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Ole Mexican Grill

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11 Springfield St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1329 (Cambridge St)
+1 617-492-4495
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 15:00
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Newark, Delaware
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Besides Brian, our server, being a total hoot, the guacamole and margarita's I shared with my family were out of this world. The guac is made fresh for you and can be customized to your liking. It's really very very good!!! The margarita we chose was the best drink I had while on my trip to Cambridge. Fresh and yummy,... More 

Thank digitalingrid
Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Huge disappointment. Haven't been to Ole in years, and it's (literally) not the same restaurant. Under new ownership and undergoing construction, so only half the restaurant is open. The menu, which used to be fantastic and varied, is reduced to a taqueria menu. The food is okay, but pricey, if you like tacos (4). Four of us went to dinner... More 

Thank JGandCG
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017

After having gone here for years and had great food/experiences, a recent visit left us less than impressed. The variety in the menu is about half of what it used to be and the quality of the food and service have gone down as well. Dishes like the chile rellenos and enchiladas were fine, but then they were served with... More 

Thank Jonathan D
Boston, Massachusetts
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152 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This has long been one of my go to places for interesting Mexican food. But on the last trip, the menu had definitely become more conventional and much less interesting. Food was still good but... Service was also lacking. It took a long time to get our drinks and the latecomer to the table flagged down the waiter twice before... More 

Thank bangsibear
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice recently, the first time there were 3 of us and each of us enjoyed our food. The second time with 4 of us - it was as if this was an entirely different restaurant as the food was awful. It did not taste fresh and the service was indifferent and sub par. The salad served with... More 

Thank EmilieV7
London, United Kingdom
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394 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

It's true what they say about the guacamole...it's fab. I'm not a fan of tequila. However, I did like the cocktails. The tacos were fun and well executed. It's worth the effort to find....the food is not at all heavy...unlike most Mexican food.

Thank rkjlondon
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Group of 5 friends decided to try dinner here for a night. Guac was great! Salsa tasted like ketchup so we had hem bring some habanero sauce to the table to flavor and spice it up. Drinks were not great. Some of us got beers - good. Some got margaritas - underwhelming. Tacos were fabulous! Carnitas Enchiladas were disappointing. Something... More 

Thank tricia W
Geneva, Switzerland area
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110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Ole is better than you'd expect -- not your everyday tex-mex, as another reviewer observed. Lovely appetizers, and go with what they recommend that day.

Thank Dinnerout66
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016

My experience at Ole was amazing. My boyfriend and I got a lot of small plates and shared because we wanted a taste of it all. I suggest getting the ceviche; it is a little spicy but it was very tasty. The guacamole and also one of the biggest hits in our table as well as most of the tables... More 

Thank CJimenez24
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

The experience was haute cuisine Mexican. Many tequila choices. Great appetizers and main choices. I had the duck molé which was delicious. The guacamole is made fresh at a station near the front entrance.

Thank Marjstock

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Springfield St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1329
    (Cambridge St)
  • Public Transportation: Red line to Kendall Square
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-492-4495
We are very excited to present Ole's renovated space and updated bar menus to the neighborhood. Ole has been in Inman Sq for 15 years, bringing traditional as well as innovative Mexican cuisine to Cambridge. With our 6 seat bar served us well over the years, but we always wanted a little more. Now we have it! Please join us in our new space name with new cocktails, wines and Chef Erwin's new bar dishes. More about the Restaurant: In eclectic Inman Sq. lies a distinctive restaurant - Ole Mexican Grill, where Chef Erwin Ramos creates authentic Mexican delicacies from Veracruz, Oaxaca, amongst others. Popular for it's table side-award winning Guacamole it's the perfect destination for an outstanding evening.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?