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16 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
+1 617-354-0999
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
4 Jan 2017
“Four hours flew by”
“Really poor IHOP”
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16 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

By far the worst IHOP we have ever been to. You expect small and no free parking in Cambridge MA but no excuse for a poorly run establishment. Very poor service - an ordered milkshake did not arrive and then when questioned 20 minutes later,...More

Thank robmattrach
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Popped in for some breakfast before doing a Harvard tour (excellent way to see the campus). Have been to IHOP in Florida numerous times and never been disappointed. This was the complete opposite. The first server couldn't seem to even get our drinks order right...More

Thank Kilbowie2002
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I ate here because it was not crowded around lunch. I visited with a friend. We started to talk around noon. When I looked at my watch again it was 4pm. So, the restaurant gets points for being a good place to talk.

1  Thank Elosofamoso
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Perhaps the cleanest IHOP I have visited in a very long time. The staff very friendly and extremely efficient.

1  Thank iamamsterdam
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Iin a hurry to make an early appointment at Harvard U, I opted for a quick take out breakfast, which I brought back to the hotel room, so my daughter could sleep in a bit more. She normally loves IHOP's pancakes! When I entered the...More

Thank Carolsings
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We stopped in here one morning in August on the way to the Harvard Art Museum. It was late morning between the breakfast and lunch crowds so it wasn't busy. We were greeted and seated immediately, orders taken and delivered promptly, and the food was...More

1  Thank kcoghlan
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I am not expecting the highest end breakfast when stopping at an IHOP, but the cook at this location needs to find another line of work. My omelet was not warm enough to melt the cheese, and it was devoid of flavor. I guess I...More

1  Thank Kirk J
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Worst experience at an IHop, or possibly any breakfast place, ever. Dirty, slow service, disappointing food. Never again. There are so many lovely restaurants in Cambridge. Go somewhere else.

Thank marie b
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We dropped by IHOP a few times during our stay in Boston. Service was ok, not that bad or great. However, they sort of inconsistent in terms of using tableware for our food.

Thank Sara N
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Had a combo with two scrambled eggs, two turkey sausage links, hash browns and eight pancakes! Pancakes were served two at a time and were all you can eat. They're fluffy and a good size, not too big and not too small. Wonderful waiter named...More

1  Thank CrazyAboutAcadia
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
07:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Eliot St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5706
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-0999
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