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Cambridge 1

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27 Church St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3715
(617) 576-1111
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Johnstown, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in by chance on the way to Sinclair's. Very pleasant, helpful server. Unbelievably fast service and excellent pizza from a unique variety of large personal pies. You won't be disappointed.

Thank gregl52
Portland, Oregon
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188 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cambridge 1 was on a list of restaurants I received from my hotel, so I gave it a try for an early dinner during a recent stay in Cambridge. The location is great, just a short walk from the heart of Harvard Square. It wasn't very crowded when I went, but as I said, it was a bit early. I... More 

Thank MoseyOn
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice setting not many ppl. Delicious and friendly waiters. I'm traveling from Chicago and the thin lobster pizza definitely blew my mind.

Thank Derek W
Bridgewater, New Jersey
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118 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

A friendly pub atmosphere, with a small menu of salads, unusual pizzas and some pasta dishes. Good place for a quick dinner that is unusual and convenient.

Thank snhandel
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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575 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

This place is better than average pizza places but it is not so fancy in therms of taste and variety on the menu. Could be a lot more exotic for the location and competition around Harvard Square. They are clean and nice but need a bit more audacity on the menu, including more choices for people who do not want... More 

Thank Danuza
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

Was looking for an easy place to have dinner by myself after arriving in Cambridge for work the day after. I was early on a Sunday night and seating was arranged with choice for table or at the bar at my own preference. I preferred the bar. I was set up with water and very nice crusty cheese straws. I... More 

Thank rliem
Boston, Massachusetts
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

The toppings are interesting and yummy, and the crust enticingly thin. If you're into puffy doughy thick crusts, you may have to enlarge your horizon, though you may find yourself really enjoying yourself. Although the primary items are pizza, this is not a pizza joint, meaning that it's a bit more expensive. The service is good, the decor is elegantly... More 

Thank CliffHugger
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The variety of pizzas is impressive and their taste can't be beat. The crust is thin and often cooked till it's color is rich and at it's fullest flavor. The ingredients are fresh and of good quality. Cambridge 1 is spacious, the room is open to contrasting views--one bucolic, the other typical Cambridge street scene. You may sit at the... More 

Thank langdonllangdon2016
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Highly original combinations for gourmet pizza, but unfortunately the flavor combinations often don't work, and the pizza is usually overcooked.

Thank CharlieW338
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

We had a great experience at Cambridge 1! The pizzas were incredible, and the gnocchi was very tasty too! They were also very accommodating and let us make meat dishes into vegetarian ones, or add tomato sauce to pizzas that didn't have it. The potato pizza was mindblowingly good -- the crust was perfectly thin, and that smoky, chargrilled bottom... More 

Thank Michelle W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Church St, Cambridge, MA 02138-3715
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: (617) 576-1111

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