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Bloc 11 Café

11 Bow St.
Somerville, MA, 02143, United States
TEL: (617) 623-0000

Housed in a former bank in Union Square, this community-minded café is known for its well-crafted Intelligentsia coffee drinks, gourmet soups and sandwiches, and environmentally friendly practices, which include recycling. The interior has a modern industrial vibe with exposed brick, a metal ceiling, pale wood furniture, and a rotating collection of contemporary art. Seating is also available inside the old bank vaults and outside in the courtyard, which provides great people-watching. In addition to coffee drinks like cappuccino and café con leche (coffee with milk), popular menu items include the blueberry scone, peanut curry soup, and egg salad sandwich.

Insider Tip:

The main seating area is often loud after noon, so if you’re looking for a quieter environment, head back to one of the vaults.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Family-Friendly Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
  • Lunch
  • Live Music
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Cafes


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