delicious and my husband said his omelet was about the best he’d ever had. Will definitely go back!! Friendly wait staff too!

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JessieM
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Reservation made it really easy and fast to get a table. Husband and I sat outside and had a great experience. Super friendly staff. Keep our water glasses full. French toast is a must when going there for breakfast.

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HeatherD
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing, like always. Service was fast and friendly. I love going there whenever I’m in Boston. It’s a can’t miss!!

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KristinaT
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place with great service and great food! I would highly recommend this place.

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vipLuvgourmetfood
New England
53 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We went here on a suggestion from our hotel we were staying at. This is a popular breakfast place and we were happy to grab one if the last reservations they had available. We had French toast and corned beef hash which were probably one of the best we have had in a long time. We will definitely put this wonderful little north end gem on our list of breakfast places for a return visit.

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vipDebbie
San Diego
59 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

I had the lobster omelet, which I figured you couldn’t go wrong with lobster, obviously you can go wrong with lobster, very fishy and no flavor!

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bonlee
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you want authentic north end experience with fantastic folks taking care of you this is the place! Food dynamite!

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DorLor
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall2food4service3ambience1

I made a reservation for 2 a few weeks in advance for 10:30am for my boyfriends birthday. We arrived a little early (around 7min before our reservation time) but were not seated until 10:50 due to computer problems. I also specified an indoor seat and they tried to seat us outside. When we were finally seated inside we were seated under a leaking air conditioner vent. The inside of the restaurant seemed dirty and cheap and when my boyfriend used the restroom he had to cover his nose with his shirt because of the smell. The food was good, nothing spectacular. Overall the servers were very nice and as accommodating as they could be given the circumstances. I’d say the issues we had were more to do with poor upkeep of the restaurant and it’s systems. I hope they fix these issues as I feel like I would have enjoyed my experience much more here otherwise.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We went here for Father’ Day Brunch and it did not disappoint! Everything was amazing, the portions were shareable and it was delicious. Will be back!

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LuisG
New England
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Best brunch!

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Sarah19
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is by far the best brunch restaurant in Boston! Their lobster dishes are absolutely amazing! Friendly staff and just the best hands down. Highly recommend!

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vipJessyH
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

5 Star Everything

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vipKellyS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had brunch here during vacation - the food here was great and the server was very nice. It's a bit loud inside but they also have nice outdoor dining section by the street. The restaurant is in a nice area of the city and is a great start to the day!

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ToniT
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best. No more words needed

(Ok, except French Toast.....DO get the French toast).

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PujaB
New Orleans
7 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brought my wife to breakfast here during the week. Service and food was exceptional. Portion sizes were great, you will not leave hungry! Will definitely return.

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Familyof4
New England
13 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience1

Went for brunch with my wife and two kids (8, 11). We arrived 8:30 for our 9am reservation and we were sat quickly. We sat inside because we didn't want to worry about the weather and were sat at a very tight booth. The restaurant was dated and a bit dirty. It could use a good cleaning. I was concerned my wife was going to want to leave because she has issues with that but she said it was okay. They had dividers between the tables for Covid, which was nice to see but the tables were still extremely close (standard for the North End). My wife and I were hoping to try a couple of their cocktails but Boston doesn't allow service of alcohol until 10am. The menu is very large and has a lot of unique items. Between us we had an egg meal, boston cream pancakes and bourbon maple french toast. The portions were large and everything tasted good. The french toast and pancakes were almost too sweet. The food was good but the restaurant was not nice. I might go again and sit outside to try more of the menu items but this would not be on the top of my list.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat especially for breakfast. Our server/waitress was friendly and excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Tables uncomfortably close to one another, besides that it was great!

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JeremyM
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service. Highly recommend to anyone.

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DenisB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AMAZING as always. The food is ridiculously good!!!!

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Arden
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Very small place, no street parking. All streets are resident parking only. Food was good, poor service. Didn’t get silverware until I asked for it. Ordered coffee, no sugar brought to the table. Don’t recommend for families with small kids (unless you will be sitting outside). When paying the bill, the lowest option for tip was 20%, the other options were 25% and 30%. Never seen that before, was a little surprised.

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TiffanyS
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved it! I’ll definitely be back! Absolutely the best!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall3food5service1ambience3

Food was really good but service was mediocre.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
5 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our food was Grade A! I had the Banana Bourbon French toast, my daughter had Classic French toast and we also shared an egg plate that comes with 2 eggs any style, home fries and toast. Our waiter, whom I don't remember his name was very tentative. We had a reservation for 2pm on Sunday and was sat within 5 minutes as they prepared our table. Will definitely be back!

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EricaJ
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place! Great service and very clean place! Everyone is awesome there.

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Diner7
New England
11 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super friendly, quick service. Delicious food!!

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mariaP
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time and was very happy everything

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AnyaB
New England
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious. You need to make a reservation.
One of the 4 orders came fast but the 3 other orders were delayed.

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DanielleL
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love North street grille food is amazing. We highly recommend breakfast delish

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RobS
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great spot for brunch. Best lobster omlete I've ever had. Filled with lobster meat. Very good cob burger. Bloody mary and Zesty screwdriver were strong and delicious. Service was fast and friendly.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from North Street Grille using the Order Online button. North Street Grille also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. North Street Grille also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 720-2010.

North Street Grille is rated 4.7 stars by 44 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.