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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Casablanca

40 Brattle St. (JFK St.) Send to Phone
617-876-0999
Tapas and Mediterranean cuisine at a Harvard Square landmark, once frequented by Warhol superstar Edie Sedgwick.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Casablanca Restaurant Review

: Named after the classic film starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, Casablanca pays homage to the movie with murals that line the dining room. The restaurant, which opened in 1955, has been notable in its own right, attracting writers, politicians and local Cantabrigians. Stop by for dinner before or after heading to the Brattle Theatre (located in the same building). Chef Camillo Diaz, formerly of Oleana (home, in turn, of former Casablanca chef Ana Sortun), introduces the bold flavors of the eastern and southern Mediterranean to contemporary cuisine resulting in dishes like the signature Sari’s house-smoked lamb shoulder with charred tomatoes, spicy yogurt, grilled flatbread and mint oil. A tapas menu features everything from stuffed baby eggplant and a Turkish meze plate with tahini white bean purée to grilled giant shrimp and flatbread pizza. Entrées include a vegetarian stuffed red pepper with lentils and mushrooms, sautéed bluefish, and smoked chicken with ricotta dumplings. Pair your meal with a glass of Chardonnay from Lebanon and you’ll enjoy an authentic Middle Eastern experience.

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