We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Trident Booksellers & Cafe

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Review Highlights
Great Apple Cobbler

This book/cafe is a relaxed student oriented business. I had an Apple cobbler with chocolate ice... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
477sallyj
,
Nashville, Tennessee
via mobile
Great Breakfast.

Needed to escape the high cost hotel breakfast and found this gem a few minutes away. It's part... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2016
Chris S
,
Milton, Canada
via mobile
Read all 60 reviews
5
All photos (5)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
16 Oct 2017
“Wonderful breakfast in calm setting ”
15 Jul 2017
“Great Apple Cobbler”
About
Open Now
Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
-3°
Dec
-8°
Jan
-6°
Feb
Contact
338 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2700
Back Bay
Website
+1 617-267-8688
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Boston
from US$35.00
More Info
Reviews (60)
Filter reviews
55 results
Traveller rating
20
22
9
4
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
20
22
9
4
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 55 reviews
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely place here, we had a wonderful breakfast, it’s a great area for shopping all around or just chilling and hanging out. Will be back.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank paulbe39
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

This book/cafe is a relaxed student oriented business. I had an Apple cobbler with chocolate ice cream which was tasty and satisfying. The coffee isn't high end but pair it with the cobbler and a book, it was fine. The staff are pleasant and didn't...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 477sallyj
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, great quality and very relaxed. All at a reasonable price. Try the breakfast smoothy, delicious and they have gf bread!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank michaelbrown2016
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

Needed to escape the high cost hotel breakfast and found this gem a few minutes away. It's part book store part cafe. The food, at least their breakfast is great. Everything from eggs to waffles they have you covered. I am a carnivore but they...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed October 16, 2016

I find it very difficult to give a real, live physical bookstore a bad review. Perhaps it's because I'm not sure if it's a bookstore anymore. Maybe it's because twice while I was browsing books - once upstairs and once downstairs - I was asked...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Leo M
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Wow... best breakfast we had in Boston! Apple and brie omelette... morning Monte cristo... stuffed French toast and pancakes... monster cheese-stuffed tater tots! All incredible. Friendly service... neat locals atmosphere... highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Cute cafe and bookstore on Newberry St, lovely to sit outside on warm Boston day. The focaccia bread on sandwich though wasn't fresh, which ruined a possibly great lunch. Side salad unremarkable. All over-priced. Service was friendly.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 797kristad
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Even if you are not a vegetarian/vegan you should try the "Tempura fried Veggie Bowl"!!!! I came here twice and both times ordered the tempura fried veggie bowl! And both times is mouth watering. The only reason i gave it four stars is because both...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank crystalchan214
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful bookstore and incredible breakfast! Get the Monte Cristo!Lunch and dinner look great too! And great local bookstore!!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank acs417
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Decent meal with decent coffee, and the bookstore vibe is definitely a plus. The staff should be a bit more attentive. I had to ask for coffee a bunch of times and for creamer.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LongIsland1029
View more reviews
Nearby
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 89 nearby hotels
Eliot Hotel
1,593 reviews
.18 km away
Hilton Boston Back Bay
3,226 reviews
.26 km away
Sheraton Boston Hotel
2,934 reviews
.30 km away
Newbury Guest House
760 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,591 nearby restaurants
The Capital Grille
1,069 reviews
.12 km away
UNI
226 reviews
.15 km away
Summer Shack
1,108 reviews
.18 km away
Kings Dining Boston
144 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 941 nearby attractions
Boylston Street
124 reviews
.25 km away
Hynes Convention Center
93 reviews
.26 km away
Berklee College of Music
36 reviews
.30 km away
Berklee Performance Center
22 reviews
.12 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Trident Booksellers & Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines