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Grafton Street

1230 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
+1 617-497-0400
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
“pizza” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1230 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
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1 - 10 of 313 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Hot and tired from walking around Harvard Square and Harvard's many yards, Grafton Street Pub and Grill was just the thing we needed. Extensive pub-style menu, fast service with a chilled glass of wine, excellent food, and the Harvard street scene helped with the ambiance....More

Thank LBlank-SalinasCA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice fairly quiet restaurant with great pizza and a really great flat iron steak. the service was a little slow but very nice. also good outside tables.

Thank James W
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I had a lobster omelet that was fantastic- full of lobster and cheese Ate outside so my daughter's dog could go with us

Thank 65mexicotraveler
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Our party of 7 came in here on a Wednesday night and enjoyed our time. Our table was towards the back, away from all of the noise from the bar, which was great. Our server was very attentive and made sure that our meals were...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Visited on paddy's day and had an amazing breakfast. Will come again soon !!!!!! The poached eggs were just perfect.

Thank Suvin W
Reviewed 12 March 2018

What better way to recharge one's batteries on a cold clear Sunday morning, and mark "spring forward " day , than with a nice brunch. . Grafton Street was where we headed. We had booked ahead , waited a few minutes for the table ,...More

Thank Jaytara
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Lunch with friend. We both had salads which were very good but somewhat small for entree portion. Grilled chicken which was included in Salads was on the dry side.service friendly and efficient.

Thank CAMXJER
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Very pleasant elegant place serving healthy and elevated brunch and wine by the glass, but yet it is also an Irish pub with sports on a couple TVs, Guinness and busy bar. Food was light and tasty, enjoyable lunch fare, giving 5 stars for service....More

Thank ldjs
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Server was pleasant and efficient. Wings were meaty, moist, and well-seasoned. Caesar salad was good. Scallops large, perfectly cooked on a bed of creamy risotto. Creme brûlée was average. Manhattans nicely made, good pour. Would go back.

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

After spending the day touring Harvard University, we went in search of refreshments. We ended up stumbling upon Grafton Street and took a seat up at the bar. Our bartender, Paul, was friendly, knowledgeable and witty. This guy definitely know his cocktails - Bloody Mary’s...More

Thank Sarah M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1230 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-3820
    (Bow St.)
  • Public Transportation: Just a short walk away is the Harvard Square Red Line train stop. There are also several bus routes that empty into Harvard Square.
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-497-0400
  • E-mail
Description
Opened in 1996, Grafton Street Pub & Grill has been a beloved institution of Harvard Square for almost two decades. This neighborhood hotspot is named after the spirited cobblestone-lined shopping district in Dublin's famed Temple Bar area. Grafton Street deftly combines the warmth and coziness of a traditional neighborhood pub with the aesthetic of a contemporary restaurant. During the summer months, guests can enjoy al fresco dining on Grafton Street's spacious sidewalk patio. The restaurant offers full bar service and boasts a seasonally-changing wine list with over 75 varieties, as well as a robust selection of craft beers from several local breweries.
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