About Cafeteria Boston
Cafeteria is a cool, casual, contemporary atmosphere where the comfort food of "yesterday" gets schooled by the flavors of "today" to create a dining experience that is "tray chic."
Our new cafeteria-themed menu is a modern interpretation of classic soul-satisfying American dishes prepared with organic grass-fed beef and lamb, free-range chicken, the freshest seafood and organic, local produce. These properly raised ingredients
behave perfectly with a new world of herbs, spices and culinary techniques to create deeply satisfying comfort food for the new millennium.
Hours of Operation:
FOOD: Monday - Friday 11:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday and Sunday 9:00am - 11:00pm
Bar open until 1:00am
Brunch served Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-2:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Catering is available. Please call 617.536.2233 for more information.
Valet parking is available and recommended
Hynes Convention Green Line; Copley Green line
Private Party Facilities:
Our private room on the second floor comfortably accommodates cocktail parties for 100 or a seated dinner for 50 people. The large windows on two sides of the room provide expansive views over Newbury Street and the perfect atmosphere for private lunches, brunch, dinner parties or cocktail receptions. Cafeteria is also available for buyouts as well as private and semi-private functions.
Clients can choose from a wide array of appetizers, entrees, desserts, beverages and wines, to create the right formula for their function. From passed hors d’oeuvres with drinks, to an intimate dinner party to a gala event, we can customize a menu that’s exactly right for your event.
We look forward to working with you and planning your upcoming event.
Private Party Contact:
Demetri Tsolakis : 6175362233x
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
We kept the straightforward, select what you like, style of a cafeteria, but, at this cafeteria the food comes to you with dining on three levels - outdoors, downstairs and upstairs for special events. Call 617.536.2233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cafeteria Boston Ratings and Reviews
I chose this place to bring my teen gran ...
I chose this place to bring my teen granddaughter before seeing a performance at Berklee. I thought a cafeteria-themed restaurant that touts itself as "tray" chic would be novel and I was interested to see how they would pull this off, however, there was nothing cafeteria themed about this place. Just a regular-looking city dining experience. The food was good, the view of Newbury Street was beautiful, everything else was average and priced quite high.
The Burger was AWESOME and their Greek S ...
The Burger was AWESOME and their Greek Salad is really good too! This was my second time here and I would definitely prefer to sit upstairs. I'm not sure if they were having a problem with one of the bathrooms but their was this strange septic smell that was wafting on the first floor. . . .
We had a reservation for Saturday brunch ...
We had a reservation for Saturday brunch. We were seated right away although beside a large party on a long table. There was no other available seat in the restaurant and there was a small plant on the table separating us from the large party. This was not ideal, but was also not the end of the world. The waitress was quick to take our drink order tea and an Americano, no spoons, coffee was horrible, but still not having a bad experience. We ordered eggs that come with toast as well as an additional side pancake. Order comes, toast for one of use (we shared) and no pancake. Waited for both toast and pancake, they came after we were done with our eggs and shared toast. Overall food was good, not great. Service could be more attentive.
Ate there for weekend breakfast. 2 break ...
Ate there for weekend breakfast. 2 breakfasts were served perfect Served sausage to 2 people that was completely spoiled. Very apologetic. One member of our party's order came out 15 minutes after everyone else and the pancakes were ice cold. Staff was nice but the entire place seemed disorganized. Not awful but can't really recommend as there are too many other good places to eat on Newbury/Boylston streets and I think this one is hit or miss
Poor service(not our server's fault...he ...
Poor service(not our server's fault...he was very nice but trying to wait on our table of 7 and be the bartender), food that was fine but not outstanding. Place was kind of worn...chairs ripping. Would not go back.
So, our server was a lovely person BUT i ...
So, our server was a lovely person BUT if I ask for a spoon for my 4 year old's ice cream, a 15 minute TAT on getting that spoon is crazy. We were a party of 5 and we had to prompt her at every turn to clear our table of empty plates, glasses. For what we paid for drinks and dinner the service should have been better. Also, with the low ceilings, turn your music down - I could barely hear the person next to me speak.
The food was great and the service was g ...
The food was great and the service was good but the ease for the guests can be improved. The pizza was not cut, the sandwich was messy and overfilled. This creates an overall uncomfortable experience for the customers while eating.
The breakfast pizza has practically raw ...
The breakfast pizza has practically raw eggs on top covered by arugula and salty cheese. I asked to have the eggs cooked more and the pizza was brought back with a more solid egg and a blackened hard crust. Very unappealing.
The manager did try to replace my meal after defending the strange combination of uncooked egg (I have never had a breakfast pizza I didn't like) but by then everyone else was almost don't eating so I picked around and ate some of it and paid for the meal as they did not take it off the bill.
If I were to go back, I would ask for a full description of anything I ordered. My friend to my right ordered Huevos Rancheros and it smelled terrible.
We have been here for dinner and Sunday ...
We have been here for dinner and Sunday brunch and were always impressed by the food and service. Everything has always been fresh, local, and well prepared. For dinner we had the salmon with black lentils and asparagus and the whole wheat penne. The salmon was perfectly prepared and served with a large serving of black lentils on a delicious mushroom sauce. It was the highlight of the dish. And the asparagus was perfectly crisp tender. The penne pasta was also delicious. The Parmesan fries are excellent.
The first thing I noticed was the restau ...
The first thing I noticed was the restaurant smelled like mold or water damage. It was dingy and not attractive. The word "Restroom" was scrawled on the wall with an arrow. It's pretty expensive for what you get.
Always like Cafeteria for lunch after a ...
Always like Cafeteria for lunch after a spa day with friends or casual get together. Only consistent problem (more chronic now than consistent) is their disgusting bathrooms. Not sure if it's from a lack of attention or some issue with the building's plumbing. But it causes me to rethink just how sanitary the restaurant is overall
Hello Our evening started okay until wa ...
Our evening started okay until was time to order , every entree we wanted to order was not available. The server was not aware about the meals available . We were celebrating a birthday, I called in advance to request a simple candle. The server brought us the check did not acknowledge the fact that I called and asked him directly to bring us a slice to cake with a candle . About 20 minutes later I found myself looking for the server to remind him again , he was not around , I reached out to his colleague and no luck . We were about to leave the restaurant and someone came with a slice of cake . So sorry to say that I'm disappointed about your service.
Thank you for the opportunity to express my feedback .
We had a wonderful time at Cafeteria Bos ...
We had a wonderful time at Cafeteria Boston! Our food was yummy and the fries are to die for! Our server was very friendly and the White Sangria was also delicious! Highly reccomend having a bite to eat here if you are in the Newbury Street area!
Food was very good. Wait staff was lost ...
Food was very good. Wait staff was lost most of the time--hard to fine. Took our drinks when they were 3/4 empty. Hostess were rude....they alone about made us leave tonight.
Obviously the kitchen carries this place!
Lovely location on Newburyport St. Nice ...
Lovely location on Newburyport St. Nice trees for shade. Server Nick was knowledgeable and friendly. But tables for two are too small to reasonably hold drinks and dinner for two. All food - shared appetizer, salad, and pizza - were delivered at once. One of us had to use the pizza tray for a plate. Pizza was cool by the time we got around to eating it. Will go back - food was very good; service was excellent - but will order one course at a time.
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