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Cambridge Common

1667 Massachusetts Ave. (Sacramento St.) Send to Phone
Specializing in common bar food done uncommonly well, with large portions, low prices and 30 beers on tap.

Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
Open late

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Cambridge Common Restaurant Review

: With the same owners as long-lived Christopher's and the trendy West Side Lounge, both nearby, it should come as no surprise that Cambridge Common is also favored by Harvard and Porter Square denizens. Even so, the come-as-you-are atmosphere of neon beer signs and wooden booths is all its own. And even though common wings, quarter pound burgers (available for less than $5) and brews (30 on tap with 16 constantly rotating) are its stock-in-trade, the Common at its best does them uncommonly well: fried dill pickle spears made with a beer batter and mac ‘n’ cheese bites. Stick-to-your-ribs entrées include creamy chicken potpie and a black bean burger topped with cheddar. After dinner, you can head downstairs to the Lizard Lounge to bump-and-grind the calories away to the nightly live entertainment (cover charges vary).


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