We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
1357 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
617-497-0965
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 82 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 48
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great - the best? - Neighborhood Pub

The Druid is the place to go for weekend morning premier league games, a cold pint, and one of the best fish sandwiches in Boston. It's affordable, the bartender / owner is awesome, and it's filled with locals. Love this place!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Maggie C
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
Add Photo Write a Review

82 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The Druid is the place to go for weekend morning premier league games, a cold pint, and one of the best fish sandwiches in Boston. It's affordable, the bartender / owner is awesome, and it's filled with locals. Love this place!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is not the place to go for romantic dinner but a great place for meeting friends for dinner and drinks. Relatively small menu but everyone tried something different and everyone raved about the food. Try to get a table away from the door as it is drafty. Service is a tad slow. Our server didn't 't return to ask... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bakersfield, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

It was pouring rain on Patriots Day. We wanted a cool place to hang out and get a couple beers and something to warm us up. Stopped in here at a local ' s recommendation. Had some beer and the beef stew. The stew hit the spot. Was delicious and hearty. Perfect for a rainy day. The bartender, Michael, was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Albany, New York
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Was in town for business for a couple of days and went here early evening on March 7th. This place is near Inman Square and delivers the Irish pub experience as good as any I've experienced in the U.S. When we walked in, we were slammed with the crowd. The place is small and jam packed, but we were lucky... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
longislandny
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Keep coming back to the Druid. Super pub - happy atmosphere . Fish and chips and shepherd's pie both outstanding. Hot tea with Jack Daniels on this freezing day didn't hurt either. Great bartender Danny Mcgann showed us a great time. Highly recommended

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Came here with my girlfriend after getting back in to the city after a day of skiing. Got the shepherd's pie and a smithwick's, which were both fantastic. Has a great proper pub feel to it too.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Great food especially their Fish and Chips, Varying beer selection and fantastic and friendly atmosphere. Fun to go with a friend or family gathering.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cocoa Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Another find via trip adviser as I was on a business trip looking for good food with local flavor, The Druid was perfect. It is small and appears frequently packed but we had no problem getting a table. The food was certainly above average and the service was very good but, their ability to poor a proper pint is exceptional.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
green brook
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The Druid is a great find if you're looking for a small pub to enjoy a few pints and some really decent grub. Plus, with music sessions on Tuesday nights and Saturday afternoons, it's also a great place to go to hear some real Irish music. I loved that it was a low-key, simple place without any of that phoney,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bradford, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a very busy pub serving good food and great beers. The turnaround is prompt so don't be put off if it's heaving however this isn't a place to linger for hours over your food, you'll be asked to vacate your seat if you've finished and people are waiting. There was live Irish music when we were there. The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Druid also viewed

 

Been to The Druid? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1357 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-497-0965

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Irish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Druid staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?