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East Coast Grill

1271 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1338
617-491-6568
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Ranked #115 of 548 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $31 - $45
Hours:
Sun - Mon 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Prospect St
Transit: Cambridge St @ Prospect St (69) Cambridge St @ Hampshire St (69) Cambridge St @ Springfield St (69)
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I looked at the menu for this restaurant and it looked a little expensive at first glance. We arrived with a large group, my first impressions were it was a little snug and more casual than I expected. HOWEVER, we ended up having a such a great experience I will walk you through it...First off we had a reservations at... More

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Halifax, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

After seeing the East Coast Grill on the Phantom Gourmet the week before, we just had to try it. We had dinner their last night with friends and it was great. It is loud and energetic as others have mentioned and was quite busy on a Saturday night so expect a little bit of a wait. Parking in Cambridge can... More

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Macon, Georgia, United States
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79 reviews 79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This friendly neighborhood seafood restaurant and bar is popular with college students and local families. It is a smaller restaurant and can be a little noisy but this Halloween night. The Snow Crab legs were delicious as was the Texas brisket; the quantity was generous. However, the Wild shrimp (from the Atlantic Ocean off South America) cocktail for $3.50 consisted... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I took my daughter for brunch yesterday to east coast grill. we always go out to brunch for her birthday. in looking in google for the ten best brunch in the Boston area east coast brunch was mentioned the service was good. make your own bloody mary was a sham very little vodka, we ordered cheese eggs hash ( which... More

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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I was pleased to find ECG is offering Saturday lunch, as visitors from out of town were eager to try the restaurant. Service was excellent, but the menu was rather limited, e.g. no chicken dishes of any kind. They were conscientious in accomodating the gluten free diner in our group, though we would have appreciated if they had gluten free... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I have wanted to try this place for years and now I'm not sure what all the fuss is about. The food is good but not really special. The atmosphere isn't anything special either, loud music and wooden tables. We started with the oysters, which were wonderful. My friend and I each ordered a BBQ plate for dinner. They were... More

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Boston, USA
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have been going to the ECG for years, with big gaps between visits. I've always liked it a lot. On a recent visit, the food was very good, and our server was good. I noticed a few things though that made it seem like it was headed in the wrong direction. The music was insanely loud for a place... More

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Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

When planning my trip to Boston I checked out the food network to see where the unique places to eat were. I came across this gem and knew I had to make a reservation. (I highly suggest a reservation as it is kinda small inside and there are tons of people always waiting for a table) I had the stake... More

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Cambridge, MA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

One of my favorite restaurants, though I don't go very often. It's well known for a surprising mix of specialties: 1) the seafood (I particularly like the crab legs), 2) the barbecue (tasty, copious, and good value), and especially 3) some extremely hot/spicy items (and no kidding on this: anything "from hell" might be dangerously on the edge of tolerable... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The music in this restaurant is SOOOOO loud that I can't bear to stay in the restaurant. I cannot for the life of me understand what the attraction is in not being able to hear the person sitting across the table from you. We have lived around the corner from ECG for seven years. We have tried repeatedly to eat... More

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Additional Information about East Coast Grill

Address: 1271 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1338
Phone Number: 617-491-6568
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 45
Cuisine: American

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