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“Very Good Food and service”

Russell House Tavern
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Ranked #39 of 674 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: US$30 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Brattle Street
Description: Through the red-brick sidewalks and hidden back alleys of Harvard Square rises the latest neighborhood tradition: Russell House Tavern.
Reviewed 14 December 2017

After touring Harvard and walking the square, popped in for dinner without reservations. Was able to get seated but had to be out in 1:15 - no problem and appreciated the flexibility. Had the "secret" burger with Mushrooms, brie and bacon - it changes everyday so ask. The 5 ways pork is awesome. Leek pizza one of best we ever had. Great beer and wine choices. Service friendly. Would def go back.

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Thank Silvano1996
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We stopped here for lunch during the day and enjoyed some great specialty cocktails, and the tuna tartare. But the pastrami sandwich blew everything out of the water! So delicious. Great service, great atmosphere.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We stopped in, on a Saturday afternoon. Very busy town, very busy restaurant. We found seats at the bar and had a great time. Jeremy is a fine bartender and was very attentive. Our dishes were excellent and all the plates we saw looked great. We will be back.

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Thank John G
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch here today. Waiter was busy but attentive. Burger was excellent and fries were hot and crispy.

Thank Cathy S
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This bustling Harvard Square restaurant is a good place to go for a before- or after-theatre meal. Wood paneled with brown leather seats, it’s dark(ish) and cozy. The wait staff is friendly and competent. The bar offers a full range of creative drinks, the wine list has a good selection and craft beer list is interesting. The menu is a combination of pub food, including pizzas and burgers, and haute cuisine, with such things as torchon of foie gras and a seafood “tower” of lobster, oysters, clams, and shrimp. The portions are somewhat small. Most dishes are acceptable, while others, like the poutine, miss the mark.

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Thank SisBoston
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