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Sofra Bakery & Cafe

1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
+1 617-661-3161
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
Cafe, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Belmont St, Cambridge, MA 02138-4404
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After one visit to their sister restaurant, Oleana, for one of my best meals ever, I had to stop by. First, this place is very small. There's very little room to sit. So you can sit at some counters, or take the good to go....More

Thank finestbob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small selection of high quality, delicious breads and pastries,coffee available. Staff was friendly and efficient. Free parking

Thank peter b
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I have been a regular at Sofra since it opened. I have a few go-to dishes. For breakfast I strongly recommend both the Shashuka which is served with a wonderful soft, puffy pita bread and the Turkish Breakfast, which includes a feta and phylo crusted...More

Thank Benita G
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

SOFRA IS A TURKISH WORD THAT MEANS A PICNIC, A SPECIAL TABLE PREPARATION OF FOOD OR A SMALL SQUARE KILIM RUG FOR EATING.    Sofra Bakery is the second location created by the Oleana Restaurant Group, and was established in 2008 by Executive Chef Ana...More

Thank Lev A
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t get better than this. Every single offering sings. Huge variety of delicious offerings. Cannot wait to return to Sofra Bakery & Cafe!

Thank M J B
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

A wonderfully cozy atmosphere. The bakery was bustling.. very busy, classical music soothing in the background. There are tons of creative spices, deserts, wines. They have salads and warm lunch food in every colour & textures! A real treat for an adventurous eater!

Thank Cecilia M
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We had dinner at the sister restaurant Oleana and were intrigued by the 21st century riffs on Turkish/Middle Eastern food - so we decided to try Sofra for breakfast. There were so many choices and everything we had was delicious. Yes, the space is small,...More

Thank LRFoodFan
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great baked goods and fresh-tasting Middle Eastern makes this a key establishment in the west Cambridge and Watertown area, and it has the crowds to prove it. Downside is that it can be hectic and the service gets a 2 Star ranking for its unfriendly...More

Thank murrayhiller
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in at Sofra for lunch based TA reviews and a craving for Mediterranean food. Small and packed with people, but their system works. By the time your food is out, you will find a place to eat. Everything from zatar bread to meze’s, shawarma...More

Thank pvcnco
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Excellent pastry. Unusual pastry. Sampled four kinds and they were all off the charts good. Especially the pumpkin turnover. Small place that can get crowded. But wow!

Thank cgny1fwd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 AM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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