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45 1/2 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138
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Ranked #130 of 553 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $25 - $40
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Irish, British
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Albany, Oregon
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153 reviews 153 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Within a short walking distance of Harvard University on Mt. Auburn Street, is this wonderful restaurant. It was a sunny day, so we enjoyed lunch up on their rooftop dining area. It was a great place to enjoy a brunch. Though there was plenty of space inside to dine, we chose to eat outside. We joined many others eating outside!... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very nice restaurant. Indoor is nice, but rooftop is even better. Very tasty food, I loved the salmon. Easy to reach by the T. Reservation recommended, in particular in the weekend

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Food average. Bar vibe not as nice as the Boathouse. Student hang out . Lacked the vibe of the Boathouse which felt like it had a different energy.

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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I really enjoyed the rooftop bar.. very chilling place..its AWESOME!! Great place for dates (I was there with friends) I have ordered just nachos and beer. Amazing nachos

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Freeville, New York, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The location is the best part of this restaurant. The rooftop dining area on a warm summer night with the views of Harvard below make this just perfect. Our son took us here on the first night visiting him in Boston. It was a great was to start our vacation. The menu was not elaborate but had enough to choose... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This is a kind of English pub with additional outdoor seating on the roof. The day we were there in November it was just warm enough to sit outside. There was a wide selection of ales to go with typical pub food. We liked the quirkiness of the place; we were happy that we stumbled upon it.

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Cusco Region, Peru
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This place leaves me each time I visit it with mixed feelings. I believe that it is the best patio in Cambridge, however the rushness of the staff (as mentioned in another review as well) and the not so clean environment makes me to doublethink about going there or not. Good for a beer or a drink every now and... More 

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Enjoyed the friendly staff and the meal hit the spot. I'd recommend this to visitors in the area. Nice thing, no wait when we visited.

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London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Daedalus has become a bit of a regular haunt during my month-long stay in Boston. There's a good selection of beers, including Dale's Pale Ale, Harpoon IPA, and Lagunitas. My only slight criticism is that the selection of IPAs is a bit samey - there is a tendency for American IPAs to taste very similar, due to the selection of... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stumbled across this place for the first time about a year ago and loved the drinks and roof deck overlooking Harvard Square. After hearing the deck was open for the season we decided to head down this time for dinner too. There was a rather large wait for a Wednesday at 7pm but it did not bother us. There... More 

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Additional Information about Daedalus

Address: 45 1/2 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Number: 617-349-0071
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 40
Cuisine: American, Irish, British

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