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Hi-Rise Bread Company

208 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1335
+1 617-876-8766
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
1 week ago
“good sandwiches but I wouldn't say special”
16 Sep 2018
Open Now
8:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
208 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1335
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area and want something to eat this is a stop by. The cookies are really good, the lemon bread and the macaroon cookie (almond cookie) are the best. The sandwiches are good and big. They can be shared for two...More

Thank Isabel G
Reviewed 24 May 2016

On a chilly rainy morning we walked up Concord to have bakery for breakfast. Glad we made the walk as the baked goods were excellent and my grandson enjoyed his muffin. Hot coffee warmed us for the walk back. Recommended and we will return.

Thank Knox10SC
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Hi-Rise's version of the grilled-cheese sandwich, called Classic Grilled Cheese on its menu, is nothing short of supreme. Its ingredients -- cheddar, Monterey jack, tomatoes, and spicy mustard on sourdough -- complement each other beautifully and are grilled to perfection. The sandwich is large enough...More

Thank critiquer862
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

No question about it! Excellent quality baked goods. My negative comments are "small" but nevertheless germaine I believe. 1. Rather expensive for a neighborhood establishment - in other words we are paying what one would expect to pay in Harvard Square! Some of the staff...More

1  Thank Tobias P
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The Pecan maple scone was very good but would be even better heated up Orange juice perfectly made sooo fresh Skim milk latte hot and rich just perfect for the morning Dan's Havana heaven huge and superb Cash for your hargo the best part of...More

3  Thank Peter_Bomberg
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Delicious - from the coffee and pastry to the salads and sandwiches- everything is first class- interesting clever combinations , great presentations and dependably great flavors. Love the curried chicken salad and the mediterranean roll up. The pastry is fabulous. Not too sweet. the poppyseed...More

1  Thank ItTastesSoGood
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The warm restaurant is filled with the smell of fresh baked goods made right on the premises. This is a great place for breakfast or lunch, or for a light snack. Watch the bakers craft their specialties as you eat, and bring home dessert and...More

1  Thank Claudia H
Reviewed 30 October 2015

What I like best about Hi-Rise is the fact that it has such a strong home made feel. The cakes are also more home style and thus it adds to the nicety of the place. While the ground floor is rather nice and warm, the...More

Thank Yakalele
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I have been going to hi-rise for over 15 years. Over this time, there have been incidents that I have overlooked. My sister used to frequent with me and had a terrible experience when she ask for her 6 year old son to use the...More

Thank siobheanf
Reviewed 14 August 2015

This Hi-Rise is in a mostly residential section of Cambridge. We went several times for breakfast and had various specialties, a basket of mixed toast and different breakfast sandwiches. One day the toast was a really delightful assortment of different types of bread, the next...More

1  Thank HuntressCA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-876-8766
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