The Paramount

★★★★★
42.3573 -71.0701
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617-720-1152

44 Charles St

Boston, MA

02114

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Mon - Sat, 7am - 4:30pm, 5:30pm - 10pm; Sun, 8am - 4:30pm, 5:30pm - 10pm

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Love this place. It's an awesome spot for breakfast, but also a great spot for dinner - the atmosphere is really nice and the service is always great.

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★★★★☆

Love this place. It's an awesome spot for breakfast, but also a great spot for dinner - the atmosphere is really nice and the service is always great.

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The best little breakfast place in all of Boston! My husband and I snuck away early in the morning to this cute little hole in the wall restaurant and had a blast! It was kind of self-serve but very well worth it.

5
★★★★★

The best little breakfast place in all of Boston! My husband and I snuck away early in the morning to this cute little hole in the wall restaurant and had a blast! It was kind of self-serve but very well worth it.

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Paramount is the best breakfast in Boston. Get there early because this tiny restaurant fills up. It always amazes me that after waiting in line to order your food, pick it up, a table always opens up! Great breakfast & lunch!

5
★★★★★

Paramount is the best breakfast in Boston. Get there early because this tiny restaurant fills up. It always amazes me that after waiting in line to order your food, pick it up, a table always opens up! Great breakfast & lunch!

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Paramount is perfect for a Saturday or Sunday morning with some friends. They make a mean omelette and HUGE tasty pancakes. There are no waiters, though - you get in line at the grill when you walk in and wait to grab a table until you have your food. Don't try to "save" a table - I've seen people do it and the staff was not pleased. It's a little unconventional, but the food is worth it.

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★★★★☆

Paramount is perfect for a Saturday or Sunday morning with some friends. They make a mean omelette and HUGE tasty pancakes. There are no waiters, though - you get in line at the grill when you walk in and wait to grab a table until you have your food. Don't try to "save" a table - I've seen people do it and the staff was not pleased. It's a little unconventional, but the food is worth it.

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The paramount is the kind of restaurant that everyone longs for in their neighborhood. They offer good food along with a cozy environment making you want to come back for more.

5
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The paramount is the kind of restaurant that everyone longs for in their neighborhood. They offer good food along with a cozy environment making you want to come back for more.

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Food was very good. Bus boys were rude and raised their voices to you. We were told that you must order before sitting down. Well we did just that, then I got yelled at by a bus boy. Literally yelled at. Will not go back!!

6
★★★★★

Food was very good. Bus boys were rude and raised their voices to you. We were told that you must order before sitting down. Well we did just that, then I got yelled at by a bus boy. Literally yelled at. Will not go back!!

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What a GREAT date place! My girlfriend and I were walking down Charles Street and was recommended The Paramount by a couple who just left when we were looking at the menu outside. We were told a 20-30 minute wait and were seating in 15

6
★★★★★

What a GREAT date place! My girlfriend and I were walking down Charles Street and was recommended The Paramount by a couple who just left when we were looking at the menu outside. We were told a 20-30 minute wait and were seating in 15

Pros: Service, food, quality, value, atmosphere

Cons: A bit small

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I always reccomend The Paramount to anyone in from out of town. located in Boston's historic Beacon Hill, the cafeteria style locale is always right on target with classic breakfast fair to satisfy both a savory and sweet pallet. The line

6
★★★★★

I always reccomend The Paramount to anyone in from out of town. located in Boston's historic Beacon Hill, the cafeteria style locale is always right on target with classic breakfast fair to satisfy both a savory and sweet pallet. The line

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This place was one of my favorite brunch spots on the weekends. Apparently it's everyone else's too because there's always a wait. Well worth it for the food though. The inside is a bit cramped and crowded but it still has a certain

6
★★★★★

This place was one of my favorite brunch spots on the weekends. Apparently it's everyone else's too because there's always a wait. Well worth it for the food though. The inside is a bit cramped and crowded but it still has a certain

Pros: adorable place, great food, inexpensive

Cons: long lines for brunch on the weekends

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I've been going to the paramount for some time now. I usually go every Sunday for breakfast. This place is the best breakfast place in town! this time my parents visiting me so i decided to take them for dinner, The food is terrific; fills

6
★★★★★

I've been going to the paramount for some time now. I usually go every Sunday for breakfast. This place is the best breakfast place in town! this time my parents visiting me so i decided to take them for dinner, The food is terrific; fills

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I brought my parents to The Paramount while we were visiting Boston. However, we received a discriminated treatment. While many customers sat at tables waiting for their husband/father/son to order at the kitchen, my parent, who speak

6
★★★★★

I brought my parents to The Paramount while we were visiting Boston. However, we received a discriminated treatment. While many customers sat at tables waiting for their husband/father/son to order at the kitchen, my parent, who speak

Cons: Tiny ordering area / discrimination

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The place is cute, clean and the system is unique. You walk in, order, watch your breakfast being made and then seat yourself.\r
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The omlettes are 2 egg -- which I appreciate, I don't need a ton of food, but the options were really

6
★★★★★

The place is cute, clean and the system is unique. You walk in, order, watch your breakfast being made and then seat yourself.\r
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The omlettes are 2 egg -- which I appreciate, I don't need a ton of food, but the options were really

Pros: you see your food get cooked

Cons: limited menu, standard options

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After waiting to try this infamous spot out, I finally braved the long lines to have some deliciously appetizing looking brunch. My party of 5 waited for 30 mins to put in our orders in the cafeteria-style joint, where we watched our food

6
★★★★★

After waiting to try this infamous spot out, I finally braved the long lines to have some deliciously appetizing looking brunch. My party of 5 waited for 30 mins to put in our orders in the cafeteria-style joint, where we watched our food

Pros: Decently priced brunch and breakfast in the Beacon Hill area

Cons: Awkward seating policy, greasy food, service

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The Paramount is kind of an unusual place. You go up and order first, move down the line to pay and get a drink, get your food, and then sit down. There is a huge sign on the wall that asks customers not to reserve seats while the rest of

6
★★★★★

The Paramount is kind of an unusual place. You go up and order first, move down the line to pay and get a drink, get your food, and then sit down. There is a huge sign on the wall that asks customers not to reserve seats while the rest of

Pros: Food, fast service, quirky

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Don't go to this restaurant unless your entire party is there and ready to eat and get out of there quickly. I met some friends after work and some other friends were on their way so we got a larger table. We got glares from the entire

6
★★★★★

Don't go to this restaurant unless your entire party is there and ready to eat and get out of there quickly. I met some friends after work and some other friends were on their way so we got a larger table. We got glares from the entire

Pros: Great location, great atmosphere, amazing food

Cons: Horrible Customer Service, very small dining area

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they have the best omelets in town and a great atmosphere... it just tastes so damn good! delicious!

6
★★★★★

they have the best omelets in town and a great atmosphere... it just tastes so damn good! delicious!

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The food is great...you can't go wrong with anything on the menu. I also like the order before you sit system, AS LONG AS YOU DON'T WAIT IN LINE FOR 45 MINUTES!!! This is the only drawback of my favorite local breakfast....long lines

6
★★★★★

The food is great...you can't go wrong with anything on the menu. I also like the order before you sit system, AS LONG AS YOU DON'T WAIT IN LINE FOR 45 MINUTES!!! This is the only drawback of my favorite local breakfast....long lines

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I love the way this restaurant is the perfect little diner for breakfast. You feel like you've gone back in time and gone to a small town for a delicious breakfast. They give you all of the options, from sweet to savory, healthy fruit to

6
★★★★★

I love the way this restaurant is the perfect little diner for breakfast. You feel like you've gone back in time and gone to a small town for a delicious breakfast. They give you all of the options, from sweet to savory, healthy fruit to

Pros: Busy for breakfast, service isn't always perfect.

Cons: Charming with great food.

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By day, the walk up counter serves great breakfast and lunch fare with a huge wait in a line out of the door on Saturdays and Sundays for their amazing breakfast/brunch food. At night, this place transforms into a great full service

6
★★★★★

By day, the walk up counter serves great breakfast and lunch fare with a huge wait in a line out of the door on Saturdays and Sundays for their amazing breakfast/brunch food. At night, this place transforms into a great full service

Pros: Great food.

Cons: Long lines for counter service on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

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I went to the Paramount about 2 weeks ago and I found it mildly charming. Food and prices are OK and they do have good coffee. That being said, I went again last week and had a horrible experience: huge line , couldn't find a table etc.

6
★★★★★

I went to the Paramount about 2 weeks ago and I found it mildly charming. Food and prices are OK and they do have good coffee. That being said, I went again last week and had a horrible experience: huge line , couldn't find a table etc.

Pros: Good Coffee, Friendly and efficient staff.

Cons: Long lines, long wait's, high prices for the kind of place it is

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My honey and I have been trying out some new places lately, and we recently stumbled upon The Paramount. Although your original impression may be filled with reluctance due to the humble exterior, go inside--you won't regret it. From the

6
★★★★★

My honey and I have been trying out some new places lately, and we recently stumbled upon The Paramount. Although your original impression may be filled with reluctance due to the humble exterior, go inside--you won't regret it. From the

Pros: Atmosphere, Delicious Food, Great Service

Cons: Noisy Chairs/Floor

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a restaurant that is always consistent - it is a staple in my weekly routine. If you live near this restaurant you should stop in and enjoy the atmosphere-called beacon hill. Avoid sundays on your first trip- line out the door- but that

6
★★★★★

a restaurant that is always consistent - it is a staple in my weekly routine. If you live near this restaurant you should stop in and enjoy the atmosphere-called beacon hill. Avoid sundays on your first trip- line out the door- but that

Pros: location, menu, people

Cons: small

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I've been to Paramount 4 times and I have not been disappointed, yet! The food and choices is excellent and although a bit crammed....I ALWAYS get a window seat. The service is awesome...points for the waitress who brought my order to me

6
★★★★★

I've been to Paramount 4 times and I have not been disappointed, yet! The food and choices is excellent and although a bit crammed....I ALWAYS get a window seat. The service is awesome...points for the waitress who brought my order to me

Pros: Friendliness, Location, Reputation

Cons: , none, none

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The restaurant is narrow, the wait often long, but The Paramount's brunch is incomparable. I've tried other places, and nothing compares to their melt-in-your-mouth pancakes. I'm amazed by how quickly the staff works to cook for the

6
★★★★★

The restaurant is narrow, the wait often long, but The Paramount's brunch is incomparable. I've tried other places, and nothing compares to their melt-in-your-mouth pancakes. I'm amazed by how quickly the staff works to cook for the

Pros: great breakfast

Cons: , noisy

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LUNCH. The food here is over rated! Its average at best. The slow service, small portions and a poo poo attitude dose not make this place worth the money or the wait!!! In fact, I believe this place to be of a very low value. The tip jar

6
★★★★★

LUNCH. The food here is over rated! Its average at best. The slow service, small portions and a poo poo attitude dose not make this place worth the money or the wait!!! In fact, I believe this place to be of a very low value. The tip jar

Cons: , slow service, over priced

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always have a great meal. Breakfast is great but be prepared to wait on the weekends. Worth the wait. Great prices for the city and beacon hill.

Fun thing is at dinner time , it is a whole different restaurant than you see during the

6
★★★★★

always have a great meal. Breakfast is great but be prepared to wait on the weekends. Worth the wait. Great prices for the city and beacon hill.

Fun thing is at dinner time , it is a whole different restaurant than you see during the

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After hearing all the hype, I finally decided to give it a try. I knew it would be crowded, but waiting 90 minutes standing in a stuffy, over-crowded line for an omlette is absurd. Ultimately, the food was no better than average and the

6
★★★★★

After hearing all the hype, I finally decided to give it a try. I knew it would be crowded, but waiting 90 minutes standing in a stuffy, over-crowded line for an omlette is absurd. Ultimately, the food was no better than average and the

Pros: inexpensive

Cons: concept, food

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INCREDible. truly. this is one of my favorite eateries - it's a cafeteria style yet very efficient. Food is prepared quickly and entertainingly in front of you... and although the restaurant is small people are generally considerate,

6
★★★★★

INCREDible. truly. this is one of my favorite eateries - it's a cafeteria style yet very efficient. Food is prepared quickly and entertainingly in front of you... and although the restaurant is small people are generally considerate,

Pros: food, not stingy

Cons: a bit crowded, waiting in line

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As long as you don't mind waiting in line for a cafeteria style breakfast, you can't beat it. Dinners are seated normally and the dinner fare is fantastic as well.

6
★★★★★

As long as you don't mind waiting in line for a cafeteria style breakfast, you can't beat it. Dinners are seated normally and the dinner fare is fantastic as well.

Pros: Breakfast, Omelets, French Toast

Cons: Lines

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As a Beacon Hill resident, this is hands-down my favorite neighboorhood spot. The service is always warm, but not overbearing. The food is amazing, try any pasta dish...you won't be dissapointed. This is a great place to pop into when

6
★★★★★

As a Beacon Hill resident, this is hands-down my favorite neighboorhood spot. The service is always warm, but not overbearing. The food is amazing, try any pasta dish...you won't be dissapointed. This is a great place to pop into when

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Best in the area. Excellent service. Clean. Major value. Best spot in the area for breakfast, lunch or dinner (very good)!

6
★★★★★

Best in the area. Excellent service. Clean. Major value. Best spot in the area for breakfast, lunch or dinner (very good)!

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Get the bacon, egg and chesse the morning after a night of heavy drinking.

The greek salad is also great.

6
★★★★★

Get the bacon, egg and chesse the morning after a night of heavy drinking.

The greek salad is also great.

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The Paramount is a Beacon Hill staple. I've been going for years for the cafeteria-style breakfast...absolutely the best in Boston! Only drawback: everyone knows it, so it gets crowded. You can usually find a table by the time you get

6
★★★★★

The Paramount is a Beacon Hill staple. I've been going for years for the cafeteria-style breakfast...absolutely the best in Boston! Only drawback: everyone knows it, so it gets crowded. You can usually find a table by the time you get

Pros: Great food, Value, location

Cons: crowded, cramped

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Great food. Easy to place order. Nice Setting for easy in and out.

6
★★★★★

Great food. Easy to place order. Nice Setting for easy in and out.

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By serving an affordable breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Paramount satisfies a steady stream of students and budget-minded Beacon Hill residents. The clean, relaxed dining room serves as a second home for many Bostonians (Jay Leno was…

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