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1193 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
+1 617-868-0004
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good50%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“fried chicken” (26 reviews)
“pecan pie” (6 reviews)
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American, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1193 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Had brunch at Tupelo recently. The food is absolutely delicious. I had the fried chicken and waffles. The chicken was moist, with one boneless piece and one leg. Good portions. The biscuits came with an apricot habanero jam--sweet with a little kick. The pecan pie...More

Thank Larry D
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Very much enjoyed our brunch at Tupelo today. Reservations available online or you can try to walk in. We went later at 2pm and there were several free tables. Parking at metered spots on the street -- free on Sundays. Started with bottomless sweet tea....More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

When Tupalo opened in our neighborhood, we wondered just how the place would appeal to Cambridge types. By the end of the first year, Tupalo had earned "Best in Boston," which it has done again in 2017. We've yet to try their alligator and have...More

Thank fredericks107
Reviewed 27 July 2017 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 Jennifer S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1193 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1317
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-868-0004
  • E-mail
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