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Certificate of Excellence2018 - 2019 Winner
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HORS D'OEUVRES‎
Pao de Queijo
Brazilian cheese bread
5
Foie Gras
Apple butter, candied walnuts, sherry gastrique
15
Salt Cod Beignets
Preserved lemon aioli
9
Caviar Sandwich*
Russian Ossetra, Grilled Martin’s potato roll, whipped butter, chives
22
Uni Rangoons
General gao duck sauce, yuzu kosho cream cheese
12
Jerk Chicken Empanada
Calypso aioli
8
CHARCUTERIE‎
Detroit Style Pizza Slice
pepperoni pomodoro, Italian oregano
10
Wagyu Steak Tartare Crostini*
Horseradish, cured egg, shiso
14
Morcilla Stuffed Mushrooms
Lemon bread crumb
7
BLT Lettuce Wraps
Lamb‎ bacon, pimento cheese, tomato jam, pickled red onion
15
Vietnamese Bologna
Fried squid, peanuts, cabbage, nuoc cham
11
King Crab Nachos
Nduja queso fundido, salsa Fresca, black beans
22
VEGETABLES & SALADS‎
Cucumber Salad
Feta, buttermilk, spicy peppers
11
Organic Hummus
cucumber, sumac, sunflower seeds, Barberi bread
10
Burrata
Pistachio molé, green garlic, grilled bread
13
Pupusa
Squash, chihuahua cheese, spicy slaw, tomatillo salsa
8
PASTAS & GRAINS‎
Mexican Dan Dan Noodles
salsa macha, Calabrian chili, fried peanuts
12
Shrimp Tikka Masala
Brown basmati rice, baharat, yogurt
19
Phat Lao
Pork, rice noodles, bok choy, peanuts
16
Manti (Istanbul Meat Ravioli)
Garlic sour cream, red pepper butter
15
Campanelle
local mushrooms, chicken liver ragout, rye migas, Matsutakes
23
MEAT & FISH‎
Grilled Lamb Chops*
Hoisin, orange, sesame
17
Branzino
grilled Mediterranean sea bass, Singaporean BBQ, banana leaf
18
Burger*
Dry aged beef, buffalo pickles, onion soup mayo, foie gras, jalapeño chips, cheese
15
Octopus a la Plancha
Charred onion vinaigrette, potato tostones
19
Pickle Brine Fried Chicken Sandwich
Green papaya slaw, jalapeño, avocado ranch (reg | hot & messy)
12
Salt & Pepper Blowfish Tails
Cashew nam phrik
16
About
Global inspired small plates and raw bar in Cambridge, MA. Little Donkey is the latest restaurant from James Beard Award-winning chefs Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonnette of Boston's beloved Toro, Coppa and Toro in NYC, Bangkok and soon to be Dubai. Located in the heart of Cambridge's Central Square, Little Donkey is Oringer and Bissonnette's first Boston-area restaurant in over six years, offering a welcoming, day-to-night dining experience that features market-driven, global small plates, inspired by the chefs' world travels.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Street Food
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had 6 or 7 curse + the oyster , was very good, all came nicely presented and tasty , i decide to have a Japanese whisky all the way , was very good., service is what it is .... but just OK, however the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank lolocruise
Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

The wine list was unlike any I have ever seen. The menu was quite creative. Unfortunately, we felt rushed (servers removed our last dish, after repeatedly asking if we were done and being told that we were not).

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Lorne_Alexandra
Reviewed October 7, 2019

We had a delicious meal -- there were four of us plus a baby. Service was terrific. Definitely will return here. Good idea to make a reservation in advance especially on a weekend.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank sheripap2015
Reviewed September 23, 2019

The concept of this place is that it has tapas that represent a wide variety and mix of cuisines. Our group had a number of different food constraints and was easily able to find tapas that fit the various constraints. All but one were excellent...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ShelleyK202
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Hard to get into at optimal time. I couldn’t get a table until 9:30 making arrangements two days in advance. The menu was very good. The BLT wraps should not be missed. I loved the pickled brine chicken sandwich. I thought service lagged mid meal....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank joshuat428
Reviewed September 12, 2019 via mobile

Went on a Sunday and thoroughly enjoyed their brunch options (less like tapas and more like brunch - but we decided to share anyway to get to try multiple dishes). All were excellent, service was great, loved the atmosphere. Prices were steeper than needed but...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank thegenie23
Reviewed September 10, 2019

We were a party of 4 who had read a lot of good reviews for this restaurant, and also had several millennials recommend the place. Of course the prestige of the chef/owners added to our desire to check it out. We made an online reservation...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ChillinTheWorld
Reviewed September 9, 2019

My partner and I met my nephew and his girlfriend for a long, leisurely dinner here last week. We sampled lots of small plates from all over the menu and were impressed with everything. The calamari, the cucumber salad, the Brazilian cheese bread, and salted...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ejcrowe
Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

Took a date here who was a vegan. The staff were fantastic on the phone as I discussed options for my date. When we went the lighting and overall mood was perfect, the server was friendly and even more helpful to narrow down our choices....More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank taniladesilva
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

We ended up at this place by “mistake” (we thought it was a different one), but such a pleasant mistake. The food was spectacular and from all over the world. We couldn’t believe we tried so many different flavors at the same place, and all...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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lauriegrayce
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Response from gagslat | Reviewed this property |
Just saw this, I do not know. Call the restaurant, my guess, yes due to being in Cambridge.
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