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1287 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1338 (Prospect)
+1 617-250-8618
17:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I live near this place and often end up here, partly to sit near the entrance and look out onto the street, which is particularly fun in summer when the windows are open. I've had a number of the dishes, and I can't say there is not anything I haven't enjoyed. It just hasn't blown me away. Or perhaps I... More 

Thank Jalz66
Avon Lake, Ohio
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Very good red curry tofu. Service was prompt and professional. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. The floor was a little dirty but overall a great place to take a break from the busy street and enjoy excellent Thai.

Thank Malachi W
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

As an restaurant with Asian flavor, I didn't see many Asians dining there, so don't have high expectation there - maybe it is not authentic. After trying a few times, I can safely conclude that It is not authentic Asian food, but it doesn't necessarily mean that it is worse- sometimes it is better. For example, the Bibimbap is improved... More 

Thank MLmc2
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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633 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

This is a nice restaurant! The place is simple and seating is not fancy, but staff is friendly and food is great! It is just 5 min walk from Harvard Square and it is usually less crowded than other restaurants in Harvard Square. Great option for Sushi lovers!

1 Thank Danuza
Belmont, MA
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

The Ginger Exchange in Cambridge Massachusetts is a Pan-Asian restaurant that presents a sleek, beautiful contemporary atmosphere that is also laid-back and fun. The menu is adventurous and quite creative with new takes on various Asian favorites. Thai, Korean, Japanese, Vietnamese and Chinese cuisines are all well-represented. The emphasis is on delicious food and having a great time. Appetizers include... More 

Thank AlleghenyJ
Chapel Hill
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198 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

I had good service at a late Sunday lunch here - not much of a crowd. There was a good selection of Japanese food on the menu. The sushi and salad were very fresh. Price was not cheap, but reasonable.

Thank To-King
Tempe, Arizona
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138 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Really close to Harvard. Good food. Contemporary atmosphere. Great chicken wings. On Saturday nights, they have karaoke. Parking can be difficult like any Boston area.

Thank atjig
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138 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014

I was pleasantly surprised by this restaurant. They have a great menu with lots to choose from and the food is excellent! I have returned a few times.

Thank pawsthebest
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here but the food are horrible. We ordered the WOW! Wings for appetizer, the wings are tolerable, we had the Soy Garlic and the Spicy flavors, they are ok but much rather eat it at Bonchon in Allston/Brighton. For sushi, we had an order of Double Spicy Salmon roll. It is not something fresh... More 

1 Thank ladida-didi
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2013

I went to the ginger exchange several times and they were never letting me down. The noodle soup, sushi, dumplings and everything I had is really tasty. For cold days I can recommend the ginger tea.

Thank NSPF

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Korean, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1287 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1338
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-250-8618

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?