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Treat Yourself to One of These Big, Fat Breakfasts

The norm these days: negative degrees and a foot of snow each day, it seems. Treat yourself to one of these big, fat, rib-sticking breakfasts — if you can make it out from underneath all this snow, that is.

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The norm these days: negative degrees and a foot of snow each day, it seems. Since swimsuit season seems very, very far away, treat yourself to one of these big, fat, rib-sticking breakfasts — if you can make it out from underneath all this snow, that is.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Beehive

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541 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 423-0069
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Poutine: That gluttonous Canadian classic can be found at The Beehive at their weekend brunch. Complete with French fries, gravy, cheese curds, short ribs, and poached eggs. [Photo: Facebook]

2. Commonwealth

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11 Broad Canal Way
Cambridge, MA 02142
(617) 945-7030
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18 Wheeler: If the name alone doesn't sound massive, consider three eggs, bacon, duck fat home fries, an English muffin, and the threat of an orange slice, all on one plate. [Photo: Meg Jones Wall]

3. Highland Kitchen

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150 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 625-1131
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The Dirty Bird: Fried chicken, bacon, fried egg, and sausage gravy sit atop a buttermilk biscuit for a healthy start to the day. [Photo: Facebook]

4. Johnny's Luncheonette

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30 Langley Rd
Newton, MA 02459
(617) 527-3223
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The Semi: This dish combines three eggs, French toast, and a choice of sausage, bacon, turkey bacon, ham, or Canadian bacon. [Photo: Facebook]

5. McKenna's Cafe

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109 Savin Hill Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
(617) 825-8218
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New Mayor's Special: Two eggs, served on a giant bed of home fries, with bacon, sausage, ham, onions, mushrooms, broccoli, spinach, peppers, and tomatoes, topped with cheddar cheese and served in a giant bowl. Oh, and some toast too. [Photo: Facebook]

6. Mike's City Diner

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1714 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 267-9393
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Emergency Room: The name tips diners off to the calorie count of this dish. For under $10, you get two eggs, two pancakes, three pieces of bacon (or sausage), home fries (or grits) and toast. [Photo: Facebook]

7. Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar

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381 Summer St
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 629-9500
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Baconator Benny: Meatloaf and poached eggs rest on top of English muffins before they are smothered in hollandaise and served with a side of hash browns. [Photo: Katie Chudy]

8. The Friendly Toast

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1 Hampshire St
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 621-1200
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Sklarmageddon: This omelet contains sausage, bacon, ham, red-chile pecans, jalapeño jack cheese, and swiss cheese. It's also topped with a maple sour cream, in case everything else wasn't enough. [Photo: Facebook]

9. Trina's Starlite Lounge

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3 Beacon St
Somerville, MA 02143
(617) 576-0006
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Sloppy Joe Eggs: For when the decision between eggs and a sloppy joe is a tough one to make, the breakfast has both. It starts with hash browns, sloppy joe, and eggs, and finally, hollandaise. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]

10. Wheelhouse

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63 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02109
(617) 422-0082
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Wheelhouse Steak and Eggs: Start the day off with this breakfast sandwich, served on either an English muffin or a bagel, smothered in steak chili, and topped with a fried egg. [Photo: Yelp]

1. The Beehive

541 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116
Poutine: That gluttonous Canadian classic can be found at The Beehive at their weekend brunch. Complete with French fries, gravy, cheese curds, short ribs, and poached eggs. [Photo: Facebook]
541 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116

2. Commonwealth

11 Broad Canal Way, Cambridge, MA 02142
18 Wheeler: If the name alone doesn't sound massive, consider three eggs, bacon, duck fat home fries, an English muffin, and the threat of an orange slice, all on one plate. [Photo: Meg Jones Wall]
11 Broad Canal Way
Cambridge, MA 02142

3. Highland Kitchen

150 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143
The Dirty Bird: Fried chicken, bacon, fried egg, and sausage gravy sit atop a buttermilk biscuit for a healthy start to the day. [Photo: Facebook]
150 Highland Ave.
Somerville, MA 02143

4. Johnny's Luncheonette

30 Langley Rd, Newton, MA 02459
The Semi: This dish combines three eggs, French toast, and a choice of sausage, bacon, turkey bacon, ham, or Canadian bacon. [Photo: Facebook]
30 Langley Rd
Newton, MA 02459

5. McKenna's Cafe

109 Savin Hill Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125
New Mayor's Special: Two eggs, served on a giant bed of home fries, with bacon, sausage, ham, onions, mushrooms, broccoli, spinach, peppers, and tomatoes, topped with cheddar cheese and served in a giant bowl. Oh, and some toast too. [Photo: Facebook]
109 Savin Hill Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125

6. Mike's City Diner

1714 Washington St, Boston, MA 02118
Emergency Room: The name tips diners off to the calorie count of this dish. For under $10, you get two eggs, two pancakes, three pieces of bacon (or sausage), home fries (or grits) and toast. [Photo: Facebook]
1714 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118

7. Rosebud American Kitchen & Bar

381 Summer St, Somerville, MA 02144
Baconator Benny: Meatloaf and poached eggs rest on top of English muffins before they are smothered in hollandaise and served with a side of hash browns. [Photo: Katie Chudy]
381 Summer St
Somerville, MA 02144

8. The Friendly Toast

1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139
Sklarmageddon: This omelet contains sausage, bacon, ham, red-chile pecans, jalapeño jack cheese, and swiss cheese. It's also topped with a maple sour cream, in case everything else wasn't enough. [Photo: Facebook]
1 Hampshire St
Cambridge, MA 02139

9. Trina's Starlite Lounge

3 Beacon St, Somerville, MA 02143
Sloppy Joe Eggs: For when the decision between eggs and a sloppy joe is a tough one to make, the breakfast has both. It starts with hash browns, sloppy joe, and eggs, and finally, hollandaise. [Photo: Rachel Leah Blumenthal]
3 Beacon St
Somerville, MA 02143

10. Wheelhouse

63 Broad Street, Boston, MA 02109
Wheelhouse Steak and Eggs: Start the day off with this breakfast sandwich, served on either an English muffin or a bagel, smothered in steak chili, and topped with a fried egg. [Photo: Yelp]
63 Broad Street
Boston, MA 02109

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