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Café Algiers
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Today 8AM–11PM
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The Atrium Shopping Center 40 Brattle St #3 Cambridge, MA 02138
40 Brattle Street #3USMassachusettsCambridge02138
$$Coffee ShopToday 8AM–11PM
Wednesday 8AM–11PMThursday 8AM–11PMFriday 8AM–11PMSaturday 8AM–11PMSunday 8AM–11PMMonday 8AM–11PMTuesday 8AM–11PM
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Cute old-school cafe offering Middle Eastern bites & teas in a bi-level space with exotic touches.- Google
"Highlights: Mint Tea, Lamb Kebab Sandwich, Baba Ganouj, Hummus, Mocha Arabica."
"I had the Mediterranean breakfast and my friend had lamb chops and couscous."
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David Grigorian
3 weeks ago
Algiers is a small and cozy cafe. They have an interesting variety of coffees and teas. Also, they serve sandwiches and desserts. This is a great place to study or spend time with friends. I highly recommend this gem in Harvard Square.
Claire Gravel
2 months ago
Both the food and coffee were good. I had the Mediterranean breakfast and my friend had lamb chops and couscous. A basket of fresh Syrian bread accompanied our meals. Service was relaxed, not for people in a hurry.
Kirk Etherton
11 months ago
This is a uniquely GREAT place: surroundings are wonderful, food is excellent, waitstaff is very good & friendly, and all the patrons are interesting. I go there several times a week.
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Alyssa Ackerman
a year ago
I love the atmosphere in this cafe. Tall ceilings and a nice stairway up to a second floor. A few outdoor seat options upstairs which is great for a nice day. Lots of books, mirrors, and fun decorations. They have a pretty big selection of breakfast and lunch offerings (I've never had dinner but they might offer that). Lots of teas and coffees. The service can be slow... it's not so much slow as unhurried... which I actually find alright. The staff is mellow and friendly. They won't bother you. There are outlets scattered throughout. Great place to work or read, to meet friends, grab a coffee, or mediterranean breakfast.
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Cara Terez
4 weeks ago
This place has recently improved. Let me explain: in High school I came here a lot and trained myself to be patient when the server would forget I was there after asking for the check. But I kept coming back. I loved the space. This past year [8 years after I first frequented the place] I’ve noticed that the staff was more attentive, while still being chill. It’s nice. I still love the lentil soup and hummus plate. I still love bringing friends here for the first time and seeing their faces when we go upstairs. The space is special
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Megan Mullins
4 months ago
Rude/slow service. My Viennese coffee was all cinnamon and milk, no coffee. Awesome building, though, very cozy.
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Caitlin Riggs
11 months ago
I'm ambivalent about Algiers. The food is pretty good, but maybe a little overpriced for the quality (pita seemed store bought and was served pretty dried out one time). Service is very slow even compared to other busy cafes/restaurants. But the space is interesting and so is the menu (mint and turkish coffees, tabbouleh plates, etc). I'm not sure if people working on laptops get the same or worse service since service seems pretty slow to begin with. Since this place can get very crowded, I'd advise buying more than a coffee if you're staying for awhile. It couldn't hurt.
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Sean Laurence
4 years ago
There's just something about Algiers that says "comfy". It could be the warm greeting that you get from the owner or the staff when you walk in. It could be the beautiful design and atmosphere. It could be the amazing smell of coffee and delicious food cooking. Or all of these things combined! I've been here many times and never had a bad meal or drink. They have a small rooftop patio that overlooks Harvard Square. Try and get a seat out there if you can. It's awesome!
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