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Trident Booksellers & Cafe

338 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2700
+1 617-267-8688
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Great Breakfast.

Needed to escape the high cost hotel breakfast and found this gem a few minutes away. It's part... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2016
Chris S
Milton, Canada
via mobile
More of a cafe with some awesome decor

I find it very difficult to give a real, live physical bookstore a bad review. Perhaps it's because... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Leo M
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338 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115-2700
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+1 617-267-8688
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Needed to escape the high cost hotel breakfast and found this gem a few minutes away. It's part book store part cafe. The food, at least their breakfast is great. Everything from eggs to waffles they have you covered. I am a carnivore but they...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

I find it very difficult to give a real, live physical bookstore a bad review. Perhaps it's because I'm not sure if it's a bookstore anymore. Maybe it's because twice while I was browsing books - once upstairs and once downstairs - I was asked...More

Thank Leo M
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Wow... best breakfast we had in Boston! Apple and brie omelette... morning Monte cristo... stuffed French toast and pancakes... monster cheese-stuffed tater tots! All incredible. Friendly service... neat locals atmosphere... highly recommend!

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Cute cafe and bookstore on Newberry St, lovely to sit outside on warm Boston day. The focaccia bread on sandwich though wasn't fresh, which ruined a possibly great lunch. Side salad unremarkable. All over-priced. Service was friendly.

Thank Krista D
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Even if you are not a vegetarian/vegan you should try the "Tempura fried Veggie Bowl"!!!! I came here twice and both times ordered the tempura fried veggie bowl! And both times is mouth watering. The only reason i gave it four stars is because both...More

Thank crystalchan214
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful bookstore and incredible breakfast! Get the Monte Cristo!Lunch and dinner look great too! And great local bookstore!!

Thank acs417
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Decent meal with decent coffee, and the bookstore vibe is definitely a plus. The staff should be a bit more attentive. I had to ask for coffee a bunch of times and for creamer.

Thank LongIsland1029
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Bookshelves line the walls as you walk in showing off thousands of different books and magazines that you can get. Trident always has the top reads right as you walk in, but don't let that stop you from exploring the rest of the shop. They...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Great idea. Traditional bookshop and a massive cafe area. Lovely food. All the stuff you would expect plus loads of fresh juices and smoothies. Well worth a visit.

Thank MuckyFingers
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a local restaurant for a quick Sunday breakfast. This was right around the corner from our hotel. The menu has decent offerings for a small place. We both had egg sandwiches, with home fries and coffee. The home made muffin of...More

Thank Charles V
Back Bay
Wander around this quintessential neighborhood in the
heart of Boston for high-end shops, restaurants, and
the feeling of city bustle. Its most identifiable
skyscrapers, the Prudential Center and John Hancock
Tower, are highlights of the city skyline. Visit
Newbury street to explore unique and trendy boutiques
– as well as every other kind of store imaginable –
all housed in beautiful brownstone buildings. In nice
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