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Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers

1246 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 354-6559
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Ranked #52 of 547 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Worth the trip just to read the menu. Tough if you're traveling with a group or have limited time as restaurant seating is small. Good price for amount of food.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

If your visiting Harvard, go to Harvard square and eat at Mr. Bartley's. it is known as the best burger at Harvard and it is really amazing. Names of the burger are very unique too.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

What's not to love about Mr. Bartley's. We were fortunate to arrive on a holiday, so we didn't have to wait in line and were seated immediately. Mr. Bartley's has been around since 1960 and it looks like they have been filling the walls with memorabilia - some tacky, some not - since day 1. The burgers were cooked perfectly... More

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Elkville, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Fun, cheeky, bustling place to have a good burger in Harvard Square. Burgers are all named after different politicians, colleges, famous people, etc. Excellent homemade onion rings and sweet potato fries. Homemade soups and other menu items...also known for frappes and other drinks but we didn't try those. For couples or singles, be prepared to sit at long buffet table... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This a Harvard Square standby. Its usually crowded with out of towners. To avoid a wait, the best time go go is shortly after they open for the day.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

When visiting Harvard Square and craving a great burger you must stop at Mr. Bartley. Usually the lines are long and seating can be picnic style, but the burger is worth it as well as the fries, onion rings and milk shakes. One other important note: cash only.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Glad we finally tried this. My teenage daughter is very much into hamburgers lately. The inside seating area is quite crowded but that is part of the fun. The service and food were all very good.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

delicious burgers, if a bit "busy." I'm sure they'd leave off some of the enhancements if asked, but the burgers are terrific. Come hungry. Mr. Bartley's is simple and doesn't need to be otherwise. Not open on Sundays...

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Boston, MA
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117 reviews 117 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Need to go in the off hours.Can be very crowded. If you want a burger experience in Harvard Square this Bartley's will give that to you. Still going since 1960 must mean something big. They have other home cooked meals in addition to Burgers - i.e. meatloaf, roasted stuff turkey etc. http://www.mrbartley.com/mrbartleys-menu.html

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had the opportunity to grab a burger there during a business trip and it was all that it was billed to be - reasonably priced, crowded and one of the tastiest burgers I've had!

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Additional Information about Mr. Bartley's Gourmet Burgers

Address: 1246 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Number: (617) 354-6559
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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