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Zephyr on the Charles

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575 Memorial Dr, Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge, MA 02139-4814 (Amesbury)
+1 617-492-1234
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6:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 1:00 am
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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77 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Good food and nice service. Located in the Hyatt Regency Hotel this is more a Bar than an actual restaurant. However, the food is really good and the service is friendly. Just the price level is pretty high and due to a mostly fully booked hotel the place can be crowded in the evenings, reservation recommended in case you want... More 

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Thank FQTL_007
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2016

The restaurant is part of the Hyatt on the river and the view is lovely. Rowers can be seen as you eat your breakfast. Several tables as well as a counter are available -- and some couch seating which seems a bit odd for breakfast -- but might make sense of cocktails later in the day. The buffet is pretty... More 

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Thank LoriSLewisburg
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Given that it was pouring rain, we chose to eat in the hotel. Zephyr, while loudly touting its commitment to local sourcing, had a very predictable menu. I chose a local specialty - New England Clam Chowder. It had few clams and few potatoes and the broth was overly salty. My Fettuccine with Bolognese was served too hot, and was... More 

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Thank Andy G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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114 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016

The menu is limited but tasty. We had New England Clam Chowder (one of the best per my husband), grilled steak and Cobb Salad with lobster. Everything was very tasty, well presented, and service was quite efficient. The view is exceptional and watching the scullers practice on the Charles River was fascinating. Don't get that view everyday!

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Thank MNtravelbugs02
Long Island, NY
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62 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I had drinks and some food with a friend in the evening. The food was good and priced accordingly to the hotel. However, there were not enough staff to service all of the tables. So, like the Hyatt Regency Cambridge hotel itself – they need to work on their customer service.

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Thank George_StonyBrook
Rheinfelden, Switzerland
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

With view on the Charles river this is a nice restaurant. It is not super top but good and has a nice bar as well.

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Thank Alexander H
Poole, United Kingdom
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570 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Good service, drinks a little expensive, nice view over river but food just average. Seating area not overly comfortable. Plenty of staff but would be better if they were not having their own social chit chat in sight and hearing of customers.

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Thank Chris S
Baltimore, Maryland
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I 'm sorry that I didn't get the name of the bartender who made our margarita's on our first night there. They were absolutely wonderful! the skirt steak was delicious and tender, as was the chicken Tacos. Love this restaurant. Not to mention the beautiful of the Charles River at night.

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Thank netnurse
N New England
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219 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016

A very handy place to sup when schlepping kids to nearby colleges, We had a cobb salad; gourmet pizza, and bouillabaisse - all were excellent, as was the view of the nearby shell training and dragonboat races. Plentiful free parking in the garage was an additional benefit

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Thank oldwoodboats
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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

There's absolutely nothing around here for restaurants, but I'm glad my hunger succumbed to this hotel eatery. It's actually pretty good. Get the filet mignon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
6:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
6:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 575 Memorial Dr, Hyatt Regency Cambridge, Cambridge, MA 02139-4814
    (Amesbury)
  • Public Transportation: Boston University Cental on Green Line, Kendall Square on Red Line.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-492-1234

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?