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Central Bottle Wine & Provisions
Wine Store$$$$
Today 11AM–9PM
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196 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02139
196 Massachusetts AvenueUSMassachusettsCambridge02139
(617) 225-0040centralbottle.com
$$$$Wine Store, Cheese Shop
Wine Store
Cheese Shop
Bar
Today 11AM–9PM
Friday 11AM–9PMSaturday 11AM–8PMSunday 12–6PMMonday 11AM–8PMTuesday 11AM–8PMWednesday 11AM–8PMThursday 11AM–8PM
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Sleek wine store with a modern Italian vibe offering sustainable bottles plus cheese & charcuterie.- Google
"Wine selection looked good, but I'm certainly no connoisseur."
"Interesting range of wine and cheese."
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Stavros Macrakis
6 months ago
Very well-chosen cheeses, salamis, hams, and so on. Also fresh bread. All handy to MIT, Kendall Sq, and Central Sq. Though the per-pound price is high, you can taste before you choose, and buy as little as you want. Friendly and helpful staff. Their wine selection is good, but for those who drink a lot (like me), you're better off finding a store with lower prices and buying by the case. That said, if you go to their weekly free tastings (Fridays 5-7), you may well find something you love.
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Eva Breitenbach
3 years ago
Love this place--awesome wine recs without the attitude. I went in once with a friend who was looking for "Red wine in the $10 range," and they gave her a ton of great recommendations. Also good for $20+ bottles, of course. I haven't tried the meat and cheeses, but reliable sources tell me that they are delicious. For maximal awesomeness, double up with a visit to Flour (right next door).
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Andrei Andronic
3 months ago
Best organic vine.
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Mike Munsell
4 years ago
I came here at least twice a month for their weekday lunch sandwiches and baguettes--delicious! Wine selection looked good, but I'm certainly no connoisseur.
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Rachel Leah Blumenthal
3 years ago
When I worked in Kendall Square, I would occasionally speed-walk over to Central Bottle for lunch - the simple sandwiches are outstanding and addictive. The wine and cheese selection is exceptional, the staff is extremely knowledgeable, and - bonus! - there are some other local goodies available as well, like chocolates and jams. This is definitely one of the best places to buy wine in the area.
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Taryn Collins
3 years ago
Beautiful shop with great eats and wonderful wine. Extremely knowledgeable, helpful and friendly staff - and I love the cheese counter. Also really appreciate that they sell a wide range of wines - in terms of type and price point, which makes it accessible to all. Fantastic resource for serious wine-lovers!
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Laura Pagluica
3 years ago
I love coming to Central Bottle when I need to buy wine for a gift or to bring to someone's house. They have a great selection of wines at all price points, and for someone who knows little about wine (like me) they offer up great recommendations.
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Aaron Roydhouse
2 years ago
Uncommonly well organized business. Interesting range of wine and cheese.