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The Charles River Coffee House

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57 Eliot St, Natick, MA 01760-5573
+1 508-655-4628
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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San Pedro, Belize
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem. If you visited all the best coffee houses in Vermont and Cambridge and tried to replicate the feel of these places this is what you would get. Warm, friendly place with outstanding beverages and sandwiches!

Thank stevecB6297UF
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016

While expensive, the sandwiches are tasty and wholesome. Walk across the street to picnic by the Charles River and watch the turtles having lunch.

Thank Dale F
Natick, Massachusetts
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I go for coffee when I can due to the best coffee anywhere in my area! Also, great muffins and muffin tops although it's a little pricey!

Thank ackbug
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Their baked goods, sandwiches and beverages(hot & cold) are very favorable and spiffy. 'Not much seating(< 25) but pleasant seating nonetheless.

Thank Sylvia L
Natick, MA
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143 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2015

The Charles River Coffee House is one of the handful of non-chain coffee shops in Natick. Located across from the Bacon Free Library, it's a great place for a quick bite when in South Natick. I visited twice a couple of weekends ago, first for a custom-ordered cafe mocha to curb the chill of a raw October morning, and a... More 

1 Thank HMFoodie
Natick, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2015

Near the dam in South Natick Center with its wonderful little library. Coffee and food could be better but lots of people like it.Bycycle riders stop here for a rest

Thank beebalm2013
Boston, Massachusetts
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218 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed May 4, 2014 via mobile

I am a regular to this charming coffee house. The coffee is great and the baked goods are fine. Try the egg and sausage sandwich. The counter folks are nice, even when it's early and we all are rather sleepy ... They do their best to be cheery. My one request of the owner and staff is to pay more... More 

Thank Bostonian80
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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151 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Cozy setting, with a variety of sandwich and drink options. It can get crowded, but we were there at an "off time." Not inexpensive.

Thank nlc58
Poughkeepsie, NY
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125 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2013

My wife and I visited this charming "coffee shop" over Labor Day weekend. It's in a building with great historic character, the staff is very helpful, and the banana nut and chocolate chip muffins were wonderful. The french roast coffee was amazing, some of the best I've ever had. We sat inside and were warm and dry while a summer... More 

Thank G3G
Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

This little coffee house offers great homemade goods and sandwiches as well as coffee. They are a little on the pricey side, but the nice ownership, homey feel and gorgeous setting next to the Charles River make up for it. Sit inside or take your cup to sit by the waterfall. It's a great place to pass some time.

Thank waldoinparis

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Eliot St, Natick, MA 01760-5573
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
  • Phone Number: +1 508-655-4628

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