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Sofra Bakery & Cafe

1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
+1 617-661-3161
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Their buns with orange glaze are to die for! Wonderful., I had the egg sandwich with bacon (which was thick and flavorful). My daughter had the Turkish breakfast which she shared with my two year old grandson. Wonderful. We ate outside on the patio,...More

Thank Lynn830
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent menu, order at counter, choose your own seat. I'd have to go back a lot before feeling comfortable that I had fully taken advantage of this awesome menu. Fun and upbeat in every way!!

Thank steventobolsky
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Whenever friends from the Berkeley, CA area come to visit us we take them here. it's the one of very few places here that can compete with Berkeley's plethora of delicious, eclectic, interesting, reasonably priced restaurants/Cafes. The food and drinks are always tasty and interesting....More

Thank M K
Reviewed 27 June 2017

A friend and I at here after a long walk in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. We had fava & red lentil pate and tahini hummus, with an assortment of sweets. My favorites are Syrian shortbread and the sesame cashew caramel bar! There are many and changing...More

Thank Nancy2005
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Sofra does an amazing breakfast spread. I loved the chickpea pancake and buckwheat biscuit. Well done Sofra!

Thank Rebeccapond17
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I'm in love with Sofra's dukkah, a mix of seeds and spices. Dip a piece of bread in olive oil, then dukkah, and prepare to be amazed. The first bite is kind of "Hmm," but after the second, you're hooked. They have a great retail...More

Thank Wahini2014
Reviewed 22 May 2017

On this visit, I ordered the falafel which came served on a very skinny flatbread with beet tatzyki, arugula, and another special sauce. Heavenly combo!

Thank Callisto S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Popped by Sofra because I was in the neighborhood this afternoon, and was unfortunately underwhelmed. Chicken shawarma and snap pea salad were 'meh'... But on the bright side, the cashew sesame squares are still to die for!

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I'm in Cambridge on a three-month work assignment and stopped into Sofra last week to pick up some earthquake cookies. This morning, I went for a meal and had the Turkish breakfast. Having never had Middle Eastern food before, I didn't know what to order...More

Thank Teresa J
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Sofra, the bakery-café associated with Oleana Restaurant, sells a good range of baked goods and Mediterranean foods, and is a pleasant spot for a small meal, including outdoor tables in the summer. It is too popular not to be often crowded.

Thank NicJBoston
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:30
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 07:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-661-3161
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