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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
“bread” (11 reviews)
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1663 Massachusetts Ave, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there today to meet with a former professor on their recommendation. I only ordered an Americano which was easy enough. Both the young women behind the counter were pleasant and efficient. The place seems bright and cheerful, the seating is rather communal, but the...More

Thank cr02655
Reviewed 13 November 2017

My husband and I visited this place down the street from our AirBnb the last day of our trip in the Boston area. It was just okay. My sandwich was served with a very runny egg (it was not noted that way on the menu)...More

Thank firewife1111
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 4 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 23 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 14 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
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Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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  • 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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