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1193 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
+1 617-868-0004
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good49%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“fried chicken” (27 reviews)
“pecan pie” (6 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1193 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The whole meal was amazing, very reasonable priced and a great choice of beers. The chicken was cooked to perfection and the side were delicious, if you’re in the area you should check this place out!

Thank colinwolin
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a true good southern comfort food come to Tupelo. It is a small place but really good comfort food. The waitresses was friendly and attentive. We ordered the alligator with corn grits along with mayu white wine, with saint Louis...More

Thank Calvin N
Reviewed June 1, 2018

There were three of us and we shared the catfish (excellent!!!), fried chicken (very good - mashed potatoes were especially good), and Cajun gumbo (extremely good, is a little spicy). We finished with yummy slice of the key lime pie (our friend told us when...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Had brunch at Tupelo recently. The food is absolutely delicious. I had the fried chicken and waffles. The chicken was moist, with one boneless piece and one leg. Good portions. The biscuits came with an apricot habanero jam--sweet with a little kick. The pecan pie...More

1  Thank Larry D
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed our brunch at Tupelo today. Reservations available online or you can try to walk in. We went later at 2pm and there were several free tables. Parking at metered spots on the street -- free on Sundays. Started with bottomless sweet tea....More

1  Thank Donna D
Reviewed August 23, 2017

When Tupalo opened in our neighborhood, we wondered just how the place would appeal to Cambridge types. By the end of the first year, Tupalo had earned "Best in Boston," which it has done again in 2017. We've yet to try their alligator and have...More

Thank fredericks107
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

We took different plates (chicken, gumbo and fish) and all of them were excellent, slightly spicy and more than enough.

Thank Joris V
Reviewed July 11, 2017

When I arrived in Cambridge on a Sunday evening, none of us (my daughter, my son-in-law, I) felt like cooking, so we ordered dinner from their favorite restaurant. Tupelo's menu is varied, full of down-home comfort food. We shared the fried oyster appetizer. The breading...More

Thank Lu F
Reviewed May 31, 2017

We have eaten here before but I forgot how charming Tupelo is. We were welcomed in from the pouring rain by staff and had a glass of wine while our table was set. The staff is very warm and friendly. We had reservations for a...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed April 26, 2017

If you're okay with a very very tight space for dinner this store front space has a really good chef. The fact that they've attempted to add a bar into the space boggles my mind, but hey....I drank right along with the other patrons.

Thank Sigmababy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1193 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-868-0004
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