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The Biscuit

406 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-3823
+1 617-666-2770
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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406 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-3823
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I happened upon the Biscuit while in town for a workshop at Harvard. I actually walked by here with a cup of coffee I bought elsewhere the day before. The Biscuit features great coffee from Fazenda Roasters, awesome rolls and fresh baked goods as well....More

Thank Danno251
Reviewed 28 October 2017

So this is a really nice bakery, with the locally required fad points of course (vegan, gluten free etc.), the typical Cambridge/Somerville sales enterprise with coop frills. But as such it is nice. Well-located at a good crossing; often open. And the food is really...More

1  Thank Aethelred
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This little bakery café was the best. We happened upon it while out walking around near Cambridge and had a lovely lunch plus took home a baguette for later. The sandwiches we ate were hand crafted from the bakery's own bread and high quality meats...More

Thank Cowtown_Grrl
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Around a corner of 2 busy streets. I have to wait for someone so i discovered this place, I love it, you cannot resist to their muffins and scones. The atmosphere is unique but not snob.... very relaxing, a lot of not noisy students there,

Thank lolotte17000
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Tables a bit closer together than I prefer for private coffee date but nice place to grab a coffee and walk to another destination! Summer they have outdoor seating which looks nice. Caramel coffee is great!

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Last month, I bumped into that coffee shop prior to a job interview around the corner. The Biscuit is a nice and relaxing coffee shop with some bohemian vibe. There are great lists of sandwiches, pastries and drinks to choose from. Wifi available. A great...More

Thank Fabien P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My favorites here are the fruit squares with ricotta, the eggs and caper sandwich, and the vegan chocolate muffin. It's average priced, nice patio area and friendly staff. The coffee is horrible, always tastes burned and is super hot even in a capuccino. Once I...More

Thank pinacolada2017
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Delicious, fresh and charming. The Biscuit sits on the corner of Washington and Beacon and has plenty of walk ins for their great brioche, croissants, and biscuits for breakfast. They also have fresh fruit and yogurt, coffees, pound cakes, cookies and scones. I had their...More

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Always good for Coffee, biscuits, quiche, pies, sandwiches , soups and more. Well worth the stop. Staff is friendly and helpful. Prices reflect what you get.

Thank havingfunagain
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Bright and cheerful cafe on the Cambridge-Somerville border, obviously popular with students. A range of baked goods and items for take-away. Thought the coffee was just ok. A nice place to sit and work or have a meeting, and there is an area with benches...More

Thank HongKongSojourner
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143-3823
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-666-2770
Pies, pastries, other baked goodies, and lots of coffee
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