Craigie on Main

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3787 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Craigie on Main serves a menu that changes often and specializes in farm-to-table American cuisine. Each meal is made to order with fresh ingredients sourced locally and bold seasonal flavors. Craigie on Main is proud to be the Winner of Boston Magazine's Best of Boston 2019 for Best Restaurant, General Excellence.

Start out your meal at Craigie on Main with an appetizer like the house-smoked salmon or hand-made farro pasta. Choose from entrees like the Pennsylvania Dutch country chicken or the slow-cooked local swordfish. Come to the bar for our famous, limited supply, first come first serve burger. On Sundays after 7:30, experience Chef's WHIM, an experimental tasting menu at a special price.

The menu changes often and typically includes daily specials so everyone is sure to find something to enjoy on the menu. Craigie on Main is known for their extensive wine list, but also boasts a full bar and skilled craft bartenders.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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French, Contemporary French, Fusion / Eclectic
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Hours of operation
Dining Room
Tue–Thu, Sun 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm
Tue–Sun 5:30 pm–12:00 am
Bar Drinks Served
Tue–Sun 5:30 pm–12:00 am
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Phone number
(617) 497-5511
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Tony Maws
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Private party facilities
Craigie on Main is happy to offer several options for large parties. If you are looking for something that is not the “same old, same old, ” consider these examples….

-We can arrange a large table for up to 15 people.
-A curtained-off space can work well for groups of 15-25 on Sundays through Thursdays.
-Full buyouts of our Dining Room can be arranged for up to 65 people
-Full buyouts (with seasonal pricing) can also be arranged
-We host business/lunch meetings, social events, late-night dining, and small networking events in our bar
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Private party contact (617) 497-5511
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Cross street
Main St. and Mass. Ave
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Parking details
There is ample on-street parking nearby after 6 pm. There is a well-lit public parking lot one block away on Bishop Allen Drive (behind the restaurant). There is a paid parking garage at Le Meridien Hotel on the corner of Green St. and Sidney St.
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Public transit
Central Square T Stop, the No. 1 bus at the Main Street stop
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine