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Emma's Pizza

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40 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1548
+1 617-864-8534
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Boston, MA
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220 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for a slice, what they daily have or for a custom design of your choosing. Whether in Cambridge or the newer South End location this is a place to get your fill of fresh ingredients and deliciousness. Just went to the South End location, 2 blocks from MASS Ave & Columbus. If end the South End a... More 

Thank havingfunagain
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Our diverse party of 6 (from the UK and US) experienced Emma's on our first night in Cambridge. Couldn't have made a better choice. The pizzas were properly tasty and generously packed, and the beer selection was perfect. Special mention to Lyndon, the manager, who made us feel welcome and reeled off a list of attractions and recommendations for our... More 

Thank Mark A
Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Read many reviews of this place and it seems over rated to me. I am a basic pizza guy so maybe for simple pizza this is not the place to go. Pizza was OK. Thin crust style which I prefer. The crust was not great. Tasted more like a cracker than pizza crust. It was not burnt but maybe over... More 

Thank feelinlucky
Kelowna, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Superb thin crust pizza in this little gem of a restaurant. Looks to be family run and was seriously the best pizza we've ever Had!

Thank Sarah R
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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133 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Really great menu and a thin crust pizza to match. We had the Mediterranean Pizza with added hot sausage and it was to die for. The kids loved the large selection of Vegetarian Pizza's. Friendly staff made it worth the struggle of parking in Cambridge.

Thank McTrix
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this place on our first evening staying in Cambridge as part of our New England road trip and it was a real find. We shared 2 huge pizzas, had some great craft beers and enjoyed the meal hugely. The pizzas were delicious, thin crust and packed with toppings. The veggie one myself and my daughter had was... More 

Thank Hankiepotter
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Really great pizza. Thin crust, so plan to eat a lot of it. The restaurant is really tiny. They also serve beer.

Thank kc9615
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for 5 years. The food and atmosphere is always consistent. Love their pizzas and salads. Jeff runs a great restaurant in close proximity to MIT and the Kendall Sq theater. He's got loads of experience. We look forward to seeing him and his staff when we visit!

Thank Nadine L
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

Emma's is my favorite pizza place. The thin crust pizza with a variety of fresh topping choices never fails to please. I suggest ordering more than you want so you can take it home to eat cold in the morning (my favorite dinner and breakfast). Every time I go I get the guacamole as an appetizer. It's soooooooo good, and... More 

Thank agoffstein
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We were staying in an Airbnb nearby and this was a nearby neighborhood restaurant. All tables were full at about 8:45 on a Monday night, so we sat at the counter. They fill up when the nearby movie theater lets out, so plan accordingly. Very good, not great pizza, with lots of interesting toppings. We went pretty traditional as we... More 

Thank GMJinTN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1548
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-864-8534

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