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Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage

1246 Massachusetts Ave. (Plympton St.) Send to Phone
617-354-6559 | Menu
This quirky joint has been around forever grilling up some of greater Boston's best burgers. Photo by Jamie / CC BY 2.0
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Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage, Cambridge, MA

Mr. Bartley's Burger Cottage Restaurant Review

: Burgers are the name of the game at Mr. Bartley's. Across from hallowed Harvard Yard, this famed burgermeister has been grilling burgers and whipping up thick frappes for decades (since 1960). Freshly ground, hand-formed and cooked as ordered, the burgers --- most named for stars and politicians --- are among the best in town. New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski and rapper Snoop Dogg are among those honored with custom creations. Diane Paulus, artistic director of the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, is celebrated with a sweet and savory burger with cheddar cheese, bacon, maple syrup and a fried egg. We prefer the freshly cut sweet potato fries and onion rings to the regular fries. In addition to the aforementioned frappes, refreshing lime rickeys are also available. The quirky, memorabilia-filled cottage's fame far exceeds the bounds of Cambridge, so expect to be sandwiched between not only students but carnivores of all types.

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