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EVOO

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American, Contemporary
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350 3rd Street, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02142 (Broadway)
Red Line - Kendall Square
(617) 661-3866
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 63
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Comfort food - but very nicely presented

EVOO and Za have been regulars for the family whether for salads and pizzas or something a little more substantial. Service is always efficient, sometimes there is a bit of attitude behind the bar but when it happens, management goes above and beyond to sort it out and make good. We remain loyal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
David H
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

EVOO and Za have been regulars for the family whether for salads and pizzas or something a little more substantial. Service is always efficient, sometimes there is a bit of attitude behind the bar but when it happens, management goes above and beyond to sort it out and make good. We remain loyal customers.

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Lyme, NH
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I had the “root vegetable brik”. I still don’t know what a “brik” is, but it was amazing. Tasty, complex flavors, nice variety of textures. My date, full from a late-lunch salad, had just the fries and a jalapeño margarita; she loved both. The menu is a little over-trendy to my middle-aged boring taste, and there aren’t a lot of... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I met some old friends here for dinner on a breezy spring afternoon - although they have a nice outdoor patio we elected to eat indoors. The waitress was super-nice and very helpful in selecting among the local beers, even offering me a tasting platter of several. The menu has some really interesting dishes and everything we tried was very... More 

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London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel staff and was close by. Everything was excellent and they took care to provide gluten free options. Busy but friendly atmosphere, did not feel like we were being rushed out the door to free up a table.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

First time here. Large group of 9 for business dinner. Menu options were great, service was very good, expecially given the large group.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I have only been to EVOO once, but won't return after ordering the "Chinese Box" lunch. I think it's fair to call it the "Chinese Garbage Pail." This meal is brought out and unappetizingly presented--the whole meal is packed in a chinese takeout box, and served with the box turned upside down so that the box is ceremoniously pulled off... More 

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boston, ma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The food is in this restaurant far exceeded our expectations. The presentation was artful and the taste matched the appearance ... masterfully prepared and worth the price.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Terrific business lunch. Everyone enjoyed a quality, intersting meal and the service was efficient and excellent. The Chinese Box was a hit.

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Hull, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I'm giving a 4 because the food was real good and a bit on the unique side. I'm getting older and more critical when it comes to over pricing. Then Again, Boston/Cambridge,,,, nothing comes cheap, so I may be out of bounds on this. The type of music on the PA was annoying and a bit loud. Not even sure... More 

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Philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a relatively new venue associated with the spot next door called Za (as in Pizza). Both places have a wide protected and south facing outdoor dining area. I went for lunch and had pate as a starter and the arugula salad which topped a beet medley for my main dish. The pate was mild, could have had more... More 

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Additional Information about EVOO

Address: 350 3rd Street, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02142
Phone Number: (617) 661-3866
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 55
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 350 3rd Street, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02142
    (Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - Kendall Square
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: (617) 661-3866

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 55
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?