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The Druid

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Irish, Bar, Pub
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1357 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1340
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wilmington, Delaware
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was delicious!! I got a phenomenal seafood stew, my mom got an amazing grilled cheese made with Irish cheddar, my brother got lamb kabobs, and my dad got fish and chips better than I had when I was in England. The beers were good too. Service was efficient and friendly and our waiter was from Ireland. I... More 

Thank wcvball16
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us went here for lunch. It was my 21-year old's pick. I was pleasantly surprised by how good the food was, especially the fish-and-chips which was presented wrapped in newspaper for an old-world feel. We also had excellent fish chowder and oatmeal with plenty of strawberries. Our waiter was a young man who was very polite and professional.... More 

Thank MistyAsh
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get the fish & chips and a beer on draft. The servers/bartenders are the real deal, with Irish accents so thick you can barely understand, but very friendly. Great place to eat after visiting Harvard or MIT campuses and in a quiet area of town.

Thank Outsidethelensphoto
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

it is not always easy to find a local restaurant in the USA, the Druis serves nice food in a real local atmosphere.

Thank R B
Fort Worth, Texas
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73 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Found this place on Tripadvisor and decided to give it a try and so glad I did!! Everyone that worked there was friendly as well as the patrons. Great atmosphere. We ordered the crabcakes (special) and the fish 'n chips. THESE ARE THE BEST FISH N CHIPS I HAVE EVER EATEN. They are served in newspaper and do not need... More 

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Davie, Florida
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

So my husband wanted to reward our kids (middle school/high school) for being subjected to a truly awful road trip from the Carolinas through New Jersey to Massachusetts and found The Druid for the very best brunch/breakfast. Then my kids and husband took me there (long story but I ended up at The Druid!) for the very, very best brunch/breakfast.... More 

Thank Maureen1152
Leander, Texas, United States
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71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stopped in for some beer after dinner. The place is tiny - it seat maybe 12 at the bar and there are a few tables. The beer selection is great - and the bartenders are genuine Irish lads. The decor is very interesting. There was a DJ, who was outrageously loud. So loud that most of us left.

Thank GailGee
Granada, Spain
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I dream about the Irish Seafood Stew, the fish is perfectly fresh and properly cooked, the sauce is tomatoey and garlicky, coating the lovely fish and toothsome veggies.

Thank hannakli
Somerville, Massachusetts
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84 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Highly recommend either the fish and chips, or hamburger. Both are outstanding. Sometimes the cocktails can be a tad strong [and I do like a potent cocktail] but if you ask nicely, they will bring a bit of seltzer so you can mix and you wish. We like the two dishes mentioned above so much, we haven't tried the rest... More 

Thank smtucker
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Fun night out at a very friendly, welcoming environment. Met friends over beer. Great place! Will return.

Thank Shannon F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Irish, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1357 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1340
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-497-0965

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?