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1682 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1803
(617) 441-2800
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cambridge, Ma
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56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is not the usual Boston style Italian restaurant (heavy on red sauces) I shared openers, oysters with a pomegranate mignonette,anchovies with raisen and pine nuts, sardines combined with a sort of relish. My main dish was their own made pasta, a pappardelle with wild boar .One person had the beef, the other two kinds of crostini. When my dessert... More 

Thank cigalechanta
Amherst, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At the advice of our Philly friends, we ate here and now can't wait to go back. We started with assorted salumi, a generous portion of smoked meats that were perfect, served with crusty bread and peppery olive oil. I had slow-roasted sword fish that was so delicious, it brought tears to my eyes. My husband had the ragu that... More 

Thank ricapear
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Giulia is one of my favorite restaurants in Cambridge. You need to make reservation well in advance to get a table. Yesterday, I hoped to find space at the bar, no reservations are required, but by my arrival time 6:30, no seats were available at the bar. The person at the desk was very nice and gave me a table... More 

Thank Luciano M
Newark, New Jersey
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great food, interesting flavors, great service and all around terrific dining experience. It's like eating at a restaurant in Italy as the wait staff is knowledgeable and you are not rushed during the meal.

Thank BigB22
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Dinner for two on a Saturday night. First visit, and the restaurant was already full by 6:15PM, in keeping with the constant high demand (if you intend to make a reservation, be aware that tables open up one month in advance and the most popular dining times quickly sell out the same day). Highlights: The Chicken Liver Mousse Crostini was... More 

Thank BritAbroad0016
Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Hopping on a Tuesday night. Friendly, efficient service. Food just OK. Some items tasted a bit too sweet (semolina cakes, pasta with clams), others a bit too cheesy (salad, pappardelle with boar). Did enjoy my caipirinha.

Thank magivey
Natick, Massachusetts
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78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Both before and after we ate there, people expressed surprise we got a reservation. I like to think it was my Trip Advisor level 5 status that got us in, but really it was a Monday night in August and we were willing to take an early reservation. But now I see what the fuss is about. Great food, service,... More 

Thank Carol119
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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165 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We had a wonderful birthday dinner here. Waiter was delightful, knowledgeable, attentive. Food was exceptional from start to finish. Homemade pastas, spelt fusilli, eggplant mezzaluna and pappadelle with wild boar were our selections. Each was great. Prosciutto de Parma with grilled peaches was a sublime appetizer. Pistachio gelato and rhe chocolate terrine finished off our superb meal.

Thank retaxus
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We had a gift certificate for Giulia and were eager to try it, but found it virtually impossible to get e reservation at a decent time. Finally got one at 8:45 on a Friday and took it even though much later than we ordinarily eat. The food itself was very good and reasonably priced. However we did not find it... More 

Thank Shir Hayam
Acton, Massachusetts
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494 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Is a a small space and really hard to get a reservation. Thirty days out we could only get a 5.30 pm on a Saturday evening in August. The space is well designed as contemporary and the staff are nicely attired. The service is professional, a bit brusque, and with a very keen eye to keep you going so that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1682 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1803
  • Public Transportation: Harvard Square and Porter Square T stops
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: (617) 441-2800

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