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Bloc 11 Cafe

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American, Cafe, Healthy, Bagels
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11 Bow Street, Somerville, MA 02143
617-623-0000
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Tue 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent brunch

Spent Sunday morning brunch at bloc 11 : excellent coffee , superb sandwiches , and relaxing atmosphere . Recommend the clover sandwich and the black bean soup.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Elizabeth A
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New England
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  • Families with children
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New England
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Spent Sunday morning brunch at bloc 11 : excellent coffee , superb sandwiches , and relaxing atmosphere . Recommend the clover sandwich and the black bean soup.

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Wooster, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I happened to have a chance touring this trendy cafe in a former bank. Just like the named chose, it is a solid brick building on the main drag of Union Square. You can choose the outdoor terrace patio dining which is surrounded with well landscaped seasonal flowers, green bushes and an old bicycle with an interesting story to tell;... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great spot for a coffee, sandwich, or salad. Lots of local ingredients and healthy options in every category. The staff is very professional and the service is consistently excellent. The bank vault in back is fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Clean comfortable excellent coffee and baked products. The staff were attentive and knowledgable. I really enjoyed this coffee shop

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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We've not been disappointed with any of the sandwiches or coffees here and we've tried all. The old vault in the back is fun to look at while we make up stories of what used to happen in this building. Easy to go back time and time again.

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Northridge, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Came for breakfast here with the family. The food was pretty good. We ate outside as I not only don't drink coffee, but the smell makes me ill. Be sure to take a walk around inside and explore the old bank vaults.

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Oberlin, Ohio, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We had a nice breakfast here - good coffee, delicious oatmeal, and an egg/ham sandwich that my husband liked so much he came back the following day. Plenty of seating, very attractive place. Only downside was that the WIFI was through a third-party provider and therefore not free. I guess we've gotten spoiled but most coffee shops do offer free... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I've been going to Bloc 11 off and on for years and always am happy when I remember it as an option. The sandwiches are really good as is the coffee. It is a fairly large space with a variety of seating options. They have high chairs and booster seats which is nice too. The only complaint I have is... More 

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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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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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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, Cafe, Healthy, Bagels

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?