Highly acclaimed for its enticing Mexican fare, dining at Angela's Cafe is certain to transport diners to the streets of Mexico, amid tacos, tostadas and burritos. The colorful cafe done up in hues of red and orange welcomes its guests and charms them with its friendliness. Among the best-selling dishes on the menu is the exquisite Chiles En Nogada that is recommended by the Chef himself. It consists of chiles stuffed with picadillo and served with pomegranates and walnut sauce, making the dish resemble the Mexican flag. Other classic items on offer are the Mariscada or mussels and clams fried with jalapenos in a garlic sauce and tilapia that must be tried atleast once.
Housed in the Boston Center for the Arts, The Beehive restaurant and bar is almost like an opera house in itself with live jazz, cabaret and a lot more action. There are fine satin drapes and exquisite artifacts adorning the eatery. A popular hangout among the night birds; the bar and lounge scene here is also upbeat and lively. The food is a regular mix of the grilled and Mediterranean variety, with lamb ribs ruling the roost. Sausages, pasta and risottos also sit happily together on the menu. The wine sure flows freely on all days and everything about the place has an arty feel to it.
Allow authentic Burmese cuisine to charm your taste-buds at YoMa. Comprising of a rich selection of tangy soups, salads and noodles, the meal is a treat by itself. The Tea Salad and Mango salad have an unbeatable taste, while the Hot Assorted Noodles is a good choice for a filling meal. Coconut Tofu Soup and Burmese Tofu Noodles are other specialties here. The restaurant is inviting and casual in its appeal, instantly putting diners at ease. Try the to-go or delivery options if hard-pressed for time.
Established in 1795, The Bell in Hand Tavern has the distinction of being the oldest continuously-operating tavern in America. This bi-level restaurant and bar features nightly live music and karaoke Tuesdays for added entertainment. The uniquely designed rooms have a character of its own and are used for private as well as corporate functions. The pub has a impressive list of draft as well as bottle beers apart from cocktail specials. Nosh on the tasty American fare along with your choice drink while listening to some music. Surely you will enjoy this historic place that has been entertaining the locals for centuries now.
In a city that takes its ice cream very seriously, Toscanini's consistently ranks among the top three parlors in informal and formal polls. The chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice creams are divine. But unique flavors, such as burnt caramel, cardamom and saffron, really set this place apart. Sorbet and frozen yoghurt are also served and the sauces are homemade. All of their frozen treats are made on premise, so all the flavors listed on the website are not always available. The coffee and espresso drinks are also recommended.
Cambridge Brewing Company is one of the older microbreweries in the city and is popular with students and the after-work crowd. Located in an old warehouse with high ceilings and exposed brick, there are four fresh, year-round brews as well as seasonal beers available here. Choose from an ever-changing selection of porters, ales and the occasional hefeweizen. The menu is tempting as well, with entrees that include burgers, jambalaya, blackened catfish and brick-oven pizza. Catering and a function space for up to 100 are available.
This three-story Harvard Square institution is more of an entertainment megaplex than a mere Chinese restaurant. The first floor is a Chinese restaurant. The second floor is a sports bar with dartboards. The third floor functions as both a comedy club and a dance club. Comedy shows take place Thursday through Sunday. Food is available on all three floors, as are gigantic scorpion bowls and other exotic concoctions.
Specializing in freshly-cooked, made-to-order fast food, this Harvard Square Clover outpost boasts of a two-storied building with outdoor seating. Regular guests rave about the Chickpea Fritters and Breakfast Parfait, and they guarantee that you can taste the distinct freshness in every bite! The fruit juice sodas are especially flavorful, so be sure to try the Watermelon Soda, among other squeezes. Constantly re-inventing the menu, Clover's culinary choices mirror its lab-style philosophy, where no two days are the same.
If you're hankering for some good Punjabi khana when in Cambridge, head straight to Punjabi Dhaba. Having won several awards and accolades, this place is ranked as one of the the best Indian restaurants in Massachusets. The menu here is dominated by popular North Indian dishes like mutter paneer, chole to have along with the tender and perfectly cooked naan as well as various kinds of biryanis and rice preparations. The Indian street food or chatt, on the offer here is definitely worth a try too.
S&S Restaurant has been around since 1919 and is a Sunday brunch favorite. Families, couples and hung-over college students flock here for the all-day breakfast and deli food. The lox will cure what ails you. This restaurant is also a very popular caterer, with hot meals, sandwiches and breakfast foods. The restaurant also offers a full service bar.
Life Alive is a relaxed space for people looking for some wholesome and well nourished vegetarian options along with a lot of flavor. This restaurant is set in an Eco-friendly atmosphere having a fresh and minty vibe. Their organic menu provides a fancy description of their dishes. This comfort vegan and gluten free food entices your taste buds and allows you to leave with a clean tummy and mind. The also have a juice bar that serves delicious, fresh and thick smoothies to compliment your sumptuous meal.
Located on Brattle Street, Felipe's Taqueria welcomes you to relish peppery Mexican fare in a relaxed, family-friendly setting. Locally sourced ingredients and old-school recipes mean you are transported to a classic Mexican cantina, in the heart of Cambridge. Be it the fresh salsas, hand-crafted lime lemonade or the authentic guacamole, everything is made to order. Do not get disappointed by a long queue, for it takes only a few minutes to dig into those flavorsome quesadillas, burritos and well-seasoned tacos.