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11 Broad Canal Way, Cambridge, MA 02142-4000
+1 617-945-7030
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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11 Broad Canal Way, Cambridge, MA 02142-4000
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Reviewed yesterday

Staff did a great job with our private room function as well as their other guests for the evening. Food was great. There was something for everybody. Staff was super accommodating.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I recently had a business lunch at Commonwealth with three other colleagues. The restaurant offers a nice selection of upscale sandwiches and salads. I ordered the Cobb salad with chicken. It was excellent and came with a spicy Ranch dressing. I would recommend this salad....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Skeeter013
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Was here at a banquet in a private room. Service was friendly and efficient. They got to everyone quickly. Food preparation was good, presentation was above average. Drinks were excellent. General logistical support for our event was superb.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SchrodingerCat
Reviewed 11 October 2018

A small group of my coworkers and I ate at this restaurant last night. The ambiance is terrific and the food is really quite good. The food is wonderful. We were having a great time right up until we saw THE MOUSE. Now, we all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Linda Z
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Well located for a quick business meal. We arrived after lunchtime rush so service and food were quick. Food was good and several options. Atmosphere is laid back and not pretentious. Works well for a working lunch meeting.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Twinmommy123
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Set on the canal off the Charles river in Cambridge the Commonwealth is a great location for lunch. On a sunny day you can have a delicious farm to table offering of assorted salads and sandwiches. I recommend the Sausage sandwich. At lunchtime there is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank KevinAGould
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Came here on a business meeting. I had the sirloin steak and duck fat fries. Awesome is the be descriptive word. Definitely worth the visit!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TonyBostn
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The cocktail I had was delicious (I like sweet drinks) and very strong. The appetizers and dinner I had were also very yummy, mostly comfort food with a few minor twists (nothing too adventurous). There was a really nice patio seating area, in addition to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful meal! I has the frittata with greens which was nicely balanced and tasty. The pickled dill fiddleheads and sweet pickled onions that were garnishment excellent. Hubby had fried eggs and bacon done perfectly. Others had chocolate banana bread yum, and bread pudding...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Claire W
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Casual but comfortable decor. The staff is nice and friendly. The menu is interesting, with many small-plate type offerings; we had lamb and salmon mains, all good.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TraveltheWorld02140
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Broad Canal Way, Cambridge, MA 02142-4000
    (Third Street)
  • Public Transportation: Five minute walk for the Kendall Square station on the Red Line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-945-7030
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