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The Blue Room

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1 Kendall Sq, Ste B2001, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
+1 617-494-9034
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Kendall Sq, Ste B2001, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
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Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Super friendly staff. Very nice setting. Comfortable and cozy. Great food done really well. Nice wine and drink menu. I'll be back !!

Thank PW11803
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic news: The Blue Room re-opened on September 1st! The space has been nicely updated, but still feels very familiar. The service is friendly, attentive and competent as always. But most importantly, the menu is better than ever. My husband had the octopus a la...More

Thank TBC_59
Reviewed February 26, 2016

earthy and fresh, home cooked, farm to table, seasonal menus, terrific mixed drinks. casual yet refined ambiance, excellent service, interesting and delicious menu selections, recommended.

Thank Perspectech
Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I was in transit in Cambridge and set up a diner with a business acquaintance, being local he choose the venue. I looked at the website and liked what I saw, but when I arrived I was a little disappointed, my mistake. Sit outside, inside...More

Thank oviniegra
Reviewed July 15, 2015

Appetizers were served family style before the entrees and our food was excellent. They have a good selection of wine, beer and cocktails.

Thank Melanie P
Reviewed May 4, 2015

Blue room used to have a fantastic buffet brunch on Sundays. The only negative was that the table service was slow. I still recommend eating here for dinner and it looks like they are now grilling out on the patio (weather permitting) for lunch. Also,...More

Thank Jess M
Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

We had reservations at The Blue Room for the Chef's Table. We were not disappointed. We had a great tasting 4 course meal. The first course was a shaved duck salad. The second course was a seared scallops with fennel & cucumber. The third course...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Very pleasant place for a business meal. Diverse menu out of the ordinary with being threatening to the less adventurous. The restaurant was quiet enough to have a group conversation (or even argue about world politics as we did). Service was attentive without being in...More

Thank PaulLMullen
Reviewed April 20, 2015

It had been several years since we'd been to The Blue Room. The place is still lively and fun room, but the food on a busy Saturday night was not quite as inventive or as tasty as it was in the past. Warm olives were...More

1  Thank Filmprof
Reviewed March 3, 2015

That was my last visit to The Blue Room. Each time I go there the food and service are worse. Two friends and I dined there on a frigid night. All the surfaces are hard, the room is not particularly warm, the lighting is too...More

Thank Artusi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$35 - $45
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kendall Sq, Ste B2001, Cambridge, MA 02139-1562
    (Hampshire & Portland)
  • Public Transportation: Red line: Kendall/MIT stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-494-9034
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