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Starbucks

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Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood, Boston
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  • Glen M.
    "Only wifi for BU students, faculty, guests."(4 Tips)
    Julien L.
    "new mocha frappuccinos with soy are delicious"(6 Tips)
    Ben O.
    "New mocha coconut frappuccino is yum-o."(2 Tips)
    Marcus J.
    "Monitor displaying fireplace."(3 Tips)
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  • Marcus J.
    Marcus JasonSeptember 25, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    Excellent variety of seating: small/medium high tops, large community table for groups & soft leather seats. Monitor displaying fireplace.
  • Marcus J.
    Marcus JasonSeptember 25, 2016
    Been here 50+ times
    Wifi: "Kenmore Starbucks" Password: bustarbucks
  • David H.
    David HowlandJune 5, 2016
    A Starbucks with no Wifi? Who thought this was a good idea?
  • Victor C.
    Victor CarreñoOctober 6, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Nice space to work.
  • Stephen C.
    Stephen ClarkAugust 15, 2015
    Great place to hang out before game if you need a break or a bathroom
  • JcB
    JcBDecember 28, 2014
    Starbucks is Starbucks. Good location when I visit my son at BC.
  • cartoonztnz w.
    Always a starbucks fan
  • Jamie M.
    Jamie MaloneySeptember 17, 2014
    They have good coffee here.
  • Johanna L.
    Johanna LovejoyAugust 21, 2014
    Never a douchier group of baristas. I just asked if you had a chocolate chip cookie left. Give me a break.
  • Kyle H.
    Kyle HardyAugust 9, 2014
    Great service, free wifi make it a good place to go if you need to get work done
  • Carolyn C.
    Carolyn ChangJuly 15, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    They have free wifi but it's pretty slow. I usually just ask a neighboring student to log me on to the BU wifi instead. Worked 5/5 times :)
  • Vanessa V.
    Vanessa VergaraMay 25, 2014
    The service here S U C K S specially for the cashier!! She's very electric and rude (blond short hair with glasses). I wouldn't come back here ever again
  • Elaine K.
    Elaine KayMay 5, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Black tea lemonade and an Americano !
  • Matt K.
    Matt KarolianMarch 2, 2014
    Wifi password is: bustarbucks
  • Laurens L.
    Laurens LatemanJanuary 29, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Beware the long lines especially around 11:30 and after 3:30! Wait until just after the hour when classes are in session!
  • Carolyn C.
    Carolyn ChangJanuary 21, 2014
    Been here 50+ times
    If you're there long enough, sit by the pick-up area and it's likely you'll get a free drink during your stay!
  • Rinaldo D.
    Rinaldo DormanJanuary 18, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Often busy but very efficient, have your order ready and you'll be fine.
  • Lloyd J.
    Lloyd JonesNovember 20, 2013
    Order something for the full experience.
  • Glen M.
    Glen MohrNovember 1, 2013
    Not free wifi. Only wifi for BU students, faculty, guests. Really inconvenient.
  • Francis R.
    Francis RhodesOctober 24, 2013
    Wifi is locked (wtf), some of the baristas are rude and inattentive, and they can't remember what you order. Oh, and wifi is still trash...did I say that already?
  • Francisca T.
    Francisca TanOctober 21, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Wtff you can use and earn points here but can't redeem rewards?!! #useless
  • E S.
    E SimonOctober 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Expect a long wait.
  • diana k.
    diana kimSeptember 20, 2013
    NOT a corporate store. No free refills w your card & cannot redeem your rewards here. BUMMER
  • Carissa N.
    Carissa NiroSeptember 17, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    I've been coming here since 2007- first as a student at Emmanuel, now for my morning coffee before work at BIDMC. Service is consistently great- Steven is awesome & wears the best bowties!
  • CJ T.
    CJ ThomasSeptember 15, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Disorganized and slow barista service. I'd expect more from a place in the middle of Kenmore Square where BU students are supposed to get in and put quickly.
  • Anna P.
    Anna PapsSeptember 14, 2013
    One of the nicest Starbucks I have been to in years. Clean, friendly, and warm yet modern decor.
  • 💫Coco
    💫CocoSeptember 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Ridiculously slow service... I think they went to South America to harvest my coffee beans while I was waiting in line.
  • Brian W.
    Brian WallJuly 18, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    This Starbucks is testing Blonde Roast for iced coffee.
  • Craig C.
    Craig CJuly 8, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    New Mission: Grabbing a chunk of firewood
  • Craig C.
    Craig CJuly 3, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Wifi problem is fixed. It's free. Just ask for the password. New store=growing pains
  • Ray-Ray
    Ray-RayJune 24, 2013
    Fine ass barista. SUPER FOYNE! And nice too....
  • CJ T.
    CJ ThomasJune 18, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Nice enough staff but considering their location they don't know how to handle big crowds. Disappointed.
  • Laura P.
    Laura PowellJune 4, 2013
    You can only use the wifi if you have a BU login. Womp.
  • Emily K.
    Emily KellerMay 21, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    The baristas at this Starbucks are very nice and willing to chat. Say hi!
  • Giulienne B.
    Giulienne BartolomeMay 7, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Spring 2013, finally participating in Frappuccino Happy Hour from May 3-12, 5-7pm!
  • Jon M.
    Jon MastersMay 2, 2013
    Wow! Spunky happy baristas!
  • Rinaldo D.
    Rinaldo DormanMay 2, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Gets crazy busy, but they work fast to get you your order
  • Pearl
    PearlApril 22, 2013
    Steve is very good at what he does,
  • Bertan T.
    Bertan TurhanApril 20, 2013
    It does not have wi-fi for public.
  • Brian W.
    Brian WallApril 11, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Rewards members: you can earn stars here, but you can't redeem free drinks here b/c it is BU affiliated. Otherwise, a swell place.
  • Rachel A.
    Rachel AllisonApril 8, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Now has free public wifi. Also keep an eye out for specials!
  • Stephen M.
    Stephen McVerryMarch 30, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Great atmosphere with tons of seating. Tops every Starbucks I've been in.
  • Kasey B.
    Kasey BrownMarch 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Fastest Starbucks service I've ever witnessed! No matter the crowd!
  • Emmily H.
    Emmily HuMarch 20, 2013
    Bu students: great study spot with BU wifi and hardly any people!
  • Juan B.
    Juan BoriaMarch 6, 2013
    No Free Wifi! Unless your a student of BU. you better off going to Brookline Ave by the landmark center if you would free Wifi form an actual Starbucks!
  • Geoffrey B.
    Geoffrey BrailsfordFebruary 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    This place is my exact style! You'll love the warm fireplace and cabin like feel.
  • Brock M.
    Brock MeyerFebruary 27, 2013
    Venti triple white mocha and a seat by the fireplace for maximum enjoyment.
  • Emily S.
    Emily SiuFebruary 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    No rewards granted here :(
  • BUDining Service
    BUDining ServiceFebruary 26, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Get to know your Baristas...
  • Meggles J.
    Meggles JBJanuary 11, 2013
    Avoid! I live upstairs and never once have I had quick service. I should stop to turning myself...never left before ten minutes of waiting even during slower times.
  • Laura C.
    Laura CerroDecember 14, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Now accepting mobile app payments! But still won't accept free drinks or do corporate promotions.
  • Stephanie M.
    Stephanie McCormickNovember 29, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Best Starbucks on campus! Their service is great and super efficient!
  • Giulienne B.
    Giulienne BartolomeOctober 17, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Now has a scanner for your Starbucks mobile apps!
  • Staci M.
    Staci MorrisonOctober 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Not a corporate store so none of the usual perks (free wifi, mobile payment, employee/partner discounts, etc.)
  • Nicole M.
    Nicole MerrittOctober 2, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    For unseasonably warm fall days, try an iced pumpkin spice latte - best of both worlds!
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BrugSeptember 28, 2012
    If a regular coffee is what you're ordering: turn around, walk 5 yards and get it from Breadwinners. Breadwinners brews the same exact Starbucks brand coffee and its cheaper
  • Jenny M.
    Jenny MackintoshAugust 23, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    This location remodeled over the summer -- looks great!
  • Giulienne B.
    Giulienne BartolomeAugust 1, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    As of Summer 2012, they are now accepting American Express cards.
  • Amber K.
    Amber Kho-UdomJuly 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    I will never understand why they fail to make green tea latte...EVERY TIME :(
  • Tyler
    TylerJuly 20, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    I wish they would stop running out of cinnamon chip scones - or all pastries for that matter
  • Angel R.
    Angel RodriguezJuly 9, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Renovations under way! We'll be closed until mid August for renovations. Check out Starbucks at 700 Comm Ave!
  • Reemz
    ReemzJuly 3, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Verryy sloowww during peeks (9 am, after lunch..)
  • Mandy L.
    Mandy LeeJune 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I have never waited so long for service. No sense of urgency.
  • Francisco S.
    Francisco SimanJune 7, 2012
    Weird Starbucks, doesn't have wifi for the public and doesn't take AMEX.
  • Qasim R.
    Qasim RehmanMay 18, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Hardly ever is the service slow, barista change with college semesters but service/drink always on par...
  • Tim M.
    Tim MizellMay 15, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Half off Frappucinos promotion is over.
  • Dana F.
    Dana FMay 4, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Be forewarned: because this a University-operated Starbucks, they usually don't participate in promotions like Frappuccino Happy Hour.
  • Kerwin T.
    Kerwin TMay 4, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Half off on fraps from 3-5 pm
  • Rebecca H.
    Rebecca HwangApril 10, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    This is an awesome and intimate space, but it can be hard to snag a seat on the weekends!
  • emma t.
    emma tangorenApril 10, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Yum! Grab a quick coffee before running off to lecture from this Starbucks location.
  • Rachel P.
    Rachel PaulApril 7, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    They have a new barista on the bar today and it's taking 12 minutes to get a latte made. AVOID AT ALL COSTS.
  • Arden B.
    Arden BronsteinMarch 1, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    This is a great Starbucks! They're very efficient and fast! If you're in a rush to get to a class in COM, you can trust this Starbucks!
  • Rachel P.
    Rachel PaulFebruary 27, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    The management here is a mess. Lot of new trainees. Be prepared for your order to take a few extra minutes.
  • Mike D.
    Mike DeFilippisJanuary 23, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Even though mobile payment doesn't work, you can still pay with your plastic Starbucks Card.
  • Ivan N.
    Ivan NievesJanuary 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Emily is the best barista ever. She is like a machine. But, like a nice machine.
  • Christopher N.
    Christopher NguyenDecember 20, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Only this starbucks and smg Starbucks has pumpkin spice latte rawr
  • Jonathan R.
    Jonathan RNovember 13, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Slowest service ever for a Starbucks.
  • Evelyn L.
    Evelyn LingNovember 12, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    come here in between classes to avoid the super long lines.
  • Deanna A.
    Deanna AbbondolaOctober 26, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't be scared off by the long line. This is by far the fastest Starbucks I've ever been to,
  • Nate S.
    Nate SuriOctober 16, 2011
    Heavy Metal/Punk music at 7:40 in the morning. I know we're suppose to wake up here but let's take some baby steps first.
  • Kenneth E.
    Kenneth ElmoreSeptember 13, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Dean Elmore sits office hours at the surfboard near the Link on Tuesday mornings from 8:30 - 9:30 am. Drop by. No appointment needed. All conversations welcomed.
  • BUDining Service
    BUDining ServiceAugust 15, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    They have a bunch of Sargent Choice healthy pastry options as well, look for the Sargent Choice label
  • emma t.
    emma tangorenJuly 24, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    You can only pay with cash, BU ID, or Starbucks gift card at this location, no plastic! Don't worry, ATM's are around the corner.
  • Mike D.
    Mike DeFilippisJuly 19, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    The baristas here are the absolute worst. If you're looking for a cheery smile in the morning to get your day going, do not come here.
  • Ben O.
    Ben O'ConnorMay 24, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    New mocha coconut frappuccino is yum-o. Try it!
  • Ashok P.
    Ashok PitchamaniMay 9, 2011
    I use to love this place, but the service has been going down recently. I think this is my last visit to this place.
  • Natasha L.
    Natasha LewinApril 8, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    They do take credit cards!
  • Boston Phoenix
    Boston PhoenixMarch 18, 2011
    And every great once in a while, mystery men run in here and shower you with dollar bills. True story. (http://bit.ly/f4IT0U) Read more
  • Michael K.
    Michael KielochMarch 17, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Crossfitters from around the corner can get protein shakes. Order a Vivanno smoothie with extra whey. Made with fresh bananas and no artificial ingredients!
  • Kevin W.
    Kevin WangFebruary 10, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    No IZZE here =\
  • emma t.
    emma tangorenJanuary 25, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Tax exempt with your student ID!
  • Jadootona C.
    Jadootona ChumNovember 23, 2010
    this is the greates place i'd been to
  • Rudy M.
    Rudy MontoyaOctober 21, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Don't hold emotional teaching performance review session in public area if you don't want the rest of the room wondering if hiring standards are WAY too low.
  • Matthew J.
    Matthew JaredSeptember 29, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    My favorite Starbucks in Boston. Miss all the baristas there... Say hi to Will next time your there!!! :0)
  • Maya J.
    Maya Jimenez 😬September 26, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    The toffee latte is to die for!
  • Julien L.
    Julien LevJune 26, 2010
    new mocha frappuccinos with soy are delicious
  • Lucas N.
    Lucas NeilyJune 24, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Kelly and his staff are awesome! Some of the best baristas around!
  • Chuck B.
    Chuck BerdsJune 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Love the Baristas here. <3 hehe
  • Rick L.
    Rick LimApril 29, 2010
    Gerardo will give u extra whipped cream. Mmmm.
  • Ben G.
    Ben GuildApril 22, 2010
    They only take cash and BU points. Forget about using your AMEX at this location!
  • Michael K.
    Michael KielochApril 13, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Show your BU student ID for a small discount at this Starbucks location
  • Dan S.
    Dan SlavinMarch 30, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    Great coffee fix right across from the theatre and Fenway Park. Plus cute baristas.
  • Jenny M.
    Jenny MackintoshMarch 15, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Don't come here with a credit card - they only take cash, Terrier cards and Starbucks cards at this location.
  • David M.
    David MartinSeptember 24, 2013
    La Boulange #R8Laboulove
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