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Rhythm Cafe

12 School St, Merrimac, MA 01860-1915
+1 978-346-0444
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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12 School St, Merrimac, MA 01860-1915
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Reviewed yesterday

We heard about this place from a friend, which is so often the best advertising, so we gave it a try ourselves and were so impressed. I'm used to being overcharged for small portions presented with flair....not so, here. Instead of the three or fouir...More

Thank ragtop_rider
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

My friend highly recommended this small restaurant in former ‘70’s Bank building. Ample free parking out back, which is where main entrance is. As soon as we entered, the place smelled of grilling. It’s an open kitchen and resembles a burger joint. Decor is blasé....More

Reviewed 10 March 2018

The food is excellent and the staff is friendly and accommodating. We have never been disappointed. Their bacon and corn chowder is out of this world. Would like the recipe. Almost licked the bowl!!

Thank rededge2010
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This restaurant is a hidden jewel in Merrimac center. Family run and operated, we have never been disappointed in any of the meals we've ever had for lunch or for dinner. This past Friday night my wife and I had the salmon and the Chef's...More

Thank Conall H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

limited menu - all very well done food delicious service is very personable - family owned and operated

Thank cronindennisj
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant with family. I ordered the ravioli with squash and pumpkin seeds. The sauce was something new to my palette as for pairing it with ravioli and it was delicious. The flavors used in the recipes were well-thought out and the service...More

Thank m h
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Went here with a work colleague. Small space but nicely decorated with totally open kitchen. They have full bar and wine options. We had a salad and a blacken fish option. Salad had fresh greens and plenty of grilled chicken. The fish, though beautifully presented,...More

Thank Votenochains
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Have been to this restaurant several times and it's always the same. The food and menu are excellent but the service is so slow. The service is a little unprofessional for the price of the meal.

Thank pamgallo
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We got off I-495 looking for lunch & decided to give it a try. Venue is a former bank & has been serving locals 15+ years. The staff is pleasant, amusing & aims to please, making mealtime a fun time! We all started w/soup du...More

Thank beachruler
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I love the charming atmosphere and food which is always delicious. They make a mean Cosmo and other mixed drinks. We take our guests there whenever they come to town.

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26 January 2016|
Response from Bostonveggiegirll | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have a full bar, however they do have wine and some mixed drink specials. I will say the food is delicious. The decor is more like a breakfast/lunch restaurant. The place is very small, seats maybe 30... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 School St, Merrimac, MA 01860-1915
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Merrimac
  • Phone Number: +1 978-346-0444
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