I think this is an undiscovered gem in Harvard Square. It was quiet (I did see some reviews that found it noisy) the service was very good and the food was excellent. When I want to get a reservation at the last minute in Harvard Square on a Saturday night, I can count on Nubar
I have been there several times before - would love to see an update to the menu. Otherwise I love it.
We arrived a little late but still got sited. We chose this restaurant for our Christmas Day lunch. We saw the menu and thought it had a lot of vegetarian options which it didn’t. The buffet was rather small with limited options ie no vegetarian entrée. The tip was pre fixed although it was a buffet and it cost 18%. We found this restaurant quite pricy for the quality and variance of food it serves.
Great buffet - delicious and elegant and healthy! Warm and friendly environment. Lots of families. Service was very attentive and caring. Plan to go again next year!
Sunday brunch. Very fine selection of dishes; omelet and carving stations; sumptuous desserts.
A reliable neighborhood place that is great for pre-theatre dinner. Service is efficient and pleasant. Food is tasty —both beef burger and veggie burger were good. Prix Fixe menu is a good value. Recommended as an every day go-to restaurant.
We were unable to enjoy our meal because the large groups at the other tables were very loud.
gotta love a place that has a vegan menu — upon request, so as not to offend ...
we love NuBar and appreciate what the manager and staff did to make our get-together a good one
Nice place for tasty and reasonable dinner...especally for those attending concerts nearby.
Very glad we tried this quiet treat of a restaurant. Great meal in a slightly off the main path of Harvard square
Honestly, it was just okay all around. Not stellar, not bad....
This was a nice place for a fairly large party to have dinner following a talk. The food was good and different from other places around (although it would be nice to have another vegetarian entree). The wine was excellent. The temperature was good, but it was a little loud for some of our older party members (so I would not choose this place if I knew guests were hard of hearing)
I am a fan of Nubar, but I felt that the Thanksgiving buffet was terribly mediocre.
Excellent selection of nutritious healthy food including traditional Thanksgiving items. Turkey dressing very good. Excellent desserts , especially the pecan pie and carrot cake. Attracts a very friendly and well-mannered clientele. Everything was done very Tastefully and with an excellent ambience. The family member I was entertaining was very satisfied. Very satisfying helpings of food.
The Thanksgiving Buffet was really good. This is the 3rd year we have dined here for Thanksgiving. Will be back again next year.
Nubar served the purpose: somewhere very close for dinner with a five year old. It was fine.
noise level was better than previous visits because we were not seated in the small renovated section. Still too noisy and had to yell to be heard at the table. Everyone had to speak loudly so noise level was uncomfortable. Place really needs an acoustical engineer.
Good place, good service. Nice space. Will go again.
The wait staff was so courteous and helpful. Dinner was delicious—I never thought chicken could taste so good! Could use more creative desserts
Food delicious. Not too loud
Lovely wintery atmosphere eating by the fireplace, seated in armchairs. Had soup and side dishes, which were all stellar!
A lovely evening, as usual. The waitress was particularly accommodating, replacing a cider for one of us when he didn’t care for it. She also made an extra effort to get me the recipe for the Sticky Toffee Pudding, which I had asked for on an earlier visit. The host also helped to get that for me.
Well-appointed and comfortable. Service was excellent and the Pre-Theater menu was an excellent value. The restaurant seemed very well run and was much better than most other restaurants found in hotels (Sheraton Commander). A strong competitor in the Harvard Square area.
Very small portions. The side of steak I ordered for my salad was a joke at $14. Will not return
Table worked well . It was nice to have lunch and brunch option ,
We had a lovely time. The food was very good as was the service. A really nice atmosphere to meet friend.s.
The dining room has a warm and pleasant ambience. The food is not advertised as a “small plates” arrangement, but that appeared to be the concept. We were very appreciative of the separate vegan menu, and our meals were excellent — but the vegan choices were still limited.
Had event in bar area the created explosion of noise and also affected service. Made it hard to talk and hard to pay bill
Food very good and interesting menu
One of my favorite restaurants. The duck breast was delicious, and the Sticky Toffee Pudding cake was super OTW (out of this world).
Casual but elegant restaurant with fireplace, great wine list, and lots of menu options. Something to please everyone in your party.
The cocktails were seasonal and fabulous. Overall the cocktail menu is very unique.
We enjoyed a baked apple flatbread that was also great. For an entree we enjoyed the scallops, they were blackened and juicy and perfectly cooked over a bed of shaved Brussels sprouts.
Our server, Gabrielle was attentive.
Sat in newly remodeled smaller dining room. Noise from conversations in dining room was deafening. Why can’t dining rooms use some noise reduction materials in design? Hard to hear and talk among people in our own table for 3. Made evening uncomfortable and definitely not relaxing.
The Food and service were excellent. The time to wait for our meals to arrive was perfect. The flavor of each dish was exquisite.
Food is hyped but subpar at best.
The new decor is very handsome. In the evening, though, the lighting is a bit dim. The food was excellent, and the server was helpful, and very pleasant. Wish we had had room for dessert!
Loved our server. We were celebrating our anniversary and his timing was perfect. Plus the food was delicious (except the corn bread - just ok).
So great. I had the salmon flatbread with cucumber salsa and radishes, and my husband had the roast salmon dinner. The newly decorated space is beautiful, the service was perfect. We've always loved coming to Nubar, and this did not disappoint. Can't wait to come back.
First time in the remodeled space; I was happy to see many old staff back and the revamped menu continues to offer lots of vegetarian and vegan options. Looking forward to going again and trying more options!
Everything was good but the food. The duck in particular was bland.