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1682 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1803
+1 617-441-2800
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1682 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1803
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Giulia's is our favorite Cambridge restaurant. The food is exceptionally great, the staff is terrific. Make a reservation well in advance as it's a very popular place!

Thank Wauzo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There's a solid argument to be made that my dinner at Giulia was the best meal I've ever had. My husband and I could only get reservations at 10:15 and it was still worth it. I really appreciated that the vibe of the restaurant was...More

1  Thank Emma R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A month ahead to book a table, but the food was definitely worth waiting for and we hope to return. It is a very busy restaurant and can be quite crowded so we were fortunate to have the table by the window which is a...More

Thank AnitaNewportBch
Reviewed 10 June 2017

My wife and I came with another couple. We have 4 apps and 4 entrees eaten Italian style. The semolina cakes were outrageously light and fluffy. Burrata was delicious with the fava beans. An asparagus, truffle special with fresh peas was out of this world....More

Thank Christopher N
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Recently my eleven year-old grandson asked me what was the best restaurant in which I'd eaten. I couldn't come up with an answer: so many restaurants. But after eating at Giulia I could say it's the best restaurant I've eaten at in the past year....More

Thank bettejohn
Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is our go-to nice restaurants for special occasions. It's fancy without being pretentious, and the food is great. The menu is somewhat limited, so you may want to review before going. My favorite is the pappardelle with boar; I've tried other things but I...More

Thank BootsMadeforTravelin
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We couldn't get a reservation at this very popular highly regarded restaurant so we waited on line and got a seat at the bar when they opened. The interior is very nice , the bar is well staffed and attractive. We found the single glass...More

1  Thank Marshside01
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had dinner alone at the bar tonight, Tuesday on a quiet week. On a scale of one to ten I'd give Giulia about a twelve. A semolina cake app that was really an imitation sushi roll with lardo flavored with spruce and lime somehow...More

Thank Martin K
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Last night we celebrated a friend's big birthday with a party at Giulia, not far from Harvard Square. It was spectacular! We'd been wanting to go for months, because of the great word of mouth, but the lack of reservations was a barrier. So we...More

1  Thank Switzerdude
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I was in town for a veterinary conference. I ate at mistral the other night and was sorely disappointed. Expensive and flavorless food. I am so glad I came here tonight! This dinner was amazing! I mostly followed the suggestions of the bar server. I...More

1  Thank Kayt B
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Bill B
21 July 2015|
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Response from Ssc3201 | Reviewed this property |
We found a spot on mass ave near Lesley university/Harvard coop. We went at 5:30 on a Wednesday night in summer
Michael P
8 January 2015|
Response from sedanpilot |
A 3 year old would kill my buzz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1682 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-1803
  • Public Transportation: Harvard Square and Porter Square T stops
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-441-2800
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