Harvest

4.7
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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 Sunday Brunch as well as our Bar Menu in the lounge. Enjoy our seasonal outdoor Garden Terrace (Terrace is seated on a first come, first serve basis). 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.
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.7
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4.7
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OT
New England
18 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My husband and I had not been to Harvest in a while, and we were delighted with every aspect of our meal—the food was truly superb. I had the cauliflower and apple salad, while he had the Caesar. Both were unusual presentations and wonderfully flavored. We also enjoyed the salmon special and the pasta with mushrooms. And I had a beer commemorating the Blizzard of ‘78 that was stellar. Service was friendly and attentive, and we LOVED being able to easily have a quiet conversation together—the atmosphere was lively, but not noisy—such a treat in this era of too loud restaurants.

CA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food took too long to arrive.

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for dining with us, I'm sorry to read we were not as timely as we should have been. I would love to hear more about your experience if you would like to contact me at the restaurant. Thank you, Jeff Osowski GM Harvest 617-868-6942

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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was delicious and perfect spot for meeting guests traveling. Enjoyed the chance to talk easily with excellent service and food.

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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EW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food ! I’m still dreaming of the chorizo gravy ...

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Haha! Thank you Emma!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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JS
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an awesome experience! The food was amazing and the service impeccable. Highly recommend it!

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much John!!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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MM
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Still my favorite place in Cambridge, after 40 years! Came here for a surprise visit with my college age son, and we were treated so very nicely. Dinner was, as always, delicious, and our server was completely charming and thoughtful. We'll be back again very soon!

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

It is always our pleasure! Thank you so much for your long time patronage and continuing to make memories with us!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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JB
New England
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best staff and service !! Perfect date place!

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you Jay!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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OT
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful prefix menu for Valentine’s Day. Prime rib was amazing. Each dish was well planned, came out quick and fresh, and delicious. Wonderful ambiance and location, friendly staff. Overall a great experience and would recommend to anyone for a special occasion. (Can’t speak to their regular menu considering we had a prefixed menu).

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you! We're so glad you had a great time, thank you for sharing you Valentine's Day with us! Jeff O GM Harvest

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B
New England
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Nice place for a special meal like Valentine's Day or New Year's Eve. But this time it felt rushed (I saw the manager hovering with an iPad and the server even acknowledged there was a push to move people in an out more quickly). That clearly detracted from what was not an inexpensive prix fixe menu.

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for your feedback and for sharing your Valentine's Day with us! Jeff O GM Harvest

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JW
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We went to Harvest on Valentine's Day with two other couples. They served a prix fix menu which had plenty of interesting options. The food was delicious and each course was just as good as the next. They were accomodating of my gluten allergy and even had an almond flour cake for dessert that was scrumptious. The service was was excellent, even on a busy night like Valentine's Day. I'd like to go back when I can order from the full menu.

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much Joy!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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D
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Harvest is the standard bearer in many ways. We shall return.

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much! We really appreciate your patronage and look forward to seeing you soon. Jeff O GM Harvest

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AR
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Harvest never disappoints. Top-notch food and service in lovely setting. They were very accommodating with my food allergy. Highly recommend.

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you Amy!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great service, menu was good for kids. Nice, festive ambience.

Harvest
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much! Jeff O GM Harvest

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s
New England
26 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent. The venison was tender and tasty.

Harvest
Responded on February 10, 2020

Thank you for dining with us! Jeff O GM Harvest

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R
Seattle
25 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our waiter was the best.

Harvest
Responded on February 10, 2020

Thank you Robert! Jeff O GM Harvest

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JZ
Charlotte
45 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fresh and delicious. Service outstanding. We look forward to returning! the pancakes were light and fluffy!

Harvest
Responded on February 1, 2020

Thank you Joann! Jeff O GM Harvest

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JB
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our evening at Harvest was a very pleasant experience. The good was very good and the atmosphere was quiet and pleasant.

Harvest
Responded on February 1, 2020

Thank you JeremyB! Jeff O GM Harvest

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MG
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Me hubiera gustado que hubiera un poco más de opciones de platos fuertes para el almuerzo.... solo había 4

Harvest
Responded on February 1, 2020

Gracias por su comentario y comentarios. Sin embargo, actualmente ofrecemos ocho platos principales para nuestro servicio de almuerzo, de lunes a viernes, de 11:30 a.m. a 2 p.m. También ofrecemos diez platos principales para nuestro servicio de brunch, los sábados y domingos, de 11 a.m. a 2:30 p.m. Nuestros menús se pueden ver en nuestro sitio web. Jeff O GM Harvest

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SM
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was absolutely amazing. The food was great too, and we got a great seat. It is slightly on the expensive side - charging for the service more than the food in my opinion. If you like that, definitely recommended!

Harvest
Responded on February 1, 2020

Thank you! We're glad you had a wonderful experience. Jeff O GM Harvest

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LA
New England
4 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my second time at Harvest with a group and it was as good as the first time. Nice staff, good ambiance and very good food. I'd definitely book here again.

Harvest
Responded on February 1, 2020

Thank you LisaA! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Jeff O GM Harvest

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SK
New England
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always come here with the dearest guests and after long and exhausting travel because I know that I am guaranteed good food, excellent service, and a quiet, peaceful, pleasant atmosphere.

Harvest
Responded on January 25, 2020

Thank you so much SophiaKH! We're so glad to have you and your guests join us for dinner. Jeff O GM Harvest

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OT
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We arrived early for our reservation, which unfortunately put us in the middle of the brunch crunch. The hostess did her best to accommodate our early arrival. The Mexican hot chocolate beverage with the housemade marshmallows was outstanding! The Damariscotta oysters were equally outstanding - the mignonette could have been more fresh, otherwise flavors were good. Curried squash soup was good, salmon was great, as was the burger.

Harvest
Responded on January 23, 2020

Thank you so much for joining us for brunch and for taking the time to write this review. I absolutely love the Fireside Hot Chocolate Beverages we offer and the Mexican Hot Chocolate is my favorite too. Dark chocolate, cinnamon & cayenne blend with mescal, topped with a large house-made cinnamon & cayenne marshmallow!!! We look forward to your next visit with us. Jeff O GM Harvest

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RB
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent, thoughtful food, incredibly skilled server. Really a memorable evening. Thank you!

Harvest
Responded on January 18, 2020

Thank you so much for dining with us RachaelB! Jeff O GM Harvest

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience5

Server did not understand order- communication difficulty

Harvest
Responded on January 20, 2020

I'm sorry to read your last visit with us was difficult, service is very important to me and I would appreciate the opportunity to hear more about your experience. I'll be sending you another message with my contact information so we may connect. Thank you, Jeff O GM Harvest

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c
New England
16 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

A number of the menu items seem quirky. Chef inflexible in ways that don't make sense when someone is looking for a decent breakfast. Harvest has always had ups and downs. This is obviously kind of a middling point--spoken as someone who has dined at this place for more than 20 years.

Harvest
Responded on January 16, 2020

Good evening, Thank you for your feedback, I'm disappointed to read that you did not have the breakfast that you wanted. We certainly want to make our guests happy and strive to do so. I would very much like to hear more about your experience. I'll send my contact information in private. I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely,

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OT
Tampa
14 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular in every regard

Harvest
Responded on January 14, 2020

Thank you so much! Jeff O GM Harvest

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CZ
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had dinner with friends and Chef Tyler / Team did not disappoint. If I could add 5 more stars - I would!!!

Harvest
Responded on January 14, 2020

Thank you so much ChefZed!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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a
New England
103 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The food and service were great! This is a Cambridge gem that is often overlooked. We'll be back again soon.

Harvest
Responded on January 14, 2020

Thank you!! We look forward to your next visit with us. Jeff O GM Harvest

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GV
New England
29 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service was outstanding. We will come again! Thanks!

Harvest
Responded on January 14, 2020

Thank you!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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JH
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Waiter forgot an appetizer in one case, brought only two oysters instead of four on another, and brought one of the four entrees almost ten minutes after the other three. He was nice but really?

Harvest
Responded on January 14, 2020

I'm so sorry to read about your recent experience, this is obviously not what we do here at Harvest. I would appreciate the opportunity to talk with you a bit more about your dinner and service. I'll will send you another message with my contact information so that we may connect. I look forward to hearing from you. Jeff O GM Harvest

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OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The brunch was delicious and the service was wonderful!

Harvest
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you!!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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HW
New England
30 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to Harvest for brunch on a warm Saturday in January. Sat by open doors looking into the courtyard. Food was very good and had a nice wine. The service was perfect and they were not in a hurry for us to leave.

Harvest
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you HarryW! I'm glad you had a good time. Our private patio is perfect for weather like this. Jeff O GM Harvest

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G
New England
13 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was unbelievably good. This kitchen is terrifically reliable.

Harvest
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you so much!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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EN
New England
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

great clam chowder. Could use something green on it to cut the very rich, creamy look and feel. Corn bread too sweet for my taste--baguette would be better with food.
Quiet room makes conversation a pleasure.

Harvest
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you EllenN! Jeff O GM Harvest

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OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The service was ideal, the food delicious, and space quiet enough to talk. I even remembered a birthday candle and wrote happy birthday on the desert

Harvest
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thanks for celebrating your birthday with us!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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m
New England
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and wonderful atmosphere! A long time favorite and hidden jewel in Harvard Square.

Harvest
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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JM
New England
19 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our meal was outstanding: delicious soup and salad with very generous portions. We also got the apple fritters to share on the table and they were absolutely delicious! We were in a rush to make a 1 PM show at the ART and the staff was very accommodating and got us our meal quickly. Everyone was kind and thoughtful. I highly recommend Harvest!

Harvest
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you! I'm glad we could accommodate you and look forward to your next visit with us. Jeff O GM Harvest

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PO
New England
18 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Cozy corner table and good brunch selection (Sunday)
Allowance to vary menu items somewhat and prep was good. Presentation above average
Value is good for Harvard Square area

Harvest
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you for having brunch with us!! Jeff O GM Harvest

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AH
New England
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, a wonderful meal. The staff is so attentive and professional. A great choice before theater as they are pros... never a worry about waiting too long for an entree or being ignored by the staff. Our food was delicious and we love the shared sides -generous portions and yummy!

Harvest
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you so much AlanH! Jeff O GM Harvest

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BM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A vary lovely New Years Eve dinner, imaginative and a good value with wine pairings. A perfect evening.

Harvest
Responded on January 17, 2020

Thank you BruceM! I'm glad you chose to bring in the New Year with us and look forward to seeing you again soon. Jeff O GM Harvest

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