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Hi-Rise Bread Company

1663 Massachusetts Ave, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
+1 617-492-3003
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
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1663 Massachusetts Ave, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Dropped in for coffee and toast on a Sunday morning and enjoyed people watching on Mass Avenue. Good place to wind down or work on laptops as many were doing.

Thank Jaytara
Reviewed 3 July 2017

New to the neighborhood was checking out the local eats. The bread is wonderful. There was a new tea: spicy turmeric tea offered today. Many sandwich options along with tea and coffee. Eat inside or out.

Thank NottageCottageHawaii
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Had a yummy half of a fresh turkey sandwich with melted cheese and a delicious spice cookie for lunch.

Thank GwenM100
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I've been to HiRise many times; their sandwiches are consistently good , though high priced, and the service is consistently unpleasant at best, surly at it's worst. At my recent visit my partner and I ordered a soup and a rice bowl to share. The...More

Thank 77pch
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I like the brown bread especially, slice or whole loaf. Don't care for their quiche. Like banana bread.

Thank HarrisBoston
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The food at Hi-Rise never disappoints, but the employees are always surly - never friendly, never patient.

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The food at this place is fantastic. The vanilla pound cake is to die for. The cheddar snails are so good they haunt my dreams. All of the sandwiches and salads are great too. I've absolutely never been disappointed here, except of course when they...More

Thank Kat M
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We trekked a good distance from downtown Boston to try this place and we weren't disappointed. We had a very impressive coronation chicken sandwich (curried chicken essentially) and it was great. We shared it between two and it was just right for a light lunch....More

Thank mikeanddani2013
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Love the breakfast at the Hi Rise, specially the Morning Glory muffin, and the Lemon Blueberry muffin. Very nice place to have breakfast, inside or outside.

Thank niva b
Reviewed 21 May 2016

tasty baked goods along w/ some soups, quiche, sandwiches. it's a bit pricey but the ingredients must be top shelf.

Thank marybeth02140
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Breakfast, Lunch
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Takeout, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1663 Massachusetts Ave, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-492-3003
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