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“Fastest service and best subs in town!”

Al's Harvard Square Cafe
Ranked #234 of 627 Restaurants in Cambridge
Cuisines: Italian, Fast Food
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout
Boston, Massachusetts
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334 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Fastest service and best subs in town!”
Reviewed August 26, 2013

If you're looking for a quick bite to eat, make sure to drop by Al's. This place gets packed with tourists and college students and there's good reason for it. One reason for the crowd is due to the food being so much better than anything else in the area if you only have 30 minutes for lunch. additionally, this place is designed to handle a high volume of people. if there are 20 people in front of you, you'll be almost guaranteed to be out of there in less than 10 minutes. My favorite is the Bellino (steak and cheese). Portion wise, a small should be enough for almost anyone and a large is easily 2 meals.

  • Visited June 2013
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