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44 Brattle St. (Church St.) Send to Phone
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Harvard Square’s hidden gem features seasonal contemporary cuisine.
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Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.

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Dining room at Harvest, Cambridge, MA

Harvest Restaurant Review

: Tucked away in Harvard Square, Harvest initially made its name as the pit stop on the way to stardom for some of the city's top chefs --- Frank McClelland, Chris Schlesinger and Lydia Shire, to name a few. While the kitchen churns out talented chefs, the restaurant as a whole has maintained a remarkably stable identity --- at once stalwart and stylish, it integrates the provincial and the cosmopolitan in mostly seamless fashion. After all, it has been intoning the locavore’s mantra since the age of nouvelle. With Mary Dumont, from The Dunaway in New Hampshire, at the helm, the menu seems a tad more subtle, even serious, than in seasons past, with a heavier emphasis on French technique. Still, playfulness peeks out from items like ginger-glazed pork belly; another pork dish pairs a grilled Kurobuta chop with rainbow Swiss chard. Meanwhile, the prix-fixe brunch just gets better and better, what with nifty surprises like a Harvest Caesar with black pepper biscotti, Thai basil rock shrimp risotto and citrus-olive oil cake with pomegranate cream. Finally, for a refreshing jolt, try the ice flights --- fruity, boozy adult "popsicles" in an array of flavors.

User Ratings & Reviews for Harvest
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Absolutely Terrible
by KM on Mon Aug 24, 2009 12:52 pm
My boyfriend and I tried Harvest about a month ago. It was one of the
worst dining experiences I have ever had. The food, service and
management at Harvest is horrible.
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