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Magnificent Muffin and Bagel Shoppe

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491 High St, Medford, MA 02155-6735
+1 781-483-3511
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

But close your eyes, as you enter. This locale is well-frequented by university students and locals who are dedicated, return-customers. My daughter recommended we go here to get a breakfast sandwich. This locale is TINY. There are many staff members (6) working diligently in a space where is is nearly impossible to turn around! Anyway, according to my college-age daughter,... More 

Thank Miley2007
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72 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

One of two locations (see Somerville) great muffin tops. Bagels a little dense for my taste but very good. Great cream cheese. Breakfast sandwiches a favorite. I love their sausage egg and cheese. They use real Bangers (sausages) and whole eggs. Try one on Croissant. If you come here once in a while they remember you. I don't think that's... More 

Thank Jim V
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

When I worked on Boston I went here almost every weekday. The muffins are delicious and there is a great selection to choose from. Coffee is hot and fresh.

Thank Don N
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Joan and her team make you feel like one of the family! The conversation is as good as the muffins and coffee! My kids have grown up visiting the muffin shop - best egg sandwich around!

Thank Khurstak
Medford, Massachusetts, United States
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

I felt that because I didn't know the people working there I was put on the back burner. Other customers came in after me and were greeted with a smile, and had there order handled and done while I was standing in the corner. The way was worse I was overcharged and didn't get what I ordered.

1 Thank Kris K
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

Obviously I am a resident of Medford (People pronounce it Meffa: why I will never know) and grew up there. Wish this place had been around when I was a kid, but better late than never. The muffins are phenomenal. Owner Joan G. puts her heart and soul into everything she bakes and along with Helen and the rest of... More 

1 Thank JimmyC209
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

These are some of the nicest people I have met in a long while. They played peekaboo with my cranky baby while I got to drink a cup of hot coffee and eat a really delicious blueberry muffin. New moms don't get to drink coffee while it is hot.

Thank CrisMOS
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81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2014

The muffins are great! The variety is excellent and the staff friendly and attentive. This is a small shop but very busy on the weekends and for good reason. The coffee is hot and there are many flavors. The muffins are fresh and a meal because of their size. I have not tried their breakfast sandwiches but everyone that has... More 

1 Thank jwildman68
Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

The ladies at the muffin shoppe will treat you like family. They make a mean egg and cheese sandwich (fresh ingredients) and the coffee is terrific. But it's the atmosphere, really where everyone knows your name, that makes it extra special. Cash only.

Thank lindsayb25
Medford, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

The Magnificent Muffin and Bagel Shop is the breakfast cafe to end all breakfast cafe. Living around the corner, I'm tempted to visit this place every weekend...and when I do give in, it's on. The breakfast sandwiches are unbelievable, especially the 'Breakfast Club,' which is served triple-decker 'club sandwich' style with double egg, cheese and meat. My roommate and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 High St, Medford, MA 02155-6735
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medford
  • Phone Number: +1 781-483-3511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?