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Olive Cafe

43 Gore St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1211
+1 617-876-4189
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good21%
  • Average34%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
11 Sep 2017
“Great little hole in the wall, neighborhood place!”
14 Jul 2017
“Great local place”
11:00 - 20:30 Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Greek
43 Gore St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1211
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

If you are staying in HI, Fairfield or Hampton near to the Lechmere T stop on Monsignor O'Brien Parkway, this is your place for lunch. Advertised as Greek/Mediterranean and definitely that and more. We don't eat a great number of carbs and the salads/wraps aimed...More

Thank LynneMooHoo
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Came in for vacation and stumbled across this place. Very friendly staff and excellent pizza and wings!

Thank uswjsf47
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Inexpensive Mediterranean and Italian food that delivers to near by hotels, small dining area, also take out. Good options for delivery at near by Hampton Inn. Inexpensive.

Thank James B
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Living in Cambridge we try and check out all the places nearby for food. The olive cafe has affordable food. It wasnt mind blowing amazing but it wasnt awful either. I think its more of a takeaway pizza place as that dominates the advertising in...More

Thank Hayden M
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We ate there once and had pizza, pasta and salad delivered to our hotel room on another occasion. The food is as great as the people working there. I love this place

Thank Moosictraveler
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Convenient to our hotel, the Fairfield Inn and Suites Cambridge. Grabbed a couple of pizzas and drinks. Saw others order sandwiches and salads. Mostly a take-out spot. It wasn't super speedy, but was a good, filling meal at the end of a long day of...More

Thank CaryPlanner
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Tried beef shawarma and was store bought gyro meat slices. Pita was stale and chewy. Don't order from here.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This is a small place walking distance from the Hampton Inn Cambridge. We called an order in twice and we're happy with the food both times. We had salad, paninis and a hot steak and cheese sandwich. Quick service, good prices.

Thank jamiplaystennis
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Visited Olive Cafe for the first time a few days ago. It's a small, uncomplicated place. Lots of sandwiches, Med. foods, pizzas, salads, and similar fare on their extensive menu. Many items below $10. I had a fallafel wrap. It was okay. May have been...More

Thank FoodieDoodie58
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I love these people. They are so nice. I think they switched their cheeses and now their pizza is super greasy and we won't order again. So disappointed.

Thank LisaHBoston
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Gore St, Cambridge, MA 02141-1211
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-876-4189
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