Trident Booksellers & Cafe

338 Newbury St BostonMA02115
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Trident Booksellers and Cafe is engaged as a bookstore and they also operate a small cafe. The firm was established and incorparated in Massachusetts in 1983. They have 35 employees. Mr. Bernard Flynn is the President. Ms. Gail Flynn is the manager. Mr. Jim Barten is also a manager. Any questions or problems should be directed to the attention of Mr. Barten.
by bbb on March 17, 2018 from bbb


What to Drink: If you're not in the mood for beer, wine or caffeine, select from a lengthy list of invigorating juice blends and smoothies, like the Mango Tango (mango, orange juice, honey, vanilla ice cream).
by ezlocal on December 07, 2013 from ezlocal
The Extras: Their dinner menu is served daily from 5pm to 11:30pm and features comfort-food specialties such as pan-seared pork chops and pumpkin-and-brie filled ravioli.
by ezlocal on December 07, 2013 from ezlocal

Editorial Reviews

Browse through an eclectic collection of books, tapes, and magazines, then settle in with a snack. It's open until midnight daily, making it a favorite with students.
by fodors on December 02, 2015 from fodors
Browse an eccentric collection of books and magazines at this crowded, pleasant café, then have coffee or tea while you read. This is a nice spot for a light meal with a date, solo journal writing or reading, or surfing the Internet with free Wi-Fi. The windows facing Newbury Street (not to mention the patio) are great for people-watching. It's open daily from 8 am until midnight.
by fodors on December 02, 2015 from fodors
"Curl up" with something "delicious" from the Eclectic, affordable "diner-type menu" and an "amazing book" from the shelves of this "quirky", "nerdy" Back Bay hangout that's part independent bookstore, part "charming" cafe; at "high-traffic times", the "courteous" "art-student servers" can be "slow", so the "hipster" clientele suggests you just "read while you wait."
by zagat on November 22, 2013 from zagat
Fiercely independent bookstore and cafe has provided a second home to area artists and academics since 1984.:
The Back Bay's leading alternative bookstore doubles as a welcoming cafe, much to the delight of its loyal patrons, and is one of the few fixtures on Newbury that's still humming at midnight. For...
by by Gerrish Lopez at Citysearch on February 22, 2008 from Citysearch

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Trident Booksellers and Cafe opened in 1984 and since then has expanded from a small bookstore cafe to a full-service restau...rant and two floors of books. Located on Newbury Street in historic Back Bay, Trident is the last general independent bookstore in Boston. Menu favorites are the lemon ricotta French toast, vegan cashew chili, and deluxe grilled cheese. We also have a large selection of...
by facebook on January 30, 2015 from facebook