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Pinocchio's Pizza & Subs

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74 Winthrop St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5928
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Closed now
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Sun 1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great choice of fresh pizza in deep or thin crust warmed to your order with incredible value and taste. Two generous slices and a drink for around $10 makes this a place not to miss for that ideal snack when in the area.

Thank Debian12
New York City, New York
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We found ourselves at Pinocchios because Umbertos closed at 2:30 and we wanted a Sicilian slice. I can see this being a popular late night pizza spot, but it was very basic pizza. They have a special for 2 Sicilian slices for just under $6, but we were left a bit underwhelmed. The cheese tasted a bit rubbery, the sauce... More 

Thank kukiimnzta
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

If you stop at Harvard, you cannot miss Pinocchio's. The pizzeria is owned and run by 2 brothers since 1982, they will serve you at the counter like they served generations of Harvard student before you. The pizze are very good, yet simple. 2 generous fresh slices and a drink for less than $10. Crust is "hard" (good crusty, not... More 

Thank OlivierAZ
New England, United States
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100 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

If you can't get to the North End for the real deal pizza, and just happen to be in Harvard Square without wheels to get you to the North End, Pinocchio's is about as good as you can get outside the North end - and why not? The proprietors are both former North Enders and their pizza compares pretty well... More 

Thank Gabriel C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Still an authentic pizza shop experience at Harvard Square. Many choices, delicious pizza, fast service, and eclectic atmosphere! Eat at Harvard Square for a fair value on good food!

Thank Kenneth M
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

0 friends 3 reviews 5.0 star rating 8/26/2016 I'll start by saying I'm a little biased. Over the past 10 years or so I've literally gone here about 300 times. Day or night, rain or shine, I can always, always count on Pinocchio's to have an amazing slice or pie. Having lived and worked all over the US, Pinocchio's literally... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Wow I liked this place. Friend of mine who studies in Harvard offered this place . We all liked it. Especially kids really loved this place. Good service with good price and delicious food 👍 the only thin was we were there 6 people and it's been difficult to seat together. Otherwise we really enjoyed this place.

Thank Mongolia D
Clarkston, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

We purchased pizza by the slice and it was great! They have many different topping pizza already made so everyone can get what the want. The Italian sub was fantastic. Everything was fresh and the service was great too!

Thank goodlife72
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

We visited Pinochio's after touring Harvard Square and were pleasantly surprised. The slices were hot and tasty. The tomato-basil slices were excellent, as were the sausage and the chicken pesto. We fed 7 for $60, which was a deal in that neighborhood. It's not large, but is open late and is a quaint student dive.

Thank JGPnashville
Boston, Massachusetts
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388 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a complete hole in the wall but it's FANTASTIC. Absolutely delicious Sicilian style pizza that's cheap! I would argue this rivals classic North End staples for pizza. Also a lot of fun history on the walls- was visited by Mark Zuckerberg back in the day.

Thank Kait_De

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Italian, Pizza, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Winthrop St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5928
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-876-4897

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