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250 Granite Street, South Shore Plaza, Braintree, MA 02184-2804
+1 781-519-7200
11:00 - 17:00
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Milton, Massachusetts, United States
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Nordstrom's is the only place I shop in South shore Plaza so it made sense to try their Cafe. I had heard good things about it. Nice enough place; but I looked at the menu and couldn't find anything that was just "basic". I didn't want fancy or interesting or original; I just wanted something simple and not expensive. Nothing... More 

Thank Marcia G
Boston, Massachusetts
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409 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Love coming here and seeing the wonderful staff (almost like family now) and enjoying a scrumptious meal! Can't get away from the nicoise salad! Thanks JT!

Thank Stewart T
Boston, Massachusetts
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409 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

We love the nicoise salad here! The other dishes are equally good -had the steak fritte may times. Service is extremely good thanks to people like JT and John.

Thank Stewart T
Braintree, Massachusetts
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111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

This is a little hidden gem of a restaurant in the mall setting of the SS Plaza but tiucked away in Nordstrom's second floor. Lovely atmosphere with a nicely appointed table & elective menu. I had a wonderful faro salad and my friend had the salad with the glazed pecans that I stole whenever the opportunity presented itself! Service was... More 

3 Thank rozoftg
Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2013

We split a delicious sourdough club sandwich because you need an enormous appetite to eat one by yourself.

1 Thank canadacruisequeen
Abington, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

Cafe Bistro located on the third floor of Nordstrom's is a little inconspicuous dining delight. Their operation is unique and fun, you decide what you want give your order to the hostess at the front including beverage and then you pick wherever you would like to sit and a server then brings your drinks and food when ready. I ordered... More 

1 Thank GourmetGirl M
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013 via mobile

Perfect place for a quick clean meal that tastes great. my favorite is the cilantro shrimp salad, it is to die for. The people are friendly, and reasonably priced menu.

Thank Funmama30
Cape Cod
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2012

We were looking for a light dinner and not the usual Mall stuff. We went in search of the Bistro and first thought it was closed, it is very dark when you approach it. We enjoyed the food, really delicious. The service was good, not too friendly. We had to pay in advance and it made the tip giving a... More 

1 Thank Capemalia
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2012

This cafe has a limited menu but the food is well prepared and the service is very quick. It is the perfect spot for a quick break from shopping especially if you have kids as they do have a children's menu. Reasonably priced.

2 Thank GalwayGal001
Quincy, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2012

I was expecting great food, daily specials and fabulous desserts. I had to eat from the kids menu because I hated everything on the regular menu.

3 Thank Marie D

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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
Cafe, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 Granite Street, South Shore Plaza, Braintree, MA 02184-2804
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Braintree
  • Phone Number: +1 781-519-7200

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