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171 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8608
+1 339-368-7300
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08:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

stopped in for an afternoon espresso because I needed to stay up late that night. Server made a fantastic espresso but I could have reached the North End in the time it took. Don't go when you are in a hurry.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I visited this place on a weekend and the same poor guy was serving cleaning the cups and doing everything else needed running around. Coffee is good but the space can be utilized much better with more tables and a bit better organization.

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Burlington, Vermont
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015

ok, so the coffee might be excellent - I wouldn't know, by the time he took care of two people in front of me over 20 minutes had passed. And yes, people say it's because they take a lot of time preparing your coffee, but in fact it took him 5 minutes to pick up a mug to use. and... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2014

I used to hate coffee snobs. So I always went across the street to Quebrada Bakery which has great coffee and scones, etc. So my wife kept telling me how great the coffee was here. So I tried Barismo again. They DO care a lot about your coffee. They take a while to prepare it and it is all to... More 

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Boston
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

They take coffee VERY seriously. Silas travels to Central America several times a year to visit farms and sample coffee. They have different beans all the time, so if you thrive on new tastes in espresso or coffee, you should really like it here. The baristas are all great people. Most of the regulars are also very nice. It's a... More 

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Boston
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2013

They take coffee seriously. Silas travels to Central America several times a year to visit farms and sample coffee. They have different beans all the time, so if you thrive on new tastes in espresso or coffee, you should really like it here. The baristas are all very nice. Most of the regulars are also very nice. It's a funky... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8608
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 339-368-7300

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