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Courtside Restaurant

291 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1207
+1 617-547-4374
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
12 Aug 2018
“Great Dive Bar”
2 Apr 2018
Closed Now
Bar, Pub, Italian, American
291 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1207
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while visiting Boston Sat at bar and ordered beers from a short but good list. Bartender was friendly with a wry sense of humor. We ordered a sandwich and a burger. Both were very good. Saw copies of Boston magazine articles...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sheehanmichael2018
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Bartender is a fellow Cancer Survivor. I have dry mouth due to my Cancer treatments. His treatment was in the throat also. He suggested I get my wings plain with sauce on the side. Best wings I have had in a long time and did...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The wings are cheap and the best in town, at only 25 cents on Mondays they are also the best deal in Boston. Beer selection is pretty standard and reasonably priced. The crowd is eclectic and the bartenders are eccentric, if that bothers you than...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Massplainer
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Court side has lots of beer options but only red or white wine. The place defines dive bar. The patrons are friendly. The staff a little surly.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank mariagZ1086JM
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were in town staying in a local hotel to watch some ball games. We decided to walk to the Courtside for some cold beer and food. It is a classic dive bar with red lights and everything. The beer was cold and pizza hot...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Greg H
Reviewed 31 March 2016

A unique social experience is the best way to describe courtside. I certainly would not classify it as anything other than a dive bar, but on the plus side they had dive bar prices. The age range of the crowd was extreme, and there was...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Scottonli
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I describe this place as half bingo hall, half VFW hall. Some of the booths are lined in carpet, there are TVs everywhere and you can get a pitcher of PBR with a large cheese pizza for $16.75. There is never a homogenous crowd here...More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank Sean4476
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Called in here for a few pre dinner beers. However we decided to stay for food as the place was very friendly and the menu looked ok? The food was good, solid hearty food - just what you'd expect in a 'pub' not a restaurant....More

Date of visit: October 2015
1  Thank Bella8891
Reviewed 25 December 2014

Courtside is one of the diviest karaoke bars around. However, it can usually be an amazing night out. It can get very crowded and the waiting list can be rather long. If you want to guarantee a few songs, get there early in the night....More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank SavMichael
Reviewed 18 August 2014

This place was by far the worst bar I've ever stepped foot in. We saw the review cautioning visitors to overlook the outside. Worst advice ever. It's even sketchier inside. Between the dim interior and the overpowering stench of beer (honestly - this place smelled...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank tabewhite
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 291 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1207
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-547-4374
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