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Puritan & Company

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1166 Cambridge Street, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Tremont Street)
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a fabulous evening at Puritan & Company! This was a birthday celebration dinner and I'm thrilled with the choice. Fabulous food. Great Service! We shared several appetizers and I highly recommend the steak tartare as well as the burrata. The tartare was so beautifully presented, with nicely cut steak and tiny dollops of egg yolk for such a... More 

Thank eMaryrose
London, England
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90 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked this for a work dinner. We had a private room, although that wasn't necessary as the restaurant was not very noisy. Very good drinks selection with a lot of craft beers and an excellent selection of organic wines. Also a lot of unusual spirits and aperitifs. Much of the food is "farm to fork" and very well presented. Staff... More 

Thank HolidayJunkie99
Nashville, United States
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my son and daughter. Food was excellent. Atmosphere was most enjoyable. Perfect evening!

Thank William L
Boston, Massachusetts
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80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit to this restaurant. It was a Sunday and we were in the mood for brunch. Since we arrived late afternoon we did not have to wait for a table. The friend I went with said it gets pretty crowded. We were greeted by a cheery, friendly soul who showed us our table. I ordered the... More 

Thank arunavedula
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165 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went for my birthday dinner with my husband. We had great service, it was a nice atmosphere, and the food was really good. I was surprised at the inventiveness of the dishes. We'll definitely return!

Thank laurenpk
Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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247 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I have to be honest, I only booked this place because I was having a hard time finding a reservation for 6 for Sunday brunch at other hot spots. The reviews here seemed good but this place exceeded expectations. First, the decor is amazing; love the bathrooms, the Mason jar light fixture, the seating and tables, the table linens. Service... More 

Thank sjc43
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

It was the first time we were having dinner at Puritan & Co and we had a great evening. Definitely our best dinner for a long time. All the dishes were excellent and original. The octopus and chorizo, the halibut, the seared scallops were all very tasteful with very subtle flavors. The wine list is outstanding and full of surprises.... More 

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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103 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Cotton Mather would be appalled at the rich deliciousness and fun on offer at Puritan. Is octopus with chorizo and squid ink Puritan? Is duck breast on lentils with cooked-just-right-carrots Puritan? Is gin with cinnamon and lime Puritan? Reverend Dimmesdale says NO, but I say YES. A wonderful meal.

Thank Andrew W
Rockville, Maryland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We sat at the bar because there were no reservations available. The bar show was great. I enjoyed watching the bartender make the drinks, including mine which he made from ingredients I told him I liked. My daughter and I shared the lobster rolls and the seared scallops. Both were wonderful. We had a devil's food cake that topped most... More 

Thank tag0707
Newport, RI
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Excellent food, I got the duck and my wife got the scallops, both were fantastic. We also got the ramp and cabbage pancake which I was hesitant about but was probably the best thing we ate. Waitress was not the most friendly but was actually incredibly knowledgeable about the menu so I still rate her great. Huge beer and wine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $55
Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1166 Cambridge Street, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139
    (Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: MBTA bus stops 69, 83, 91 CT2, 64, 68, 85 (ordered by distance of stop from restaurant) MBTA Red Line: Central Square and 12-minute walk
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 16176156195
Puritan & Co. serves modern American cuisine, with particular emphasis on traditional New England fare, and not without occasional excursions into other ethnic ingredients and styles. Our mainstays are ingredients sourced from farms we know and locally to the extent possible, and always a sense of fun.Our kitchen and management team has over 45 years of combined restaurant experience from primarily the New England region. The team brings a unique mix of culinary and beverage experience together to offer quality food, local beers, and wine from independent makers worldwide.Puritan & Company’s space is a casual and fun place to dine. We love to share our excitement about the food and wine we serve like any hosts at a dinner party. Guests and their friends should feel comfortable in our friendly and even familial environment as we make our food and guest the number one focus.

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