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Plough and Stars

$$ - $$$American, ,
912 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3041
+1 617-576-0032
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
1 Oct 2017
“Outstanding experience - ”
22 Nov 2016
“Good place!”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
912 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3041
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Plough and Stars isn't "local" for me, but I find I'm drawn to it again and again. I stumbled in on a pub crawl with friends one night after having a truly nasty cider experience at a nearby place. I saw the same cider on...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Good place! Some variations on the "standard Boston menu," the hummus and pita chip appetizer is good, and the portobello burger is really great. The fish and chips is good, but more for the chips and slaw than the fish itself. The great service makes...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the place,small and cozy, friendly staff, good Saturday brunch, gets noisy, clean and worth a visit if near by!

1  Thank Shalu2127
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Not bad.....not overly exciting.....had to come here for the area for it was close to where we were visiting. Mother's day every thing decent was booked in advance and we did not decide to come into the city till the night before. Had the catfish...More

1  Thank gladfly
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Plough and Stars is an old school Cambridge establishment. If you go back far enough, you can even find it mentioned in some of Phillip K Dicks earliest work. That being said, the bar has stood the test of time thanks to good service, a...More

1  Thank Yoni A
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I have been here a few times to play gigs with my band. The Plough and Stars is a great, small music venue in Cambridge. This small space allows you to get drinks, hang out with friends, and to have a more intimate, engaging experience...More

1  Thank KRiSTeN R
Reviewed 23 March 2016

When in the Boston area on St. Patrick's Day, obviously you have to seek out an Irish bar. This is one worth visiting: food better than pub grub, excellent selection of beers on tap, friendly patrons (the place gets packed), and staff with nice Irish...More

2  Thank ProfessorEnglish
Reviewed 29 February 2016

One of the coolest bars in Boston with very good music. The bar grub is also excellent, a good end to a good night. we will surely visit again

1  Thank Colin C
Reviewed 17 January 2016

People will tell you how great this was when Bonnie Raitt played here and blah blah blah. All true of course, but times change. They still pour a great Guinness and they book great music. In particular you want to check out Marc Pinansky, Bad...More

1  Thank mrbiskit
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Visited to try and catch some live music but there way too early. The bar was fantastic atmosphere with proper locals who meet there regularly and are friendly.

1  Thank John F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 912 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139-3041
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-576-0032
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