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Mariposa Bakery

424 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4132
+1 617-876-6500
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
8 Apr 2017
“best Laugenbroetchen”
10 Mar 2017
“Nice coffee shop/bakery”
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Cafe, American
££ - £££
424 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4132
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this coffee shop twice during our trip to Boston. There is a great choice of drinks and food along with friendly staff and a very chilled vibe. Free wifi is a bonus!

Thank aper_london
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

They have the best Laugenbroetchen in the greater Boston area. Nice and small cafe, good service. Better to have a sit inside.

Thank Guy B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I tried a vegetable soup and a variety of cookies and pastries, and although they were good, none were real standouts. Nice atmosphere, but service was incredibly slow -- a new employee was being trained, and I hope everyone got up to speed, so to...More

2  Thank springbyker
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Good and very nice place but we have to wait a lot to get our breakfast served. We were a big group.

Thank fgallegoy
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Had breakfast there while in Cambridge, nice selection of baked goods and very good coffee. Service was very friendly.

Thank lumaD
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a quick breakfast due to the availability of indoor seating. The coffee and food were fine, although the meal took some time to be prepared. Not an experience to rave about, but perfectly fine for a quick and simple bite to...More

Thank KathleenPot
Reviewed 17 January 2017

An ordinary cafe which in Cambridge/Boston stands out because of all the mediocre and worse cafes. Small restaurant. Limited seating. A variety of breakfast options, but limited because you have to like what is offered. For instance there are a good number of pastries offered,...More

1  Thank Jeremiah R
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Mostly friendly staff and good quality food and coffee makes this a good place for breakfast and lunch.

Thank Frits d
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We needed a quick lunch, and this place worked our great. I had their special grilled cheese, and my wife had one of their soups. The grilled cheese was great, but the soup was just OK. It needed salt and was not that hot. Overall,...More

Thank rlpowell710
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Nice and relaxed atmosphere and the staff were really nice. Food was pretty good as well. There are lots of little cafés in the area and this one is as good as any of them but it doesn't feel too rushed so you can relax...More

Thank Owen D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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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: 424 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-4132
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-876-6500
Bright open cafe space with communal bar and table seating. All pastries and food baked and cooked from scratch on the premises.
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