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Appleton Bakery

123 Appleton St, Boston, MA 02116-6109
+1 617-859-8222
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
2 Jul 2018
“Nice little cafe with friendly service”
21 Jul 2018
“Inconsistent food and service”
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07:00 - 16:00 Hours
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123 Appleton St, Boston, MA 02116-6109
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

When this place is on, it is ON! Great food and service in a fun atmosphere. What is challenging is that it is inconsistent and when it is off, it is way off. The last time I went in, I ordered a chacarero and it...More

Thank danimax2016
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We enjoyed the muffins/croissants and coffee we got from this little corner cafe. The barista was very friendly and great at answering our questions about the food. The ambiance was a cozy cafe with a few outdoor tables as well. Just heads-up that if you're...More

Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This corner cafe is Soo this refined, intelligent neighborhood The finely guiding damsel taking my order added just the right spice even before the sandwich was made The cozy outdoor table could easily have been in Paris This made a classic snack visit!

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have visited Appleton Café many times over the 5+ years since I have lived in the South End, and I have loved both the ambiance and the food on each and every occasion. That is until now. Appleton has gone notably downhill since the...More

Thank nikolaki11
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I am an Appleton resident and I love this place. Their food is clean, the place is neat and people are great. Keep up good work.

Thank hjannah
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I've been here a couple times, both times I wondered how it could take so long to assemble a sandwich when there's barely any customers. Everything is pre-cooked and that's probably why the chicken is so dry. Local pizza shops in the area will cook...More

Thank Drew S
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We went to the Appleton Bakery for lunch on a Sunday afternoon and were able to enjoy lunch outside on one of the two tables available. There is indoor seating but it was a beautiful day and preferred eating outside. I had a grilled chicken...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly counter girl. Off the main tourist area. More of a local yocal place. Good food. Indoor seating and two patio tables. Good place to eat

Thank maxrebos
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Great sandwiches, croissants and cookies. Good and strong espresso. Great atmosphere. I definitely recommend it for a breakfast or afternoon snack.

Thank Gustavo B
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Popped in for a latte and was so impressed with the goodies in the bakery case, I got a muffin. Oh my goodness. Zucchini muffin---fabulous. The latte was great. The staff were super friendly. Half dozen or so tables to sit at. If I lived...More

Thank CarolineMcMuffin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Appleton St, Boston, MA 02116-6109
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 617-859-8222
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