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Address: Garden Street & Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Number: 617-349-6238
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Description: Whether you want to relax, people-watch or learn about Boston's rich...
Whether you want to relax, people-watch or learn about Boston's rich heritage, visit this central meeting ground in the heart of historic Cambridge.
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Awesome buffalo

Really great buffalo wings. This isn't a sophisticated environment. The outdoor seating and location are awesome. It is good for after work drinks with people that like beer. (Not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Cambridge Common is a smallish park with soccer field and playground near Harvard Square / the Sheraton Commander. It is currently under construction and a good portion of the surrounding walkway is roped off. Not attractive. People tend to picnic here in the summer and there are a few benches along a paved path thru the park, but given its... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Really great buffalo wings. This isn't a sophisticated environment. The outdoor seating and location are awesome. It is good for after work drinks with people that like beer. (Not a date place)

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America
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

If you like a construction site with bulldozers running and earth movers this is the place to see. Hobos hate and you may too. The only thing which operates is a playground which is fenced of.. Will be like that for another year or two..

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I have been going to CC for a few years now. It has been a great go to place to meet up with friends after work or for a casual night with out of town guests. Love this place!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
41 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This common has an amazing playground! There are standard features such as swings and slides, but there are also wooden structures for imaginative play, a box sledding hill, a conveyor belt and buckets for the sand area, and a rope climbing area. Though part of the park area is closed off for reconstruction of the soccer fields, there is still... More 

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Clarksville, Arkansas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I would love to have been able to visit many stores here but the parking garage clearance was 6.5 feet. If you are in an SUV (especially a 4 wheel drive) it's just too low to access safely.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Pretty land and location, but what to do varies depending upon the season and if anything is scheduled to occur on the day that you are there. Mostly it is a pretty area to walk in with a very nice playground at one end.

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Canton, Michigan
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Granted it is not as spectacular as Boston Common but it does have a quaint feel to it and if you are there in the Fall with change of color on the leaves of the trees or when it's summer with the greenery, it's pleasant. There is playground equipment for children and benches for people to sit an relax you... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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72 reviews 72 reviews
29 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Boston Common is more famous, but the history at Cambridge Common is more concentrated, more accessible, more understandable. It’s a great place to take children from late elementary school and up. The place is a survey crash course in U.S. history. Start with the trees that overlooked General George Washington mustering the Revolutionary Army in the aftermath of Lexington &... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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104 reviews 104 reviews
51 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Actually, it's a very small area but it's charming. Get a sandwich at "Bon Pain" or "Otto's Pizza" right next door at Harvard Square, and come sit at one of the granite benches, across from Harvard Yard and the Harvard Law School. It's an unassuming park, once hosting Cambridge citizens' cows, (!) now planted at the center of town. Once... More 

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