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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Whisky Bar
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“If you enjoy whiskey in a dim lit room, and a cool ambiance, look no further. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Portuguese Restaurant
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“Outdoor seating in the summer - great breakfast with full bar. Get the cream of wheat! ”
  • 48 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Nice place to chill out and have a beer. Wide selection of New England beers! Good selection of burgers too!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Book a reservation or be ready for a small wait - but it's worth it! Mexican cuisine with homemade chips and pork-belly guac. They also have some serious brunch :) Ashley's Fav: Hibiscus Marg with the baja tacos Brian's Fav: Horchata and the Cubano”
  • 43 locals recommend
Bakery
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“A hipster modern Turkish bakery with all the fun small dishes and to-die-for pastries. Highly recommend. A very high pace place. ”
  • 35 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“This is a serious music venue that attracts word-class performers. It is small and intimate and a great place to appreciate a band you've been wanting to see.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Also listed in the dining and drinking section - there is great live music here.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is the historic Cheers where the upstairs bar was part of the set for the iconic TV show. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Wood-fired pizza and a contemporary take on Italian. Posto is a great spot of date night or cocktails before you head out. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“We love this little ice cream shop in Inman Square. It's gotten a little more expensive and a little busier than it used to be, but we still walk past closer ice cream shops to go here on warm evenings. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Very popular breakfast spots. Avoid long lines on the weekends and get there early!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Café
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“Tatte is a fantastic bakery with some amazing choices. I recommend the pistachio tart; a bit pricey, but worth the indulgence. They also have great sandwich and brunch options.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“The 86 Bus (with service to Sullivan Station) comes to the intersection of Washington St. and Webster Ave. every 15 minutes or so. It goes from Sullivan Sq. through Harvard Square and all the way to the other side of the city into Brookline. The cost of the bus is $2.75 per ride and you may pay either in cash or with a CharlieCard (ask us about this)!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Small gastropub with great food (brunch is delic), a long craft beer list and a small patio in the back. < 0.3 miles away >”
  • 36 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“1. One of most famous restaurant in Harvard Square, Cambridge. Don't miss it. 2. The menu is very interesting which all named by famous' person names. You will enjoy reading the menu and food.”
  • 29 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Nice local hangout spot with good food. The right side is a restaurant, and the left is the pub, but both have the same menu.”
  • 36 locals recommend