Best of Boston

Best Breakfast

2007 Best Breakfast, Martha's Vineyard

Art Cliff Diner

Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard
With choices like green eggs and ham and root beer floats, the Art Cliff’s menu is a bit like that of a child’s tea party. […] read more»
2007 Best Breakfast

Zaftigs Delicatessen

Past reviewers have taken pains to note the name (or actually zaftig, without the s) is Yiddish for “pleasingly plump.” No doubt that’s how they, […] read more»
2006 Best Breakfast, South

Arthur & Pat’s

The ramshackle exterior and the proudly mismatched chairs and handmade signs that shout out house specials at this seaside Brant Rock favorite may be no-frills, […] read more»
2006 Best Breakfast, North

Savour Kitchen

With all due respect to greasy spoons, we prefer the healthier breakfast fare at Savour Kitchen. Chef-owner Matthew Morello changes the menu daily—really, every single […] read more»
2005 Best Breakfast, West

Johnny’s Luncheonette

Newton Centre.
Granola-crusted French toast. Pastrami scramble. Turkey-apple sausages. Despite its greasy-spoon name, Johnny’s Luncheonette serves up a proper gourmet breakfast that you can order all day […] read more»
2004 Best Breakfast, Power

Café Fleuri

Before it reopened after renovations and started serving only dinner, Aujourd’hui at the Four Seasons had a seemingly unshakable hold on the title of best […] read more»
2003 Best Breakfast, Power

Aujourd’hui at the Four Seasons Hotel

It’s nice of the attentive staff to give you space to conduct your business. Truth be told, as much networking gets done among the breakfast […] read more»
2002 Best Breakfast

Johnny’s Luncheonette

On weekends, Johnny’s teems with families. But step in for any pre-workday fuel-up and you’ll encounter an entirely different feel. The retro red vinyl booths […] read more»
2002 Best Breakfast, Power


Big egos like big flavors, want big portions, and prefer big tables. Little wonder, then, that breakfast at Clio has reached utopian status among so […] read more»
2001 Best Breakfast

Mike’s City Diner

Mike’s cinnamon and walnut waffles have all you ever wanted from a calorie, and more. The crispy home fries are perfectly salted on the outside, […] read more»
2001 Best Breakfast, Power

Café Fleuri

When you want to close the deal over breakfast, reserve a table at this sunny, airy café in Le Meridien hotel. You’ll find more suits […] read more»
2000 Best Breakfast, Power

Henrietta’s Table

Where else but in the sunny confines of this Charles Hotel restaurant could you expect to find such a large collection of Nobel Prize-winners huddled […] read more»
1999 Best Breakfast


A good breakfast joint is the kind of place where you can settle down with your morning paper, sipping from a bottomless cup of self-serve […] read more»
1999 Best Breakfast, Business

Cafe Fleuri

With eclectic specials such as the Japanese breakfast (seaweed, pickles, broiled salmon with vegetables, steamed rice, green tea), or the fitness breakfast (yogurt, exotic mushroom […] read more»
1998 Best Breakfast


Open 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. Now here’s a concept: buttery but not greasy breakfast. SoundBites may be a little out of the way for […] read more»