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Harvest

44 Brattle St, Ste 3, Cambridge, MA 02138-3741
+1 617-868-2255
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“venison” (11 reviews)
“porchetta” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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44 Brattle St, Ste 3, Cambridge, MA 02138-3741
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here for drinks and a light meal after a long day. The service was impeccable and the food great (soup and salads). The only drawback was a large table behind a screen next to us that was having a celebration and were...More

1  Thank MaryM10159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Harvest has always been one of our favorites for special occasions, this time my husband's birthday. It must have a new chef - it was even better than ever! Same ambiance, same good service, and, a special treat, unusually warm weather in October made...More

Thank Marian S
Allison C, Manager at Harvest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much, Marian! Executive Chef Tyler Kinnett has been with us for years, but I am thrilled to hear each and every time he has something new and wonderful for you to enjoy. Thank you for celebrating such a special occasion with us...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Tucked into a quiet corner of Harvard Square, this is a great place to have a hornet meal in peace and quiet. There is a cool retro bar area for Mom and Dad. Plus the general dining area has wonderful food, fresh New England seafood...More

Thank Frazier E
Allison C, Manager at Harvest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Frazier!

Reviewed September 30, 2018

Returned to Cambridge to serve as a Marshall for the incoming Harvard freshman convocation ceremony. On a glorious and warm Saturday evening we walked through Harvard Square and found or way into the Harvest Restaurant, a gem, hidden along an unnamed alley walkway between Brattle...More

Thank George G
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Nestled in Cambridge this is a great place for a special occasion. Is what we were told by our hotel. We sat on the patio which was comfortable on an early fall evening. The GM greeted us at the door and shared some history on...More

1  Thank Meander5
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, friendly staff - and a good wine list. A perfect choice if looking for truly good food in this area (generally hard to find...).

Thank mvzg
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This was just my second visit to the Boston area and my first time eating at Harvest. What a fantastic choice this legendary eatery proved to be. Our party of four caught up over a couple of glasses of a crisp sauvignon blanc while enjoying...More

Thank PlatterTalk
Allison C, Manager at Harvest, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

Thank you so much PlatterTalk! We hope it was the first of many visits.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Love Harvest. It's always a favorite. Wonderful waitstaff. Nice wine list, and perhaps the world's best grassfed burger and frites.

Thank MCVCambridge_MA
Allison C, Manager at Harvest, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Wow! Thank you so much - we hope you join us again soon!

Reviewed August 2, 2018

I had beet gazpacho, halibut, and the creme brulee. Each item was delicious, with high quality ingredients prepared well. The halibut was more than an inch thick but perfectly even in doneness, and the peach chutney was flavorful but complementary rather than overpowering. It was...More

Thank Uluave
Allison C, Manager at Harvest, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thank you so much Uluave! We hope you are able to join us again soon.

Reviewed July 31, 2018

I reviewed Harvest in 2012, and gave it five stars then too. I've been going there since the late 1990s, and it's always been first rate. Others, like Rialto at the Charles, have come and gone, but Harvest continues its tradition of excellence. It's been...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$80
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Brattle St, Ste 3, Cambridge, MA 02138-3741
    (On the walkway between Mt. Auburn and Brattle)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line, Harvard Square T Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-868-2255
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the heart of Harvard Square, Harvest celebrates the modern New England table. We present contemporary New England cuisine focused on the region’s freshest ingredients. Tucked along a cobblestone pathway in the heart of the square, Harvest provides a welcome respite from the fast-paced world outside. Inside is a combination of soothing earth tones, supple banquettes, dark woods and pastoral art that lend an air of understated elegance. Our newly re-designed open kitchen, spacious bar, and fireside dining complete the comfortable interior. Graceful linden trees offer shade to the Garden Terrace, our private garden café that boasts fireside dining, blooming flower boxes, and heaters for the chilly nights of spring and fall. Noted by Travel & Leisure as a Harvard Square classic, Harvest has also been lauded for its New England Cuisine by Zagat, Boston Magazine and The Improper Bostonian.
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