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Crema Cafe

27 Brattle St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-3709
+1 617-876-2700
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
27 Brattle St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-3709
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

We stopped by Crema for Father's Day coffee and pastry based on reviews. We were not that impressed. Both our regular coffee and latte were barely warm and my breakfast order was messed up and I was made to feel bad asking them to fix...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Walking around looking for a lunch spot and saw people eating outside - food looked good so decided to try it. Delicious vegetarian quinoa and kale salad and very good chicken sandwich. There are a few tables outside and a few inside downstairs but many...More

Thank 2Weevils
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I was walking around campus when I needed a cup of coffee and stopped at Crema. The staff and coffee were incredible. I had a latte with almond milk and it was delicious. They also have food if you are interested. Coffee shop itself has...More

Thank Alonso R
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This was the first place that I went to during my trip to Boston and I went here based on a recommendation from my coworker who went to Harvard. This place was excellent. I have the red quinoa bowl with eggs and a green tea....More

Thank kjerstinjl
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Some coffee shops are that good. Crema is beyond good! Their espresso is rich and intensely flavored. Perfectly made! Teas and drip coffee are also outstanding. Pastries for breakfast are very good as well.

Thank alrog4
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Good breakfast spot in Harvard Square. Went here before a show at the Brattle Theater. The homemade English muffins are delicious for a breakfast sandwich and there's a nice selection of baked goods and coffees. Pretty typical for Cambridge.

Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Excellent cafe, with the downside that it's usually so busy that it's difficult to get a seat. Terrific coffee, and the bagel with lox, tomato, and onion is one of the best deals going in the area for that type of sandwich.

Thank David P
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

A little hyped place I think, a little too loud for a discussion, crowded and congested.The cheese sandwich was okay not hot,the hot chocolate was tasty but cold.A good place to hang out with friends though.

Thank Shalu2127
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Feet away fro Harvard Square, this cafe is a great alternative to the long waits to standard nearby chains. PROS: * close to the subway (Harvard Square stop) and of course, the Ivy League U * plenty of room, 1st and 2nd floor always tightly...More

Thank Woodlandsartgal
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Put a little bit of honey in it maybe a tiny bit of sweetener, and it's got a nice bite. You will love it!

Thank Mike G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Brattle St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-876-2700
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