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Muqueca
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1008 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141
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1008 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141
(617) 354-3296
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery
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Delicious meals and great service
5 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
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Danuza
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Cambridge, Massachusetts

The place is friendly and well decorated with great touch of Brazilian culture and local art. The food is fantastic and the price is worth it. All the MUQUECAS, which arethe signature... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 24
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
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53 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The place is friendly and well decorated with great touch of Brazilian culture and local art. The food is fantastic and the price is worth it. All the MUQUECAS, which arethe signature dishes are delicious! The owner "Fatinha" is a wonderful chef and sweet person who is striving to do the best for her clients and the community. The environment... More

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Montreal, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We walked by this tiny, unimposing restaurant on a Sunday afternoon at 5:00 pm, and it was already packed with people! We went inside to check out the menu and were greeted warmly by a waiter. The menu looked interesting, but what convinced us to eat there were the aromas permeating from the kitchen. We started with a freshly-made fish... More

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Toronto, Canada
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114 reviews 114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We had a great meal, highlighted by a tasty and filling feijoada. Their caipirinhas were a bit less than what I was hoping for, as they are forced to use a low-alcohol wine-based cachaca (Never thought that possible, before this!) Booooo to the state liquor laws!

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Buffalo, New York
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119 reviews 119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The food was delicious with unique flavor that I'd never had before. Everything was cooked perfectly. We had a few appetizers and the. Split a main course and it was delicious. The sangria was good too.

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Newton, Ma
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

What a wonderful experience I had having dinner with my wife and daughter this evening at this truly outstanding Brazilian restaurant. Having become obsessed recently with moqueca, a Brazilian/Portuguese/West African seafood stew, I looked on various sites to determine if there was a restaurant in my area that is known for this healthful and delicious concoction. The resounding consensus was... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We'd never been to a Brazilian restaurant, but thought we'd give it a try - and were very pleased! The service is extraordinary - very welcoming and patient explaining menu items. The food was completely unfamiliar to us, but it tasted amazingly good. Even the kids loved it. I would highly recommend this place!

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Amherst
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I was not sure I would like this type of food! We went on a recommendation. This food was delicious! The service was also out of this world!! If you get a chance GO.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We've been here for dinner to try the clay pot specialities. It's a medium size restaurant, no special decor. There were many Brazilians so I assume the food is authentic and good. We tried seafood in clay pot and lasagne with plantains. Seafood was fresh and tasty with delicious fresh tomato sauce, lots of veggies. Great comfort food! Lasagna made... More

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Toronto
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I do find it satisfying to have very fresh, good sized portions of something quite unique. Muqueca's dishes were wholesome, quite comfort-foody. The rice that goes with the Muqueca is so-so, but that's not what you're there for. The place is full of Brazillian's, indicating it's probably quite authentic also. And the cilantro just makes the whole dish pop. Enjoy... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We just managed to squeeze in here early on a Saturday night without a reservation. Tasty food, good portions, casual dining. The sauce that comes with the rice is scrumptious. The hot sauce is certainly that! If you're craving some seafood stew/soup you should definitely come here!

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Additional Information about Muqueca

Address: 1008 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141
Phone Number: (617) 354-3296
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Brazilian

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