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Boston Common Coffee Company

#230 of 2,854 Restaurants in Boston
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515 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111
(617) 542-0595
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Port in the Storm

They make a good cappuccino. I have enjoyed a few of their sweets and have had a good sandwich here. The place is always crowded with students studying; often difficult to get a table. I find the area behind the counter and what I can see of the kitchen area cluttered and I always think looking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Braintree, Massachusetts
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Braintree, Massachusetts
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208 reviews 208 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

They make a good cappuccino. I have enjoyed a few of their sweets and have had a good sandwich here. The place is always crowded with students studying; often difficult to get a table. I find the area behind the counter and what I can see of the kitchen area cluttered and I always think looking not very clean...though I... More 

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henrietta
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141 reviews 141 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We were staying nearby and the concierge suggested here for breakfast. We do not need a large breakfast but like fresh food. This is a really cool place with different types of seating and the coffee was so good and fresh. We ordered breakfast sandwiches and they too are made fresh and very good. We went back each morning, the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

After being in the USA for over three weeks this was the best espresso coffee I have had here! Much needed decent caffeine hit!

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A cool place to read, sip on some coffee, talk with friends, etc. I liked the atmosphere, the variety of people and age groups, and of course the coffee!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Popped in for a quick lunch break while on a 2 day trip to boston. Wasn't the most amazing sandwich id ever had but was good value - the vibe and the service made it well worth going back for my morning coffee the following mornjng and was again greeted by lovely service.

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A nice place to read or talk with a cup of coffee! And you can find some coffee from Costa Rica! Great! :)

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Malibu, California, United States
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345 reviews 345 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Stopped by the shop located just off of China Town; got a large Chai Friends had delicious coffee. Nice selection of baked goods and comfortable place with wifi.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A nice place for breakfast. Staff are friendly and efficient - no long waits The coffee's good and the food what you'd expect in an American diner for breakfast

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Got my kids the banana bread and the pumpkin bread, both sprinkled with powdered sugar and delicious! My coffee was tasty too

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Good coffee, relaxed casual atmosphere, felt like a student again but in a good way, snacks excellent

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 515 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: (617) 542-0595

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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