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Les Sablons

2 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5708
+1 617-268-6800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
2 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5708
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is the most inventive transformation of what was once a train station. The room is light and bright, not stuffy and dark like many French restaurants. The manager Celeste was absolutely charming and extended wait and hospitality that is unusual for Boston. Or servers...More

Thank AnitaNewportBch
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This new restaurant in the renovated & historic "Conductor's Building" was fantastic. My former boss and I went there for lunch last week. Every morsel was delicious and the staff was great and friendly too. It is not a cheap restaurant, nor it should be...More

1  Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The newly renovated narrow 2 story brick building is an architectural delight and a jewel. The wonderful textured walls juxtaposed with modern lighting elements and accent light wood finishes is very refreshing. The restaurant was a semi finalist by the James Baird Foundation’s new restaurants...More

Thank ZiaHansen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well this year our choice for that very special occasion, a.k.a. Valentine's Day, was Les Sablons....In what in retrospect was a glaring omission, I had never been there before, though my knowledgeable foodie friends having singing the praises of this place since it opened.. Though...More

Thank stephen k
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at Les Sablons with friends, who made the reservation. We had never been to Les Sablons and were just blown away by the gorgeous space. While retaining many of the features of the old Conductor’s Building, the renovation created...More

Thank betsy1224
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We were there with six people, and there were two fish orders that were overcooked. One was sent back, with half the cost credited. Too bad, as otherwise a nice vibe.

Thank rroh1231
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We chose Les Sablons to celebrate my mum's 80th birthday. Unfortunately, our server Christine D ruined our whole experience. She was incredibly unfriendly, there was never a smile and her horrible attitude made us feel REALLY uncomfortable. To the point that she frowned at us...More

1  Thank Viajesporelmundo17
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Les Sablons is a really comfortable restaurant. The old, narrow building is really a special spot, but it also seems to lend itself to long waits as servers have to hassle up and down the tubular space. Our server seemed to be MIA most of...More

Thank Filmprof
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here with friends. The decor is very welcoming and contemporary. The acoustics are excellent; not noisy and you can have a intimate conversation with your dinner companion(s). It’s conveniently located in Harvard Square right across from The Charles Hot. The service...More

Thank HappyTraveler1957
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My wife and I met some friends at Les Sablons for celebratory post-dinner cocktails on Saturday, December 30, 2017. This review is limited to the bar service only. Arrival: Tucked away in a renovated space in the old Conductor's Building, Les Sablons has relatively minimal...More

Thank Joe H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5708
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-268-6800
  • E-mail
Les Sablons is a metropolitan restaurant in Cambridge's historic Harvard Square. Somewhere in the bustle between London and Paris, the kitchen reveals a culinary worldview both bold and familiar. Enter the rambunctious, first floor, neighborhood cocktail party. Ascend to the modern, 17-foot wide upstairs dining room to touch and taste the elegant craftsmanship of Chefs Jeremy Sewall and Brian Rae.
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