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1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
(617) 547-1228
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Ranked #65 of 553 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
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This pub seems to be packed night after night, with a great selection of ales and lagers ("30 beers on tap"). This time we came in for lunch. It was freezing cold outside, so we got a cup of the soup of the day, and an Angus beef burger. Surprisingly, I found the burger somewhat tasteless, but the potato and... More 

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Portland, Maine
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

And the staff knows their beers-- ALL the advice I got there over a couple of visits was spot on. I didn't like the televisions, but they were easy to ignore. Wifi from a nearby Starbucks worked, oddly enough. looking forward to the next chance to stop in!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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271 reviews 271 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We returned to this restaurant after a 2 year break and found it still VERY loud. We were unable to hold a conversation with our son. It also may be under new management. The menu was very limited to lots of burgers. I opted for the BBQ meatloaf and found it tasteless except for the sauce. The onion ring loaf... More 

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Beijing, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Back in the day, my friends and I used to grab dinner at Cambridge Commons a couple of times a week. It was to us as much a hangout ground as it is a place that serves quality food. Dishes always came in generous portions. One of our old favorites is the spinach and artichoke dip, which is among the... More 

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Arlington, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Let me start by saying we have passed this pub many times and just decided to stop in for dinner and a drink. It is a pub - judging by a lot of reviews for this place I should have had a burger. My husband had the blackbean burger and enjoyed it very much. I ordered the cobb salad which... More 

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Florence, Italy
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58 reviews 58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

been there a couple of times, and always liked it. good number of beers on tap, nice appetizers and snacks, good quality meat burgers, sliders and beer samplers. daily specials are a must as well.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Cambridge Common has a nice atmosphere, it is a great relaxing place to get proper pub grub and comfort food. It has a very good range of ales!

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mnt199
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

We live quite close to Cambridge Common and come often we can't be bothered to cook. The selection of beers is good, although there is no ale on the tap. I recommend the cheeseburger sliders and the plate of nachos.

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Boston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very friendly and laid back place to enjoy good beer in a room filled with art, great staff and many choices on the menue. A place to meet friends or family. We had really good time. Close to Harvard Squere but not touristy.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Was around the area on the weekend and some fronds took us here. Great atmosphere! So good in fact we brought some other friends here for Sunday brunch. Food was great and the beer menu was wonderful as well ,

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Additional Information about Cambridge Common

Address: 1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
Phone Number: (617) 547-1228
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American, Californian

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