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American, Bar
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45 1/2 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5053
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is good place to come with your friends in the Summer as it has an awesome rooftop terrace. The food is good and the drinks too. I have also been in the winter, and is fine too, sometimes it's super crowded, but is fine.

Thank pinacolada2017
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for an early dinner on a Saturday Night. Got a seat, but the place filled shortly after. We sat up in the outdoor seating. The service was good, the menu had several great choices. Everyone really liked the food. This may be a bit upscale but is was worth it. If we are ever down by Harvard... More 

Thank Scott C
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

So, decent bar. Main attraction being the rooftop terrace. Nice views over the neighbouring buildings and churches. Staff were very informative. Particularly in letting me know that typically bars do not accept foreign driving licences as ID, usually they only accept passports. This advice was particularly helpful, as it then dawned on me I'd left my passport in our previous... More 

Thank David S
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I've been coming to this place for over a decade. It's just great. The square has a lot of turnover, but this is one of the places that never fails to deliver great food, good beers and a good vibe. Brunch is good, and not too rowdy. In daylight hours and late on weeknights it's a good place to work.... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Excellent specials! Risotto, scallops, and beef tips were amazing. Both meals were outstanding and would go back again! Rooftop was worth the wait!

Thank thefarrell6
New Delhi, India
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150 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Good burgers,nice bar, great place by the road, clean,good service too! Enjoyed the brunch here....nice place to visit

Thank Shalu2127
Boston, Massachusetts
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126 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a great place to just hang with friends and enjoy good food at a reasonable price. The collegiate atmosphere is relaxed with a comfortable vibe. Great place for lunch, too.

Thank tj0nesbari
Hawthorne, New York
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

Had brunch here on a recent Sunday and must say the breakfast was exceptional. Had the Stuffed French Toast with bananas, mascarpone cheese and whipped cream and a Mediterranean Omelet with fresh fruit. Really good coffee. Really good Bloody Mary - advertised as 16 0z - too much ice and it was expensive at $10. But it was worth the... More 

Thank RoundtowerPress
Yardley, PA
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94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and good list of drinks. The menu items vary; the shepherd's pie was delicious, the Greek-style chicken kabobs less so. This tells me you're safer ordering pub food than anything adventurous. Also, despite the relaxed surroundings, it's not cheap.

Thank DrGoldin
Villanova, Pennsylvania
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152 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

A group gathered at Daedalus post game and enjoyed the upstairs bar area and outside overlook seating It was a good way to see everyone before moving on for dinner as Daedalus could not seat our group that night The bar staff was friendly and drinks were good. Location and upstairs bar/outdoor seating is the draw here.on street parking usually... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $40
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 1/2 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5053
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-349-0071

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