Urban Hearth

4.9
220 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Outdoor Dining Now Available (limited indoor seating available first come first served)
Contact-free pickup and delivery.
Tuesday - Saturday, 5-10pm.

Farm-to-table dining in the comfort of our home: that is the unique experience you will find at Urban Hearth. Located in a cozy North Cambridge storefront, our intimate dining room, knowledgeable, friendly staff, and exquisitely crafted menu are the heart of our dinner service.

We share a story of culture, community, discovery and home. The globally-inspired, locally-sourced dishes we serve celebrate our rich and complex connection with food.

The table is set, whether marking a special occasion or the end of a busy day, we look forward to sharing the evening with you.

Support Urban Hearth during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 220 people are saying
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant continues to astound and amaze me. It is so clear how much they care about delivering a wonderful experience. The food is as inventive and delicious as I could ever imagine, often enticing me beyond my comfort zone of adventure. Always fresh ingredients for food and cocktails alike, you will not be disappointed. The service is impeccable and the ambiance perfect for a nice evening out.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy and rar

CG
ChrisG
New England
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Urban Hearth is a well-kept secret on the foodie scene in Cambridge. The food is always extraordinary, the setting is intimate and delightful, the wine options never fail, and the service is always spot-on. Guaranteed to make you smile.

LS
LoriS
Sacramento
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, it's creative and wonderful. Still our favorite restaurant.

MW
MassWriter
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, knowledgeable servers, pleasant outdoor seating area. We weren't sure which wine so they brought 3 to taste, and I settled on a very good Falanghina. Limited menu changes often, so check the website often. The mole deconstructed s'mores were unique and amazing.

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Northshore30
New England
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Erin Miller and her team are super creative, well informed and VERY talented!

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely lovely. This restaurant always has such unique things to try!! Never the same menu when you go. Their outdoor patio, while on a Main Street, is so nice and decorated with plants. The drinks are awesome and the server Allie is such a delight! Definitely recommend going here to experience new, unique, fresh-food.

JM
vipJeffreyM
New England
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious creative food. Great outdoor atmosphere (though some street noise of course)

k
kaig
New England
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This is certainly one of our top 3 favorite restaurants in Cambridge. Exquisite dishes, super creative and delicious always!

RS
RandallS
New England
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Amazing! No pseudo haute cuisine here, but the real thing, with highest quality ingredients, great combinations of ingredients, and resulting deliciousness. I've dined on five continents over the last fifty years and this may be the best I've ever had. Staff are knowledgeable and passionate, so service is excellent a really nice experience in itself.

MT
MollyT
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a really lovely anniversary dinner at Urban Hearth! The food was so tasty and fresh with complex flavors and the service was lovely and kind. Beautiful outdoor seating as well, distanced really nicely. Would recommend to anyone!

LC
LynnC
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Continues to be the best restaurant in Cambridge.

NP
NancyP
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

quite delicious, unusual (if rather expensive) food; noise level was good, considering we were outdoors next to a bus stop; only issue was avoiding having the setting sun in our eyes.

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marilynb
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

I would not recommend the $24 quail. It was a paltry amount of food (only 3/4 of a radish as the vegetable!) and the flavor was nothing special. The kale salad was quite good.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great and the servers were lovely.

LL
LisaL
New England
3 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great meal at Urban Harvest. Highlights in this one: crab salad, steak, strawberry pistachio mess. Erin and co. consistently deliver thoughtful and delicious presentations of local ingredients, with warm and knowledgeable service.

WC
WanderingCalifornian
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef Erin has done a marvelous job here. She and her staff are warm and friendly. The food is also amazing. It’s definitely a place I’ll go to every time I return to Boston. If you want good food, great wine, interesting drinks, fun conversation, and a personal touch from a Chef/Owner, Urban Hearth is easily the best place in the Boston/Cambridge area to go.

GE
GraceE
New England
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food that is clearly hand selected by season, and a very familiar feeling immediately with the pleasant staff. Indoor and outdoor seating is available which is a bonus. Have already been back a few times since my first visit.

YR
vipYummyReviewer
New England
20 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent quality food with kind staff and chef. The highlight was the swordfish schnitzel.

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Sharon
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food- SPECTACULAR. The service: welcoming and kind. The restaurant: women owned, sustainable, and creative. What more could you possibly want in a dining experience?!

JR
JoRen
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The food here is great. I do wish they had more to choose from, especially starters or salads. I'm vegan, so I expect fewer choices on the menu. One of them, the fiddlehead lentil fritters, was outstanding. The other, the fava bean coconut curry, was good, but honestly not a ton different than the curries I cook at home. My bf got the steak, which he said was good, but he was grossed out by the big marrow bone. He said his buttermilk biscuit was great too.

LS
LoriS
Sacramento
3 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Urban Hearth is always delicious and creative. They always use fresh, local ingredients. The cocktails and wine list are exceptional, not run of the mill. Erin and her staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Our favorite restaurant.

AR
AugustaR
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Erin and her crew offer a respite from the rush, the bustle, and the hassle. The food, the service, and the ambiance—right there on Mass Ave!—provide a welcome departure from the everyday with a whimsy and a flourish. I wanted to treat my co-workers to something special because they are. Urban Hearth-so aptly named-was just the right place to accomplish this. Thank you!!

YR
vipYummyReviewer
New England
21 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and delightful staff. The innovative dessert was Ana amazing mix of textures and flavors. And the buttermilk biscuits are always out of this world. We enjoyed everything.

JS
JeremyS
New England
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant focusing on locally sourced ingredients. Wonderful menu that changes frequently and incorporates lots of interesting ingredients with a creative flare. This is my go to restaurant for a date or special occasion, as well as just to have a fine meal.

It can be an expensive night, but is worth every penny! Highly recommend.

RN
vipRobertN
New England
3 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Pandemic has affected the menu and the appearance of the restaurant but has not affected the quality of the superb service, food, and wine.

YB
vipYummyButRushed
New England
15 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yum. This is my all time favorite cambers restaurant. Can’t wait to go back next week!

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Nico
New England
8 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a wonderful experience. Truly one of the best experiences in the area!

k
ksquare
New England
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious, fun, and pandemic-safe. The menu is great!

EM
EliseM
New England
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely time at one of their outdoor seating tables and loved every minute. The food is amazing, with great drinks and wine. We will be back!

JW
JanetW
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We've been going regularly to Urban Hearth since we moved to the area a year ago. It never disappoints. The dishes are creative and always delicious. Erin and staff are outstanding.

GS
GeorgeS
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The meal was delicious. Duck was perfect. Biscuits flaky w/miso-maple butter were fantastic. Thankful for the blankets and heat laps for outdoor dining. Service was friendly and accommodating. Definitely would go here again.

YB
vipYummyButRushed
New England
15 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite place to eat --but especially during the pandemic when we are only eating outside. The outdoor patio is very intimate and spacious at the same time. The food and drinks are to die for. Erin the chef always makes it special for us! Can't wait to go back in 2 weeks!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Superb creative real food

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New England
7 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was such a lovely experience ! Kind of reminds me of a small country side restaurant in Europe ! Great food, service, and the BEST biscuit you’ll ever have in Boston

OT
OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent outdoor setup, with heaters and blankets. Excellent service and menu

CY
vipCannedYou
New England
60 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We are so appreciative that a place like Urban Hearth has figured out a way to stay open during Covid. Outside dining was cozy with heated lamps. Dinner was terrific and staff was super helpful without any rushing. We enjoyed our celebration there. Thank you!

LL
LisaL
New England
4 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is always a pleasure to eat the meticulously sourced, carefully and creatively prepared meals at Urban Hearth. The staff could not be friendlier or more accommodating and the food is just delicious. Cocktails are creative, plates are beautiful, wines are interesting and you finish feeling full but not gross, completely satisfied. Currently they are serving in a nice tent, decorated with plants and beautiful mural. What a treat to go there for an evening!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Urban Hearth is now one of my favorite restaurants of all time. The cocktails are incredible, the food is even better, and the service is just the right amount of engaging and attentive while also leaving you to enjoy your meal. I would 100% recommend!

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vipNick
New England
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, high quality ingredients, overall wonderful evening

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Urban Hearth using the Order Online button. Urban Hearth also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 682-7295.

Urban Hearth is rated 4.9 stars by 220 OpenTable diners.

Urban Hearth does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.urbanhearth.net/online-store.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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