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Midwest Grill

$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
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1124 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1408 (Elm St)
+1 617-354-7536
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Let me get this straight - if you are looking for perfect food and service, pay $50 and go to Fogo in Boston for the best steaks you will have in your life. Otherwise, for less than $30 you get all-you-can-eat food here for as long as you want. Sometimes quantity beats quality.

Thank Narek D
Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived herewith my son with the expansive old country buffet experience in our minds. After struggling to find parking, we went in and were welcomed by a man who explained how the buffet works. The buffet choices were underwhelming- maybe a total of 6 serving places. Three choices of meat, salad and some carbs. My son enjoyed the fries.... More 

Thank 400dala13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Yes you can't beat the price for all you can eat Brazilian for under $30. But the choices are very limited. The meat doesn't really have any flavor and by the time the meat actually gets to your table you get full from the side buffet. Been waiting for chicken for over 30 minutes and all I heard was it... More 

Thank Omerk1
Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

If you love slow roasting meat done Brazilian style, then don't miss the place. Parking can be a hassle but they have valet parking in the evening. I've been bringing people here for a belly full of meat for over six years and I've seen a decline. The place used to be bigger with a well laid out salad bar... More 

Thank Madhawa P
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Neat experience for the family but we would go back. Meat carving at the table was a trip, however, all the meats were over cooked and very dry. The food at the buffet looked like it had been sitting there for hours. Needless to say it was a very quick dinner and we ordered dessert at the hotel.

Thank Alison O
Beverly, Mass.
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

It had been a decade or so since I had been here last and I remembered it being better. The meat was good and they came around often will all sorts of options, plus the salad bar is great with all sorts of selections. Our waiter, Michael, was great and he really was a shining spot. The two things that... More 

Thank soxskier
Watertown, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Went two days ago very bad experience!I have tried several brazilian bbq places!They are trying probably to keep the cost down!They are supposed to serve meat all the time!We were sitting about 40 minutes before we got served our first meat!After that they had only one waitress available for drinks it took her a long time!It was suppossingly a greek... More 

Thank marika-ellinida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

The staff was exceptionally attentive. The barbecue was fantastic my favorite was the pork ribs might be the best I have ever had. My husband said the lamb was better however I don't eat it. The yellow rice was good and the beans standard. The garlic rolls are very good but don't fill up because it is an endless supply... More 

Thank mommalax
Thohoyandou, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

I know they're known for their Brazilian BBQ but this place is down the street from me and I've been there twice for late night drinks. First time was fine. Solid prices, solid services. The second time I came, it seemed to the same as the first time. Then I ordered a drink and got the wrong thing. When I... More 

Thank Sean4476
Boston, Massachusetts
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60 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit to Midwest Grill although not our first to a Brazilian steakhouse. Some of the grilled meat was good, other offerings were terribly dry, to the point of being inedible (e.g bacon wrapped chicken). On the plus side, the gentleman bringing the meat around visited frequently. Service was challenging. No offers to refill our water. Aggressive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1124 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139-1408
    (Elm St)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-354-7536

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