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Ole Mexican Grill

11 Springfield St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1329
+1 617-492-4495
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“guac” (9 reviews)
“tacos” (10 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 Springfield St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1329
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Ole has it all - great service, tasty fresh ingredients. Highly recommend the mango margarita, guacamole made at the table, the ceviche and the chicken stew dish.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Was told this was a great food place for dinner; for lunch it is only counter service. However it was cool. The staff were helpful in picking out a selection; more options than what is on the board. Cooked fresh and delicious. Homemade churros- delightfully...More

Thank hr1313
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Came to this place with a friend who couldn’t stop talking about it. Now I can’t stop talking about it either. I tried three different tacos: steak, pork, and roasted pepper. They were all unbelievable. Fresh, with flavors that popped. Hand assembled to order each...More

Thank Butch B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

It’s Chipotle with a bar but way more expensive! Food was ok. The drinks were ridiculously way overpriced, with too much ice,I think the bartender is dishonest...AND they tacked on a 20% gratuity to my bill EVEN when I was the one getting my own...More

Thank cath919
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Excellent cuisine - authentic recipes and tasty dishes; notably, the carne asada and mole poblano chicken enchilada. Appetizers: mushroom quesadilla and chicharrones taco were delicious. Parking (pay for lot) was tough; even though Ole has a private lot. Guests had to park blocks away. Service...More

Thank Graniterater1
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Besides Brian, our server, being a total hoot, the guacamole and margarita's I shared with my family were out of this world. The guac is made fresh for you and can be customized to your liking. It's really very very good!!! The margarita we chose...More

Thank digitalingrid
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Huge disappointment. Haven't been to Ole in years, and it's (literally) not the same restaurant. Under new ownership and undergoing construction, so only half the restaurant is open. The menu, which used to be fantastic and varied, is reduced to a taqueria menu. The food...More

Thank JGandCG
Reviewed 20 February 2017

After having gone here for years and had great food/experiences, a recent visit left us less than impressed. The variety in the menu is about half of what it used to be and the quality of the food and service have gone down as well....More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This has long been one of my go to places for interesting Mexican food. But on the last trip, the menu had definitely become more conventional and much less interesting. Food was still good but... Service was also lacking. It took a long time to...More

Thank bangsibear
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice recently, the first time there were 3 of us and each of us enjoyed our food. The second time with 4 of us - it was as if this was an entirely different restaurant as the food was awful. It did...More

Thank EmilieV7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Springfield St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1329
    (Cambridge St)
  • Public Transportation: Red line to Kendall Square
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-492-4495
  • E-mail
We are very excited to present Ole's renovated space and updated bar menus to the neighborhood. Ole has been in Inman Sq for 15 years, bringing traditional as well as innovative Mexican cuisine to Cambridge. With our 6 seat bar served us well over the years, but we always wanted a little more. Now we have it! Please join us in our new space name with new cocktails, wines and Chef Erwin's new bar dishes. More about the Restaurant: In eclectic Inman Sq. lies a distinctive restaurant - Ole Mexican Grill, where Chef Erwin Ramos creates authentic Mexican delicacies from Veracruz, Oaxaca, amongst others. Popular for it's table side-award winning Guacamole it's the perfect destination for an outstanding evening.
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