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Trident Booksellers & Cafe

Trident Booksellers & Cafe

Bookstore and Café
Back Bay West, Boston
  • Shaunna G.
    "Great lemon ricotta french toast (on Challah bread, holla!)"(4 Tips)
    Michael P.
    "Get a seat on the patio and try the cape codder sandwich."(4 Tips)
    Kristin L.
    "Free wifi and the best stuffed French Toast in the world!"(5 Tips)
    Adam S.
    "Get the Morning Monte Cristo."(5 Tips)
289 Tips and reviews
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  • brunch food
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  • Emma S.
    Emma Simpson1 week ago
    You should request table and then browse books until they text you. Probably wait 45 mins for a table but worth it. Although grilled cheese is not good!!!
  • Sarah
    SarahDecember 30, 2016
    Food is good (not great) but staff is so friendly and this is such a cute spot! One of my favorites in Boston for sure!!
  • Sarah
    SarahDecember 30, 2016
    The chai bubble tea is DELICIOUS!
  • Laura W.
    Laura WongNovember 16, 2016
    Great locally owned bookstore and restaurant. Portions are huge, lots of smoothie and juice options. Also hosts a lot of events like trivia, sip&script, plant nite etc...
  • Logan L.
    Logan LeasureNovember 4, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Belgian waffle w/ Vermont maple syrup.
  • Sam Z.
    Sam ZhaiOctober 12, 2016
    Don't go Weekend morning & afternoon (superbusy). Otherwise very comfortable place to study. Average food and drinks but a bit expensive. Open till midnight.
  • George M.
    George MaierOctober 4, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    One of the only full service coffee, food, and work hangouts. Excellent service and weekly writer / expert talks.
  • Jackie W.
    Jackie WestsideSeptember 3, 2016
    Omg their cards & gifts selection alone is D I V I N E 💯😍👍
  • Alex C.
    Alex CurrieAugust 25, 2016
    Breakfast burrito 👍🏼
  • Caroline
    CarolineAugust 25, 2016
    Try the challah French toast!! Sooo good
    The books are nice but the cafe is amazing...
  • Aditi
    AditiAugust 16, 2016
    Tea menu is wonderful. Quiet cozy spot to come study
  • Martin
    MartinAugust 14, 2016
    Kind of pricy for a breakfast spot but very delicious. The bookstore/cafe vibe is soothing. The breakfast sandwich with avocado is a must
  • Seyda C.
    Seyda CaskurluJuly 29, 2016
    Not the best food .. A bit touristic .. 6/10
  • Eva M.
    Eva MontesJune 18, 2016
    Nope! Waited 30+ minutes to be told my food was made just never came out. Only 3 other people at bar. Pretty disappointed and still hungry
  • Kethrellan P.
    Kethrellan PetersonJune 10, 2016
    Good food and great books. Easy to spend hours here. Try the Yerba Mate Latte!
  • Isabella K.
    Isabella KeefeApril 5, 2016
    I love coming here on half-days with my friends. They have really good food, a good book selection, and really cute trinkets.
  • Cesar F.
    Cesar FonsecaMarch 25, 2016
    Portabella Quesadilla was very filling, flavor was good, but not great. 4/5 The salsa was good though, lather that baby up.
  • Abigail A.
    Abigail ArgersingerMarch 8, 2016
    Great cafe and bookstore. Recommend.
  • Sarah c.
    Sarah cMarch 2, 2016
    The place is crowded but you never have to wait long for someone to leave or for your order. Staff never seems out of sorts or crazy. Awesome place to spend an hour people watching in Newbury St
  • Steph K.
    Steph KatrinaFebruary 21, 2016
    Full service restaurant inside of the bookstore. Great breakfast food and diner fare.
  • Carly B.
    Carly BrownsbergerFebruary 20, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    The perfect place for a bookworm and brunch addict. Their fresh juices are all must-haves! My favorite is Gail's Kale.
  • Kaitlin T.
    Kaitlin TJanuary 19, 2016
    Cool place, but oh so busy!
  • Alex T.
    Alex TullerJanuary 2, 2016
    Excellent food and service
  • Matt A.
    Matt AhernJanuary 1, 2016
    Potato chuck wagon! Had it with chorizo, peppers and over easy eggs. Wished I had a hollow leg.
  • Matt A.
    Matt AhernJanuary 1, 2016
    Potato chuck wagon is excellent! Plus they have almond milk for coffee.
  • Dominic F.
    Dominic FosterDecember 29, 2015
    Quirky gifts, pretty coffee, and strong waitresses.
  • Emrecan D.
    Emrecan DDecember 15, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Good food, bad service
  • Matt L.
    Matt LintottDecember 12, 2015
    The Monte Cristo Breakfast item is Amazing and so is the Vanilla Chai Latte Perfection if you have a sweet tooth. Very friendly and efficient service. The Menu has some great options a must visit.
  • Ozy
    OzyDecember 1, 2015
    Good place to read a book!
  • Art V.
    Art VandelayNovember 14, 2015
    Eggs Benedict had overcooked eggs & stale English muffins.
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillNovember 11, 2015
    My goto breakfast meeting spot when in Boston. Everything is good and filling.
  • Mary G.
    Mary GlazenerOctober 31, 2015
    I got the huevos Ranchero and homeade lemonade! Fanastic, cozy great for studying or just grabbing a bite. Wide variety of book choices if you want to grab a book to read too. Free wifi too
  • Ellie E.
    Ellie EvertsOctober 23, 2015
    Banana and caramel pancakes
  • Kapado F.
    Kapado FernandOctober 17, 2015
    The layout and atmosphere
  • Kenneth H.
    Kenneth HoltzOctober 6, 2015
    If there's a wait, look for seats at the bar.
  • Sean N.
    Sean NickleyOctober 5, 2015
    A gem of a bookshop
  • Shreya C.
    Shreya ChaudhariSeptember 29, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Love their fresh juices and chocolate chip pancakes!
  • Supriya M.
    Supriya ManotSeptember 27, 2015
    Great ambience! Loved the avocado and cheese melt sandwich
  • Mark C.
    Mark CollierSeptember 13, 2015
  • Shannon F.
    Shannon FarrarSeptember 4, 2015
    Heard about this gem through the web/word of mouth. Absolutely ecstatic that I finally made my way inside! Incredible selection of books..found myself browsing for a good hour and a half...
  • Naiara
    NaiaraAugust 29, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    This place is great. For every book and yummy food lover. The brie and apple omelette is amazing!
  • Barbara H.
    Barbara HoughJuly 27, 2015
    Variety of items, tasty food.
  • Michael P.
    Michael PanJuly 27, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    A bit pricey, but in a great location for people watching. Get a seat on the patio and try the cape codder sandwich.
  • Sara F.
    Sara FJuly 12, 2015
    Delicious smoothies. Healthy sized portions so bring your appetite!
  • Anthony
    AnthonyJuly 12, 2015
    Such a delicious brunch selection, and then there's an entire bookstore for you to peruse right after your meal.
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie RheeJuly 3, 2015
    Downeast Cider in a mason jar!
  • Nick G.
    Nick GoodwinJune 28, 2015
    Bomb food. Really fast.
  • Enrico S.
    Enrico SJune 22, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Very nice book store and diner. Veggie burgers are just great!
  • Baris W.
    Baris WanschersJune 19, 2015
    The portobello quesadilla is the best. Try it. You won't be disappointed.
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