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Hi-Rise Bread Company

208 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1335
+1 617-876-8766
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
7 Sep 2017
“Great coffee!”
13 May 2018
“Great Sandwiches”
Open Now
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
208 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1335
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Reviewed 13 September 2014

Enjoyed the variations of brioche. Delicious, as were the other baked items we tried. Friendly staff. Long way from Harvard Square.

1  Thank Bob and Gail M
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Check prices when you order, and again before you hand them your card, the amount they overcharge may shock you. If they make a 'mistake', expect denial, rudeness and the owner to come out and shout at you. The tuna was old, the vegetables limp,...More

1  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Amazing bakery, wonderful ambiance, delicious sandwiches, but all at a premium price. The only drawback here is how expensive it is. Occasionally I would treat myself to a lunch here and I would walk away with a delicious sandwich and a coffee, and $15 less...More

1  Thank Rob T
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Everything i have ever had here is scrumptious!! From the amazing variety of fabulous hand crafted with love breads, to the creative and oh so yummy desserts, to the huge[ easily big enough for two] sandwiches. This is wonderful food made with beautiful fresh ingredients,...More

1  Thank SeeSmellTasteTouch
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We enjoyed our breakfast/lunch at the Hi-Rise, but were disappointed that they were out of several menu items (including something basic like fruit, which was supposed to accompany some of the breakfasts or be part of the breakfasts). The food we did order was delicious...More

1  Thank travbuddy_28
Reviewed 29 April 2014

Great atmosphere, fabulous coffee and delicious pastries! Don't miss the apricot filled brioche or the small egg sandwiches by the counter...can't wait to go back!

2  Thank CristinaDVRK
Reviewed 8 March 2014

Simply scrumptious, no other way to describe their sandwiches. Very pricey, but each sandwich is big enough to feed two. And if you are in a hurry and the place is crowded?, forget it. Good food cannot be rushed, so be prepared too wait a...More

3  Thank Diegolasso
Reviewed 6 April 2013 via mobile

Really good bread, cappuccino, and baked goods. The lemonade is good. Ask for no ice since they really load up on the ice. It costs an extra buck for no ice but totally worth it. Tip: ask for countertop sandwich.

1  Thank taknev24
Reviewed 10 December 2012

The bread and pastry is out of this world. Prices are a bit high and at the main store/bakery some of the staff has an "attitude." But still, we love what they produce. And eat (too) much of it!!! Sandwiches and take-out are good.

Thank SLRS5
Reviewed 26 October 2012

The popularity of Hi-Rise continues to puzzle me. Their bread is okay at best. Sandwiches are decent, if expensive. But their other items (cookies, brioche, sweet breads, etc.) are a consistent disappointment. There's very little quality control -- things are often over-baked and dry. Service...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-876-8766
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