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Cambridge Brewing Company

4.6
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284 Reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American

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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.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 284 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RebeccaP
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Beerunch! - Awesome food, beer and great service. Will be going again!

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dave
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Friendly waitstaff, great brunch menu, excellent beer

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vipIanS
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I had the black bean burger and sweet potato fries and it was excellent. Their light lager was really great tasting and refreshing as well!

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jdmx
Denver
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Of all my covid-era outdoor dining experiences so far, I think CBC is one of the best, with a patio space that perfectly balances shelter from traffic/noise, open airflow, and inter-table spacing. Excellent job. Also great beer and food!

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YasmeenM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience3

server took about 30 mins to ask us what we want to order, the food came out 45 mins after we ordered and it came out wrong so it had to be returned to the kitchen and we had to wait another 15 mins so 1 hour in total. Food was good but not worth the wait

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Wenders
Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was pretty good for regular American pub-like fare. Expensive but reasonable for the Boston area. Very happy about the ample outdoor seating.

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vipangelosk
New England
17 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Cold fries, cold chicken in ceasar salad which had more croutons than kale or lettuce. Beer was good and appetizers but meal sucked. :(

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KoKo
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a high quality salad with roasted beets, shishito peppers and hummus. We went for the beer but were pleasantly surprised by the food. We’ll be back. An additional plus was that the patio is dog friendly.

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BostonAverageJoe
New England
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our beers (Piter Pater and Hefeweizen) were excellent. The catch of the day (swordfish) was delicious. Friendly and attentive service, including a water bowl for our dog. The patio is always relaxing, and they maintain good social distancing, even on a Friday night. Creative menu, local ingredients, and great beers. Well worth it.

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vipAO11
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Took an hour from when we had our reservation to when we finally got seated and got our drinks. Then my dinner ended up being cold.

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WhitneyK
New England
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

It was ok, nothing particularly bad...just not great.

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EmilyL
New England
8 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place, great beer and food, service is excellent. Would recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Slow service. I am fine with being held to an hour and a half with everything going on but it becomes frustrating when the waiter doesn’t show up for the first 20 minutes of that time slot. food wasn’t horrible but was sub par. Soooo many other better places to eat and drink in the area. They know how to write a menu but can’t back it up.

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Litgal
New England
8 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We tried the halibut special & IT WAS FANTASTIC! It was served over a bed of corn succotash which was delicious. Great value for this typically expensive fish: $20. The brrusels sprouts app with curry mayo was also wonderful.

Great beer, of course; nice outdoor seating. We felt very "safe" regarding Covid protocols.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot! Plenty of space between tables, excellent food and beer!

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PatriciaK
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Though the food was outstanding, it was raining outside and my party sitting under the awning got “wet” from dripping rain water. Under the current circumstances in our world, it is a difficult thing to deal with because you could not really eat indoors. So the restaurant did as best they could.

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StefB
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience3

I am very upset at how they handled the thunderstorm. We had our food out on a table and we asked to move under the covered area. The rain started and everyone ran to the covered area. We picked up our food and drinks and dog and stood in the middle trying to figure out what to do. A manager came out and saw my dad trying to eat his food in the rain and told him that we can't go inside because of the dog and didn't try to get people without dogs inside so we can sit in the covered area. He left us trying to figure out where to hide/hold our food and drinks and try to eat it. People were laughing at us. In situations like this, it would be normal for our server to help us bring our food to a table so it doesn't' get wasted. People with dogs and SERVED FOOD should have priority to move to the covered outdoors area. They should have been prepared for this situation. I even asked to be moved but I must have asked too late because we were not. Very upset with this situation. They treated us very poorly.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience5

Everything was great but service was very slow and infrequent. The waiter said it was okay if we werent ready to order as long as we would be ready by the time the drinks came and then we didnt see him again for a long while.

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JoshuaB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience and outdoor seating was spaced out and felt very safe social-distancing wise.

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Rosie
New England
4 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love CBC! Excellent attention to cleanliness as well as an excellent dining experience, considering all of the new pandemic guidelines.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really appreciate the way they've set up the patio for Covid. I feel safe there and appreciate all the steps they take to be a safe place to visit. A sense of normalcy to go out. Food and beer gray as always.

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TParB
New England
16 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We sat at outdoor patio. Service was terrific. Beer selection and apps were delicious. We then ordered their Monday bucket of fried chicken to go, which was also terrific.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food4service3ambience5

Nice outside vibe . Had to wait 30 minutes even though I had reservation

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vipMerk
New York Area
38 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Waited half hour for our table with a reservation. Once we were seated the service and food were great. Our waitress helped make the experience much more enjoyable.

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Christine
New England
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time on the CBC patio Friday night. Very impressed with their outdoor seating setup. We were spaced out well from other groups with dividers. Felt very safe and distant, but not at all awkward. Service was great. The beer and food were solid as always. Felt like a nice ‘normal’ night out. Thanks CBC!

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vipJenniferB
New England
10 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Burgers were killer last night! Yum!!! And of course, the beer was wonderful as well!

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vipDHam
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Slow service

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved it! Food was delicious and device was great.

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vipRandiK
Columbus
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friends, puppy and I had a great time. They had a water bowl for my puppy and a great outdoor area for her to hang out in. For the humans, the food was delicious and it was nice and quiet so we could catch up. We would highly recommend it!

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BostonAverageJoe
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

CBC has adjusted to COVID-era dining amazingly well! The beer is as great as ever (and a great deal, with most drinks price around $6-7), tasty, locally sourced food, and a charming beer garden, now spread out a bit more than usual. The Hefeweizen was excellent, the scallops perfectly cooked, and the staff friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, the service, food, and beer were excellent. The patio has been a great place to spend the

JB
vipJenniferB
New England
11 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

CBC is now our go-to brunch spot! I had the french toast, and my husband had eggs & sausage. Everything was incredible.

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BrandyS
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience4

The waiter didn’t check in on us much. One person didn’t get to order a drink. We had a reservation for 6:30 and didn’t get our table until 7 and still had to be done by 8. The bill included an 18% service fee but the reservation was only for a party of 4.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place so much - food is great, service is great, beer is great and they love my dog.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Went here for a date night and it was great. Beer was decent, food was good but the outdoor patio ambience is great. All social distancing rules were followed so felt very comfortable. Also dog friendly which was great!

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vipLydiaL
New England
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. Good place for dogs as well! Will definitely be back.

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StaceyM
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

One of my favorite spots! Excellent food and incredibly creative local brews.

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CraftBrewBrat
New England
2 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2020
Overall5food3service5ambience4

The outdoor service was excellent and extremely dog-friendly! We were greeted immediately with a water bowl for the pup, and the server was wonderful. She was a highlight of the night.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
7 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great beer with lots of choices. Food was great as well and the waiter was very helpful. Not cheap, but not expensive either. Overall very happy with our experience. Will definitely be coming back.

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RajS
Denver
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to escape the mid-day heat. Friendly wait staff, it was good to see everyone wearing their masks and staying safe & socially distant. Excellent and interesting beer varieties.

FAQs

Cambridge Brewing Company does offer delivery in partnership with Toast. Cambridge Brewing Company also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 494-1994.

Cambridge Brewing Company is rated 4.6 stars by 284 OpenTable diners.

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