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Bean Counter Coffee & Bakery

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113 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2763
+1 508-754-3125
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun 07:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri 06:30 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The good: products are good quality. The bright food coloring on certain decorated cookies and cupcakes was a bit off putting as far as eating them is concerned. Art work was good though. There were 6 in our party and I thoroughly do not recommend this place for any more than 2. Not much seating or space around the area.... More 

Thank Teresa M
Worcester, Massachusetts
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117 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This coffee house is near WPI and is a student hangout. However, it is not restricted to students and there is plenty of seating. I am told that the pastries are very good, but I try to avoid them.

Thank physbiz
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157 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice selection of gluten free items. I'm not very impressed with how expensive one cupcake costs.....can you believe almost $5? I know it's more expensive to make but not much more expensive. Disappointing.

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Paxton, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Delicious! Lots of selection. Staff very nice and helpful. Have not tried the coffee, but have had several of their baked item s- very pleased with all of them

1 Thank mesmith14
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Fresh baked goods that also cater to vegan and gluten free diets. Also good coffees and breakfast sandwiches. Perfect place to get a cappuccino and read the paper, or catch up with friends. Warning can be pricey.

1 Thank Elizabeth m
Worcester, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We love to walk here from our house. They have excellent options. Although I'm not vegan, their Vegan Whoopie Pie is the bomb! I am also partial to their strawberry whipped cream cake! It literally melts in your mouth. The kicker is their espressos and cappuccinos. I'm a bit of a coffee snob, and they do it right, everytime!

1 Thank JohnArtdotcom
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610 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

The staff at the bean counter were both very pleasant when I went here. I met friends there and we were able to find a table, but there is not a lot of seating, aprox enough for 20 people. So you may need to wait for a table if you plan to meet there. Coffee's were very good and they... More 

1 Thank Travelbugsforlife
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have eaten at their bakery but also special ordered full cakes from Bean Counter. Their chocolate cakes are absolutely delicious. Highly recommend.

1 Thank msmandg
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Wanted somewhere to go for coffee and dessert on a Friday night. Not many options in the city, sadly. Hadn't been here in years and never to sit and relax. The dessert selection was amazing and tasted great. The coffee was excellent and prepared perfectly. It was empty at 7 but got busy by 8. Will definitely be back.

1 Thank dsw2000
New England
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

this place needs a parking lot!! Food is great Coffee outstanding. Getting a parking place is a nightmare

Thank libraryladyma

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Highland St, Worcester, MA 01609-2763
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-754-3125

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