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Puritan & Company

1166 Cambridge St, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-1409
+1 617-615-6195
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1166 Cambridge St, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-1409
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live about a mile away and Puritan is our go to. Over the years we have come to know the staff there and they are some of the most lovely people you will ever dine with. The food is always great and changes frequently...More

Thank MSpencer05
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Inman Square isn't a really a foodie destination, but Puritan is worth the effort. Open and comfortable room, friendly service, and most importantly, terrific food. The wagyu tartare was silky smooth and wonderfully seasoned. The bavette steak was delicious, and perfectly cooked - rare. Hot...More

1  Thank RPK16
Reviewed 12 December 2017

My second visit to this restaurant did not improve my previous impressions. The room is pleasant, cool and modern and the staff quite personable and unobtrusive. But the food just doesn't fit the many gushing reviews. The clam appetizer (all of minuscule 6) was swimming...More

Thank Eleni O
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The quality of the food was amazing. went with a friend, she's a vegetarian, and didn't order much. The waitstaff was so polite, let us linger and catch up instead of rushing us out. The place was full, prices were okay...I'll be back for sure,...More

Thank LucyG6
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I visited here with friends a couple of weeks ago and had a nice evening. We started with some great seasonal cocktails and moved onto the tasting menu, recommended by our server. The tasting menu is not pre announced, which personally I do not like...More

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We were a party of 3 (mom dad and 1 teenage son) and had the tasting menu. Pricey but delicious and certainly an adequate amount of food (and 6 course with the tasting menu so all in all a pretty good value). Nice cocktails as...More

1  Thank 51guest123
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This restaurant may be off the beaten path for people staying in Boston, but WELL worth a visit. The menu was delightfully different, as were the drink selections. If you are gluten free, the rolls were the best thing I have eaten in a long...More

1  Thank travelwiseMiss
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Service was excellent, in particular the sommelier had wonderful taste and behavior. My beef tartare was superb and the cutlet was very tasty and a good portion. The wine selection included overseas and US wines. The recommendation by the sommelier was enjoyed by all of...More

1  Thank michael_portz
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I went to Puritan and Company with some friends tonight, I have to say it is one of the worst meals I have ever had. My friend ordered the Wild Mushroom Toast for an appetizer. The toast was burned on one side...they should never have...More

Thank BrooklineTraveler3
Reviewed 23 August 2017

There's no question about it, Puritan & Co. is one of the best restaurants in the Boston area. We love it for birthdays, anniversaries,and special occasions because the food is beautifully prepared and arranged, the service is wonderful, and the sommelier is spot on with...More

1  Thank fredericks107
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1166 Cambridge St, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-1409
    (Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: MBTA bus stops 69, 83, 91 CT2, 64, 68, 85 (ordered by distance of stop from restaurant) MBTA Red Line: Central Square and 12-minute walk
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-615-6195
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Puritan & Company serves modern American cuisine, with particular emphasis on traditional New England fare, and not without occasional excursions into other ethnic ingredients and styles. Our mainstays are ingredients sourced from farms we know and locally to the extent possible, and always a sense of fun. The team brings a unique mix of culinary and beverage experience together to offer quality food, local beers, and wine from independent makers worldwide. Puritan & Company's space is a casual and fun place to dine. We love to share our excitement about the food and wine we serve like any hosts at a dinner party. Guests and their friends should feel comfortable in our friendly and even familial environment as we make our food and guest the number one focus.
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