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Cambridge Common

1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
(617) 547-1228
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Ranked #43 of 541 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: American, Californian
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very nice bar, with at least a dozen different beers on draft. No too far away from Harvard Square, it is less crowded than other bars in the famous square. Certainly worth to stop by.

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NY
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I stopped here with my son for dinner. Very comfortable, relaxed atmosphere with a fantastic music selection playing in the bacground. The staff is extremely friendly, and the menu has a good choice of beers. We wanted to watch the baseball game on one of their many tv screens, and the restaurant was very accommodating. I had the burger, my... More

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Atlanta, GA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Ate lunch, so didn't drink so early in the day, but friends with me raved about the beer selection. You can get a sampler with four different tastes that you can pick of leave it up to the restaurant to pick. We had the fried pickles (I thought this was a southern thing!), the grilled chicken & couscous salad, fish... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My wife and I went for lunch on a weekday - this place had been a favourite haunt of hers in her Harvard days. I had the Smokehouse burger, which was excellent, and mac and cheese bites to start with, which I'd never had before, but would again. My wife had the cous cous and grilled chicken salad - her... More

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West Islip, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

After traveling up from Long Island New York we were ready for a good meal and cool beer. We were not disappointed! Hamburgers were delicious, salad was fresh and savory and the beers were cold and refreshing. Service was attentive and with a smile.

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Purcell, Oklahoma
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This place seemed like a lot of locals frequented it. Good food and prices. Close to the Mary Prentiss which was a real bonus. There were several restaurants but this one had comfort food which we were craving after all the seafood we'd had

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Donalsonville, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have eaten here twice. Both times were very good. There is a good variety on the menu. Something for everyone. This is not gourmet food it is good basic food. If you have children or picky eaters they will like this restaurant. The breakfast is exceptional and a good variety. The burgers are good as well as the appetizers.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I was initially impressed by the low prices for their Sunday brunch, then came back for a few beers with a friend and was impressed again by the reasonable prices for their impressive selection of craft beers. Food was about average, beers were way above average, as was the atmosphere. Staff was very friendly!

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Malden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always a nice place to grab a bite to eat. Good food reasonable prices. Pub style but nice specials also. Try the mid-eastern platter.

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Sutton, Massachusetts
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75 reviews 75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

This is nice and close to my daughter's college, so when we drop in for a visit, we usually end up here. The service is friendly, but hit or miss for attentiveness. We have waited some times for awhile to place an order, or for another round of drinks. The food overall is quite good. The fried pickles, the mussels,... More

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