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Harvard Gardens

#317 of 2,500 Restaurants in Boston
$$ - $$$American, ,
316 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114-3125
+1 617-523-2727
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
316 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114-3125
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We turned up at 9pm without a reservation on a Saturday night and thought we'd never get served but within 10 minutes we had a seat at the bar where we ordered cocktails. 10 minutes later we were shown to our seats and ordered pretty...More

Thank Russell B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pretty classy establishment here. I came in semi well dressed and I felt that I was underdressed but the atmosphere inside was very welcoming!

Thank Jacob K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner and lunch here as it was close to our hotel (Wyndham) found the staff lovely and very tasty food. Will definitely call back next time in Boston

Thank Stephen R
Michael J M, General Manager at Harvard Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Stephen for the rating and review.. Absolutely stop by next time you are in town.. would love to say hi. Mike

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This is my second visit to Harvard Gardens and it will not be my last. Great service,good food and an excellent beer selection never disappoints!!

Thank PatrickJohnsonMA
Michael J M, General Manager at Harvard Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Awesome!!.. Thank you Patrick.. Stop often and lets us work on getting that rating to a 5*.. Thank you and we appreciate it. mike

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Walked in after dinner with friends in North End. Fun friendly atmosphere. Younger set but all good. Bruins game just let out so everyone in a great mood. Food looked good but didn’t order any as was just out of dinner. Good glass of Washington...More

Thank reba1954
Michael J M, General Manager at Harvard Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hi, Thank you for the review. And next time you stop in please have something to eat. Then it will not only look good, it will taste great! Thank you, mike

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I really like this restaurant, it’s my favorite in Boston. The service is always friendly and efficient. I really understand why this place is so popular. There are lots of drinks to choose from and the food has always been great. Looking forward to visiting...More

Thank Emmi P
Michael J M, General Manager at Harvard Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you so much Emmi.. we really appreciate the review and rating.. Please say hi when do visit again.. Thank you , mike

Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Went here after we land and food option was limited at late night. We orders the sliders and grilled cheese with sweet potato fries which wer

2  Thank Keri L
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I am not a Boston local. My wife and I were staying across the street at the Liberty Hotel (a great place) and wanted a bite to eat. Harvard Gardens was nearby. The bar is not fancy. But, it was a wonderful neighborhood bar with...More

Thank 8alanz
Michael J M, General Manager at Harvard Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you.. we appreciate the review.. We hope you stop by again before you leave.. Thanks, Mike

Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a great place for a casual meal with friends or family. The French Onion Soup is great and the burgers too. Easy to get to, a block from the T.

Thank Julia F
Michael J M, General Manager at Harvard Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank you Julia..We have had many people say that our French Onion Soup may be on the best they have ever tasted- i am glad you enjoyed as well. See you soon. MIke

Reviewed 18 January 2018

While in Boston to visit a family member at Mass General Hospital I took a short break to grab some lunch and found Harvard Gardens. Its a 5 minute walk from the hospital. Lots of TV's but it didn't seem overly noisy even though the...More

Thank NewEnglandTraveler23
Michael J M, General Manager at Harvard Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2018

HI, We are glad you enjoyed your lunch here at Harvard Gardens and thank you for the review. If happen to stop in again, ask for me so I can say hi. thank you, MIke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114-3125
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 617-523-2727
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