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1245 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1338
617-868-3065
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Food, Quick Service

We arrived to a full restaurant on a holiday, but were seated quickly. I have been in food service for nearly 50 years, but was amazed by the quick meal service. We shared the hot pepper hush puppies (but not too hot for me--I don't like spicy food) and tempera dipped broccoli with two sauces... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
CLLJJR
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Keene, New Hampshire
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Keene, New Hampshire
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We arrived to a full restaurant on a holiday, but were seated quickly. I have been in food service for nearly 50 years, but was amazed by the quick meal service. We shared the hot pepper hush puppies (but not too hot for me--I don't like spicy food) and tempera dipped broccoli with two sauces that complimented it well. I... More 

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Cambridge, MA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Truly, eating at All Star reinforces the feeling that we're living in the golden age of the sandwich. Always a very creative selection of specials (Funky and Extra Funky), and a rotating day-of-the-week special. Don't ignore the standard menu, either! From their original association with East Coast Grill, they also specialize in some very hot/spicy offerings. Also a small but... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

You'll find a wide range of interesting-sounding offerings at All Star. I'm not qualified to comment specifically on anything other than the muffuletta, as that's what I've had both times I've been there, over an interval of a couple of years. The bread is excellent. I would like to have seen a bit more of the olive salad and more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I felt a little obligated to go here because the person we were staying with recommended it. At first I was thinking "oh just another sandwich place"... But wow. These are truly awesome sandwiches. We went back again the next day just to get yet another sandwich from the awesomely unique menu. A definite must try. And go for something... More 

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Boston, MA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

If you love sandwiches, this is your place. The food is delicious. The specials are usually the best. (There's one for every day of the week.) French fries are good too (thin and crispy) - and the appetizers are fun. I most recently had some good deviled eggs and hush puppies. The staff are also great at giving recommendations if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

So I live in the UK and the wife in Boston. Every last meal we have together before I fly back is at the All Star. Their sandwiches are amazing and if anyone is in the neighbourhood, drop in!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect when we arrived at noon on Sunday and were the only ones there but the food and service were very good. Had the roast beef sandwich and it was excellent. We got sides of fries and spicy onion rings. Rings were hot but delicious. Waiter was helpful and friendly. All at a good price!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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96 reviews 96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We got takeout here while in Cambridge. I don't usually go for sandwiches but our host suggested this place and when I saw the muffuletta, I decided to give it a try. I am obsessed with all things New Orleans. It was ok. Definitely not like you would get in New Orleans but great for up north, the olive salad... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

YUMMY!!! Hummm... What are some other ways are there to this describe this little shop. Delicious, Fantastic, Awesome, Delectable, Mouth-watering & Utterly Satisfying!!! Here you will find a variety of alternative creative sandwiches to satisfy every dietary restriction or preference. Vegetarian to Meat Lovers. Hot to Cold. Whatever you order will be a deliciously lovable sandwich. Trust the Locals on... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Absolute delicious sandwiches! I'm a big fan of the fried chicken or anything with green tomatoes on it. If they have them, don't miss the fried pickles.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1245 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1338
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-868-3065

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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