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Grafton Street

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
1230 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
+1 617-497-0400
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
“pizza” (29 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1230 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited on paddy's day and had an amazing breakfast. Will come again soon !!!!!! The poached eggs were just perfect.

Thank Suvin W
Reviewed 1 week ago

What better way to recharge one's batteries on a cold clear Sunday morning, and mark "spring forward " day , than with a nice brunch. . Grafton Street was where we headed. We had booked ahead , waited a few minutes for the table ,...More

Thank Jaytara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch with friend. We both had salads which were very good but somewhat small for entree portion. Grilled chicken which was included in Salads was on the dry side.service friendly and efficient.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant elegant place serving healthy and elevated brunch and wine by the glass, but yet it is also an Irish pub with sports on a couple TVs, Guinness and busy bar. Food was light and tasty, enjoyable lunch fare, giving 5 stars for service....More

Thank ldjs
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Server was pleasant and efficient. Wings were meaty, moist, and well-seasoned. Caesar salad was good. Scallops large, perfectly cooked on a bed of creamy risotto. Creme brûlée was average. Manhattans nicely made, good pour. Would go back.

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

After spending the day touring Harvard University, we went in search of refreshments. We ended up stumbling upon Grafton Street and took a seat up at the bar. Our bartender, Paul, was friendly, knowledgeable and witty. This guy definitely know his cocktails - Bloody Mary’s...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We fell across this pub while exploring the Harvard campus. Stopped in for one drink, and stayed for three! The bar was cozy and the bartender was knowledgeable - not to mention gave us a round of spiked hot apple ciders before we left. Would...More

Thank Ainslie M
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This was a very pleasant meal with colleagues. The pub was busy and fairly noisy, but we were seated in an alcove in the far corner, where conversation was perfectly possible. There was one vegetarian item on the main menu – butternut squash ravioli –...More

Thank Pelagius_Redivivus
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Pleased to say that following a somewhat disappointing visit on NYE, a year later, found Grafton St to be back to the normal reliable experience. It's usually quite busy with a variety of clientele, from families, couple and singletons enjoying meals here. It serves what...More

Thank JellyBean22
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Grafton St. has always been a terrific, go-to spot - could count on consistent, thoughtfully prepared food as well as great location, pleasant vibe, very convenient for us. Something has shifted - dishes are too heavy, missing tasty subtle flavors of fresh ingredients, but decided...More

Thank Paula C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1230 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
    (Bow St.)
  • Public Transportation: Just a short walk away is the Harvard Square Red Line train stop. There are also several bus routes that empty into Harvard Square.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-497-0400
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Opened in 1996, Grafton Street Pub & Grill has been a beloved institution of Harvard Square for almost two decades. This neighborhood hotspot is named after the spirited cobblestone-lined shopping district in Dublin's famed Temple Bar area. Grafton Street deftly combines the warmth and coziness of a traditional neighborhood pub with the aesthetic of a contemporary restaurant. During the summer months, guests can enjoy al fresco dining on Grafton Street's spacious sidewalk patio. The restaurant offers full bar service and boasts a seasonally-changing wine list with over 75 varieties, as well as a robust selection of craft beers from several local breweries.
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