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“As advertised” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thinking Cup

Thinking Cup
Ranked #1 of 211 Coffee & Tea in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $12
Cuisines: American, Cafe
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: Thinking Cup is pleased to be the first coffee shop in Downtown Boston to serve "Stumptown Coffee" exclusively. Stumptown, originating in Portland Oregon had been named “Best Coffee in the World” by NPR, The New York Times, Food & Wine Magazine, and USA Today. To ensure exceptional quality and freshness we obtain our beans directly from Stumptown’s roasting facility in Brooklyn, New York.Opening its doors in December 2010, Thinking Cup is ideally located just steps from the Boston Common. We are committed to providing the premier coffee experience in Boston by serving only the finest coffees, teas, and freshly baked pastries. Was awarded Best Coffee Shop in Boston by Boston Magazine for 2011.
Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
“As advertised”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

In Boston for the week looking for something healthy, light and inexpensive within walking distance of my hotel for dinner. Thinking Cup delivered with a tasty 'Jimmy the Greek' sandwich and an iced decaf Cafe Americano.

I'll be back...

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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great coffee”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2014

We were in from out of town and this place was recommended. Great place to sit and sip coffee and have a snack. Relaxing and in a convenient location for sight seeing.

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Glens Falls, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“light lunch on the freedom trail”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2014

Just what we needed on our freedom trail journey, had a yummy quinoa salad and iced chai. Cute place with eclectic decor and healthy options.

Visited June 2014
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Best sandwich”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Decent coffee and fantastic sandwich. I had the turkey club, my wife " the Italian" - both were delicious! Would have lunch here every day if I could!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
“Not so great anymore”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014

Lacklustre latte, latte art gone, taste average; 15 minute wait just to get to the cashier and yet only 3 people ahead? No interest in service, no interest in making the coffee or discussing beans or grinds, and there is simply no excuse for no WIFI. They don't seem that interested in coffee or customers anymore.

Visited June 2014
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