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57 Eliot St, Natick, MA 01760-5573
+1 508-655-4628
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Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 17:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

While expensive, the sandwiches are tasty and wholesome. Walk across the street to picnic by the Charles River and watch the turtles having lunch.

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Thank Dale F
Natick, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I go for coffee when I can due to the best coffee anywhere in my area! Also, great muffins and muffin tops although it's a little pricey!

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Thank ackbug
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Their baked goods, sandwiches and beverages(hot & cold) are very favorable and spiffy. 'Not much seating(< 25) but pleasant seating nonetheless.

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Thank Sylvia L
Natick, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

The Charles River Coffee House is one of the handful of non-chain coffee shops in Natick. Located across from the Bacon Free Library, it's a great place for a quick bite when in South Natick. I visited twice a couple of weekends ago, first for a custom-ordered cafe mocha to curb the chill of a raw October morning, and a... More 

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Thank HMFoodie
Natick, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Near the dam in South Natick Center with its wonderful little library. Coffee and food could be better but lots of people like it.Bycycle riders stop here for a rest

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Thank beebalm2013
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

I am a regular to this charming coffee house. The coffee is great and the baked goods are fine. Try the egg and sausage sandwich. The counter folks are nice, even when it's early and we all are rather sleepy ... They do their best to be cheery. My one request of the owner and staff is to pay more... More 

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Thank Bostonian80
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Cozy setting, with a variety of sandwich and drink options. It can get crowded, but we were there at an "off time." Not inexpensive.

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Thank nlc58
Poughkeepsie, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

My wife and I visited this charming "coffee shop" over Labor Day weekend. It's in a building with great historic character, the staff is very helpful, and the banana nut and chocolate chip muffins were wonderful. The french roast coffee was amazing, some of the best I've ever had. We sat inside and were warm and dry while a summer... More 

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Thank G3G
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2013 via mobile

This little coffee house offers great homemade goods and sandwiches as well as coffee. They are a little on the pricey side, but the nice ownership, homey feel and gorgeous setting next to the Charles River make up for it. Sit inside or take your cup to sit by the waterfall. It's a great place to pass some time.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2008

Very small hole in the wall, but worth stopping. For take out only.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
06:30 - 17:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 17:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 17:00
Thursday
06:30 - 17:00
Friday
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Eliot St, Natick, MA 01760-5573
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
  • Phone Number: +1 508-655-4628

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?