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11 Broad Canal Way, Cambridge, MA 02142-4000
+1 617-945-7030
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“fiddleheads” (2 reviews)
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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 4 weeks ago 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!!

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

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

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.

Thank TravelTheWorld02140
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

TripAdvisor needs a rating between average and very good, especially for this place. Grateful that the staff found us a table because it got busy. The starters looked good but were under seasoned and a bit tasteless. The buratta tasted of absolutely nothing and the...More

Thank Daveontour30
Reviewed 16 December 2017

You can't go wrong here. Whether for a coffee, basic grocery (they sell milk, yogurt, juice, jellies, cookies, sundries) , lunch or a classy dinner out, Commonwealth won't disappoint. Drinks and food are excellent and the waitstaff is superb. Prices are little high, but well...More

Thank sepowell1
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Great place to eat, very modern and relaxed with really good quality food. It is a little pricey and the portions are not your standard US HUGE but the quality is fantastic with fresh ingredients and very friendly staff on hand to offer advise on...More

Thank Becky G
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Great service in a place that adds 5% to the bill so that servers get health insurance and a "living wage". Small menu with everything, including desserts, prepared in-house. Beautiful decor. A bit hard to find but worth the visit. Fresh fish particularly well prepared.

Thank Steven E
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

1st time there, so we sampled a lot of different dishes. The dishes were cooked to perfection and the ingredients were fresh, living up to the expectations for a highly quality farm to table experience. The atmosphere was comfortable, relaxed and the staff was friendly...More

Thank Ellen W
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Was having a business dinner with a group. We had a good table, and it was not too noisy. Food was good, if expensive, with a large drink selection. The 5% surcharge is a bit puzzling, although clearly explained on the menu. We had separate...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
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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