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Sunset Cafe Restaurant

851 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1429
+1 617-547-2938
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“rabbit” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
Portuguese, European
€€ - €€€
851 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1429
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Haven't been here for years (15+) and now I've been here 2 times in the last 3 months. The place has been under new management since last year and was renovated. You have to try the Bife a Sunset, Carne Alentejana and the kids love...More

Thank pinheiro5
Sonia C, General Manager at Sunset Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 27 January 2018

Four of us gathered here for lunch on a lovely Thursday lunch. The choices are definitely Portuguese and, based on our selections, all worth a try. Our appetizer was the flaming Chouriço Trasmontano, very tasty. Three of us ordered a special item, two Salmon with...More

Thank PortAzor
Reviewed 6 August 2017

First time with the new managment and it was great. The food, the new restaurant decoration, the staff. I will definitely come back.

Thank Hugo C
Sonia C, General Manager at Sunset Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 26 July 2017

This restaurant is under new management and we wanted to try Portugeuse food. Thankfully this restaurant didn't disappoint. The staff was incredibly attentive and friendly, and patient answering all our questions about how the food was prepared. We had three appetizers and two entrees, with...More

Thank J t
Sonia C, General Manager at Sunset Cafe Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Ah-mazing! Food was great, service was outstanding. I don't understand why it was not more busy. Only about 4 tables of people. Come on you ate all missing out.

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 11 January 2016

My son and I had two excellent entrees -- seafood fra diavolo and seafood mariscada alonf with portugese soup, side orders of portugese fries and grilled asparagus. Portions were abundant; quality was excellent and serivce was terrific. I would highly recommend this to any of...More

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 2 November 2015

This restaurant is in a community in East Cambridge. It's not trendy, but it has the distinct feel of a family restaurant. This is our 2nd time here and the food is still wonderful. We had 2 appetizers and 1 main course. We had whole...More

Thank HalzBoston_Ma
Reviewed 9 June 2015

This place hit the mark for me. Went here with about 12 friends and we all were amazed at the great food! The appetizers were to die for the entrees were all perfectly prepared and everything was brought out at one time with no delays...More

Thank gastrnome
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We came here for lunch last Friday. My initial impression of the place was confusion as there was no one in the dining room, neither customers nor employees. After waiting for a bit and calling out several times with no response, we headed deeper into...More

Thank Leo F
Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

We Came with a 50% off coupon. really bad. Vegetables in salad were old. Tomatoes were a strange pink color, but somehow every supermarket in town still has good tomatoes. Calamari way too much batter and clearly frozen. Thought it would be fine as casa...More

Thank Nick T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 851 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1429
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-547-2938
  • E-mail
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