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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

New American Restaurant
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“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.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Also listed in the dining and drinking section - there is great live music here.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Amazing gastropub. Great, creative food, and a vast array of libations. Another Harvard staple.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Café
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“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!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“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
Bar
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“Cozy restaurant with a nice fireplace in the winter and beautiful outdoor patio seating in the summer - great for people watching.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
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“European-style bakery and cafe showcasing homemade breads, pretzels & pastries in a bright & airy location.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafeteria
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“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.”
  • 20 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Venerable, welcoming mainstay for contemporary New England seasonal dishes & a garden courtyard.”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“A staple in Harvard square; one of the oldest establishments in the square. A 50s style bar and burger joint. Great for cheap eats and great beers. Also has an outdoor beer garden. 2 blocks from the cottage. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Small, hidden pizza shop in Harvard Square. It is beloved by all who love good pizza!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“You probably have never tried Afghani food before and this is the only spot in town that serves it - many delicacies available. Also only 5 minutes away by foot!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“They have that traditional diner setting and everything on the menu is pretty delicious. Plus it's just a 5 minute walk away !”
  • 13 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“The Charles Hotel's farmhouse-chic eatery specializes in locally sourced food, plus brunch. - ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Another bar in Harvard Square. I think it costs a little less than the others. Maybe not.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“New American food with a sophisticated vibe. The cocktails are also excellent”
  • 9 locals recommend