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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Cafe Barada

201 Mass. Ave. Send to Phone
781-646-9650

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat
Features
  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Cafe Barada Restaurant Review

: This unassuming Middle Eastern cafĂ© in Arlington doesn’t have a single trick up its sleeve. It serves the same no-frills, no-surprises, inexpensive grub that you’ll find at any number of similar take-out operations. Yet something here is different. You notice it the minute you walk into the slightly dark room and find a collection of beaming academics and families in rare harmony. Suddenly the ho-hum Middle Eastern schtick doesn’t seem quite as tired. The grape leaves have tang; the falafel is light and crunchy; the breads are fresh-baked; and the baklava has lots of layers of flavor.



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