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Casa Portugal

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1200 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 491-8880
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Terrible service, loud, humble ambience. They do not honor reservations !

We had a reservation at 8:30 PM, 01/17/15 (Saturday), a party of six. Waitress barely acknowledge our presence, when we respectfully asked for a table, she told us to wait in the street. Well, it was 17 degrees F. We asked to wait at the bar and she just shrugged. Many people were sitting, they... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
Azulado_01
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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  • Reservations
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
331 reviews 331 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had a reservation at 8:30 PM, 01/17/15 (Saturday), a party of six. Waitress barely acknowledge our presence, when we respectfully asked for a table, she told us to wait in the street. Well, it was 17 degrees F. We asked to wait at the bar and she just shrugged. Many people were sitting, they had already finished, plates have... More 

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Huntington, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Casa Portugal is a real find on Cambridge ST in Cambridge Mass --THis is situated in an area that is loaded with restaurants --many are very very pricey --here the prices are fair and the food is terrific --I had filet mignon with shrimp and extras for 23.00 --The bread is delicious --food is mild as I cant eat spicy... More 

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Pisa, Italy
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33 reviews 33 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I have been there with some friend. The place has been suggested by some colleague. The quality of the food and of the wine is very nice, the price is not cheap, but it is fair if compared with the food quality. Also the waiters are very kind. The restaurant is not very big, so i would suggest to book... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I have been to this restaurant on numerous occasions, and never had a bad meal. The food is high quality, cooked to order and always piping hot. Their menu is pretty extensive. Their cubed pork with potatoes is to die for along with their Paela. I have been going here for years, and they never increase their prices. When you... More 

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Medford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Love this place!!! It's a small, family owned Portuguese restaurant. Their portions are huge, everything is cooked to order and delicious! The garlic shrimp appetizer is absolutely scrumptious and the pork cubes w/potatoes and clams is a must! Prices are VERY reasonable for the amount of food you and service is great. House wine is $8 for half a liter... More 

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Boston
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

This has to be one of the best restaurants in Cambridge. Service is excellent, food is very tasty, and you really can't best the prices!! Get there early, it fills up and then gets quite loud. Get a window table reserved if you can.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

This was our first encounter with this restaurant. We ordered takeout on a Sunday afternoon. We were told that our food would be ready in 20 minutes. After arriving, we were forced wait 30 minutes. Our expectation that the food would be worth the wait brought us our second disappointment. The dishes were average and the prices a bit high... More 

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Newport, Vermont
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Went here with daughter and almost son in law. Terrific seafood, great Portuguese fries (don't call them French fries,please) and interesting desserts. Our waiter had a grumpy demeanor which belied a dry sense of humor and a helpful attitude after he let you puzzle a bit about what a "Mollotov" might be. We would happily return and try everything on... More 

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Ny
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102 reviews 102 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We were buying wine at The Wine and Cheese Cask and they suggested Casa Portugal for lunch. The page of lunch specials is quite interesting and inexpensive. I had a bowl of spaghetti topped with clams, shrimp, and a bit of fish. Martha had an octopus plate that was large enough to become a lunch on a later date. The... More 

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Iowa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Very authentic. You could very easily imagine that you were sitting in a small café/restaurant in Lisboa or in a small town in the Algarve. Great wine selection if you truly appreciate Portuguese wines. The service was good and the food excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1200 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: (617) 491-8880

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Portuguese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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