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3 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138
617-876-8769
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good value

For the quality of food and service, this is a good value when in Harvard Square. The items on the menu provide better options than the typical pub. The only drawback is how loud it can get....

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Daniela M
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the quality of food and service, this is a good value when in Harvard Square. The items on the menu provide better options than the typical pub. The only drawback is how loud it can get....

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Thank Daniela M
Bunbury, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Looked good and wasn't crowded like so many other Cafes near by so tried for lunch and wasn't disappointed. Simple menu, quick serve, delicious food especially the beef chilli soup and flatbreads

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Thank gelorup57
Lakeland, Florida, United States
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We went down to see a show at the Sinclair and stopped here to have a light dinner. We shared the vegetarian Flatbed, you could smell smell the smoke flavor, it was very good. Great beer selection, casual atmosphere and reasonably priced. We were in and out faster than I expected.

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Thank Ellsworth T
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I'm always surprised that it isn't more crowded inside -- it's right in the heart of Harvard Square, reasonably priced, and has a fun and interesting menu. I've been here for dinner (got a flatbread) and for brunch, and both meals were absolutely delicious. The menu has fun combinations of ingredients to be interesting, but not overly adventurous. If you... More 

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Thank hhb424
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

It was my sister's first trip to Harvard and we stopped in here for a bite to eat. The places LOOKS like a great little find. The menu looks yummy, atmosphere laid back, the background music very cool. And this is where the needle scratches on the record: 1. We were given brunch and lunch menus (separate). We ordered our... More 

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Thank lisak10011970
Boston
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322 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We ended up here as a fall back after we discovered that the place we wanted to eat at had closed for the day. Service was good as was my burger and my wife's veggie burger. Our friends had the soup. Definitely worth a second visit since it is not packed with students nursing a cup of coffee for hours... More 

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Thank MMJBSC
Portage, MI
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Trying too hard to be too many things, this little restaurant just off of the T line in Cambridge was a welcome respite from the day travels in the city. It features flat breads (brick oven pizza) but only three choices with ingredients for eclectic tastes (read, no pepperoni). The main course chicken/cheese/cucumber salad was tasty enough. We ordered the... More 

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Thank roxlaw
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Very attentive service. Small, bistro atmosphere but servers ensured they paid attention to the pace of our meal. Our food was served quickly and the quality was very good.

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Thank bobd841
Hobart
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101 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

A great find at Harvard. We had a super quick lunch- 3 very tasty burgers. The serves are big, but very worthwhile. A great spot for a chat, or some people watching.

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Thank Bigfellaben
York, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

What a great location for people watching, but only a limited number of table on the street. Limited menu with an average wine and beer selection. The service was a bit slow and the tables outside are small, but the view and opportunity for people watching is great. We had a cheese plate, which was a bit of a misnomer,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-876-8769

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 1:00 am

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