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Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

I stayed at the Parker House just around the corner from Boston Brewin (clever name!). After my morning run, I stopped in at this *tiny* cafe - well, calling it a “cafe” is generous because there’s no seating and it’s overcrowded feeling with any more...than about 5 people inside. I’d found positive reviews on Yelp (not many yet on TA?) the night before and thought I’d check it out. Centrally located, it’s just a few doors off Tremont St just east of Boston Common. VERY glad I went - the dark roast coffee (“Stanley” size) was chocolate-y and mellow, perfect without cream or sugar. There’s a variety of mocha/latte/espresso drinks, hot or iced. There’s a small case of pastries and breakfast sandwiches. If you’re a carnivore - do “The Big Papi”...stacked bacon, sausage and egg with melted cheese on an English muffin. Deee-licious and filling! David Ortiz would be proud! Unfortunately, I couldn’t return for a second visit on my last day in Boston—- but I’ll definitely return on my next trip. Nice job, BB!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The baristas here are the friendliest people! While the coffee is different to what my Australian taste is used to, the service was great and reason enough to visit. I left in such a good mood after getting a cup of coffee on my first...morning in Boston. Definitely worth a visit.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped at Boston Brewin because of Tom and ended up visiting for quite some time! Not only was the coffee delicious, the baristas were awesome! Thank you! We'll be back!

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Boston Brewin is a tiny shop, near Park Street station. The staff is really friendly and enthusiastic about coffee. What they lack in size, they make up for in quality and value. The owner's goal is to deliver a superior coffee, from organic, fair-trade, ethically...sourced beans, without charging more than the big chains.More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Arrived in Boston on a Saturday & on our first wander found them around the corner from our hotel. They're closed on the weekends, but we could tell by looking in the window that it was a coffee joint that made real coffee for folks...who want an authentic cuppa joe! Well worth the wait... bought coffee from them every morning & ended up buying 3# to take home. Wishing I'd bought the mug, too :)More

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Just off Tremont tucked down near the Commons is a real find for coffee lovers worth searching out. Tiny place (no seating is only reason not 5 stars). Lots of delicious organic coffee in this small package. Best customer service I've had in Boston over...25 years of travel there. By my 2nd trip in, owner called me by name & knew my order! Delicious hot or iced with fast delivery. Street window too if you're really in a hurry. Skip the nearby chains & pass right by the pretend coffee shop run by a bar at a nearby corner. Check out this one of a kind, only in Boston, treat for real coffee on the move. I am picky about my coffee & I hit them up 5 times during a one week business trip. Oh & ask for a sticker...cool logo same as sign outside.More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

If you're a coffee lover, definitely pay Boston Brewin a visit when you're in Boston! This place made me fall in love with coffee. Their coffee is delicious (and organic) - I am partial to the iced coffee with a shot of vanilla flavor but...everything I've tried is great. The pastries are so yummy and if they have sandwiches available (breakfast or lunch), definitely snatch one up. The employees are very friendly and the business is mission-driven to support the community while paying a fair wage. It is a very tiny shop; it's easy to miss but worth looking for. As of this writing, I believe they are a Monday through Friday operation. Purchase a bag of ground coffee to go - if you like iced coffee, they will blend their mixture up for you and it is amazing to make at home!More

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

I looked this up as its close to my hotel, and the coffee is top notch, the staff is uber friendly, and they work as not-for-profit to support charities to make the world a better place. Rock on!

Date of visit: September 2015
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Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

Great local alternative to the big chains that gives back to the community. Plus a fantastic Americano this morning too! Tom is a super nice guy...it's all good!!

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

We tried go here this past weekend and it was closed Saturday and Sunday. When I looked at the website I couldn't find anything about the hours. I was disappointed because it seemed like it would have been really good!

Date of visit: June 2014
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