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Sofra Bakery & Cafe

1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
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Ranked #10 of 553 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $10 - $15
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
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Ana Sartun and Co's best spot, for me. I love the flavors, variety, and presentation of the food. The mezze are incredible, and I highly suggest them. If you are there for cooking supplies. take a chance on a spice blend and go home to experiment. All of them perk of so many different dishes, both savory and sweet. Also... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Coffee is my favorite drink by far! The turkish coffee was perfect-thick and rich, and the taste lingered on... I was heading to a gathering with friends and picked up the whipped feta, beet tzatziki, creamy eggplant and pinenuts, along with handmade crackers and the packaged pita bread. It was the most popular dish of the evening. Went perfect with... More 

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Boston, MA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Although this heavenly little cafe is not easy for me to get to, making a special trip for lunch is always worth it! It's generally busy (at least it's been on my visits), but the staff are efficient at taking orders and getting the food out. Trying to find a table (should you choose to eat there), may require a... More 

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Los Angeles
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141 reviews 141 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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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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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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103 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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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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