Theo's Steak, Sides & Spirits - Cambridge

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Steakhouse
Sleek, yet traditional steakhouse conveniently located in the heart of Downtown Cambridge. We serve hand carved steaks, local seafood, upscale appetizers and all-American classics. Shorts & boat shoes welcome! Our delicious cuisine, style and service can also be experienced during catered events held at our facility. The perfect space for intimate wedding parties, rehearsal dinners, corporate dinners as well as social gatherings. Parties of 8 or more must be secured with a Credit Card. Failure to show or cancel before noon the day of the reservation will result in a $25 charge per person scheduled to dine.
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BB
Jacksonville
12 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great menu ranging from sandwiches to comfort food such as meatloaf and the turkey dinner, great steaks also. Very nice wine and cocktail menu. Can go casual or dressed and feel comfortable.

CP
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best filet I’ve ever eaten!!! Can’t wait to go back

RS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The layout was similar to the High Spot it replaced. The crystal wine glasses and linen napkins were just a few of the refinement to the restaurant. The chateaubriand was done to perfection complimented with unique roasted potatoes. The asparagus was also properly prepared. Both the house red wine and the Caberbet had a good taste. Noise level however seemed high.

s
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was not my first time dining at Theo's. I continue to return because the service is always friendly, the servers are knowledgeable, and the food is consistently good. And there are more than enough wine & spirits choices for just about every palate. Theo's is a great addition to the Cambridge dining experience!

MK
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our first time; celebrating a birthday. Met several people we know and everyone was having a good time. The food was delicious. Looking forward to going back!

p
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Food was OK
Chateaubriand was cold
Manhattan was very poor.
Others said food was good, their steaks were very good.

DE
Tampa
40 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Met friends for drinks at the bar followed by dinner. Cosmo’s and martini’s are great Happy Hour drinks! We ordered two chateaubriand dinners to share with another couple. They were perfectly cooked and presented. Glad they had it because last time we came they were out. It was worth the wait! The tuna tartar with wontons was a fun share. Love the lavash and pretzel bread with mustard. An enjoyable dinner and a great addition to downtown Cambridge!

DM
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amanda was a wonderful server. Made us feel very welcomed. Thank you

MB
Miami
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really enjoyed our first visit to Theo’s. The service and food was excellent. Although we had a reservation there was a little wait for our table. The bartender took good care of us while we waited. There were a lot of large parties making it very noisy but the service was great! Our meals were excellent. Will definitely go back.

JS
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice place, great food and service. Relaxed, friendly atmosphere paired with quality food and drink make for a great experience.

TS
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and excellent service! We will be back!

CA
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great wedge salad cold beer. Great waiter good time.

L
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our second visit to Theo's Steak, Sides & Spirits. We celebrated our anniversary there in early August, and then a birthday and our son's anniversary last weekend. On both visits we have found the food to be wonderful, the service great, and the atmosphere welcoming. We will be definitely be back. Cambridge needed a restaurant of this caliber. We are very pleased.

DK
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 2

The did was very good. The service could have been more attentive. There was a larger group next to our table and the background noise made table conversation more difficult.

OT
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was very good. Noise level a bit high.

OT
Philadelphia
28 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Adorable restaurant with nice ambiance. Curtis took great care of us! Food and recommendations were all spot on. Glad we made it in and looking forward to returning.

DE
Tampa
40 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Had nice drinks at the bar before dinner at Happy Hour prices ($6 martinis). Disappointed they were out of chateaubriand steak--which we had intended to order. Filets we ordered instead were perfectly cooked medium rare and tender. Strip steak was cooked right to medium rare but tough. The bread basket with pretzel bread and flatbread is a nice treat. Enjoyed the Caesar salad which was very lightly dressed and yummy. The toasted Brussels Sprouts are always memorable! It's one of the best places to eat and drink in Cambridge!!!

OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best steaks I’ve had in a long time. Great service! Amanda took care of us and it was a great meal.

TG
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Our second experience at Theo’s was wonderful. All four entrees were excellent and our waiter was knowledgeable and helpful. Definitely a restaurant we will visit frequently.

JH
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food !!! Nice place loved the food and service.

WB
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Fined on a weeknight and it wasn’t crowded or noisy. My wife is a vegetarian so she had fish and chips made with red snapper which is a non traditional fish to use. It was mushy and doesn’t help lid up well to deep frying. I had an 8 oz filet that was perfect with a good flavor and texture. The brussel sprouts were excellent as was the flatbread in the generous basket. The drinks were good but the wine list seems limited. Overall a much needed steakhouse at reasonable prices. Will dune again.

s
Philadelphia
30 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The food was wonderful. The space is very nice. The timing of the meal between courses was very good. The seared sesame tuna was cooked beautifully as was my husband’s filet mignon. The fried green tomatoes were a wonderful addition to specials. The make a perfect slightly dirty gin martini..FYI. Welcome to Cambridge!

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service and good! Cambridge can be hot or miss with service but the staff was amazing! We were celebrating an anniversary and a birthday and everyone was so sweet. Food was fantastic too!

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ahi tuna, best meal I’ve had all year.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and experience all around!

TG
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Our first experience at Theo’s was less than satisfying. As long time fans of their sister restaurant, Ava’s, we were surprised to find Theo’s crowded, very noisy and understaffed. In the hope that this was not usual, we decided against ordering full meals and satisfied ourselves with burgers and drinks instead. We will look forward to another visit to confirm our higher expectations.

OT
Hawaii
13 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The menu selection was good. It included upscale items to everyday bar foods. Cozy atmosphere with a upscale feel. The service was excellent. I would definitely recommend this venue.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent waitress Catherine Brooks we love Theo’s in St. Michael’s and love this just as much. Going back again tonight.

BR
Washington DC
145 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Our first visit to Theo’s in Cambridge. A few technology issues notwithstanding, it was a nice experience. The food was great and the redone space is beautiful. GM, Daniela, is a ray of sunshine and made the experience all the better. We’ll be back!

DE
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 4

Reservation was at 5:45. Ordered dinner and appetizer. Received appetizer and drinks and was told kitchen was backed up. We were the third table with 4 people at the bar. Received food at 7:00. My Thanksgiving dinner of one slice of Turkey which in St. Michael's you give three slices, and peppery cranberries left me unimpressed. My friends steak fits were excellent she said.

L
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

It’s wonderful to have a new dining option in town!! The table cloths and paint color give the restaurant a cozy, yet sophisticated feel. My filet was delicious, as were the Brussels Sprouts. The Salmon Caesar Salad was a bit heavy on the garlic. We will be back!!

JB
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great job so soon after opening. Good to see a solid restaurant back in this locale

r
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 3

a very nice alternative to the other restaurant offerings in Cambridge

E
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We (my husband and I) enjoyed the food very much. We certainly will go again. We had the onion soup and the BBQ shrimp for Appetizers and they were both very delicious. I ordered salad with a crab cake and my husband did the meatloaf. We were very pleased and will certainly go back. So great to see another great restaurant in Downtown Cambridge Maryland.

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

We have now been to Theo's several times. The food is always good. We have had great service (Eric and Curtis) while some of the staff are still learning the ropes. The bar room is loud but in the dining room side you can hold a quiet conversation. A great addition to the always surprising Cambridge dining landscape.

OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We visit the Eastern Shore most summers & have enjoyed many wonderful meals at Theo’s & it’s sister restaurant Ava’s in St Michaels many times. We were so happy to see both restaurants open in Cambridge this year. Great meals at both places. We look forward to visiting again.

CY
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed our first experience at Theo's very much. The steak and mashed potatoes were Fabulous although there were too many string beans and a little too crunchy. We felt that the cost was a bit high 101.00 for New York Strip and Filet mignon. Our waiter was nice and congenial. We would go back though only on special occasions because we can't afford it.

DE
Tampa
40 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time at Theo's for dinner and they did not disappoint. We enjoyed our cocktails, salads, entrees and sides. Our waiter Erick was very accommodating and checked back often. Filet was cooked perfectly medium rare. Strip was a little too rare for medium rare but I think they will eventually get it right. Loved the potatoes, Brussels Sprouts and the wedge salad. Tuna appetizer was also very good. We will return. Very satisfied.

BB
Washington DC
34 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 5

Had made a reservation celebration for our engagement but are from out of town. Was very disappointed to be put in a back corner and I even asked for a different table in a totally empty room.

C
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

From the time we were greeted by the General Manager Daniela Solis, to the time we left, it was a delightful experience. The staff provided friendly service and recommendations for food that reflected our interests and tastes. The food was fantastic and the value for what we paid was really good. They are a great addition to Cambridge's flourishing downtown.

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