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Cambridge Common

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
+1 617-547-1228
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sampler” (7 reviews)
“burgers” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously. It was amazing. I want it again just typing it. Add to that great service and we have a winner.

Thank PaulyFrequentFlyer
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Young friendly, and energetic wait staff. We were under a bit of time pressure and our waitress was wonderfully accommodating. Excellent pub-style dishes were served hot and in unison. Portions were generous. Very large selection of draught and bottled beers.

Thank Boarding_Group_4
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great food and service. Great beer selection. I would highly recommend the Mediterranean sampler appetizer.

Thank cjackson6164
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We really enjoy Cambridge Common, but had only been there for lunch. One recent evening, however, we had family visiting with a very hungry toddler. We were seated quickly and asked the server to bring the mac and cheese ASAP. It came right away with...More

Thank packedlite
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Ate here twice when revisiting Harvard. Still great atmosphere and amazing food. It seems the food was even better than before, especially the clam chowder, chicken and steak tips. Always a pleasure!

Thank Eric1313
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We come here all the time for lunch on our days off, usually during the week. The daily specials generally offer something that we'd try (either a homemade soup or one of two sandwich options) and the staff is consistantly on point. Today (22 Aug)...More

Thank LondonBunnies
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, great beer selection and good food, with big portions. Definitely would recommend.

Thank VAI3064
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a fine place to grab a delicious quick bite. The servers know their beer and there's a great variety. The menu offers items expected in a neighborhood restaurant, and the NE clam chowder may be the best I ever ate. Definitely a go-to...More

Thank HikerBob66
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is our go-to lunch space. The servers are familiar and friendly. It's not a tourist spot as it's a few blocks out of Harvard Square and there's free parking in the back. Good burgers, good sandwiches, a super Caesar salad, a really decent array...More

Thank LondonBunnies
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

First time visit and can see how this could be a go-to neighborhood place. Nice selection of beers and siders. The Middle Eastern appetizer platter was a big hit. It is huge, more than enough for two, and a real treat. The barbecue meatloaf was...More

Thank Hammbrook
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1667 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1807
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-547-1228
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