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Sofra Bakery & Cafe

1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
+1 617-661-3161
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever friends from the Berkeley, CA area come to visit us we take them here. it's the one of very few places here that can compete with Berkeley's plethora of delicious, eclectic, interesting, reasonably priced restaurants/Cafes. The food and drinks are always tasty and interesting....More

Thank M K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I at here after a long walk in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. We had fava & red lentil pate and tahini hummus, with an assortment of sweets. My favorites are Syrian shortbread and the sesame cashew caramel bar! There are many and changing...More

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sofra does an amazing breakfast spread. I loved the chickpea pancake and buckwheat biscuit. Well done Sofra!

Thank Rebeccapond17
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I'm in love with Sofra's dukkah, a mix of seeds and spices. Dip a piece of bread in olive oil, then dukkah, and prepare to be amazed. The first bite is kind of "Hmm," but after the second, you're hooked. They have a great retail...More

Thank Wahini2014
Reviewed 23 May 2017

On this visit, I ordered the falafel which came served on a very skinny flatbread with beet tatzyki, arugula, and another special sauce. Heavenly combo!

Thank Callisto S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Popped by Sofra because I was in the neighborhood this afternoon, and was unfortunately underwhelmed. Chicken shawarma and snap pea salad were 'meh'... But on the bright side, the cashew sesame squares are still to die for!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I'm in Cambridge on a three-month work assignment and stopped into Sofra last week to pick up some earthquake cookies. This morning, I went for a meal and had the Turkish breakfast. Having never had Middle Eastern food before, I didn't know what to order...More

Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Sofra, the bakery-café associated with Oleana Restaurant, sells a good range of baked goods and Mediterranean foods, and is a pleasant spot for a small meal, including outdoor tables in the summer. It is too popular not to be often crowded.

Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Excellent, excellent breakfast. Very busy weekend hotspot. We got lucky with the limited (8 spots maybe?) parking lot, but looked like one could park along the very long road that runs in front of this cafe. Incredibly busy and very limited high top counter seating,...More

Thank WRudek
Reviewed 27 March 2017

When I told my Boston friend that my husband was half Lebanese, she insisted on taking me here for lunch. Usually we are somewhat disappointed that this kind of restaurant doesn't meet the standard of how everybody in his family cooks these dishes, but I...More

Thank bokalil
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 07:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-661-3161
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