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Fast food, Contemporary, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast
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Reviewed 7 January 2020

If you're looking for a spot to try your veggie palate out...try this one. Had an Egg & Eggplant platter and was in heaven.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 9 November 2019

My friend and his wives go here all the time when they are in Cambridge . On a recent trip with them we stoped in, I tried the Brussels sprout sandwich and it was awesome. This was an amazing combination of ingredients and delicious ....The Brussels sprout sandwich is not always on the menu.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 3 November 2019

On late Saturday afternoon, we stopped by Clover food lab for late lunch. Not good experience. It was not busy time. The server's forgot to call my name, they left our order until we asked. it was more than 20 minutes or so. It was...not busy time and they did not remember customer who order what waiting inside. The food was not too bad, but my cucumber salad got a lot of water, my husband's chickpea fries were too hard. I got apple soda, it had no flavor, very washy, mostly ice, not worth of money. Soups were good. Before we left I wanted to go to restroom, so I asked the key code one of the staff, she answered "Its' for customer!!" I am!! She just did not remember I paid and ate the food there!! Another person I asked where I order was also not nice. Restroom was very dirty, smelled bad. I won't go back or recommend to anyone.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 29 October 2019

Offbeat place that's good for breakfast or lunch. Promote that they are very environmentally conscious: local food, compost and recycle everything. I like the idea but was put off when I saw the sign that said (something like) eating at clover will help save the...world but that tells you something about the style. Also didn't like that people who use their app jump to the front of the line -- ahead of the people actually in the store waiting. THey are not alone but it's a bad practice. Food is good. I should stop criticizing.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 22 July 2019

Clover is simply not worth it. I miss the good old days when you could get a chickpea fritter sandwich for $5. Now the price is double and portions have been reduced. Good luck finding anything on the menu with a good amount of protein....Plus they take so much time explaining the menu to each customer. Each time I get lured in (because let's face it, the food is tasty), I tell myself never again.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 21 July 2019

If you want freshly made,( as in before your eyes) delicious, nutritious & local grower sourced for a reasonable price (free bubbly H2O on tap!) with compostable everything...THIS is your kid of place. They are always open, so night owls & earliest birds can feed...happily. People watching from the window seats completes the experience.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

Was in dire need of a tea or coffee and stopped in here. Really good hibiscus tea and a cool atmosphere.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 12 May 2019

Where did all the Clovers come from. A novel new brand just a few years ago they’re everywhere now competing with Tatte to be the new Au Bon Pain. And on the outside Darwin’s remains in the mix. Clover seems like it’s healthy stuff and...it’s edible but in the great interiors and even with the addition of beer you’ll be stuck between eating out and Au Bon Pain: reconcile yourself that that’s the neighborhood you want to be in dining experience-wise and all will be fine.More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 12 April 2019 via mobile

Great sandwiches, soups and beverages very focused on veggie and food provenance. Excellent egg and egg plant sandwich

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 10 March 2019

We first discovered Clover when they were a food truck by MIT and became addicted to the popovers and breakfast sandwiches. Then started going to this location, first in what is now the Smith Center in Harvard Square. I love the mezze platter and my...husband is devoted to the eggplant and egg sandwich. we both love their pita bread and an order of the rosemary fries barely makes it out the door. Outstanding service, possibly the friendliest we've ever encountered, in all their locations. All that godd for you tasty food no doubt.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Clover Food Lab is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4