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Bloc 11 Cafe

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American, Coffee Shop, Healthy, Bagels
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11 Bow Street, Somerville, MA 02143
617-623-0000
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Monday
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Hours:
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Tue 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lattes are better than Starbucks!

I have had three of their Lattes - Regular, Mocha and Mint Mocha. I must say that the presentation and the flavor is much better than Starbucks lattes which I regularly consume. These lattes reminded me of lattes I have had at a Coffee chain in India- Cafe Coffee day. The ambiance is chilled out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
Pooja J
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Outdoor seating
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20 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have had three of their Lattes - Regular, Mocha and Mint Mocha. I must say that the presentation and the flavor is much better than Starbucks lattes which I regularly consume. These lattes reminded me of lattes I have had at a Coffee chain in India- Cafe Coffee day. The ambiance is chilled out with the music. I would... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great selection of fully-loaded sandwiches and really good coffees/iced coffees, along with free Wifi, the perfect place to work or hang with friends.

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Florence, Italy
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

just opposite to my yoga studio; went there for late breakfast on sunday and had the most amazing eggs and cheese with avocado bagel. yum. the lemon scone was pretty good too. it was busy, but the place is nice, staff is friendly and the patio outside allowed us to enjoy the sunny cold morning. super!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I am sure the food is awesome, considering the line out of the door. But the fact that I got my sandwich 30mins after I ordered it is not something breakfast experience should be like at all.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This is my go to coffee shop, not only because it is close, but also because the food is great and so is the service. Housed in an old bank, Bloc 11 has a great atmosphere, friendly staff, and I am in love with their sandwiches. Try the Terrace warmed up on a baguette and you will be in love... More 

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Boston, MA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I have only been here for coffee and it is great. The vibe is chill and the coffee menu is huge. They also offer a large assortment of sandwiches, pastries, and treats. The cafe uses top quality ingredients so it is worth the price tag. It is often busy although you can usually find a seat somewhere. There are plenty... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Great coffee here! The sandwiches are great but slightly pricy. The back of the building used to be part of the bank and you can still see the vault door which is cool. Good place to get work done.

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newbury uk
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

This is a lovely place to go for coffee or food. The salads looked wonderful and huge (for europeans). There were plenty of other freshly made options on offer. The coffee was good plus there were freshly cooked cakes/pastries though only a certain number so they do run out. It's a lovely old building which has been preserved so the... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This space was previously a bank and they preserved the old vaulted area which is very cool. Bloc 11 is a great place for breakfast, Lunch, just a pastry, or just a coffee! there's lots of seating with tunes that don't distract :)

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Boston, Massachusetts
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101 reviews 101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

It is what you want a contemporary coffee shop to be...industrial, brick, lap tops and ear buds, foam and fun "for sale" retail. Fast and ready to serve this coffee shop is perfect for the on-the-go person.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Bow Street, Somerville, MA 02143
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: 617-623-0000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Healthy, Bagels

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?