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The 10 Best Hangover Brunches in Boston

Picture of Ashley Kane
Freelance Writer
Updated: 13 March 2017
St. Patrick’s Day (or any holiday) can get a little raucous and rowdy in Boston. Everyone is out enjoying themselves at celebrations, and many end up at the Irish pubs downtown after watching the iconic St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston. If you have one too many pints of Guinness during the holiday, don’t despair. There are plenty of greasy spoon brunches ready to cure your hangover the next morning. Here are the top 10 places to grab some grub.
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Theo’s Cozy Corner Café

This hole-in-the-wall teeny North End breakfast joint is a haven for those with a hangover. Theo’s Cozy Corner Café offers plenty of delicious, greasy options to make you feel better after your festivities. Enjoy their awesome home fries with an egg sandwich, or order up a giant Western omelet to fill you up.

Theo’s Cozy Corner Cafe, 162 Salem St., Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 241 0202

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The Paramount

Located in the Beacon Hill neighborhood, The Paramount is a hot spot that is always busy and has a unique service process. You can’t sit down until you’ve ordered your food. Everyone waits in line, and as a result, there is always an open table waiting for you. Try their incredibly sweet malted Belgian waffle or their caramel and banana French toast.

The Paramount, 44 Charles St., Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 720 1152

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Flour Bakery + Cafe

Flour Bakery + Cafe has egg sandwiches like no other breakfast establishment. With a soft focaccia dough roll, arugula, dijonaise, and bacon or ham, they are an ideal hangover cure. If you’re not a meat-eater, order the sandwich with guacamole and enjoy the tasty creation.

Flour Bakery + Cafe, 12 Farnsworth St., Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 338 4333

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Flour Egg Sandwich | © Ashley Kane | © Ashley Kane

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Lansdowne Pub

The day after St. Patty’s Day, why not go out to an Irish pub for brunch to keep the fun going? Head to (or back to) Lansdowne Pub for a classic brunch. Order up a traditional Irish breakfast or keep your stomach happy with an omelet or steak and eggs.

Lansdowne Pub, 9 Lansdowne St., Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 247 1222

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Charlie’s Kitchen

Charlie’s Kitchen is a neighborhood spot located in Harvard Square. Stop by this eatery to relieve your hangover with some great sandwiches like their Ultimate Grilled Cheese – it really is the perfect fix.

Charlie’s Kitchen, 10 Eliot St., Cambridge, MA, USA, +1 617 492 9646

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Renee’s Cafe

Renee’s Cafe is a traditional breakfast joint that serves classic breakfast eats in a simple, no-frills venue. Enjoy The New Yorker omelet with smoked salmon, cream cheese, and chives, or go for the I’m a Lumberjack, complete with eggs, bacon, home fries, pancakes, and coffee.

Renee’s Cafe, 198 Holland St., Somerville, MA, USA, +1 617 623 2727

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The Neighborhood Restaurant

A great breakfast eatery, The Neighborhood Restaurant is a family-run Portuguese-American joint that serves delicious homestyle breakfast eats and homemade baked goods. Try out their oatmeal wheat waffle if you’re looking for healthy, filling grub, or go for the mushroom and cheese omelet with home fries.

The Neighborhood Restaurant, 25 Bow St., Somerville, MA, USA, +1 617 623 9710

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Deluxe Town Diner

Deluxe Town Diner is a standby breakfast establishment – a classic train-car diner that serves up comfort food and breakfast food galore. Try their breakfast burrito or huevos rancheros to satisfy your cravings for eggs, cheese, and veggies.

Deluxe Town Diner, 627 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA, USA, +1 617 926 8400

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The Friendly Toast

The Friendly Toast serves up greasy spoon eats in an eclectic environment. They also have tasty cocktails if you’re looking to stop a headache with a bloody mary or mimosa. Try the egg scrambles, savory crepes, or one of their benedicts.

Multiple locations in and around Boston, MA, USA

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The Fill-a-Buster

The Fill-a-Buster, a downtown eatery, serves up yummy and inexpensive breakfast. Try the omelet wrap or their hearty breakfast sandwiches, and take one of their fresh-baked muffins to go, in case you’re in the mood for a sweet treat later.

The Fill-a-Buster, 142 Bowdoin St., Boston, MA, USA, +1 617 523 8164