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Crema Cafe

27 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3709
617-876-2700
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Ranked #38 of 541 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I always enjoy having tea or a good vegetarian sandwich at the Crema Cafe. A grilled cheese sandwich with sweet potato chips stands out in my memory as being intensely delicious. The outdoor seating is very pleasant option to sit and relax outside while enjoying your food. The pricing is pretty standard for Boston/Cambridge as not being the cheapest, but... More

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Lexington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Walking around Cambridge looking for an authentic place to have breakfast. There are plenty of Starbucks and other chains but we wanted something "real". This place fit the bill. Nice wood tables, freshly made pastries, made to order breakfast sandwiches and good coffee.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Delicious breakfast sandwiches. Fab house made English muffins and scones! Perfect coffee and latte.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Crema is a great little casual cafe to grab breakfast, lunch, coffee, snacks. They have great pastry's too. It's a busy, bustling place, with nice staff and great food.

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Mill Valley, California
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169 reviews 169 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

i just love this little, overpriced place. They have plenty to choose from and its all good. It is overpriced but it is Cambridge where lots of money walks by each day. The outdoor seating is situated in just about the best spot in town.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I came here with the wife of a colleague. The pastries are the first thing you see as you stand in line to order. I did purchase one, and it was delicious. I tried the Thai Iced Tea, and I very much enjoyed it. The atmosphere is nice. It can get busy and noisy, though.

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Needed coffee and a place to sit after a tour and shopping. Coffee was over roasted and average. My daughter's ice tea was decent. Overall, place was decent but didn't blow me away.

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Seoul, South Korea
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is one of those cafes where you want to try EVERYTHING on the menu because they look so good, and because they won't necessarily dry up your wallet! There's a great variety of food items and beverages to choose from, and my last visit, I purchased a wonderfully savory and flaky spinach and leek quiche with a house coffee.... More

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Princeton, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Its great location next to Harvard so its naturally a student joint and cool place to hangout. their coffee is great and way better than Starbucks. no internet but can get it if you are sitting outside! Try their homemade soup or sandwich.

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Oregon
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150 reviews 150 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Crema aims to please a clientele of (mainly) students who have other choices. It delivers high quality drinks and prepared foods. Many tables are occupied by students using laptops.

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