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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

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.

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Reviewed 24 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 4 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
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I enjoyed breakfast here, I had 'The Marley' which is scrambled eggs, avocado, jack cheese and spicy tomato jam on a homemade English muffin. It was very busy and quite a small location with a little difficulty in obtaining a seat. The breakfast was delicious...More

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Warning, it is loud even with earplugs but the tastebuds don't care. They have excellent barista and baked goods for those pursuing espresso and sucrose concoctions. Upstairs balcony has large group family style table and smaller party seating with local art on the brick walls....More

Thank catz86
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We were in town touring Harvard. We wanted coffee and breakfast. Using the nearby feature of Tripadvisor, we picked this place. It was very close and highly rated. I love the look. It's five star all the way. The narrow shop has two levels. It...More

Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for brunch after visiting the Harvard History Museum. We have a 2 year old and we're looking for somewhere with a high chair. Cream has just one, but there are not many tables it fits at. We had to carry it...More

Thank sokeeffe
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I would give this place a 5 but it's really loud. I could hardly hear the lady taking my order. But honestly, I'd stop here again .... especially if I were by myself. Seems like a great place to hang out. They quiche is wonderful...More

Thank GeminiTravels2
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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
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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