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Puritan & Company

1166 Cambridge St, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-1409
+1 617-615-6195
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“wagyu” (2 reviews)
“duck egg” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1166 Cambridge St, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-1409
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Puritan & Company
1. Fresh-baked Parker House rolls
"I highly recommend the chef's tasting menu"
Steve K
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2. Excellent service and comfort
"food is beautifully prepared and arranged, the service is wonderful"
fredericks107
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3. Seasonal Menu - Farm Fresh
"The menu was delightfully different, as were the drink selections"
travelwiseMiss
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This casual Cambridge foodie destination lives up to its reputation. Everything was delicious and inventive. Portions were generous. Service was top notch.

Thank ross5100
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Wow, a wonderful restaurant. Great food, service and atmosphere. Dishes were interesting and delicious. Highly recommend this spot. So pleased we found it.

Thank georgez637
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed their interesting menu, excellent cocktails and extremely friendly service. Had a great dinner, enjoyed the atmosphere and decor.

Thank BHast59
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is a 4.5 star review, rounded up to 5. Puritan & Co. is a Cambridge restaurant that serves up delicious food. Their 6-course tasting menu is only $75, and it's a bargain! The wine list is on the small side, but there are some...More

Thank JasonBrandtLewis
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I had high hopes for this place from the ratings but was disappointed. For dinner I had the clam linguini which I felt was too lemony tasting, had too few clams (there were 4) and some bits of meat that were unpleasantly chewy. The dessert...More

Thank christoffmarlowe
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

A wonderful post wedding brunch with excellent service and delicious food in a beautiful setting. Couldn't have asked for a better end to the weekend.

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We had our family Sunday supper and thoroughly enjoyed the prime rib feast. Generous portions of well prepared ad seasoned dishes. Wine list is diverse although a little pricey. Looking forward to coming back to try the regular menu.

Thank calwinemd
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a Sunday evening dining with some really good food. Started with a gin cocktail. Refreshing and tasty. Shared the oysters and mushroom toast. My husband had the prime rib meal. He loved it, but didn’t share. The wine selection was fun but unfamiliar. Did...More

Thank eloquentone1
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Great food, attractive restaurant, good staff, and wonderful vibe. They have valet parking ($10 fee). Highly recommended.

Thank jeffreyq2017
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We live about a mile away and Puritan is our go to. Over the years we have come to know the staff there and they are some of the most lovely people you will ever dine with. The food is always great and changes frequently...More

Thank spenciepants
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Jennifer B
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Response from calwinemd | Reviewed this property |
There are a limited number of vegetarian options. Would call in advance to check what is available
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$75
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
17:30 - 00:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1166 Cambridge St, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA 02139-1409
    (Tremont Street)
  • Public Transportation: MBTA bus stops 69, 83, 91 CT2, 64, 68, 85 (ordered by distance of stop from restaurant) MBTA Red Line: Central Square and 12-minute walk
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-615-6195
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Description
Puritan & Company serves modern American cuisine, with particular emphasis on traditional New England fare, and not without occasional excursions into other ethnic ingredients and styles. Our mainstays are ingredients sourced from farms we know and locally to the extent possible, and always a sense of fun. The team brings a unique mix of culinary and beverage experience together to offer quality food, local beers, and wine from independent makers worldwide. Puritan & Company's space is a casual and fun place to dine. We love to share our excitement about the food and wine we serve like any hosts at a dinner party. Guests and their friends should feel comfortable in our friendly and even familial environment as we make our food and guest the number one focus.
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