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Best Neighborhood Gem Restaurants in West Cambridge

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A photo of Alden and Harlow restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(4736)
Price: Moderate
• American • West Cambridge
Booked 93 times today
Located at 40 Brattle Street in Harvard Square, Alden & Harlow serves thoughtfully sourced, honest American food in a subterranean, modern and comfortable space. Replicating the style of cooking he does for family and friends in his home kitchen, Chef Michael Scelfo prepares humble, unpretentious food that honors tradition of place in its quality. It's how he connects with anyone who joins them at their table.While reservations are strongly suggested, we also save a portion of the dining room and bar for walk-ins in the event that your request cannot be accommodated. So please, come on in!Parties of more than 8, please call to make a reservation.
A photo of Harvest restaurant
4.5
Awesome(5088)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary American • Cambridge
Booked 51 times today
Located in the heart of Harvard Square, Harvest celebrates the modern American table. Harvest presents inspired American cuisine showcasing the region's freshest ingredients and seasonal product. Serving Lunch, Dinner, and Saturday/Sunday Brunch with seating on our seasonal outdoor Garden Terrace. We highly recommend making a reservation; outside tables are available weather permitting and may be requested but cannot be reserved or guaranteed. Harvest offers Private Dining from 15 to 60 people. Sit-down lunches, dinners, and receptions are just some of the Private Functions Harvest can provide.
A photo of Henrietta's Table restaurant
4.5
Awesome(4632)
Price: Expensive
• American • Cambridge
Booked 46 times today
"FRESH FROM THE FARM AND HONEST TO GOODNESS HOME COOKING"Henrietta’s Table opened its doors to a diverse and adoring public 20 years ago. In that time the restaurant has come to be the dining room of Nobel laureates, celebrities and New England Farmers. The Charles Hotel’s Executive Chef, Sean Lizotte, helms Henrietta’s Table and has designed a menu of "honest to goodness New England cooking."Henrietta's Table has been at the forefront of farm-to-table dining since before it was a trend or a hashtag. Located in the heart of Harvard Square, you don't need a degree to appreciate our simple, homemade flavors - just like you'd find in Grandma's kitchen. The Ritz cracker crusted scrod, Yankee pot roast and warm grain bowl are some of our guests' favorite dishes. Our menus rotate daily based on availability from our local farmers and artisans, pushing our chefs to constantly create mouthwatering dishes that let the ingredients shine.
A photo of The Hourly Oyster House restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1357)
Price: Moderate
• Seafood • Cambridge
Booked 51 times today
The Hourly Oyster House is a vibrant neighborhood gem in the heart of Cambridge, known for its thoughtfully sourced and playfully prepared seafood. Reviewers rave about the friendly service, comfortable dining environment, and the delicious food, particularly the oysters. The menu is described as creative, and the ambiance is said to be delightful and cool. The restaurant is also praised for its great value, making it a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike.
A photo of Russell House Tavern restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2747)
Price: Moderate
• American • Cambridge
Booked 47 times today
Russell House Tavern is a beloved neighborhood gem, known for its modern American classics and cozy ambiance. Reviews rave about the delicious dishes, from salads to salmon, and the excellent service. One reviewer mentioned, 'It's a perfect restaurant with great food in the heart of Harvard Square!' The restaurant's versatility, with both a casual patio for lunch and an upstairs tavern for after-work cocktails, makes it a favorite among locals.
A photo of Toscano Harvard Square restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2353)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • West Cambridge
Booked 31 times today
A stone’s throw from Harvard’s ivied walls, surrounded by the bustling eateries, shops, and confectioners on Brattle Street (once called the King’s Road), Toscano’s second location brings the bright, fresh flavors of Tuscany to historic Cambridge.
A photo of Source Restaurant restaurant
4.5
Awesome(510)
Price: Moderate
• Pizza Bar • Cambridge
Booked 20 times today
SOURCE is a fresh, modern approach to the local gastro pub and pizza bar. Source is an innovative dining destination featuring rustic yet refined food, and an unmatched craft and local beverage program. Utilizing local and sustainable products and only the purest ingredients, SOURCE’s mission is to embrace the root of who we are and what we consume. Owned by Restaurant veteran Daniel Roughan, SOURCE offers guests the space to enjoy delicious quality authentic Neapolitan-style pizza cooked in a wood-fired oven. In addition to pizza SOURCE will offer an assortment of small plates, entrees and homemade desserts. SOURCE will be open daily for lunch and dinner as well offering an unforgettable brunch experience both Saturdays and Sundays. Welcome home, Welcome to SOURCE.
A photo of Grafton Street Pub & Grill restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1261)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary American • Cambridge
Booked 5 times today
*New Address: 59 JFK Street, Cambridge MA*Originally opened in October of 1996, Grafton Street Pub & Grill has been a beloved institution of Harvard Square for over 25 years. Located at 59 JFK Street – the Gateway of Harvard Square – this neighborhood hot spot is named after the spirited cobblestone-lined shopping district near Dublin’s famed Temple Bar area. Grafton Street deftly combines a traditional Irish pub’s warmth and coziness with a contemporary and comfortable full-service restaurant. Formerly located at 1230 Massachusetts Avenue, Grafton Street relocated in March of 2022. The new location is on lower JFK Street just steps away from the Red Line MBTA stop and the Charles River. Grafton Street offers free parking for all guests that enter the Harvard Square parking garage after 5pm Monday thru Thursday, and all day Sunday.
A photo of The Maharaja restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(571)
Price: Moderate
• Indian • Cambridge
Booked 12 times today
Located in a heart of Harvard Square, The Maharaja is the Top Indian restaurant in Boston/Cambridge. The Maharaja serves an authentic Indian cuisine in a stunning setting, with floor to ceiling windows overlooking bustling Harvard Square.
A photo of Club Passim restaurant
4.5
Awesome(17)
Price: Moderate
• American • Cambridge
Booked 1 time today
For more than 50 years, Club Passim has been known as a premier listening room, presenting both new and established performers in a huge variety of genres ranging from folk to Celtic to jazz. The historic music venue presents more than 400 shows per year to an audience of over 30,000.Our Sunday Brunch features some of the same talent from our mainstage shows in a bright, relaxed, and casual environment.Brunch hours: 10am - 2pm. Live music will accompany brunch from 10:15am - 1:30pm.
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