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Food and restaurants in Lower Allston, Boston

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New American Restaurant
“My favorite restaurant in Harvard Square. Great seasonal ingredients and amazing cocktails. Ask for the "Secret Burger" or even the "Super Secret Burger". They only make 30 or so a night though - so go early if you want to catch one.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Amazing gastropub. Great, creative food, and a vast array of libations. Another Harvard staple.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Gastropub
“Also listed in the dining and drinking section - there is great live music here.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Café
“Great for a quick breakfast or lunch! Recommend walking because the place is usually very busy and it is hard to find parking. The staff is very friendly. I love it here because they bake their own delicious bread for their sandwiches. So yummy!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Boston is not known for its Mexican food, so keep that in mind – I’m not saying this is outstanding compared to what you get in the West Coast or south – but by our standards, this is an extremely popular Mexican fast-casual place that also has cocktails. It’s very popular with Harvard students and professionals, and is quick and the best bang-for-your-buck that you’ll get in Cambridge in terms of quantity and quality of food. It’s also open very late.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Cafeteria
“Clover Food Lab is a vegetarian fast food chain, founded in 2008 by MIT material science graduate and Harvard MBA Ayr Muir, which operates food trucks and restaurants in Massachusetts, United States. The company serves a simple menu that changes day to day and with the seasons based on what is available from local farmers and includes a large mix of organic ingredients. he company was founded by Ayr Muir, a graduate of MIT in Material Science and Harvard Business School MBA program.[6] Muir, a distant cousin of naturalist John Muir,[6] has cited environmental motivations as a driving force behind the company's creation. He wishes "to shrink the ecological footprint of the food industry by making fresh, local, sustainable vegetarian food as common and convenient as the fare at Burger King or McDonald's".[6] The company's food trucks are decommissioned and retrofitted cargo vehicles that use recycled vegetable oil to help them run.[7][8] All of the company's utensils, napkins, and other items are compostable.[9] Despite Clover Food Lab's focus on local, sustainable and vegetarian food, Muir consciously avoids branding the company's food as such, fearing that "no one will eat it if we do".[6] Clover Food Lab's trucks and restaurants have minimalist, somewhat industrial design, and include elements that give them the look and feel of a laboratory.[7] The sides and walls are plain white, menus are written on whiteboards with black dry-erase marker, and the restaurants are brightly lit and have mostly stool seating. The kitchen has "a pop-up quality, as if the crew is here temporarily, planning to relocate elsewhere."[10] Staff enter customer orders and process credit and debit cards through an iPod touch system, and give change from their money belts instead of cash registers.”
  • 21 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Venerable, welcoming mainstay for contemporary New England seasonal dishes & a garden courtyard.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
“European-style bakery and cafe showcasing homemade breads, pretzels & pastries in a bright & airy location.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Great for a quick breakfast or lunch! Recommend walking because the place is usually very busy and it is hard to find parking. The staff is very friendly. I love it here because they bake their own delicious bread for their sandwiches. So yummy!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Cafeteria
“Clover Food Lab is a vegetarian fast food chain, founded in 2008 by MIT material science graduate and Harvard MBA Ayr Muir, which operates food trucks and restaurants in Massachusetts, United States. The company serves a simple menu that changes day to day and with the seasons based on what is available from local farmers and includes a large mix of organic ingredients. he company was founded by Ayr Muir, a graduate of MIT in Material Science and Harvard Business School MBA program.[6] Muir, a distant cousin of naturalist John Muir,[6] has cited environmental motivations as a driving force behind the company's creation. He wishes "to shrink the ecological footprint of the food industry by making fresh, local, sustainable vegetarian food as common and convenient as the fare at Burger King or McDonald's".[6] The company's food trucks are decommissioned and retrofitted cargo vehicles that use recycled vegetable oil to help them run.[7][8] All of the company's utensils, napkins, and other items are compostable.[9] Despite Clover Food Lab's focus on local, sustainable and vegetarian food, Muir consciously avoids branding the company's food as such, fearing that "no one will eat it if we do".[6] Clover Food Lab's trucks and restaurants have minimalist, somewhat industrial design, and include elements that give them the look and feel of a laboratory.[7] The sides and walls are plain white, menus are written on whiteboards with black dry-erase marker, and the restaurants are brightly lit and have mostly stool seating. The kitchen has "a pop-up quality, as if the crew is here temporarily, planning to relocate elsewhere."[10] Staff enter customer orders and process credit and debit cards through an iPod touch system, and give change from their money belts instead of cash registers.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bookshop
“This used to be a Barnes and Noble.. it still is I believe (the company may have been purchased) Now its called the Coop bookstore. You can read and browse a massive variety of books. Perfect for studying for Harvard!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
“Recommended local ice cream shop with several locations in Boston including Harvard Square, Brookline, and Jamaica Plain”
  • 13 locals recommend
Fast Food Restaurant
Coffee Shop
“Free wifi and a good place to sit and watch the locals get there caffeine fix.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
“Flour is famous for its sticky cinnamon rolls, but I find that everything here is simply amazing.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“1 of 2 Peet's in the whole Boston area. Their Espresso is stronger in flavor than Starbucks and they don't put sugar in everything.”
  • 6 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“European-style bakery and cafe showcasing homemade breads, pretzels & pastries in a bright & airy location.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
“You'll see super long lines for this famous shop in Little Italy--only the locals know to go to the Cambridge location! ;) Grab one of their cannolis and a slice of cheesecake.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bakery
“Flour is famous for its sticky cinnamon rolls, but I find that everything here is simply amazing.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Delicious deserts. You are not going to regret a trip here if you love deserts. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“America Runs On Dunkin. This location allows you to enjoy your sip indoor or out. Short walk on your way to Harvard Business School or Harvard Square. People are friendly. Don't forget to smile back.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“Only the best cookies and brownies...and oh yeah, they deliver to our location until 2am :)”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 1 local recommends