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Cuchi Cuchi

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Thu, 2/21
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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our small, "straight up", international dishes are meant to be paired and shared. please don't call them "tapas", which are from spain… we globe trot!
tuna lavash (fusion)
sushi-grade raw tuna, greens, pickled cucumber, organic bacon – rolled in lavash bread and grilled; asian dipping vinaigrette
sizzling garlic shrimp (spain)
shrimp in evoo, garlic, chili
caspian heaven (russia)
roasted fingerling potatoes, crispy oysters, crème fraîche, salmon caviar and champagne sauce
seafood-filled avocado (guatemala)
grilled shrimp and scallops in salsa; octopus and lobster; chive/parsley oil
scallop ceviche (latin america)
marinated sea scallops in citrus salsa (prepared fresh per order)
thai mussels
steamed in kaffir lime leaves, ginger, lemongrass, cilantro and coconut milk w/rice noodles
scallops provençale (france)
seared w/herbes de provence and mushroom stuffing in a scallop shell
tsukune (japan)
chicken​ balls topped w/avocado mousse on shiitake mushrooms on soy/mirin glaze; marinated watermelon rind/seaweed salad; toasted sesame seeds
moroccan chicken tagine
natural, free-range chicken thighs; spices, fruits, veggies, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, preserved lemon; on couscous
chicken kiev (russia)
herbed butter/mushrooms/spinach inside crispy natural chicken breast
duck a l’orange crepes (france)
roasted duck w/citrus and fennel vinaigrette
baby back ribs
with apple fritters
bracioletta ripiena di maiale (italy)
grilled pork rolls filled w/pecorino romano cheese, sautéed garlic, arugula; wrapped in pancetta
beef stroganoff (russia)
pan-seared tenderloin w/shallot and mushroom sauce on egg noodles
cuban cigar … (they’re still smoking in cuba!)
beef short ribs wrapped in empanada dough; black bean salsa
grilled skirt steak (argentina)
gaucho-style chimichurri sauce and fried yucca
grilled indian lamb
baby lamb chops; masala lentil salad; cucumber-mint raita; lentil flour papadum
marinated mushrooms
specify warmed or chilled – great with drinks
3 $18
5 $27
savory cornets
filled with tuna tartare and avocado mousse; available in orders
brie en croûte (france)
brie, bacon, onion/garlic jam baked in puff pastry w/honeyed walnuts and green apple
bliny (russia)
thin​ pancakes filled w/mushrooms and cheese; topped w/sour cream and salmon caviar
chicken liver mousse (france)
adorned w/cornichons, dried fruits and port wine/hibiscus glaze
grilled veggie skewers
w/reduced​ balsamic vinegar
gobi manchurian (indo-chinese)
crispy​ cauliflower fritters w/tangy, spicy sauce
roasted warm baby beets
and french sheep cheese salad
asian salad (cambodia/thailand)
various sliced veggies w/ginger and lime dressing; peanut garnish
grilled eggplant napoleon
with roasted tomato and pepper ragout; basil and herb goat cheese
mexican deep-fried tomato
avocado, queso chihuahua; salsa pico de gallo and mole sauce
insalata del liquria (italy)
romaine, endive, black sicilian olives; gorgonzola, drizzled w/fragrant chestnut honey
fried artichoke hearts (italy)
filled w/gorgonzola, pistachios and basil; w/lemon beurre blanc and black olive sauce
potato croquettes (france)
deep-fried potato and gruyère cheese w/tomato-cumin sauce and blue cheese fondue
gratin dauphinois (france)
baked thin-sliced potatoes, onions, cheese and cream
mushroom risotto (italy)
arborio rice, porcini and crimini mushrooms; drizzled w/truffle oil
spaghetti alla carbonara (italy)
fresh pasta w/egg, cream, pancetta, bacon, garlic, pecorino romano
iggy's focaccia bread
grilled per order, with evoo and olive dip
voss still and sparkling water
$31 - $40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there for a 12-year-old's birthday, which would have been a strange choice if the kid wasn't the most sophisticated girl ever. The cocktails were great, with an amazing selection. The atmosphere was definitely fun, the waitstaff was friendly and very good, and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Anne H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I went to Cuchi Cuchi because she loves the “flapper” era, small plates, and world cuisine! She has been to Peru and was excited they had Pisco ( a Peruvian cocktail)! The small plates ( skewered veggies, mushroom risotto, and eggplant Napoleon)...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Sjm102813
Reviewed January 14, 2019

I had recently reconnected with an old fraternity brother recently and after 40 years, wanted to meet him somewhere memorable. I choose Cuchi Cuchi as it was a good half way spot for both of us. It is located right on Main Street in Cambridge...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bill B
Reviewed January 10, 2019

This was such a great restaurant to visit for a variety of small plates and delicious cocktails. The Black Dahlia was especially tasty, as was the ceviche and chocolate mousse dessert. I can't wait to go back and try more dishes. The service was also...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jdugs007
Reviewed January 6, 2019

This place has a very fun atmosphere and amazing food. I love the artichokes! The cocktails are well done (I usually won't even drink cocktails, but I always order them here). It's small plates so perfect for sharing.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank M.j. J
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

This place gave off a unique vibe, it reminded me of a surreal movie at times. Our server was or at least appeared to be very excited he could explain and recommend items, the best combination of the night was the pan seared banana bread...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Morningsquire227
Reviewed December 23, 2018

This is easiest the coolest bar to take your visiting friends. The bar has an awesome 20's/30's speakeasy aesthetic. The bartenders are some of the best around, and the cocktails are great! If you are ever in the look for a neat place to show...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank YoursTrulyParks
Reviewed November 14, 2018

I made a reservation on OpenTable for 4 on Saturday. We arrive on time and the hostess said she had no record. I showed her my phone calendar (OpenTable shows up automatically in red when a reservation is booked.) She found it in her system...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank CJ A
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Nice ambiance, but the food is way overrated. I guess this place is good for drinks? I wouldn't come here for the food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank incumeg9
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Sat at the bar. Shanna makes outstanding drinks. Sampled her Sazarac - great. And best mai tai I have ever had. Food is excellent!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank StevenL_11
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