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134 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1421
+1 617-661-0505
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked alaska” (48 reviews)
“falafel” (69 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
134 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1421
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here last Saturday with my wife while we were on a weekend visit in Boston. After reading glowing reviews about this restaurant and because we love Mediterranean food, we choose this restaurant for our Saturday late dinner. Besides our reservation we still had to...More

1  Thank Rene B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, ambience & service. We just managed to get a reservation so be advised to book well in advance. Ordered 5 dishes from the mezze list, which was more than enough for two. None of the dishes disappointed - all having depth of flavour....More

1  Thank SuePB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten here a couple of times and recently went for our anniversary. It was even better than I'd remembered. Very low-key atmosphere and the food really stands out among Cambridge restaurants. We loved the peach and peppers, the Sultan's Delight, the hummus. The Baked...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Same chef, same cuisine, but somehow Oleana disappointed us a couple of times, while Sarma is phenomenal. Yet- I do recommend the Fatteh dish here at Oleana, it's very good, the Hummus and Tahini is good and interesting, the Fallafel is nice. So if you...More

Thank Justin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at Oleana last night after wanting to go there for years. 100% worth the wait. The service was excellent, and our server was very helpful with a great sense of humor. We ordered of the meze menu and...More

Thank 278JamesS278
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I dined at Oleana to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. I have to say -- it is one of the best restaurants we've ever been to. The food was absolutely incredible. We ordered a few small plates (we'd recommend the octopus and...More

Thank edward714
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In this busy neighborhood restaurant we sat at perhaps the only quiet and romantic table. All the specialties were great; Sultans short ribs had wonderful flavors, spinach falafel, and baked Alaska rounded out our meal. Reserve ahead of time or you won’t get in. Worth...More

Thank Mel V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to secure a reservation (a must for this restaurant) and was very happy with the choices made. The waiter was very happy to help and we almost ordered too many mezes and he gently stopped us at 6. We ordered one main to to...More

Thank Jay I
Reviewed 18 September 2017

It was our vegetarian son's birthday, at the next table a couple' was celebrating their anniversary, and there were obvious special occasions be observed elsewhere. But you should not need an excuse to go the Oleana, only a yearniong for a different and rewarding dinning...More

Thank Sam&Peggy
Reviewed 17 September 2017

WOW! We came to this place for our first wedding anniversary purely based on reviews we have read....what I can tell you is that the quality of the food and tastiness is simply mind blowing. It has been a long time since we had a...More

Thank Olivier G
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3 December 2015|
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Response from Elizabeth H | Reviewed this property |
Uber is best parking can be hard to find around restaurant.
Geeta N
17 June 2015|
Response from tanya o |
Short drive or take the bus from Harvard square

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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 - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1421
    (Btw. Prospect & Columbia)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-661-0505
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