See a Show, Grab a Coffee or Buy a Book at Bird in Hand
Bird in Hand is a combination café and bookstore in Charles Village that is a collaboration between Artifact Coffee and The Ivy Bookshop. Offering an extensive menu and 2,500 titles to choose from, the space evokes the spirit of a communal café with its inviting atmosphere, live music performances, art exhibits, and craft coffees.
Bird in Hand features 65-seat shop boasts communal furniture, wooden tables with built-in outlets, and chairs with book storage. There is also an outdoor terrace with additional seating. The menu highlights locally-sourced sweet and savory pastries, puffed cereals, a line of house-baked French bread pizzas, and sandwiches ranging from pastrami on rye to an open-faced smoked trout tartine with pickles and herbed mayo. Enjoy Counter Culture Coffee espressos and pour-over drinks, fresh-pressed juices, Spirit Tea Company teas sourced from Chicago, and a variety of herbal tisanes blended in house.
Visit Bird In Hand weekdays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and weekends 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.