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Voltage Coffee & Art

Voltage Coffee & Art

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Café, Art Gallery, and Coffee Shop$$$$
Kendall Square, Cambridge
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  • Marek
    MarekApril 10, 2015
    Expect to see a lot of startup folk here. Their pour over from Ethiopia-sourced beans was the best coffee I've ever had - strong but smooth, with perfect balance of earthy and flowery flavors. Bliss.
  • Joshua H.heart icon on user image
    Joshua HaftelJanuary 15, 2015
    The coffee was good and the space was excellent. Great feeling with actually nice art (not the typical coffee shop art, there's some real curating going on here). My favorite coffee spot now in BOS.
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    AntonioApril 20, 2015
    Great coffee selection and interesting crêpes / sandwich and amazing decorations. Perfect for caffeinated work. Coffee tends to be overpriced, compared to nearby competitors (such as Tatte's).
  • Christopher N.
    Christopher NguyenJune 19, 2012
    If you really want something really different then try their teas. Their bud in a glass of hot water eventually grows into a vine-like flower. And they have different kinds all looking different!
  • Parul B.
    Parul BatraMay 13, 2013
    Homemade granola with Greek yogurt is probably amongst the best I have ever had. Coffee selection is amazing too. I just wish they offered unlimited free wifi instead of 60 minute cards.
  • John C.
    John CapecelatroJune 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Best coffee spot in Cambridge (and dare I say Boston?). Hotbed of startup folks (VC's, entrepreneurs, and everyone in between). Go for the Beyond the Sea or the Thieving Magpie (both lattes).
  • Achal V.
    Achal VarmaAugust 22, 2014
    Great coffee, nice decor. I enjoyed just sitting here, sipping my coffee, reading and pondering. I like that there was a lot of natural light in here.
  • Jeremy K.heart icon on user image
    Jeremy KrantzAugust 9, 2014
    Creative list of lattes which feature unique ingredients and blossoming teas as well. Solid. Great space too.
  • Chase M.
    Chase MaxwellSeptember 1, 2011
    Beautifully modernist in its ambiance, but at times, a bit cold, especially in the winter. Voltage is generally always quiet and relaxing. The espresso is always delicious, almost unfailingly.
  • Marguerite A.heart icon on user image
    Marguerite AveryFebruary 21, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Takes some time but worth the wait. Special coffee drinks w honey, earl grey, and other flavors so good.
  • Leah L.heart icon on user image
    Leah LiDecember 14, 2014
    Try one of their deliciously unique lattes and feel smart when you know where they get their names from (eg. Atticus Finch, Madame X, Thieving Magpie).
  • Long C.
    Long CaoNovember 1, 2012
    Fantastic pourover, service was quick and friendly. You're pretty much surrounded by glass walls so it's well lit by daylight as well.
  • Chris B.heart icon on user image
    Chris BernardiAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Iced Beyond the Sea is your best bet for a summer drink. Looking for a warm one? Atticus Finch.
  • Alwyn V.
    Alwyn VelasquezApril 16, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    All their brewed teas and coffees are delicious; the food looks good too and the ambiance is pretty cool.
  • Fran M.
    Nice & different place. Espresso could be better... But we are in America... Nice they have it. Stop by!
  • Sam V.
    Sam VerrillMay 16, 2015
    Nice, relaxed space. Good pour over coffee and a delicious breakfast sandwich.
  • Josh J.heart icon on user image
    Josh JacksonDecember 19, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Staff is super nice. Coffee is awesome. Food is really good. Get the Atticus Finch.
  • Tammy G.heart icon on user image
    Tammy GordonMay 9, 2014
    Great spot for coffee, wifi and people watching.
  • Mashable
    MashableMarch 20, 2014
    Voltage Coffee & Art is a coffeehouse and gallery located in the buzzing hive of Kendall Square.
  • Jonathan B.heart icon on user image
    Jonathan BlairDecember 16, 2014
    Good espresso with great crema, but I little bitter. Coarse up the grind and it'd be fantastic.
  • Ayse K.
    Ayse Kaya FiratAugust 25, 2012
    Nice drip coffee, stylish interior design. Wireless is slow, though, bring friends or a book : )
  • Paula M.
    Paula MarttilaAugust 13, 2011
    Get the Beyond the Sea latte with homemade caramel and salt! Most surprising mix that is close to being addictive.
  • Maggie D.heart icon on user image
    Maggie DelanoJanuary 1, 2015
    Stop in and check out the local art. It changes often.
  • Landon H.
    Landon HowellJune 12, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Best coffee in Kendall Square. Get the pour over coffee.
  • Elizabeth W.heart icon on user image
    Elizabeth WeisblattFebruary 1, 2013
    Been here 100+ times
    If you can't decide what to get, you can't go wrong with a Madame X!
  • Justin H.
    Justin HaywardApril 22, 2012
    Very eclectic menu with great coffee and tea options. They have drip coffee as well!
  • Melheart icon on user image
    MelJune 16, 2014
    Been here 100+ times
    Union Square donuts come on Fridays. Best paired with a Madame X latte.
  • Christina X.
    Christina XuDecember 9, 2011
    Sit at the window facing Genzyme and enjoy watching the natural wind vortex swirl leaves around.
  • Eric L.
    Eric LeistApril 30, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    🎵Somewhere **beyond the sea** somewhere waiting for me my lover stands on golden sands and watches the ships that go sailin'🎵
  • Amy L.
    Amy LitmanMarch 27, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    My favorites are the paper airplane and the curried coconut yam panini!
  • Jess H.
    Jess HsiaoNovember 16, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    They have macarons now! Also the best coffee in the area!
  • Marguerite A.heart icon on user image
    Marguerite AveryAugust 11, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Amazing selection of specialty coffee drinks. Caramel and sea salt latte? Amazing.
  • jeanine h.
    jeanine hellerOctober 2, 2012
    Need to wake up - like really wake up? Get the Ethiopian blend - I swear there's more than just coffee in it.
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 8, 2011
    Good coffee in a fun art space. Bring a book and hang out with the cultured clientele. Read more
  • Curated B.heart icon on user image
    Curated BostonJanuary 28, 2013
    Arguably the best tech coffee shop in Boston. I like getting the mate!
  • Julie K.heart icon on user image
    Julie KoNovember 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The paper plane latte drags me out to voltage every week like the paper plane in paperman
  • Omar A.
    Omar AlMJanuary 16, 2012
    beyond the sea is the way to go! oh and try their bang bang granola
  • Amanda G.heart icon on user image
    Amanda GaudreauApril 11, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    As if the lattes weren't reason enough to charge up, the lavender scones are divine!
  • Carlos R.
    Carlos RodarteJanuary 28, 2014
    The thieving magpie is delicious.
  • Javier L.heart icon on user image
    Javier LlamasJune 21, 2013
    good pour coffee. super good espresso. veggie sandwiches
  • Alex D.heart icon on user image
    Alex DobyanDecember 15, 2014
    Coffee is some of the very best I've had.
  • Tom W.heart icon on user image
    Tom WangMarch 6, 2015
    So artsy fartsy here. Still love it doe. The tea is delightful
  • Jessica F.heart icon on user image
    Jessica FerronSeptember 8, 2015
    The specialty lattes are divine!
  • Daniel T.heart icon on user image
    Daniel TewfikMarch 28, 2015
    WiFi is now free.
  • Bikabout
    BikaboutApril 15, 2014
    Coffee and art in a comfortable setting in Kendall Square.
  • Jared A.
    Jared AdlerOctober 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Funky latte flavors and Stumptown beans. Great space. Wish it wasn't in Kendall.
  • J F.
    J FAugust 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place for Cascadian expatriates. Tasty, innovative espresso drinks.
  • Sukari N.
    Sukari NeblettOctober 25, 2011
    Love the Seven Fairy Flower Tea. It's tasty and Beautiful.
  • Rem K.heart icon on user image
    Rem KoningDecember 26, 2015
    Egg sandwich on an English Muffin is dynamite!
  • Namhee C.
    Namhee ChoApril 28, 2013
    I'm in love with this cafe. Iced atticus finch is heavenly.
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