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Black Seed Cafe & Grill

131 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1317
+1 617-338-0024
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (8 reviews)
“wraps” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
131 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1317
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

After encountering 2+ hour waits at or first few choices for a Sunday morning breakfast we landed here when we decided to head closer to our tour start on the Boston common. Breakfast was nothing great but nothing bad. Service was mostly order and pickup...More

Thank ThankxgivingTraveler
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Most redeeming quality for me was that the Black Seed was just around the corner from my hotel. The three nice sized chocolate chip pancakes were very average. The coffee was weak but the fruit cup surprisingly fresh. The place does offer a variety of...More

Thank hounds75
Reviewed 13 December 2017

I chanced upon the Black Seed Cafe on a late Sunday evening visiting from out of town. The place did not look that promising when I entered, but boy was the food delicious, Had a whole satisfying meal for about $10 - unbelievable value. People...More

Thank lauranda
Reviewed 28 November 2017

i work around the corner and black seed is a go-to for my coworkers and i, for both breakfast on our way in and at lunch time. Great kebab wraps, falafel, and amazing baked eggplant. The owner couldn't be kinder either, the service here is...More

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I had breakfast a few mornings whilst I stayed at the omni parker. Great value with great food. Try out their Mediterranean omelette. It comes with potato, toast and a fruit bowl and coffee. Highly recommended

Thank mula6
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Stopper in here for a late bite to eat. I ordered a Buffalo Chick wrap that was not impressive at all. My friend ordered a Cheeseburger (which later came back up). My stomach was rolling all night as well so it was something we ate...More

Thank PhatPatW
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

After our walking tour of Freedom Trail this was our third stop trying to find food and we said what the hec, we were tired and hungry. Food was awesome and service was excellent. Very friendly staff and tasty food. We were very satisfied with...More

Thank rcmartin62
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious and priced right. Be sure to try the chicken burger. Open late and great selection. Love this place.

Thank bendie21
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Cozy, friendly, and prompt service at modest prices. Breakfast specials worth trying and enjoying. Located at the start of The Freedom Trail and the Aquarium, this understated cafe is a perfect start to any day in Boston. Weekdays only.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I work near the Common and I find this place to be an great inexpensive place to grab lunch. Never too crowded, and the service is fast. I highly recommend the falafel wrap, get it with the hot sauce and the pickle. Great staff and...More

Thank Travis P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111-1317
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-338-0024
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