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Restaurants in Cambridge

Whether it’s a classic culinary temple or a local haunt, these Cambridge restaurants are destinations in and of themselves. Read on to discover Travel + Leisure’s picks for the best Cambridge restaurants and dining experiences. Browse our travel guides for insider information on food trucks, bakeries, cafés, coffeehouses, farm-to-table restaurants, diners, trattorias, bistros, pizzerias, ice cream parlors, tapas bars, noodle houses, sushi counters, fine dining establishments, and more.

Our global network of editors and writers selects the best restaurants in Cambridge to help travelers soak up the local scene and find authentic dishes. Whether highlighting an insider hot spot, a celebrity chef’s newest restaurant, a hip coffeehouse, or the best place for cheap eats, Travel + Leisure takes you there, serving up the best Cambridge restaurant listings. Below find T+L’s top picks for where to eat in Cambridge.

  • Argana

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Baraka Café

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Known for its flavorful North African cuisine, Baraka Café is a small, unassuming eatery located near Central Square. The homelike interior is simp... More
  • Campo de Fiori

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
  • Casablanca, Cambridge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Originally established as a bar in 1955, Casablanca has long been a gathering spot for locals, particularly Harvard students and the neighborhood’s... More
  • Chez Henri

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Pushing the boundaries of fusion cuisine, chef Paul O’Connell seamlessly blends French and Cuban flavors at Chez Henri, located near Harvard Square... More
  • Craigie on Main

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    A short walk from Central Square, Craigie on Main serves French-American cuisine with a focus on local ingredients and nose-to-tail cooking. The re... More
  • Craigie Street Bistrot

    Hunting for the entrance to this unpretentious French restaurant—it’s hidden in the basement of an apartment building, a 10-minute walk from Harvar... More
  • Cuchi Cuchi

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Inspired by the 1920’s and 30’s, this eclectic restaurant combines a whimsical bohemian style with old Hollywood glamour. The museum-like interior ... More
  • Darwin's

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar
    At any given time, a young crowd of students and locals can be found lounging in armchairs, armed with laptops and java, at this Harvard Square caf... More
  • East Coast Grill & Raw Bar

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    The vibe at this always-packed Cambridge spot is boisterous and casual, but there’s serious food—and an ambitious mix of cuisines—being served up h... More
  • Emma's Pizzeria

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Though it has undergone changes in management and location since its debut in the 1960's, Emma's Pizzeria in Kendall Square continues to create the... More
  • Green Street

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Housed in a nondescript brick building in Central Square, Green Street first opened during the Great Depression and holds Cambridge’s longest-stand... More
  • Hungry Mother

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Even Boston’s Brahmins go bonkers for this homey neighborhood joint where chef Barry Maiden marries greenmarket sensibility to down-home Appalachia... More
  • Jasper White's Summer Shack, Cambridge

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A kitschy remix of a shoreside seafood joint, takes fish and chips, fried clam rolls, and corn dogs to unexpected heights. More
  • Le's Restaurant

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located in the Garage, a small Harvard Square mall, this quick-service eatery is known for its authentic and affordable Vietnamese cuisine. The din... More

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