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Plough and Stars

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
912 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3041
+1 617-576-0032
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Still the same after 35 years”
2 weeks ago
“A must-visit if in Cambridge”
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American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
912 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3041
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The incomparable P&S. I was last there in 1985, has not changed, only better taps. The best Stout Pour in Boston, still. When it comes to a go to place, this is the one. Should be a must on anyones list that visits Boston. The...More

Thank TeeBow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Updating my review from 2012...not really an update but saying "they're still good!" The Plough is one of my favorite bars in the city. They have delicious food, great drinks, amazing live music, and the staff is friendly and welcoming. Sit at the bar and...More

Thank travelinbluesgal
Reviewed 23 January 2018

If you're looking for a real pub in Cambridge than this is a good place to start. Although named after an Irish symbol (?), it feels more like a British pub as there's less emphasis on the ambiance and decor and more emphasis on the...More

Thank Brendan N
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Plough and Stars isn't "local" for me, but I find I'm drawn to it again and again. I stumbled in on a pub crawl with friends one night after having a truly nasty cider experience at a nearby place. I saw the same cider on...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Good place! Some variations on the "standard Boston menu," the hummus and pita chip appetizer is good, and the portobello burger is really great. The fish and chips is good, but more for the chips and slaw than the fish itself. The great service makes...More

2  Thank David P
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the place,small and cozy, friendly staff, good Saturday brunch, gets noisy, clean and worth a visit if near by!

1  Thank Shalu2127
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Not bad.....not overly exciting.....had to come here for the area for it was close to where we were visiting. Mother's day every thing decent was booked in advance and we did not decide to come into the city till the night before. Had the catfish...More

1  Thank gladfly
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Plough and Stars is an old school Cambridge establishment. If you go back far enough, you can even find it mentioned in some of Phillip K Dicks earliest work. That being said, the bar has stood the test of time thanks to good service, a...More

1  Thank Yoni A
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I have been here a few times to play gigs with my band. The Plough and Stars is a great, small music venue in Cambridge. This small space allows you to get drinks, hang out with friends, and to have a more intimate, engaging experience...More

1  Thank KRiSTeN R
Reviewed 22 March 2016

When in the Boston area on St. Patrick's Day, obviously you have to seek out an Irish bar. This is one worth visiting: food better than pub grub, excellent selection of beers on tap, friendly patrons (the place gets packed), and staff with nice Irish...More

2  Thank ProfessorEnglish
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 912 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3041
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-576-0032
  • E-mail
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