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  • “The Early American is our all time favorite breakfast place. We have been going there for years. Rita is the best!”



  • Keryn F. Quincy, MA

    The Early American has been my go-to breakfast place since the days of Joan and Joanie. Most days, it is on point, but it occasionally misses the mark. The restaurant is cute, in all of it's Americana glory, and a little bit crowded (not necessarily ...

  • Tim L. Quincy, MA

    A few weeks ago, I'd just moved to the area, and had a friend visiting. I wanted to find a "greasy spoon" kind of place for breakfast, and had passed The Early American the day before. It turned out to be perfect - cheap, delicious, and the diner atm...

  • Christine J. Mid-Cambridge, MA

    I really enjoyed my visit here!  unexpectedly.  I say that bc we just wanted to go somewhere nearby and cheap to eat, and decided on this lil diner.   The ambiance is so sweet, old American style diner.  open since 1988.  The older lady that wor...

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About Us

The Early American Restaurant

Phone (617) 328-8225
Hours Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat, Sun: 7:00 am - 2:00 pm