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For 2
Thu, 2/22
10:30 PM
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PARK Restaurant & Bar

882 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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Located in Harvard Square, PARK is a modern neighborhood restaurant/bar designed to suit today’s drinking and dining needs. A place to grab a quick after-work drink or bite, enjoy a leisurely dinner, linger over cocktails, or spend an entire night, PARK offers a variety of experiences that will feel unique depending on which of the four distinct spaces you’re seated. With an eclectic design aesthetic, PARK is stocked with rousing conversation pieces that range from counter-culture artwork from the 1960s to antique book-lined shelves and a trophy case brimming with myriad oddities. Not to be outdone, Executive Chef Corey Steinke brings a spirited sense of interpretation to PARK’s New American menu of homey classics, which are served alongside an internationally-inspired collection of craft cocktails, beer and wine.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American, American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5:00pm - 12:00am
Dinner: Friday & Saturday 5:00pm - 1:00am
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Bar until 1am Sunday-Wednesday
Bar until 2am Thursday-Saturday
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Phone number
(617) 491-9851
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jay Jordison
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Private party facilities
A subterranean restaurant/bar with an eclectic variety of seating and dining options. With three distinct private dining spaces and complete A/V capabilities, PARK is suited to play host to a variety of events.
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Private party contact
Courtney Trudeau: (617) 491-9851
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Cross street
Between Winthrop & Eliot
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Parking details
FREE Parking with validation all day on Sunday and after 5pm Monday-Wednesday directly above the restaurant in the Harvard Square Parking Garage with the purchase of 2 brunch or dinner entrees.

On street metered parking available
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Public transit
Harvard Square Redline T stop within walking distance as well as several bus routes that empty into Harvard Square
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Gift Card
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 882 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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viplovedining (Chicago)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great service. Food was just ok

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Awesome all around!!
A must repeat
Chose based on yelps and trip advisor, near hasty pudding theatre.

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We really enjoyed our return to Park. It's a nice combination of a certain energy with a warm casual feel. Very Millennial I would say. The variety of seating settings really makes Park feel like being at home or the home of a friend/family member. We had a cute little table for three tucked away in an alcove; good people watching angle, but still cozy for us. The waitress appeared instantly as did our beverages. Park has a compact menu with something for everyone in a variety of settings. Apps and bites are alternatives to entrees. Something that matches why you are there and for how long. I had the meat pie of the day. It was a little bun of flakey crust with excellent chicken in a delicious sauce. One dining partner had the bolognese and the other stuffed acorn squash. We had to run to make the Harvard game so we did not have desert. I recall them from our first visit as delicious. I highly recommend Park. Free parking in the corner garage Sunday to Wednesday!

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

This was my worst experience at a restaurant and it was so bad it deserves a review this poor. I was waiting to be joined by my date when I was sat down. The waiter only gave me water and proceeded to ignore me 10 minutes. I know because I was waiting for my date. And I was waiting to be asked about wanting a drink and was never asked. The guy gave us cheese and crackers, took our orders so it seemed fine! The service WAS Very bad

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

The Bar Steak was flavorful and wonderfully tender.

betterplace (New England)
1.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Service was bad. They wouldn’t split checks and I ordered a drink at the beginning of the night that never came. Food was decent but overpriced for what it was.

vipOpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Came here for a birthday date. Would 100% recommend! Neptune's Descent is by far one of the best drinks I've ever had. Everything we ordered was totally awesome. I really can't say anything negative about our experience.

CCFBPF (New England)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Had an early Saturday evening dinner. There were 5 of us and we enjoyed everything from the appetizers to the drinks to the main course. Something for everyone on the menu.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Bustling, good energy place. Good food with appropriate portion sizes. Waitstaff was outstanding ( shout-out to Jacqueline!). Also, list of beers was very good and staff reco was spot on.

vipTommy (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

All was great. Only slight complaint was that the music was too loud.

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

The ambiance and decoration is very chic but cozy. We put in a special request to have one of their unique and comfy couch seats and we were accommodated without problem - they reserved the nicest table for us. I have been twice and have found the front of the house staff warm and authentically friendly. Folks seem to enjoy working there which makes for a really lovely atmosphere. And last but not least- the kitchen makes great food! I have had an amazing Croque Madame both visits and my friends have raved about their meals!

OpenTable Diner (New England)
5.0  Dined on January 21, 2018

Food was fab! Only complaint was that our booth was close to the kitchen so our eyes got irritated from someone cutting onions. But really, their brunch menu is awesome!

vipyumm (New England)
4.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Trying something new brought us to Park. Food was very good. The waitress had a hard time with getting our drinks on time. Loud for a Tuesday night.

Blake (New England)
2.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Our experience at PARK did not meet expectations. We arrived for our 11AM reservation and were immediately seated. However, it took over ten minutes for our server to visit our table. I had to ask the hostess to alert our server, and others who were seated after us were served before us. The restaurant was not busy. For most of our visit, the music was awful. It was a lot of 90s music that I had hoped I would never hear again. I appreciate being nostalgic about the 90s and wanting to explore all music genres, but I think something more innocuous would be a better choice for Sunday brunch. Perhaps jazz, classical, or modern alternative. Finally, when I received my food order, my eggs were severely undercooked. I ordered sunny side up eggs, so I recognize that the yolk should be runny, but I believe the whites should solidify. My eggs were completely runny, with the whites being undercooked. My order was corrected, but it was not a pleasant experience.

We love PARK. We visit often for dinner or drinks. We've even stopped by in the early afternoon for drinks. In addition, when family or friends visit us in Cambridge, we take them to PARK. This is why I had to try Sunday brunch. Unfortunately, it was an incredibly disappointing experience, especially when we spent $90 for two people. I will return for drinks and dinner, but I can't say it will be anytime soon.

AlexisEvonne (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Amazing service. Always love this place for their cocktails and bar bites!