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Thinking Cup

165 Tremont Street, Boston, MA
+1 617-482-5555
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (42 reviews)
“macaroons” (16 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
165 Tremont Street, Boston, MA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought the name was Stumptown Coffee so not sure but its the address... Great stop for a quick sandwich and coffee before my tour. GREAT variety of sandwiches and custom grilled cheese as well, beverage selection was awesome as well. I had the special...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sandwiches are awesome, combining simplicity with great flavor. The sweet stuff is good too, although they early in the day, I can only recommend the strawberry tart. It is extremely popular and they don't do reservations, so get there early and work as a...More

Thank Ravi R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place pulled awesome shots! Cared deeply about if the grind was set. Came back for daily doubles for 3 days and the owner/manager recognized us each time.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this because of the rating but we were extremely happy with the choice! Beautiful coffee along with a good selection of pastries and meal choices

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on Saturday around 9am.. short line, ordered quickly. I got the potato bacon gruyere quiche and husband got a bacon grilled cheese. Both delicious! Lots of small tables. The place turns around quick. Will be back!

Thank LinaBoBina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this coffee shop. Friendly and cozy atmosphere, Stumptown coffee, great food and gluten free options. Pairs great with a trip to the nearby Brattle Book Shop.

Thank OrlandoLME
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I popped in here due to very good recommendations on Trip and had high hopes. I went for chia pudding and matcha latte. Chia pudding was tasty, but Matcha latte was a huge disappointment. Served in a plain white paper cup (!) although I was...More

Thank Ewa U
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I came here on a rainy afternoon to dry off and warm up. My latte was perfect. Thinking Cup is an excellent spot to meet a friend, study, or simply enjoy coffee and dessert. They had a large selection of Gluten-Free baked goods.

Thank ChicagoBree
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Beyond your normal breakfast fare and across the Boston commons. Creative stuff like chia pudding and the like. Small but easy to share tables.

Thank Pintadito
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and very nice staff. Coffee was hot and fresh. Great breakfast options and tasty breakfast sandwiches.

Thank RDJ77
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
historical and iconic sites in Boston. Stroll through
one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
Public Gardens, check out and make way for duckling
statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Tremont Street, Boston, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-482-5555
Thinking Cup is pleased to be the first coffee shop in Downtown Boston to serve "Stumptown Coffee" exclusively. Stumptown, originating in Portland Oregon had been named “Best Coffee in the World” by NPR, The New York Times, Food & Wine Magazine, and USA Today. To ensure exceptional quality and freshness we obtain our beans directly from Stumptown’s roasting facility in Brooklyn, New York.Opening its doors in December 2010, Thinking Cup is ideally located just steps from the Boston Common. We are committed to providing the premier coffee experience in Boston by serving only the finest coffees, teas, and freshly baked pastries. Was awarded Best Coffee Shop in Boston by Boston Magazine for 2011.
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