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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, Lydia Shire and Mary Dumont (whose departure paved the way for Tyler Kinnett's arrival), to name a few. While the kitchen churns out talented chefs, the comfortable 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, and it has remained a staple since its inception. After all, it has been intoning the locavore’s mantra since the age of nouvelle. Dinners include handmade pastas like beet and goat cheese ravioli, grilled meats (think strip loin) and year-round seafood dishes such as the garlic and lemon roasted swordfish. Meanwhile, the three-course prix-fixe brunch just gets better and better, what with nifty surprises like blueberry fritters, Irish steel cut oats, farmers market frittata and buttermilk fried chicken. Finally, for a refreshing jolt, try the ice flights --- fruity, boozy adult "popsicles" in an array of flavors. Or finish the meal off with a sampling of lavender cheesecake mousse, butterscotch custard or Key lime tart.

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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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