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Craigie on Main

853 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
+1 617-497-5511
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“pork” (50 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
853 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably one of the best burgers I have ever eaten. It is off menu and they run out so order early :). Definitely recommend. My friend ordered the veggie burger and said it was delicious.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My business associate and I were in Cambridge for a meeting, that was being held at the Le Meridian up the street from the restaurant. We have a group of about 50 people coming in for the week and we will be returning again for...More

Thank travelgal1951
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We felt more of a burden than a paying customer from our server. When we brought it up to the "manager" he didn't seem to care or know how to respond. We weren't looking for our check to be taken care of, just expected to...More

Thank Alli C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We had dinner at Craigie on Main on a recent visit to Boston. We had reservations so we were promptly seated on arrival. The restaurant is of a moderate size and dining room surrounds the open kitchen. The tables are tightly packed together but it...More

Thank naturistcouple1234
Reviewed 16 February 2018

One of my first Cambridge restaurant visits, and had just heard about the burgers (and their limited quantity each night) so, of course I had to have one. Needless to say, they're spectacular. One of the best burgers I've had. Truly memorable. That, accompanied by...More

Thank Roomfordessert
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I have been looking coward to this visit for a long time and it did not disappoint. First time was a charm. We were lucky enough to use a Groupon as we tried the 8 course tasting menu with wine pairings. Naturally, the courses are...More

Thank jay a
Reviewed 23 January 2018

cocktails? check. awesome food? check. experience? double check. This restaurant hits a home run in providing a real experience to diners that makes me want to go back over and over. Great spot, I highly recommend.

Thank worldtraveler99101
Reviewed 22 January 2018

i have had 18 dollar burgers before and they have been nice and large. This was not. It was tiny. And what is really chintzy is they give you about 5 steak fries with it, Potatoes are cheap. It was a tasty burger, sure, though...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 13 January 2018

amazing perfectly prepared food. unfortunately the vegetarian options are very limited. but if you like pork, this is heaven!

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Dapple came to do his business on Xmas weekend. It took about 1.5-2 hours to serve the entrees from when they were ordered. Probably was a good 30 minutes past when Kurt Dapple was like ‘it’s gotta be any minute now’. My dining companions ordered...More

Thank Kurt D
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Rayn H | Reviewed this property |
Yeh you should be fine, Sept 1st is actually a burger lunch with Notch Brewing if thats the weekend you can still get tickets.
17 February 2017|
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Response from TravellingUnic0rN | Reviewed this property |
Definitely. I have a pineapple situation that they accommodated with all the patience in the world.
17 August 2016|
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Response from Rafael B | Reviewed this property |
There is a 5 to 8 tasting meals. Starts from around 40-70$ a person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 853 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
    (Main St. and Mass. Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Central Square T Stop, the No. 1 bus at the Main Street stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-497-5511
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