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“Great fresh food”

2nd St Cafe & Bakery
Ranked #284 of 636 Restaurants in Cambridge
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NH
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great fresh food”
Reviewed October 16, 2013

This is a great little place in Cambridge that's slightly off the beaten path that not many people would know about if they didn't know the area. The food is always fresh and I love their sauces and dressings, especially the russian and the cesar! While everyone there is incredibly nice and friendly, they've changed chefs a couple of times lately and sometimes the food is a little inconsistent. It's an open kitchen so you can also see everything being made.
Things to note:
-it is pricey and they take only cash (there's an ATM - with fees - on site) or you can scan and pay with your cell phone on a new app.
-there isn't much sitting room, so it's usually better for take-out.

  • Visited September 2013
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English first
Bellevue, Washington
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Awesome Sandwiches!”
Reviewed March 22, 2013

Great placve for a take out sandwich! Everything is awesome, prepared just for you, great service by very friendly people! Choices abound for any taste including vegans!

There are a few tables and seats if you want to try to eat in, but it is always crowded at lunch time! Give it a try, it's worth the wait!

Visited March 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great little spot”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

I had the soup/salad lunch special: a bean and collard soup with side greek salad. My husband had a reuben sandwich. Just what we were looking for, as we had just arrived from the airport and settled into the hotel. Healthy food. Very friendly staff. A little gritty on the interior, but I didn't mind. Wish they didn't use disposable for everything (silverware and glasses).

Visited February 2013
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wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
Reviewed February 21, 2013 via mobile

We were not impressed. Although friendly, the food is only fair, the atmosphere is minimal and it's only slightly better than fast food. It has the potential to be much better and it would be a welcome addition to the area.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Amazing service!”
Reviewed March 27, 2012

This place is just so friendly. I love that they have a rotating menu and the people who work there really seem to care about being nice. When I was on a diet, I asked for a meal without french fries, and they suggested a substitute. Most places would just serve the meal without a side.

CASH ONLY!!!

Visited March 2012
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