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Cambridge Brewing Company, Cambridge,
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Cambridge Brewing Company

4.4
4.4
575 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Discover the craft beer and brewpub that put Boston on the brewing map at Cambridge Brewing Company. Since 1989, this wildly popular brewery and eatery showcases some of the city's best beers, including award-winning ales, ambers and porters. Beers are brewed on site, with seasonal varieties. Cambridge Brewing Company's menus are also seasonal, highlighting each season's unique tastes. The Cambridge Brewing Company menu spotlights the region's fresh seafood and bountiful produce, including daily fresh catch specials, garden-fresh salads, hearty soups and savory starters. The dining area offers lunch and dinner, as well as weekend brunches and weekly tasting specials.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 6 times today

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  • Order online

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Brewery, Pub

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 11:30 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–10:00 pm Sun 11:30 am–8:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (617) 494-1994

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Contactless Payment, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    David Drew

  • Private party facilities

    We here at the Cambridge Brewing Company look forward to hosting your next event. Whether you are planning an informal company mixer for twenty or a holiday bash for up to 100, you’ll find the Cambridge Brewing Company an excellent choice.

  • Private party contact

    Laura Peters: (617) 494-1994 ext. 13

  • Neighborhood

    Kendall Square

  • Cross street

    Hamsphire Street/Cardinal Medeiros

  • Parking details

    Parking is available in the One Kendall Square Parking Garage located on Binney Street, next to the Landmark Theatres Cinema. On-street metered parking is also available on nearby Hampshire and Broadway Streets; meters turn off at 8pm.

  • Public transit

    Take the red line to Kendall/MIT T stop. At street level, go through the Marriott Hotel lobby. Take a left onto Broadway and continue walking straight until you cross over a set of railroad tracks. Take your first right onto Hampshire Street. We are in the back left corner of the One Kendall Square complex. It is about a 5-10 min walk.

  • Additional

    Beer, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 575 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. TB

    TimB

    New England

    24 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    24 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Seemed Short staffed but they made the best of it. Solid Place to hang! Decent beer and food
  2. MC

    MichaelC

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great beer of course, but food was also really good and well priced. Calamari especially good and Kale Caesar salad
  3. f

    foodie63

    New England

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food, great atmosphere
  4. S

    Stephen

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Never a bad time at CBC. Great food and even better beer
  5. KS

    KellyS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    We always enjoy our time and food at Cambridge brewing company. I think some new menu items or seasonal special would be a nice touch!
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience4
    Food seems to be Cisco cafeteria food not prepared in house—burgers and fried fish seemed frozen premade. A lot of folks who eat here seem to be at work events/traveling…but if you’re paying on your own dime, you’ll probably regret it. This place is much worse than Cambridge Commons, which has a similar vibe.
  7. BE

    BostonEpicurean

    New England

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious organic comfort food and micro craft brews. I suggest the fish catch of the day. Order four flights to sample several new beers. Order a yard stick if you and friends all want the same beer. Dog bowls outside. Outside dining all year for social distancing. Family friendly and fun birthday party events
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 8, 2022

    overall3food4service1ambience5
    Good spot for our fantasy football draft with fast wifi and large beer towers that were great for a large group. However, we had an extremely rude server who 1. Complained about setting up a table because folks were ordering at the bar before our reservation, 2. Told us we needed to order food when the manager said that wasn’t the case, 3. Doubled down on that lie when we were seated and the manager was out of sight
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 6, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Outdoor space is spacious and has cover for rain. Food is good m
  10. NK

    NKNBK

    New England

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    Went to CBC to celebrate an employee heading to a new job nearby, table was ready on time, waitress very quick, got food relatively quickly and the outdoor area is pleasant to sit and eat in.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 28, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience4
    It's not family friendly place:, it was a special occasion on a sunday afternoon and a friend brought her 2 year old son and received the worst stares from the waitresses; other families that were there with who we had the opportunity to talk with also complained about the same treatment received. I felt so bad about the whole situation that I'll never set foot there again. I'd recommend the staff to read more about sexism to understand how terrible their behavior was.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 25, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Was there in the afternoon on a weekday. Smells very weird near the door! Maybe cleaning product from cleaning up?
  13. HA

    HungryAfterMovies

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3
    The beer was good. We kept our food order simple but still the food wasn’t good.
  14. MS

    MSDeMott

    New England

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 15, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Overall, the food was good, and the service was great. The Thai salad was good but deemed inauthentic by a native from Thailand who described it as fusion cuisine at best. The peanut sauce served on the salad would never be served in this way. It would only be found as a dipping sauce for pork slices. The sauce was also deemed too sour for this purpose, though the added vinegar was used to pair with the salad for American tastes. The egg noodles were more Chinese than Thai. The burgers were very good, if a bit small.
  15. LJ

    LaurenJ

    New England

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on August 10, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    Fun outdoor dining! Mezza bowl with added chicken was great. Great drinks too.
  16. N

    Nancy

    New England

    30 reviews

    4.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on August 8, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Wonderful neighborhood spot, wait staff is always friendly and attentive, elevated pub food - never disappoints.
  17. T

    Tuffmudder

    New England

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Really great "hams and clams" special event: hats off to the chefs standing under the tent in the heat and humidity slow roasting that pig, it was amazing, incredibly tender and the special sauces you created were a great touch! Thanks for the hard work and hope you will repeat it next year! My only complaint was that we resisted the temptation to order a side of your handcut fries, but we figured we were being piggy enough as it was. :)
  18. AD

    AnnaD

    New England

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 4, 2022

    overall2food1service1ambience2
    Food has gone downhill of late; understand staff is hard to find but extremely slow, worst I’ve had in the last year.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience3
    Little loud inside
  20. M

    Metalman

    St. Louis

    4 reviews

    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 24, 2022

    overall1food1service2ambience1
    Food was bad. Soggy fries. Table was sticky. Not a good experience at all.
  21. D

    Dani

    San Francisco

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 19, 2022

    overall1food4service5ambience4
    Everything was fine, just I can’t understand why the bill should be split equally between 3 people with different amount of food ordered. ??? This is very inconvenient…
  22. JL

    JanetL

    New England

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Waitstaff kindly gave us another table farther away from other diners for safety. Food was delicious—bluefish!
  23. m

    marcys

    New England

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 6, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Food was good. Ate outside which was great! The Eggplant fries were amazing and also had the Thai noodle bowl which was very good
  24. JW

    JWR25

    Minneapolis

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great outdoor venue to grab a beer!
  25. DH

    DeniseH

    Columbus

    10 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    The location and food were awesome. Service was very slow. We were there at 4 pm on a Sunday, Group of 9. It was not very crowed. The server would only bring 2 packets of sugar at a time for iced tea and lemonade and very little ice despite our constant requests. Overall, it was a good experience.
  26. A

    Andrew

    New England

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Always great food and service but the covered patio does get loud.
  27. P

    Person

    New England

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 28, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    It had a pleasant, large outdoor seating area, good food and good service.
  28. F

    Fooddude

    New England

    43 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    To start, the service was superb. Our server was excellent. Attentive without hovering or forgetting about us. Admirable as it was pretty busy. Overall, appetizers and burgers were very good. The fish and chips was not great - tasted mostly like fried batter but not much taste overall. We were in the tented area and enjoyed all of the dogs around (though some, I understand, would not find this as fun). Beer - which is what I came for with my family - was also good, though I was surprised that they were out of their tripel. I found the "unique beers" particularly good. Overall, a positive experience and I would go back!
  29. TD

    ThomasD

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Fun atmosphere. Good for adults and families. Breakfast options for brunch were great.
  30. m

    marr

    Philadelphia

    19 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Chicken sandwich was the best out of three! Chili was ok, burger was just a burger Beer is delicious!
  31. S

    Sandy

    New York Area

    16 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Great vibe, good and friendly service. We loved the patio for drinks and apps after work
  32. MP

    MeganP

    New England

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved the white bean dip and tenders. Special poke bowl was delicious, and the cheesecake special dessert was surprisingly good. The beers are always great (really enjoyed the Sgt Pepper and Vienna Secession). Luke was a really friendly and thorough server!
  33. JR

    JimR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Group lunch. Exceeded expectations. Remi , our waiter, was accommodating and attentive.
  34. GM

    GMcM

    New England

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    I've been going to the CBC since it opened, that's a long time. We had a graduation dinner there for our son on Thursday night. The hostess was very helpful and nice. Our waiter was overworked as far as I could see - they seemed understaffed, which is not unusual these days. My hamburger was overcooked - "medium rare" was not available apparently, nor were sweet potato fries available, only ordinary slightly limp fries. We were told that they no longer do the sweet potato fries because they're "too expensive". Very disappointing. The only thing that was as good as usual was the beer which is always superb. Have to hope they will recover better from the last two years.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Post graduation dinner
  36. TB

    TylerB

    New England

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    Food came out cold twice. Waitress was unapologetic. She also forgot to put in our apps. Wont be returning. 0 stars
  37. KB

    KatieB

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My first visit with friends and my dog. Fabulous. The waitress was top notch. I'm not great with names. We were a party of 7 for 8:15p on May 20 outside. She was awesome.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great meal. Very nice set up
  39. MO

    MichaelO

    New England

    9 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall1food2service2ambience2
    While the house brewed beer was quite good, and the locally sourced food mostly adequate, the temperature inside the restaurant was almost unbearably hot. We also didn’t realize that there wasn’t a full bar - beer and wine only. Add to this a very high noise level, and it added up to a very unpleasant evening for our party.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Food was great. Sat outside and it was a comfortable night. Service was a bit slow but it was nice not to be rushed.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Cambridge Brewing Company using the Order Online button. Cambridge Brewing Company also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 494-1994.

Cambridge Brewing Company is rated 4.4 stars by 575 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 6 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Cambridge Brewing Company

1 Kendall Sq, Ste B1102, Cambridge, 02139-1592

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Hamsphire Street/Cardinal Medeiros

  • Neighborhood

    Kendall Square

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 11:30 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:30 am–10:00 pm Sun 11:30 am–8:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Brewery, Pub

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Parking is available in the One Kendall Square Parking Garage located on Binney Street, next to the Landmark Theatres Cinema. On-street metered parking is also available on nearby Hampshire and Broadway Streets; meters turn off at 8pm.

  • Public transit

    Take the red line to Kendall/MIT T stop. At street level, go through the Marriott Hotel lobby. Take a left onto Broadway and continue walking straight until you cross over a set of railroad tracks. Take your first right onto Hampshire Street. We are in the back left corner of the One Kendall Square complex. It is about a 5-10 min walk.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Contactless Payment, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    David Drew

  • Additional

    Beer, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (617) 494-1994

  • Private party facilities

    We here at the Cambridge Brewing Company look forward to hosting your next event. Whether you are planning an informal company mixer for twenty or a holiday bash for up to 100, you’ll find the Cambridge Brewing Company an excellent choice.

  • Private party contact

    Laura Peters: (617) 494-1994 ext. 13

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