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Izzy's Restaurant & Sub Shop

169 Harvard St, Cambridge, MA 02139-2860
+1 617-661-3910
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
14 Nov 2017
“Not the flavor I anticipated”
18 Oct 2016
“Great Food Place”
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10:00 - 18:00 Hours
Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
169 Harvard St, Cambridge, MA 02139-2860
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

The 2 of us were looking for a place close to MIT for lunch. We chose this place because it appeared to be a local favorite. Parking is limited, so we parked about 4 blocks away. The place is very small but the people were...More

Thank YearlyVacationer1
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Until about three weeks ago, I hadn't eaten here in years. My office just move to Kendall Square, so I've been searching for a great sub and lunch place nearby. I found it here. I got my usual sub ... a steak and cheese. I...More

Thank DFM_58
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lots of good Puerto Rican dishes and a variety of subs. Place it small so it can get pretty crowded in side. The folks behind the counter are super friendly and food never takes more than a few minutes to get. They close early now...More

Thank LaneB588
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Best fried pork dinners around. Hole in the wall, but what a place. It is something special. The food is good and filling. It is original to PR and has such a great taste that you get a feeling that it was just made with...More

Thank DaddysASoxFan
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I was not setting a high bar when I saw this place. I was expecting to walk out there with a piece of pizza or some sort of sub, just happy that I cross another place off the list. When I saw 'goat' on the...More

Thank Sean4476
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

Found this location on TripAdvisor and o-boy was it a great find! I always look for Puerto Rican cuisine when i go on vacation and this location definitely had an authentic feel to it. I had the Pernil (pork) Aros and tostones. Everything tasted very...More

Thank Eacs10
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This is one of the best places to go for authentic puerto rican food. The customer service amd atmosphere is great. Would highly recommend it to any traveling to Cambridge.

Thank roseland325
Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

My husband was so leery when we walked up to Izzy's from Kendall, but once inside he understood. The aromas, the doñas and locals added to the around the way feel. The place is small (8 tables), but does a great amount of take-out business....More

Thank TravelsMyMidleName
Reviewed 28 May 2012

From the outside, you might think it's just your ordinary sub shop, but it's so much more than that. This is an honest-to-God Puerto Rican family-run restaurant. It's totally a local favorite, and all of my friends from Puerto Rico just love this place, it...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 1 May 2012

Izzy's is located off the beaten path in Cambridge,on the corners of Harvard Street and Windsor Street near the MIT campus. We took a scenic route to get to it as our jerk off cab driver had a "selective memory" and forgot where it was....More

Thank Andrew G
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Restaurant Details

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Puerto Rican, Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Harvard St, Cambridge, MA 02139-2860
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-661-3910
Family owned Mom and Pop business around since 1980's specializing in Puerto Rican and American Cuisine.Delicious foods, diverse menu, all at a great low price.Eat in or Take OutConviently Located Between Mit & Kendall SquareMost Major Credit Cards Accepted**Parking is very limited
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