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EVOO

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American, Contemporary
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350 3rd St, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02142-1136 (Broadway)
+1 617-661-3866
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Today
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

EVOO is a nice choice in this restaurant row area of Kendall Square. The décor is quiet and utilitarian, with the open kitchen in plain sight. Our waiter was friendly and responsive, so our experience was very comfortable. The wine list offers a nice selection of choices from multiple national and international vineyards. The menu identifies all the suppliers of... More 

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Thank SisBoston
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114 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had a really terrific dinner here recently with a large family group. Outside patio seating on a lovely evening set a wonderful stage for a fun night. And our server Dan was just great, anticipating our every request. The food was very good, starting with the bread basket chockablock with skinny, salty breadsticks and delicious bread to dip in... More 

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Thank Gammie8
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We ordered corn on the cob , salads and chips to share, then each ordered a large or two small plates for a main. We all agreed this was too much food but wanted to try most of the menu-- there were six of us. Strongest dish-- the eggplant, weakest-- the steamed chicken,

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Seattle, Washington
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1,198 reviews
861 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 338 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We were visiting Boston and went on a quest to find a farm-to-table experience for dinner one night. We found it at EVOO. There were 11 of us and they graciously accommodated our huge party at the last minute. Everyone ordered something different and it was all delicious. Highly recommend!

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Thank misopiso88
Boston
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This was my fourth time dining at EVOO and I am not sure there will be a fifth. The food was good but not as unique and flavorful as it had been on my previous visits. The service however, was a big disappointment. Our server appeared rushed and did not take the time to appropriately greet us, answer questions or... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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174 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

I went here as part of a women's mentoring session - and we. dined. well! Great wine list - and we all loved our entrees. We passed on the appetizers, but I had the beef tartare (a little creamier than usual, but I liked it) and fiddlehead ferns were in season, so I enjoyed sautéed fiddleheads. The upside-down bento box... More 

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Boston
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38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

EVOO is one restaurant in Kendall Square clearly worth a visit. We were a group of friends visiting for lunch and had a great time. We all went for the Herb Marinated Baked Haddock Fillet and were very happy with the choice, super tasty and great presentation. The service was nice, friendly and accommodating. I could go back for this... More 

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Thank ioneliu
Zurich, Switzerland
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Quite disappointing experience. I will not come back. FIrst, the terrace is very nice, but the inside is not very appealing. Noisy, dark and somewhat packed. We also had a table right by the entrance, which didn't help. Service was speedy and fairly disorganized. Worst Gin&Tonic ever. The food was a strange mix: my tenderloin was tasty and well cooked,... More 

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Thank cba8048
Massachusetts
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301 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome bread sticks and bread are worth the trip but great salad, port special and chocolate desert with toasted marshmallow made the dinner memorable. Must go back soon.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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206 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

I ordered the burratina salad and a chile relleno with unusual ingredients; my wife ordered a green salad and short ribs. She also ordered a nonalchoholic mojito. The food was well prepared and tasty. The service was good. The restaurant gets extra points for an unconventional menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$55
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 3rd St, Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA 02142-1136
    (Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - Kendall Square
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-661-3866

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?