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Crema Cafe

27 Brattle St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-3709
+1 617-876-2700
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
27 Brattle St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-3709
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little hyped place I think, a little too loud for a discussion, crowded & congested.The cheese sandwich was okay not hot,the hot chocolate was tasty but cold.A good place to hang out with friends though.Their brownie too sweet!

Thank Shalu2127
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a sweet vibe this place has! Lots of natural light as the whole entrance wall is a window. Plus, they've got good twinkle lights indoors! Lots of seating and wow they've got Thai iced tea so 10 pts to gryffindor for them!

Thank dolphingrid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice selection of baked goods and loose leaf tea. Coffee is always great. There isn't any wifi, and it can be hard to find seating. They do have bathrooms, but I wish the standard of cleanliness was higher.

Thank Naomi F
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Cream Cafe use George Howell Coffee Co. (GHCC) as house roaster, based right in Acton, MA. George Howell is dedicated to delivering the finest quality beans with a passion for freshness and superior taste; you should see this guy at a cupping, he lights up...More

Thank Lev A
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Love coming here for breakfast or afternoon tea/coffee. Great selection of teas, delicious cakes and cookies.

Thank laura90212
Reviewed 25 November 2017

I found my way here for a late night treat and had an AMAZING glass of iced tea. It tasted like Sleepytime tea, and was really crisp and fresh. Also, an itty bitty pumpkin whoopie pie was tasty and priced appropriately. I did think the...More

Thank jessaugusta
Reviewed 31 October 2017

As someone from Melbourne travelling to the US, the issue of where to find a decent coffee is always a concern. Problem solved at Crema Cafe, near Harvard. The best coffee I had for my entire month away. Good cakes, sandwiches and breakfasts.

1  Thank cathe_2012
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I wanted to grab lunch near Harvard Square and happened upon Crema. Love the name! It was packed but service was surprisingly fast and food was delicious.

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you’re like me addicted to your morning flat white or need the caffeine hit of espresso, yet you find yourself in America where the average coffee is drip flittered. You 1st should order from the Espresso coffee menu, secondly go to Crema Café near...More

Thank Flowers_C
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for egg sandwhich.and coffee..crowded! Eggs were great..pastery was amazing..coffee was meh Staff were super friendly I want to go back

Thank bleph
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Brattle St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-876-2700
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