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Boston Common Coffee Company

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515 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111-1719
+1 617-542-0595
06:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 20:00
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ordered breakfast and coffee. The oatmeal was more like muesli cereal, and was not oatmeal at all. After ordering, we sat down to wait for the food. Our name was called but then after going to the front, our orders were not there. After several minutes, I went back to the front to check on the food. One order... More 

Thank Jennifer Q
Exeter, New Hampshire
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in today for a cup of coffee, got a very HOT cup of coffee. Had the bagel sandwich with bacon and egg. The food was right out and we sat at the window seats to people watch. They have great soft leather chairs to sit and chill out. They have a great selection of bagels and the cream cheese... More 

Thank DrPJA
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151 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Grabbed a quick salad and soup before a show, the soup choices not great place was crowded but it served it's purpose for a quick meal.

Thank alexandra k
Bursa, Turkey
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was delicious to eat NewYorkers as breakfast which comes with Salmon tomato and onion. Also coffees are delicious

Thank Eda T
Boston, Massachusetts
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301 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not bad, not great. Pastries aren't very good, coffee was good. Some good options for sitting and getting work done, and the Wifi worked well. Good music playing at a reasonable volume.

Thank David P
New York City, New York
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116 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Here you get fast efficient service and good breakfast sandwich options. We took take out coffee everyday while we were visiting Boston.

Thank Mina50952
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

I live in Sydney and we're rather particular about our coffee so it was a major challenge during our US trip to find somewhere that made what we'd consider an acceptable cup. In fact the only place on our trip we discovered that made a coffee to our tastes was here, and we went there several times. It's a pleasant... More 

Thank SteveHallOz
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Situated in downtown Boston this place is a good coffee stop although locals clearly get breakfast here too. Service a bit slow and not clear as to the system when waiting for food. Limited food choice

Thank Go4fun2
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Visiting Boston and being coffee fans we thought we'd try a coffee shop that isn't part of a national chain. The coffee was pretty uninspiring but the service was the bigger let down. The barista made the wrong coffee as she'd misunderstood what her colleague had asked for. When I pointed this out the look on her face would have... More 

Thank Mark H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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106 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

There are variety of items for breakfast: oatmeal, egg sandwiches, etc. Service is quick and friendly.

Thank travelovemn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111-1719
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-542-0595

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

Staying in Downtown

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The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where, during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting children and eager tourists through the pond. Have your camera ready to capture its peaceful beauty in the middle of a bustling city. Continue on through the Gardens and take in some open green space at the Boston Common, where you can spend time throwing a frisbee, sitting on a park bench, or, in the winter time, skating on the frog pond. Head north from the end of the Common to see the golden dome of the State House, and travel through government center to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall, both a historic and popular destination worth a quick visit for a first time to Boston. Head to Long Wharf to visit the Aquarium, or catch a boat to Charlestown or even Cape Cod.
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