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Les Sablons

2 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5708
+1 617-268-6800
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
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“boudin blanc” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
2 Bennett St, Cambridge, MA 02138-5708
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2018

They try hard to make the price worth it but the space is difficult for a restaurant to begin with and I assume the rent is too high. Nice bar and the food is good not great.

Thank hospitality2018
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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
Info L, Manager at Les Sablons, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your dining experience with us! We look forward to having you in again soon. Best, LS Team

Reviewed 3 August 2018

Known for its French-inspired fine dining on the upper level and a more casual ground-floor oyster and cocktail bar, this elegant restaurant had altogether too short of a run in the historic Conductor's Building in Harvard Square. Reportedly the partners will continue to operate the...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Went here while visiting the Boston area and i do not regret it at all. Each course was a hit, but the highlights to me were the oysters and the steak. If they still have it on their menu I would highly suggest the lemon...More

Thank netninja
Info L, Manager at Les Sablons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Thank you so much for joining us for dinner this past week. It was such a pleasure to take care of you and I hope to see you on your next visit to Boston. Warmly, Vanessa Wine Director

Reviewed 31 May 2018

This was our second visit to les Sablons. From the minute we were seated in a corner table, a quiet area as requested, till we left, the experience was faultless. Attentive and personal service was provided our enthusiastic waiter Matt who wet out of his...More

Thank marc c
Info L, Manager at Les Sablons, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your dining experience with us! We look forward to having you in again soon. Best, LS Team

Reviewed 24 May 2018

Long narrow building on two floors with a cool bar on the upper floor. High quality bistro food for brunch. Good service. Convenient to Harvard Square.

Thank cgny1fwd
Info L, Manager at Les Sablons, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your dining experience with us! We look forward to having you in again soon. Best, LS Team

Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Went there for my wife’s birthday. The service was truly among the best that I’ve seen in the US. This was true for cocktail craftsmanship, attention to details, attentive but not overbearing table service, knowledge of the wine list and food and so on. I...More

Thank Frederic V
Info L, Manager at Les Sablons, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Hi there Frederic- Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience. We are grateful for the feedback. We use these opportunities for improvement and we understand that we did not live up to not only your expectations but our own as well....More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

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
Info L, Manager at Les Sablons, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi there Anita, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your dining experience with us, we greatly appreciate your feedback on our space, service and meal. We look forward to having you in again soon! Best, LS Team

Reviewed 25 March 2018 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
Info L, Manager at Les Sablons, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi there Zia, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your dining experience with us! We look forward to having you in again soon! Best, LS Team

Reviewed 17 March 2018

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
Info L, Manager at Les Sablons, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hello Stephen, Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience with us! We will share your awesome feedback on the possit with our Pastry Chef and we look forward to having you in again soon to explore our always changing dinner and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
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
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
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Description
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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