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1193 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
+1 617-868-0004
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good51%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“gumbo” (23 reviews)
“fried chicken” (25 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole
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1193 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took different plates (chicken, gumbo and fish) and all of them were excellent, slightly spicy and more than enough.

Thank Joris V
Reviewed 11 July 2017

When I arrived in Cambridge on a Sunday evening, none of us (my daughter, my son-in-law, I) felt like cooking, so we ordered dinner from their favorite restaurant. Tupelo's menu is varied, full of down-home comfort food. We shared the fried oyster appetizer. The breading...More

Thank Lu F
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We have eaten here before but I forgot how charming Tupelo is. We were welcomed in from the pouring rain by staff and had a glass of wine while our table was set. The staff is very warm and friendly. We had reservations for a...More

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

If you're okay with a very very tight space for dinner this store front space has a really good chef. The fact that they've attempted to add a bar into the space boggles my mind, but hey....I drank right along with the other patrons.

Thank Sigmababy
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The food was fantastic - Soooo good - we will definitely come back next time we visit the Boston area. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting and the service was very friendly. The only odd thing was that when I called to make a reservation,...More

Thank Pip60
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Was in Boston area for a meeting. Wanted to find somewhere to celebrate Mardi Gras and Tupelo was the place to be. We showed up around 6:30 without reservations. We were told that we couldn't get a table until 9:30 so we figured we would...More

Thank AWBoyer
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I am definitely a fan! We came across town to Tupelo because I was craving something heavier and warm feeling and it was the perfect choice. The place was cozy and the staff was so nice and relaxed. We decided to order a few things...More

Thank Jenn S
Reviewed 7 February 2017

I came here for brunch with a few friends. Everything we ate and drank was amazing. I highly recommend you try the pimento cheese to share (with a party greater than 4 you should get 2 orders). I ordered the biscuits and gravy which was...More

Thank trvlgirl1217
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Coffee, comfort food, always busy but rarely a wait - it's everything you want your Sunday morning to be. I am definitely not a white gravy person and I am in love with their biscuits and gravy!

1  Thank LilyK89
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped by Tupelo for dinner recently. Service was very friendly, kitchen cranked out dinner quickly, good music piped into dining room/bar area. Ordered the fried chicken with jalapeno mac & cheese, collard greens, cole slaw and cornbread with sweet tea. Chicken was cooked perfectly as...More

Thank GoneTravelin07
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1193 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-868-0004
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