Crunch for Brunch at the North Street Grille

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Just a few blocks from Paul Revere’s House is another neighborhood gem, the North Street Grille. The line for brunch is usually an hour or more, and once you’ve dined there, you’ll understand why.

They arguably have Boston’s best brunch. Between their drink menu and their food menu, you can have anything from simple to decadent. I always favor the unique flavor combinations, like their cannoli pancake or lobster Benedict.

On my last visit I had an even more unusual treat, a “burrito pancake” as they called it. It was a full omelet wrapped in a pancake. The cheesy goodness of the omelet with the sweet maple syrup, and home fries was perfect.

But it isn’t just the food that makes the North Street Grille’s menu so great; you need something tasty to wash it down with. Of course they’ve got the typical brunch drinks like mimosas or bloody Mary’s, beer and wine, but what makes this menu so spectacular, is the “adult milkshakes”. Personally I prefer the mocha flavor, which is chocolate ice cream with coffee and Patron XO. It’s almost a meal in itself!

But it isn’t just breakfast that they impress with. The menu also has over 12 varieties of burgers, including one with Brie and apple tart and another with egg, Gorgonzola and avocado. They have more than 12 sandwiches and 4 styles of Mac and cheese. You really can’t go wrong with any order.

Here's what my meal cost

$11 adult milkshake

$ 14 burrito pancake

= $25 + 7% tax = $26.75

  • 20% tip = $32.10

North Street Grille

229 North St, Boston, MA 02113

Summer Hours – Open 7 Days a Week

Sunday – Thursday 8a-4p

Friday & Saturdays 8a-9p,

Phone | (617) 720-2010

Public Transport: MBTA Green Line or Orange Line to Haymarket station or the Blue Line to Aquarium station. Walking distance is similar from both T stops, about 4-5 blocks.