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Changsho Restaurant

1712 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1804
+1 617-547-6565
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“dim sum” (6 reviews)
“peking duck” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1712 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1804
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are no gluten free options. I requested of the server to prepare my meal free of gluten and they ensure me that this was possible. However, immediately after starting eating, I learned that this precaution was ignored completely. I got very sick and reported...More

Thank Jos A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Changsho for a Harvard graduation celebration dinner and got the rudest and nastiest waiter imaginable. He acted as if we were an impediment to his happiness. Curt would be putting his manner mildly: he rushed around impatiently, snapped back at us that...More

Thank patisson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been multiple times for their lunch buffet, which is average - not bad but not amazing. We tend to pick Changsho for convenience - it's right along Mass Ave, and it's so large that there's always seating. But if you're looking for better Chinese...More

Thank BootsMadeforTravelin
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Changsho on Mass Ave is our favorite Chinese restaurant in Cambridge - a spacious, handsome facility with classic dining ambiance and gracious hospitality. Their Sunday buffet is a delight! The food is amazingly varied, fresh and tasty whether it be chicken, duck, pork, beef, seafood,...More

Thank Rosie K
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Who knew you could find dim sum in Cambridge! The lunch buffet is the way to go as the cost is very inexpensive, yet amazingly tasty. The buffet choices are kept fresh and hot. Lots of options from cold to hot to steamed. The chicken...More

Thank NottageCottageHawaii
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Each time we go to eat there in the past months we have noticed the drop in the quality of the classic items on the menu. We don't know what has happened.

1  Thank 120han
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Other reviewers noted that this place was not as good as it used to be. But for my husband and I, visiting from out of town, it was a delightful treat. The place looks upscale with table cloths, and classic dining atmosphere. The service was...More

Thank LocaLola24
Reviewed September 12, 2017

This Cambridge classic still serves good (sometimes excellent) food. The diffused lighting, large rooms, and full bar make it feel more formal than a typical Chinese restaurant, with the prices to match. The number and availability of large tables make this a great place to...More

1  Thank SisBoston
Reviewed May 25, 2017

I like the service and the atmosphere of this authentic Chinese restaurant. Last time I was there, I saw actor John Malkovich! I maintain a vegan diet and it is very easy to ask for the absence of animal products from the freshly-prepared dishes.

Thank CTheil
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Changsho used to be a pretty good place, but no more. For starters, the menu is no longer nearly as extensive as it used to be, and even then the descriptions of the dishes isn't very complete. Most dishes now seem to be quite spicy...More

Thank Jerome B
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I had gone to this resturant during a weekday dinner time. I do not know if they do have lunch specials. Please call this resturant and ask them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1712 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-547-6565
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