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Portugalia Restaurant

) #254 of 435 Restaurants in Cambridge ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Portuguese, Seafood, European
723 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1413
+1 617-491-5373
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“bacalhau” (4 reviews)
“filet” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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12:00 - 22:00All hours
Portuguese, Seafood, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
723 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1413
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Reviews (39)
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 21 May 2017

The three dishes were exquisite! We tried porco a alentejana (a casserole dish with pork, mussels in a tasty garlic and cilantro sauce), paelha (big enough for two) and lulas grelhadas (grilled squid). For appetizers, we had mexilhoes cooked with garlic and olive oil. The...More

Thank Augusto L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The service is great and not invasive, anything that you request is brought promptly, whether it is bread, water, coffee or more food. I have participated in meetings held at the restaurant. It is a very calm, centering place with all sorts of art to...More

Thank mkillackey
Reviewed 6 February 2017

This was the blandest meal I've paid for in a long time. The food had absolutely no taste. Server was pleasant, though, and there was plenty of space.

Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

A family of 6 for a Saturday night. Waitress could. Arely understand us even in Portuguese. We waited forever for our food. Bread and olives served as entree were better than the food. Fish and squid were not cooked well. Linguiça was excellent . Caldo...More

Thank Giovana F
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice servers even with an astounding language barrier. Salad comes out with the main course unless you can muster communication. Just forget the salad as it is not worth the mention. You can have any kind of dressing you want as long as it...More

Thank Stujersey
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Besides my Mom's home made fish cakes, this place is 2nd, I always get the fish cakes here and I also like the flat French fries. Other with my party, loved the Beef Stew and the steak. Very nice and comfortable atmosphere and the service...More

Thank EmiofMA
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Cuisine is authentic Portuguese. Nice selection of dishes. Portions are decently large. Prices reasonable. You're not going there for the service experience, you're going there for the food. Staff is friendly nonetheless and restaurant is very clean.

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Good food but terrible service, very slow serving the food, and slower bringing the check. The staff is overwhelmed, they don't know if they should pay attention to the people at the door, waiting to to be seated, or the people all ready waiting for...More

Thank myj2006
Reviewed 20 July 2016

To be honest, we didn't go here because it is Portuguese food. We are Greek, and we love fresh whole fish and we had heard that they have it here. All six people at our table ordered the grilled whole fish. For $20 we had...More

Thank Wishflower
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A recommendation to go for Portuguese food was a great choice. Roaming around Boston, all restaurants seem to have the same items, so the four of us were very happy at Portugalia. Other than a few people at the bar, it was very quiet for...More

Thank bob2bkk
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-491-5373
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