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John Harvard's Brew House

33 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5002
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Ranked #104 of 553 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $20 - $35
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Massachusetts Avenue
Transit: Red Line T stop- Harvard Square, Cambridge
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Medford, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Went there last night with my friend visiting from Ireland and we had a great time. The decor is awesome, the food was pretty good & the beers were awesome! A wonderful pub experience. I stuck to the pub theme & order (GIANT) fish n chips, my friend good mac n cheese with buffalo chicken. The menu is very diverse,... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Enjoyed the selection of beers offered. Winter salad is top notch and the Turkey burger was very tasty (with a side of jalapeños).

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great beers, very nice food and warm atmosphere! Went for late lunch and had a shepherds pie and my husband had meatloaf! Both were delicious and reasonable big portions! Loved it! Hardly recommend it!

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New York City, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Like many chain restaurants the food is ok at best. While definitely a step above national chains the food is still for the most part bland and uninspired. The quality is mediocre and it's overpriced for what you get but then again that's common these days.

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Troy, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Visited for my 40th birthday. There beer is very good as is their food. My husband and i both got salads and they were fresh and very good. Since it was my birthday i got a dessert for free and i chose the flourless chocolate almond torte. It came in a jar with vanilla ice cream. It was heaven. It... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I have been to this restaurant twice over the past three years. The food and service has been too awful to forgive. The only good thing they do well is brew beer. Although, they were out of half of their options during the last experience. Harvard Square has many better options for spending your time and money.

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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great quality food. So not only great beers but the food is great too. I had the pressed Creole Cuban sandwich. It was perfect. The fries were perfect too

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Boston, Massachusetts
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175 reviews 175 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The atmosphere here is great - dark walls, lit stained glass, brewing tanks. The beer is good. The service? Okay. I remember the food being a lot better. I went recently and was underwhelmed. The Caesar salad was really good but the salmon was served in some kind of candy apple red sweet sauce that completely overpowered it. It was... More 

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98 reviews 98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Nice ambience, good variety of food, spacious, and very courteous staff. Beer menu is limited, and not the finest of the crafts, however very good. A lovely place to hop into for drinks or dinner if you are around the Harvard area.

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State College, Pa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I found this restaurant while wandering around Harvard. It was great!! The atmosphere was really cool-it looked like an old church on the inside. Unique stained glass throughout, and just a really neat pub feel. We tried a few of the house brews, which were really good. The food was hearty and delicious, and the service was... More 

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Additional Information about John Harvard's Brew House

Address: 33 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5002
Phone Number: 617-868-3585
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: American

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