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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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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
134 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1421
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Reviewed yesterday

We purchased Oleana gift cards for friends until this year when we went to order on-line. The site says they charge a 6% "service fee" for cards now, for what? They well know that all Gift Cards are not used and the restaurant has the...More

Thank CommissionerGordon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth going to this unique place in a Cambridge neighborhood- very casual and small, with unique small plates of middle eastern food with a twist. Four of us had 12 different plates- mostly excellent with excellent service. We all particularly enjoyed the sultans delight beef,...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oleana has been around for years, and to be honest, I've always had lukewarm opinions about it. The being said, we were there recently and had a pretty great selection of small plates: fatteh with crispy mushrooms (very good), kohlrabi pancake with stewed octopus (even...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I can say is just go, you won’t regret it, I promise. We’ve been a few times, and during the Summer, they have an amazing outdoor patio oasis that is just perfection. Whatever you order, it will be outstanding, and ask your server for...More

Thank srgoldstein
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic, memorable meal. My friend and i had dinner - all mezes/small plates. It was truly incredible. Each dish had such a unique taste, texture and feel to it, but there was a similar taste palate of spices. It was amazing. We had...More

Thank ninska_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fantastic experience last night at Oleana. Exceptional service, fantastic food and great wine choices. We were a party of four and ordered almost solely off the starters. Sampled seven and all were unique, fresh and well presented. Flavors were over the top. We...More

Thank waypointbvi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reluctantly made a reservation since one of our party is a picky eater. We shared several items on the menu (small bites). Every one was fantastic, but I loved the tamarind beef (sultan) and the baked Alaska. One of the best meals I’ve enjoyed. The...More

Thank eloquentone1
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I have been here several times and each time I got the veg tasting menu - good deal, very filling, good variety, very tasty and unique flavours This time I was seated by the fountain in the patio. Good attentive service. I wish they served...More

Thank lemonloaf
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Best small plates i have ever had. Such great flavors in every dish. Go to bar and have Leanna give you advice on dishes and wine. She is absolutely fantastic. A taste bud party. Stay for a bit to let the flavors meld on your...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The meal I had at Oleana was one of the most amazing dinners I have ever experienced. Every bite had to be savored. The flavors were complex and perfect. Do not miss this restaurant!

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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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