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Daedalus

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
American, Bar, Pub
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45 1/2 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5053
617-349-0071
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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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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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

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Thank thefarrell6
New Delhi, India
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148 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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

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Thank Shalu2127
Boston, Massachusetts
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116 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank tj0nesbari
Hawthorne, New York
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank RoundtowerPress
Yardley, PA
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168 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank DrGoldin
Villanova, Pennsylvania
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127 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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Thank janbK6058QR
London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We used to go here a lot for drinks. The outside is great, but I am guessing it gets a bit chilly in the winter. Friendly staff.

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Thank TandMoutAndAbout
Singapore
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252 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Only went in here for a drink so can't comment on quality of food and table service, but the service at the bar was indifferent to say the least. No bar snacks provided, realize that nothing comes free these days, but why not have a vending machine where you can buy a bag of peanuts to go with your beer..

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Thank Jaytara
Houston, Texas
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Apart from the rooftop area, this place did not distinguish from any other Cambridge area pub. The food was OK, and I finished my crab cake sandwich, but it was nothing I would rave about.

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Thank Alexa P
Upper Nyack, NY
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224 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Ate brunch out on the rooftop dining area here the other morning and it was a really nice way to start the day. The food was basic brunch fare, but prepared and presented well, by a wait staff that appeared to be overwhelmed at times and therefore not always attentive but overall very happy and helpful. Drinks were a bit... More 

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Thank James S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?