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Gran Gusto

90 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA 02140-3264
+1 617-441-0400
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (38 reviews)
“salsiccia” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
90 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA 02140-3264
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been x2 now since July. Pretty steady, albeit not super, local place removed from the craziness of Mass and Concord Aves. It gets points for ambience (it's decorated to make you feel like you're in an Italian piazza), outdoor seating, and hospitality. The dishes were...More

Thank Hammbrook
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best ever Italian, better than italy. I had bream, crusted on potato with broccoli. Sounds simple, it was, but gosh it was good. My cousin had a veggie pasta, tossed in the inside of a big cheese. Great fun and really tasty. And you can...More

Thank R0062
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Authentic atmosphere and food. Place is very busy so make a reservation. Staff is wonderful, and accomodating. This is not fast food so plan on a couple hours to eat and enjoy. Food is great. Handmade pastas, fresh seafoods, and italian meat / cheeses. Large...More

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Our 6:00 PM reservation was honored on time. The waitstaff was hopelessly inattentive and disorganized throughout our dinner. The wine order was not taken for more than 1/2 hour. Although one appetizer and one pizza were served quite quickly, two of the main dishes were...More

Thank PKnippitz
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Everything about my experience here was wonderful. We walked from Harvard Square, which was a bit of a walk but well worth it. I highly recommend venturing out to dine here. The salad and the salad dressing was so good (an arugula, apple, parmesan with...More

Thank LittleSebastian
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had dinner at Gran Gusto with elderly friends after the cinema. We had already eaten, but went to keep them company. The food was good, except for my pizza which quickly became soggy. The next day I realized I had forgotten my raincoat either...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious Pizza with prosciutto and arugula. Also calamari tender and lightly battered. Friendly, prompt staff and very reasonably priced. A staple for an excellent meal coming out of Boston. We've been there more than any other Italian restaurant in the area and will be back.

Thank MJC991
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

i liked them as soon as i saw pizza salsiaccia e friarielli on the menu. (italians will understand 😄) pizzas were good,the price really ok,the staff nice. ingredients seem fresh and the dough was light and enjoyable. i recommend the place. and of course salsiccia...More

Thank terenity
Reviewed 13 February 2017

For sure one of the best Italian places in Boston. I recommend their pizzas (best I have tasted with Flatbread) .Ingredients are fresh and good quality.

Thank Bruno568
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Good quality southern Italian cooking. All pasta is made in the kitchen. Generous helpings at reasonable prices. The usual fare...spaghetti, fettucine, linguini etc. Location is a little difficult to find but there is a free public parking area across the street. Decor is traditional with...More

Thank spencerusa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA 02140-3264
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-441-0400
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