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The Friendly Toast Heads for Brookline

A Coolidge Corner location is in the works

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A quirky restaurant known for its massive toast, all-day breakfast fare, and eclectic ambiance has plans to open a new location in Brookline’s Coolidge Corner, which would bring the grand total of its restaurants to four. The Friendly Toast already operates in Kendall Square and Back Bay, with another restaurant in Portsmouth, NH, and Brookline is next on the list, according to Boston Restaurant Talk.

The Friendly Toast has applied for a license to operate and serve alcohol at 1366 Beacon St., the former Yasu space. The restaurant would seat 142 people, according to a public hearing notice, and the matter will be addressed in a meeting on January 17.

Eric Goodwin and business partner Scott Pulver purchased The Friendly Toast in 2013 and later opened the first Boston proper location. The Back Bay Friendly Toast celebrates its first anniversary this month. The proposed Brookline location would bring another breakfast option to a neighborhood that already draws morning crowds at Zaftigs, Regal Beagle, Brothers Restaurant, and Paris Creperie, among other spots near the proposed new restaurant.

The Friendly Toast serves breakfast all day, along with burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads, and hearty entrees like mac and cheese, meatloaf, and burritos.

The Friendly Toast Plans to Open in Brookline's Coolidge Corner [BRT]
All Friendly Toast Coverage on Eater [EBOS]

The Friendly Toast (Kendall Square)

1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139 (617) 621-1200 Visit Website

The Friendly Toast (Back Bay)

35 Stanhope St., Boston, MA 02116 Visit Website

The Friendly Toast (Coolidge Corner)

1366 Beacon St., Brookline, MA 02446 Visit Website

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