Check out These Can’t-Miss Cambridge Restaurants
If you believe a well-prepared meal is a beautiful thing, you picked the right city to call home. The next time you’re looking to break bread with a friend, try a night out at one of our favorite Cambridge restaurants.
T.W. Food (Huron Village)
Pair very fresh and local with menu items like “creme brulee of foie gras,” and you’ll have a delicious, unforgettable dining experience. The intimate setting. remarkable food and perfect wine pairings will turn any outing into an evening to remember.
Craigie on Main (Central Square)
The fresh, local and gourmet theme continues with the place GQ named one of the 10 best restaurants in America. Reservations are essential, and well worth the long wait. See chef Tony Maws’ recipe blog to find out what’s cooking.
Hungry Mother (Kendall Square)
The staff all seem excited to be here, and you’ll be too. The ever-delightful menu changes daily. With its casual atmosphere, you’ll feel right at home but your kitchen’s never seen meals like this.
Giulia (Harvard/Porter Square)
Restaurants in Cambridge come and go. This new bistro is surely here to stay; it caused a huge buzz upon opening and still draws a crowd every night. The divinely fresh fish and pasta dishes dissolve in the mouth, and the sauces will slay you.
Oleana (Inman Square)
A Cambridge favorite for many years, this spot never loses its luster. The Mediterranean menu offers up delicacies like fried mussels and “Tamarack Tunis Lamb with Turkish Spices.” In warm weather, dine on the patio under the fig tree.
Every one of these restaurants is a real hotspot, so you’ll want to plan your date night in advance. But don’t let the crowds frighten you away. They (and we!) keep coming back for good reason.