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Sofra Bakery & Cafe

1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
617-661-3161
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Ranked #17 of 552 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 am
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
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English first
Los Angeles
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129 reviews 129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A bit crowded but that is not a distraction. Very good java with many choices and pastries. I had a special breakfast pastry and my son opted for a pistachio based pastry. The inside of the place was a bit tight but we sat outside which was fine. On a cold day this might be tough but I would come... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Yes the food is also very good. Nice people and good fresh food. A little on the pricey side on some items. (it is not on Boylston) so I don't know if they are justified. The quality is there but the experience is not necessarily "Boutique"

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Some of the best food in the area - breakfast and lunch are never a disappointment. The staff are always kind and super professional. Totally in love with this place!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The food is quite good to excellent depending upon your tastes. You should be a bit of a foodie and be open to different fare. It is tiny spot so seating is limited at peak times and it is not the most comfortable seating arrangement with small stools with low tables. They have a small patio which is very welcoming... More 

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Glendive
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you are going out for a Nosh, try a different Deli. We had the most delightful meal here on our trip to Boston. The Hummus was very flavorful, the Moussaka pie had a flavor in the meat and sauce that was so delicious. I cannot place the secret ingredient that was so different, I will just have to go... More 

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Chicago
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Went out of my way while in a work trip to Cambridge for lunch at Sofra based on recommendations from friends. It was well worth the cab ride there! Tried the meze platter and everything was delicious. My veggie friend had spinach falafel with beet tzatziki. Could not resist shopping at the little market for hard-to-find Middle Eastern specialties. Friendly... More 

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Collingswood, New Jersey
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166 reviews 166 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I had the Shakshuka and my wife got the Turkish egg dish. My 4 year old got hot chocolate and a pastry. Their freshly baked pita is great, as is all the food we tried. You order at the counter and find a place to sit (or take out). It was a nice morning and we found a table outside.... More 

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Everything inconceivably tastes more beautiful than it looks. Start with desert because you can. Or if you have discipline then save room for it. The flavored are unique. Staff kind and helpful. Food great beyond description. Line moves fast and it is helpful to see what everyone else is eating and ordering. The pastries are Devine.

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband and I were visiting my son in Boston and had seen Sofra on the Unique Sweets tv show. I bought a selection of uniquely flavored pastries...the pistachio poptart was my favorite; orange blossom morning bun, blackberry/lavender coffee cake, persian spice doughnut, and several others. Service was quick, selections were great, staff friendly...great way to start the day, as... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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153 reviews 153 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We'd been here once before and after a stroll through nearby Mount Auburn Cemetery Sofra is just the place to have a delicious lunch. It's chaotic to be sure and the seating can be interesting to say the least. But it's worth the wait and patience. Even if you don't want lunch you have to try one of their incredible... More 

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Additional Information about Sofra Bakery & Cafe

Address: 1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
Phone Number: 617-661-3161
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 7:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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