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Amelia's Trattoria

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111 Harvard St, Cambridge, MA 02139-2801
+1 617-868-7600
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian
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$$ - $$$
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111 Harvard St, Cambridge, MA 02139-2801
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1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed April 3, 2018

The restaurant is small and has an intimate feel about it. Food was all right, somewhat on the imaginative side for a person like me who likes classic Italian dishes.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We saw this restaurant on Phantom Gourmet and my husband decided we needed to try this place. Major drawback, parking. But that is pretty much the problem no matter where you go in Cambridge. There is a parking garage across the street but it is...More

Thank strawberrypip71
Reviewed January 21, 2018

my friend ordered a glass of red wine and it was undrinkable. To their credit, the restaurant allowed him to order a different wine at no extra charge, but shouldn't they have known the wine was bad??!? The food was fine.

Thank margaret w
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Perfect for an after movie dinner restaurant. Small dining room (at least during the winter) so make a reservation. Calamari was excellent. Special ravioli was mushroom cream sauce with a ricotta stuffing, again excellent and my husband had the ribeye and he said it was...More

Thank Stevenrma
Reviewed December 10, 2017

A wonderful little place in Cambridge with fantastic Italian food. I travel to Cambridge often, and there are 5 places I absolutely must visit. This is one. My family has tried everything on their seasonal and imaginative menus. Everything is amazing!

Thank CARebekah
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

I appreciate my pasta loving friends putting up with my desire to try all the options in the Cambridge area. I recommend making a reservation if coming at prime dinner time as the restaurant was full up for our visit. Was drawn to this place...More

Thank Jess J
Reviewed November 20, 2017

Service is excellent and food was very good. Had the calamari and meatballs for appetizers—small portions. Ordered the spaghetti w. White clam sauce, for my entree, again the portion size was skimpy for the price of $ 20ish. While the food was three stars, I...More

Thank Lisa Z
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

While visiting MIT, some colleagues and mine had dinner at Amelia's. the food was sensational. We had the meatball appetizer which was incredible. I had the mushroom ravioli for my entree and it was the best I have ever had. Everyone enjoyed their meals and...More

Thank Tbone_Bandit
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Our family of four visited and had a great time. The restaurant had a relaxed atmosphere and the food was great. Try the short rib bolognese and the ravioli. Highly recommended.

Thank Sybrand73
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Amelia's was recommended to us by our concierge. It is a comfortable space. Our server was attentive and happy to make recommendations. Salads and entrees were good. Dessert was fabulous! A chocolate terrine with a cappuccino. Awesome! Upon request, our server called a cab for...More

Thank Wendy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Harvard St, Cambridge, MA 02139-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-868-7600
Description
Delio Susi, in anticipation of his restaurant’s tenth anniversary, refined both his restaurant’s menu as well as its interior design, to great success. Losing none of his Abruzzi roots, the food is clean but clearly Italian, and a little rustic. The warm and inviting room makes the same statement. Drawing on his architectural background, Susi plays with simple organic materials, like square slate tiles and tabletops, and brown leather tufted banquettes. The use of brick plus copper fixtures contribute to the Italian country/casual feel that serves food and wine to match. Wooden floors and European style open windows for the summer add to this ambiance. And red lamps that hang in bright contrast with the earthy tones during the day, shed a sexy flattering nighttime glow. Amelia’s Trattoria offers a personal and authentic dining experience using top local ingredients infused with the heart of its Italian chef.
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