The line snakes down the block every weekend to get into McKenna’s, the neighborhood brunch spot in Savin Hill. Pancakes, omelets, and burritos are the most popular dishes on the menu of the 14-year-old diner. But, truth be told, neighborhood gossip may be its biggest draw. “We’re like Cheers without the alcohol,” says manager Helena Kelly. “If we had booze, no one would ever leave.
109 Savin Hill Avenue, Dorchester, 617-825-8218, mckennascafe.com