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“Pretty good”

The Ginger Exchange
Ranked #283 of 646 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Japanese
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Prospect
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The location is very convenient in Inman square. The food is just okay for the price. My dish was shrimp and vegetables, only the shrimp had light sauce and the vegetables were to the side and plain steamed frozen vegetables. Yuck, I could make something better myself.

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Thank Vivian E
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I live near this place and often end up here, partly to sit near the entrance and look out onto the street, which is particularly fun in summer when the windows are open. I've had a number of the dishes, and I can't say there is not anything I haven't enjoyed. It just hasn't blown me away. Or perhaps I miss the Betty's Wok and Noodle that used to inhabit the space. There are many decent Asian restaurants in the area, and feels pretty much on par with the others. It's really better than a 3, but not quite a 4. Still, it's a decent place to land before the Symphony or theatre, and even for those occasions when you just want a quick bite.

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Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Very good red curry tofu. Service was prompt and professional. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. The floor was a little dirty but overall a great place to take a break from the busy street and enjoy excellent Thai.

Thank Malachi W
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

As an restaurant with Asian flavor, I didn't see many Asians dining there, so don't have high expectation there - maybe it is not authentic. After trying a few times, I can safely conclude that

It is not authentic Asian food, but it doesn't necessarily mean that it is worse- sometimes it is better. For example, the Bibimbap is improved compared with other Korean restaurant by the tenderness, the rice noodle is also very delicious, and particularly the chicken wings are the best, even better than Bon Chon -another my local favorite.

All in all, it is a combination of Korean, Japanese and other part of Asian food (not Chinese, but Singapore), it is different from the way I tried in those restaurant, but the food is really, really great.

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Thank MLmc2
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

This is a nice restaurant! The place is simple and seating is not fancy, but staff is friendly and food is great! It is just 5 min walk from Harvard Square and it is usually less crowded than other restaurants in Harvard Square. Great option for Sushi lovers!

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